The primary goal is to sensitize non-experts but scholars, decision makers, member of the education and higher education community, bureaucrats and politicians that archaeology and Heritage are a constitutive part of the country, and to seize the occasion of this conference to convey a strong message in the alignment of the Vision 2025.
overall achievement of the conference would be that the audience walks
away with a sense of urgency in terms of taking initiatives to protect
and promote cultural heritage which hopefully subsequently would spark
action on the part of various stakeholders. It also promotes a sense of
pride among them from Pakistan history and past. In addition, some
concrete recommendations for various stakeholders from the round tables
will be gathered and presented at the closing session and handed to the
Government for further follow up and as input for a cultural policy.
conference also recognize the following goals; a positive approach
about a renewed national narrative taking into account a broader part of
history inspired by archaeology and heritage; and an economic approach
bringing culture and in particular archaeology and heritage as an
essential component of development through tourism for instance.
conference is co-organized by Higher Education Commission (HEC),
National History and Literary Heritage Division, UNESCO, Embassy of
France in Pakistan, British Council, and Walled City of Lahore Authority
For more info please visit http://hec.gov.pk/ICAHP