Cultural Centres to be setup at district-level: Drabu

Minister for Finance and Culture Dr Haseeb Drabu has called for uplift of Jammu and Kashmir’s artists and artisans, who, he said, are preserving the culture and language expression through their art.
Cultural Centres to be setup at district-level: Drabu
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Minister for Finance and Culture Dr Haseeb Drabu has called for uplift of Jammu and Kashmir's artists and artisans, who, he said, are preserving the culture and language expression through their art.

"We must revive, promote and preserve our rich heritage by mobilizing our cultural and social identities," Dr Drabu said while addressing the inaugural session of 36th Annual Kashir Conference of Adbi Markaz Kamraz (AMK), here last evening. Minister of Law, Basharat Bukhari and MLA, Engineer Rashid were also present during the inaugural session.

Dr Drabu announced setting up of Cultural Centres in different districts of the State with the support of cultural activists and groups. "My ministry is working on building cultural infrastructure including cultural centres in different districts. I have already decided to fund a state-of-art cultural centre in Baramulla with the support of Adbi Markaz Kamraz," he said.

He said during his six months of tenure as minister, he has found that Kashmir language is alive and has not reached the crisis level, which other languages are facing. "Kashmir language is alive and has not reached the crisis level which other languages are facing," he said.

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