STATE VANDALISM OF HISTORY IN PAKISTAN
The book is an account of:
How the state caused the loss and damaged heritage monuments and mounds.
How an opportunity of having a natural history museum in district Chakwal was missed.
How Lahore Fort and Shalamar Gardens were brought on the endangered world heritage list.
How the state caused the extinction of the rare Mughal hydraulic system.
How the rear wall of the Tomb of Jahangir was demolished to create a VVIP gate.
Why Harappa and some more archaeological sites and historical buildings failed to appear on the World Heritage List.
The state allocates Rs26 a day for the conservation, restoration and upkeep of heritage buildings.
A complete list of World Heritage and protected national monuments, international and national laws governing the conservation and protecting heritage monuments and sites and the role of UNESCO is also part of the content of the book.
Publisher: VANGUARD BOOKS
Author: Mahmood Zaman