Spanish Envoy Visits Bhanbhore Archeological Site, Desires for Cooperation with Pakistan

Fri May 24 2024
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KARACHI: Spanish Ambassador to Pakistan Jose Antonio de Ory on Friday visited archeological and historical site Bhanbhore, located in Thatta district of Sindh.

The Spanish ambassador inspected archeological monuments in life museum and the historical mosque.

The provincial Culture and Tourism Minister Sayed Zulfiqar Ali Shah received the envoy on his arrival at Bhanbhore and briefed him about the archeological site and its historical background.

Ambassador Shows Interest in History, Culture of Bhanbhore

Jose Antonio de Ory showed interest in the history, culture and heritage of Bhanbhore and expressed the idea of mutual cooperation in the field of joint research on archeology.

He said that history and monuments of Bhanbhore are the manifestation of the past glory and prosperity of the region.

Speaking on the occasion, Zulifiqar Shah said Pakistan and Spain have long historical and cultural relations and there was a need to further promote this relationship in the field of tourism.

He wished to utilize the Spanish expertise for promotion of archeological tourism in the province.

The minister said the provincial government was providing favourable environment to foreign tourists in the province.

The envoy was also presented traditional gifts of Ajrak, Sindhi cap and the ‘King Priest’ momento.

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