World Heritage Day|JK treasure trove of distinct cultures, heritage: Advisor Ganai

Governor’s advisor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, today stressed the need to preserve the treasure-trove of rare manuscripts and valuable artefacts as well raise public awareness about the rich cultural heritage of the State.

He made these remarks during his visit to Dogra Art Museum here today on the occasion of World Heritage Day, which is  celebrated every year on April 18, an official handout said.

Ganai, who is also in-charge of Culture Department, said the  heritage is shared wealth of our J&K state which is a unique confluence of many distinct cultures and traditions. He said the day should be devoted to taking a pledge to preserve the rich diversity of the State.

Later, the Advisor visited different sections of the Dogra Art Museum which is a repository of unique manuscripts and artefacts.

Deputy Director, Archives, Archeology and Museums, Tsering Tashi and In-charge Dogra Art Museum Dr. Sangeeta Sharma and senior officers were present on the occasion.