APP34-130221 KARACHI: February 13 - President Dr Arif Alvi viewing the displayed stuff during his visit to National Museum. APP Photo by Saeed Qureshi

KARACHI, Feb 13 (APP):President Arif Alvi here on Saturday visited National Museum of Pakistan and sought its up-gradation on scientific lines.

Followed by a detailed presentation given to him about museum’s expansion plan by the curator , Asma Ibrahim, he said due focus must be on digitalization of documents being kept here.

President also highlighted relevance for provision of a modern laboratory mentioning that it was critical for for preservation cum documentation of national assets curated in the museum.

Reiterating importance of museums for nations, he said country with centuries old history of Gandhara civilization holds a tremendous treasure that needed proper care on scientific lines.

He on the occasion was also accompanied by Begum Samina Alvi.