KARACHI: Special Assistant to CM Sindh for Culture and Tourism Sharmila Faruqui has said that the National Museum of Pakistan has some of the rarest manuscripts and copies of holy Quran which are not found anywhere else in Pakistan, and these are for scholars, students and researchers so that they may be able to further enlighten us on the Muslims’ valuable contribution to human advancement and the development of thought and intellect. This she said while inaugurating a fortnightly exhibition of the rare copies of the holy Quran at the National Museum.
More than 50 atypical copies of Holy Quran displayed at foyer and Quran gallery of museum. Thousands years old Persian, Arabic and Turkish manuscripts are worth watching. She informed that the Sindh culture department had chalked out various programs and schemes for the rehabilitation, restoration and preservation of Sindh heritage including buildings, monuments, artefacts and other assets. Further up-gradation of the national museum would be taking place which would enable the museum management to display a far larger number of exhibits.
The minister said that a “Cultural village” is also being established at National museum. She urged public and civil society to support government’s efforts to revive the museum culture in Pakistan by participating is such exhibitions with their families.
The highly informative and innovative exhibition will remain open to the public from Tuesday 14th July till 31st July 2015.