Moenjodaro rehab project kicks off
ISLAMABAD: The project of Rehabilitation and Culture Tourism at Moenjodaro (RCTM) would protect the archaeological site of Moenjodaro and it will be completed by June 2012.
Talking to APP Monday, an official of cultural ministry told that steps would be taken for the conservation, restoration, preservation and development of archaeological remains under the RCTM.
To a question, he said Rs. 55.953 million were allocated for these protect and Rs.36.3 million have been released.
He said the historic sites of Taxila is being preserved under the scheme "Development and Restoration of Archaeological Sites from Taxila to Swat and its approved cost was Rs.200 million and so far Rs.75.6 million have been released and utilized for the purpose and the programme is expected to be completed by 2014.
He said the archaeological site of Harappa is being preserved and maintained under the Annual and special repair programme. To a question he said due to efforts of ministry for culture the site of Harappa has been placed on tentative list of the World Heritage by UNESCO and hopefully it will be declared as World Heritage in near future. APP
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