HU kicks off international workshop on archaeology in Pakistan.

MANSEHRA -- Department of Archaeology Hazara University Mansehra, in collaboration with the Directorate of Archaeology and Museums Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, on Wednesday organized the first international workshop as part of the Pakistan-UK Education Gateway Programme.

The two-day workshop, titled 'Archaeology and Heritage of the British Period in Pakistan', was inaugurated by Advisor to the Chief Minister for Tourism, Archaeology, and Historic Sites Zafar Mahmood.

While addressing the inaugural session, Zafar Mahmood stated that the Hazara Division holds a unique position worldwide regarding ancient artifacts, historical sites and civilizations.

He praised the Department of Archaeology at Hazara University for its outstanding efforts in discovering and preserving historical artifacts. Mahmood further emphasized that alongside ancient heritage, KP also holds great significance in the field of tourism, and the provincial government was committed to further enhancing and improving the tourism sector, including ancient heritage.

He assured that the government would utilize all available resources to bring progress, development, and expansion in both these fields, and the needs of Hazara University would be prioritized on a preferential basis.

Zafar Mahmood highlighted that universities were the source of creative knowledge and their establishment aims to provide solutions to various issues.

Director of Archaeology Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dr Abdul Samad while speaking at the event said that...

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