Agreement between the Archaeology Department and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture extended until 2023 for the ongoing conservation works of Qutub Shahi tombs. The deadline for the MoU was initially set at December 2017.
Qutb Shahi tombs, also known as the seven tombs, was nominated as a Unesco World Heritage Site.
According to the officials of the State Archaeology Department, the ongoing conservation work is not just about restoring the necropolis to its former glory but it is also about development of urban spaces around it.
“The MoU has been extended till 2023 and apart from that we have also included the preparation of dossier for the heritage sites nomination for Golconda Fort and Qutub Shahi Tombs,” Telangana State Archaeology department director N R Visalatchi said.
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