Aga Khan Trust for Culture to rebuild 4 historic sites in Kabul |From Pul-e-Artal to Pul-e-Mahmood Khan, Eidgah historic mosque, Bala Hisar, and Dar-ul-Aman

Upper Bala Hissar from west Kabul in 1879 :John Burke (1843-1900) – The British Library – Online Gallery –Wikipedia The Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) will soon start the rebuilding process of four historic sites in capital Kabul, including the sites located along Kabul River. (…) Hailing the Aga Khan Trust for Culture’s resolute…

2 years on, gilded finial back in Humayun Tomb’s crown — Tribune India com

  A combo picture shows restored 18-ft-long finial atop the Humayun Tomb in New Delhi; and (right) the original one. PTI   New Delhi, May 8 In a first-of-its-kind restoration, a team of experts brought traditional craftsmanship with industrial precision to return the gilded finial to 16th century Humayun Tomb here after the iconic mausoleum’s…

Dr. Mahesh Sharma Unveils Gold Finial at Humayun Tomb — Orissa Diary com

New Delhi: Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (I/C) and Civil Aviation unveiled the restored 18 feet tall Finial at Humayun’s Tomb, New Delhi today as part of the ongoing conservation effort. Shri Rakesh Tiwari, DG, ASI, Shri Ratish Nanda, CEO, Aga Khan Trust for Culture and Shri Bhaskar Bhat, MD,…

India: Vice-President visits Qutb Shahi Tombs — Siasat com|In this complex 75 structures are existing in including 23 mosques which needs 10 years to restore

Vice President of India Hamid Ansari, along with Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan, visited Qutb Shahi Tombs today and enquired about Architecture, Significance of the monuments as part of his two days visit to Hyderabad. He asked the Government and Aghakhan foundation to explore the possibility of attracting tourists to this spot as these structures do not…