Punjab Tourism Department Inaugurated Kallar Kahar Museum

Advisor to the Chief Minister on Tourism and PHA Asif Mehmood has inaugurated the Kallar Kahar Museum. Secretary Tourism Ehsan Bhutta, DG Archaeology Ilyas Gill and other officers concerned were present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Asif Mehmood said that Kallar Kahar is having potential of tourism and by opening of Kallar Kahar Museum tourist flux will be increased in the area.
The advisor further stated that the Punjab government intends to set up museums at major tourist sites across the province in the near future.
Furthermore, DG Archaeology Ilyas Gill said that the construction of Kallar Kahar Museum had commenced in 2008-09. The project faced numerous delays due to non-recruitment of staff. Now essential staff has been appointed and after the inauguration, museum is open for general public to visit. Three galleries have been established in the museum. Moreover, office accommodation as well as residences for officer and staff is also provided. This museum will provide information about the history to the visitors.

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