PC-I of National Museum Project still awaits approval

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ISLAMABAD, April 24 (APP): The PC-I for the project of establishing national level museum at Shakarparian to store the rare artifacts ruining at one or other place is still awaiting the approval from concerned authorities.

The artifacts retrieved from different historical places and recoveries made by the Customs were housed at the floors and almirahs in different small rooms of the Department of Archaeology and Museums (DOAM) due to lack of space at Sir Syed Memorial Museum Hall, an official of DOAM said.

Talking to APP, the official said these antiquities included unique sculptures of Buddhist era, clay utensils, guns of British era, oil lamps, jewellery boxes, mother goddess sculptures, lantern, handwritten Holy Quran scripts and many others.