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Pakistanis Consult on 'Cultural Preservation'

Pakistanis Consult on 'Cultural Preservation'

Ten conservation specialists from museums, universities and government came to UCLA on Oct. 23, 2009, from various Pakistani cities. They met with Charles Stanish, director of UCLA's Costen Institute of Archaelogy; Associate Professor of Archaeology and Program Chair Monica Smith; Associate Professor of Materials Science and Conservation Ioanna Kakoulli; and David Scott, Chair of the UCLA/Getty Program in Archaeological and Ethnographic Conservation.

The members of the Pakistani delegation were:

Mr. Ansar AHMAD
Section Officer of Archaeology, Department of Archaeology and Museums Headquarters, Ministry of Culture

Mr. Rashiq AHMER
Archaeological Conservator, Department of Archaeology and Museums

Ms. Naseem AKHTER
Research Officer, Sindh Provincial Museum, Hyderabad

Mr. Ishaq ALI
Assistant Director, Directorate of Archaeology and Museums, Baluchistan
   
Mr. Abdul GHAFOOR
Assistant Curator, Department of Archaeology and Museums

Mr. Muhammad Shahreyar KHAN
Conservation Assistant, Directorate of Archaeology and Museums, Peshawar

Mr. Muhammad Omar QURESHI
Archaeological Conservator, National Museum of Pakistan, Karachi

Mr. Sardar Ali SAJID
Archaeological Conservator, Department of Archaeology and Museums, Hyderabad

Mr. Irshad Ahmad SOOMRO
Assistant Archaeological Chemist, Central Archaeological Laboratory, Old Fort, Lahore

Mr. Muhammad TOSEEF UL HASSAN
Archaeological Chemist & Head, Central Archaeological Laboratory, Old Fort, Lahore


The delegation's program was sponsored by the U.S. State Department through the International Visitor Leadership Program. It was administered locally by the International Visitors Council of Los Angeles, and the itinerary at UCLA was arranged by the International Institute's International Visitors Bureau.

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