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Gujrat’s Ram Pyari Museum inaugurated

Today Advisor to CM Punjab on Tourism inaugurated Ram Pyari Museum in Gujrat.

He was received at Gujrat by Secretary Tourism, DG Archaeology, DC and DPO Gujrat. After ribbon cutting he was briefed about artefacts in 4 galleries newly established by Archaeology Directorate in this historic building. These galleries include:

1.Prehistory and Indus valley civilisation 

2.Ghandhara Civilization 

3.Ethonolgical Gallery 

4.Miscellenous Gallery with coins, weaponry , jewellery etc. Deputy Director Mr Hassan briefed about their history.

Then in first floor Advisor visited and inaugurated Gujrat Gallery having 3 components:

1.Gujrat industrial Gallery established by DC and Chamber of commerce depicting industrial goods and pottery famous of Gujarat.

2.Picture Gallery having photographs of 3 Nishane Haider, Shaukat Ali , Shareef Kunjhahi, Justice Ilyas etc. All participants liked it very much as it is very informative for young generations 

3.The third component of Gujrat Gallery was decorated by Shahbano and Hassan which depicted the local Culture items like 

Sohni Mahiwaal story, Mason doing his work, labourers working, village home , utensils, old locks donated by Mr Farooq sb. This beautiful Culture was so appealing that participants spent about 30 minutes in this cultural gallery and showed great interest in all items depicting local Culture.

After visit the short briefing was held. DG Archaeology welcomed CG and all guests. DC Gujrat thanked Punjab Govt for initiating such a wonderful gift to people of Gujrat. President Chamber thanked Advisor and GOP and promised his full cooperation. Secretary Tourism thanked all guests and appreciated Archaeology Directorate team particularly Mr Hassan, Curator Shah Bano, Atiq, Maqsood and DGA.

He also thanked DC and COC. At end Advisor to CM on Tourism appreciated great work done by Tourism Department and Archaeology Directorate along with DC Gujrat and Chamber. He elaborated upon GOP efforts for Tourism and Heritage protection. He told that in 2 weeks two new Museums have been established. He asked DC to improve auditorium for public facilitation and families Tourism facilitation. He also wrote his comments in visitor book and visited the grand building.

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