ISLAMABAD: To promote the artistic activities of Gandhara, a project titled “Support of the Development Cultural Promotion and Tourism Resources of the Gandhara Culture” has been launched by the Department of Archaeology and Museums (DOAM) and Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation (KCHF).
The project is funded by the Cultural Heritage Administration of the Republic of Korea and will be completed in five years. Both KCHF and DOAM are well aware of the significance of Gandhara heritage art and architecture and endeavour to protect and conserve these iconic pieces of art, said an official of DOAM.
Pakistan is home to a diversified cultural heritage that spans over the period of thousands of years.
The heritage of Pakistan starts from stone age to later Islamic period of the subcontinent. Pakistan is home to the great Indus Civilisation, fabulous Gandhara grave culture, wonderful Buddhist art and architecture amazing Islamic art, calligraphy and countless artistic activities of various periods of human history. Express Tribune