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Oman helps Establishing of Museum at Gwadar

Posted on 03 January 2009

ISLAMABAD, Jan 1 (APP): The Ambassador of Oman Mr. Mohmed Al‑Lawati, who called on Secretary Culture here today, handed over artifacts which include gun, sword shield, dagger, necklace, anklets & bracelet to the Department of Archaeology, government of Pakistan for their display in the Gwadar Fort Museum.

The Ambassador also handed over a cheque of US$ 20,000/‑ for revamping the Museum at Gwadar Fort.

It may be mentioned that the Government of Pakistan has also planned to display the material of archaeological significance of Shahi Tump, Miri Qalat and other sites of the area presently lying in the Department of Archaeology’s Exploration branch, Karachi together with ethnological material of Makran in the Museum at Gwadar Fort.
The Museum will get added significance in view of the Gwadar city developing as a hub of commercial activities in the future when the port will become fully operational.
The Museum is expected to be inaugurated in three months time which will provide an opportunity to the people to know heritage of the region source of inspiration and education to the general public, including students and visitors from all walks of life.

app.com.pk

he Ambassador of Oman Mr. Mohmed Al‑Lawati, who called on Secretary Culture here today, handed over artifacts which include gun, sword shield, dagger, necklace, anklets & bracelet to the Department of Archaeology, government of Pakistan for their display in the Gwadar Fort Museum.

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