KARACHI: Many thought-frightening assertions have come to the forefront since a workforce of specialists began the excavation of Moen Jo Daro on Sunday.
Tradition secretary Akbar Leghari defined that the excavation was important to put a water tank on the website. “Nevertheless, to additional the method, we’ll interact one other archaeologist,” he defined.
The information was additionally met with skepticism from some individuals. Talking on the difficulty, former archaeology division director-common Qasim Ali Qasim remarked, “What’s the objective of digging [up] a spot that has already been excavated? What are they making an attempt to realize?”
He added, “[The experts] are at present digging the core areas of Moen Jo Daro. Why not the buffer zone? Establishing a water tank [at the site] shouldn’t be the suitable factor to do”.
Nevertheless, archaeologist Kaleemullah Lashari stated, “The location upkeep work hadn’t been achieved in years and the underground water tank [at the site] was not getting used”. He additionally defined that although the location features a museum and a curator room, neither a visitor room nor a relaxation home was the necessity of the hour. It will permit overseas archaeologists to return and discover the world heritage website, he stated.
The quarters inhabiting this website have been made within the Nineteen Sixties, however they’re now in a pitiful state and are being demolished to arrange a brand new functioning constructing as a substitute. Apart from this, the water tank is being repaired and trial trenches are being arrange within the space, Lashari stated.
“Presently, archeological evaluation is occurring underneath the supervision of the present director, which can reveal the actual state of affairs of the place.” The undertaking is being dealt with by deputy-director of archaeology Naheed Zehra, who ‘has no straight command over the topic’, revealed a supply requesting anonymity.
Revealed in The Categorical Tribune, December 27th, 2016.
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