First phase of Quli Qutab Shahi tombs restoration to be completed by January by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture

First phase of Quli Qutab Shahi tombs restoration to be completed by January by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture“The effort of Aga Khan Trust for Culture and Telangana Tourism is to restore the Tombs to how they were nearly 500 years ago,” Telangana Tourism secretary Venkatesham said.

8th Sep 2017, Hyderabad: The first phase of the restoration of the Quli Qutb Shahi Tombs taken up by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) would be completed by January next year, said Telangana Tourism secretary B Venkatesham here on Friday.

After a meeting with AKTC Director General Luis Monreal and other senior officials from the Trust here, Venkatesham said the State government was extending all support to the Trust for restoration and protection of the priceless heritage.

The AKTC, which had already restored the Humayun Tomb complex at Delhi, has taken up the Qutb Shahi Tomb complex restoration with its own budget of Rs.100 crore while the department of Tourism, Culture and Archaeology is pooling in another Rs.100 crore, he said.

“The effort of Aga Khan Trust for Culture and Telangana Tourism is to restore the Tombs to how they were nearly 500 years ago,” Venkatesham said. The Tombs complex have several unique aspects and have well planned gardens and fountains, he added.

Source: First phase of Quli Qutab Shahi tombs restoration to be completed by January

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