ICOMOS 19th General Assembly Opens At New Delhi

Drabu for promotion of J&K’s ‘cultural ethnicity’

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New Delhi, Publish Date: Dec 14 2017 12:16AM | Updated Date: Dec 14 2017 12:16AM
ICOMOS 19th General Assembly Opens At New Delhi

J&K minister for finance, culture, labour & employment, Dr Haseeb A Drabu, said that cultural heritage plays a vital role in “our life and keeps us attached with our tradition and beliefs.”

Drabu said this while addressing the dignitaries during the inauguration of the Exhibition, Cultural Heritage Practice in India and release of the Monograph HRIDAY Reflections, at the 19th General Assembly and Scientific Symposium ICOMOS (Heritage and Democracy), at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, an official handout said.

“The best way to preserve our cultural heritage, whatever it may be, is to share it with others. It is our responsibility to keep world history intact for the coming generations so that they have the same opportunities to learn about the past and their own roots as we have”, the Minister said.

He said that ICOMOS has remained front runner in promoting the conservation and protection of monuments.

The Minister desired to organise such events in Jammu and Kashmir for promotion of its cultural ethnicity so as to increase the sense of preservation of cultural identity and paving the path for creative entrepreneurs and rejuvenation of the intangible cultural heritage of the state.

ICOMOS India is organizing 19th General Assembly from 11th to 15th December 2017.

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