Articles for the Pakistan Category


Moen-Jo-Daro

Delisting feared of Moen-Jo-Daro from WHL

Delisting feared of Moen-Jo-Daro from WHL

LARKANA: December 23, 2011. (Nazir Siyal) A world heritage Moen-Jo-Daro at the stake due to heavy rain and vandalism by visitors, over 50 walls are leaning may collapse one by one, 200 acre area of five thousand ancient Moen-Jo-Daro site encroached by the villages, mobile towers and road communication, no research forum or satellite snaps […]

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Pakistan

A Complete Guide to Pakistan’s World Heritage Sites That are Safe to Visit

A Complete Guide to Pakistan’s World Heritage Sites That are Safe to Visit

by Agha Iqrar Haroon (former Consultant Ministry of Tourism Government of Pakistan) Pakistan has inherited a wide array of heritage sites, six of which have been inscribed on the list of “World Heritage Sites,” while a new tentative list has been prepared and submitted to the World Heritage Centre for approval. This article is a […]

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Lahore Fort

Lahore Fort facing decay, laments Pakistani daily

Lahore Fort facing decay, laments Pakistani daily

Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) The Lahore Fort, which is a ’16th-century jewel of Mughal architecture and has but one rival in the subcontinent the Agra Fort’ in India, is facing decay, a leading Pakistani daily has said. An editorial in the Dawn Monday said that a wedding function on the historical Lahore Fort premises ‘by […]

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Pakistan

UNESCO launches funding for Lahore Fort, Shalimar Garden

UNESCO launches funding for Lahore Fort, Shalimar Garden

By Maira Fayyaz LAHORE: UNESCO has launched funding for the World Heritage Sites in Lahore to pay them more attention as they face practical maintenance and management problems. Pakistan is rich in archaeological and historical sites. The Department of Archeology and government of Pakistan were in need of funds for the protection, preservation and maintenance […]

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