Two Pakistani Archaeologists got Awards from France

French government has acknowledged the great efforts of two Pakistani archeologists in the field of archeology and awarded them in a ceremony. For the people who don’t know, archeology is the field in which an archeologist studies the human history through physical remains. The winners’ names are Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Khan and Dr. Fazal Dad Kakar.

French Ambassador Dr. Marc Bartey who handed over the awards to the winners, the Federal Minister of Education Professional Training and Heritage, Shafqat Mehmood also attended the event.

The French Ambassador adulated the administrations of the two people. He recognized their constant research and backing to the preparation of a youthful age of Pakistani archeologists who learn in France and work in Pakistan with the help of the famous museum ‘Musee Guimet’ of Paris. This historical center has the broadest assortment of Gandhara Art. He commented that the two Pakistani nationals demonstrated that their preparation in France has influenced them. They have utilized the preparation for the improvement of the field in Pakistan and advancing ties with France.

He also praised the Pakistan government for figuring out how to compose a full mapping of the nation and featured the significance of its legacy and heritage. The minister also underlined the significance of French participation in the field of archaeology. He discussed the revelation of Mehrgarh site by Jean-Francois Jarrige in 1974. He additionally referenced the 60th anniversary of the Archeological Mission of Indus Valley, which will be detained on the site of Mohenjo Daro on February 28.

French Ambassador said, “On the occasion of celebrating more than 60 years of cooperation in Pakistan, I assure further cooperation from the government of France to Pakistan,”


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