US Counsel General JoAnn Wagner Visit to Makli Workshop

US Counsel General JoAnn Wagner Visit to Makli Workshop

A three days international heritage workshop held to highlight the importance of historical monuments and culture concluded in Makli Goth on Saturday October 27,2018

 

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Ambassador Kobler visits tomb of Munir Maghfouri

A visit was made by Ambassador Dr. Martin Kobler to the tomb
of Munir Maghfouri, earlier known as the Unknown Tomb, located
at the eastern edge of the Makli Necropolis World Heritage
Site. Earlier Dr. Kobler had addressed the gathering of diplomats
from US and Germany, high government officials including Director
General Archaeology, GoS, Commissioner Hyderabad and
Deputy Commissioner Thatta, university students and faculty from
Sindh and Balochistan, civil society organizations, the media and
community members gathered to attend the Heritage International
Workshop 24-27th October 2018. The Workshop was organized in
connection with CER-NET (Cultural Emergency Response, Prince
Claus Fund, Network) with two partners: The Daw’an Mud Brick
Architecture Foundation and Heritage Foundation of Pakistan.

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Community Forest of 100 Saplings Planted at Lari House

Community Forest of 100 Saplings Planted at Lari House

The green civil society organizations base in Karachi were invited to join the Makli Commune members in order to promote the current movement of Greening Karachi / Sabz Pakistan, on Sunday, 23rd September 2018, at E-6, Fourth Gizri Street, DHA 4, Karachi.

Beginning with the preparation of the lot size 18’x27’ (45 sq m), a few days ago, a forest of over 100 saplings was planted in the back yard of the Lari House. These were planted in special organic soil, developed at Zero Carbon Centre (ZC3), Makli. The entire effort was coordinated by HF PM Mr. Naheem Shah, while Ar. Mehdi provided support in developing the layout of trees.

 

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Unknown Tomb (Tomb of Munir Maghfouri)- a joint HF/SC and PCF Heritage Conservation project

Unknown Tomb (Tomb of Munir Maghfouri)- a joint HF/SC and PCF Heritage Conservation project

On 8th September 2018, a visit was made by Director General Archaeology, Mr. Manzoor Kanasro, Director Abdul Fatah Shaikh and other officers to HF’s Zero Carbon Cultural Centre (ZC3) and the Unknown Tomb located at the eastern edge of the Makli ridge, where they were received by the HF Team consisting of Ar. Yasmeen Lari, CEO, PM Naheem Shah and Heritage Architect Ashfaq Ahmad. This tomb has been taken up for conservation as a joint shared project with CER-NET, Prince Claus Fund and Heritage Foundation of Pakistan. Recently, Ms. Safeeyah Moosa, Spiritual Chords, South Africa has kindly agreed to join this effort. The Archeology Department team was joined by Mr. Ayaz Kazi Mahessar, who until recently was representing UNESCO in Sindh.

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Yasmeen Lari in Curry Stone Foundation’s newly launched website

As a member of Social Design Circle, Heritage Foundation’s work on zero carbon structures is included, along with a podcast interview of Yasmeen Lari in Curry Stone Foundation’s newly launched website.

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