Jammu and Kashmir Govt seeks Centre’s assistance in declaring Mughal Gardens World Heritage Sites

SRINAGAR: The Governor’s Administration has sought central government assistance to project Mughal gardens as World Heritage sites.

The matter was discussed during a meeting between Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai and Joint Secretary Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Nirupama Kotru.

During the meeting, Ganai sought central governments’ assistance in preparing a Detailed Project Report (DPR) so that the same can be projected before world forum (UNESCO) to declare Mughal gardens including Shalimar, Nishat, Achabal Veerinag, the world heritage sites. The Joint secretary assured the Advisor that the central government will assist the state in preparing the DPR for the purpose.

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