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PU, WCLA sign MoU to promote heritage
PU, WCLA sign MoU to promote heritage

LAHORE: (Wednesday, September 16, 2020): Punjab University and Walled City of Lahore Authority have signed a memorandum of understanding for human resource development in the field of conservation, preservation of heritage buildings and promotion of culture. The agreement signing ceremony was held at Vice Chancellor’s office in which PU Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad, WCLA Director General Kamran Lashari, Pro Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Saleem Mazhar, Dean Faculty of Arts and Humanities Prof Dr Amra Raza, Director External Linkages Dr Sobia Khurram, Department of Archeology Chairman Dr Muhammad Hameed and other officials participated. The aim of the MoU is to promote tourism, preserve tangible and intangible heritage and train staff in the specified field of archaeology. According to the MoU, PU Department of Archeology would assign faculty members and students to work with WCLA staff on sites involving archaeological excavations for necessary recordings and documentations. WCLA would provide the opportunity in the ongoing projects for internships and provide a platform of learning for both WCLA and Archaeology students.