December 13, 2017

Deputy Culture Minister visits Bagan cultural region

Deputy Minister Daw Sandar Khin inspects conservation of mural paintings in Bagan.
Deputy Minister Daw Sandar Khin inspects conservation of mural paintings in Bagan.

DEPUTY Minister for Culture Daw Sandar Khin visited ancient edifices and inspected restoration works being carried out at pagodas funded by UNESCO within the Bagan ancient cultural region on Monday.
In a meeting with departmental officials and locals the following day, the deputy minister elaborated on the works being carried out for preservation of archaeological monuments and having Bagan cultural region added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List, calling for participation of all in the process. Next, the deputy minister and party made a field trip to Sunamani Pagoda together with a team from the Archaeology Survey of India (ASI) group which is conducting the restoration of Ananda Pagoda..

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