Popular actor Imran Abbas has critcised the culture and heritage department of Sindh for its restoration initiatives of ancient sites. Abbas, who is an architect by profession, described the government’s efforts as ‘huge crime sin’ to restoration.
“Being an architect its really heart wrenching to watch such a huge crime/sin to architecture and restoration of this archeological site. Can anyone stop them?” Abbas wrote on Facebook as he shared before and after pictures of certain heritage sites including, Tando Fazal Monument (Masjid) Hyderabad.
Famous actor Imran Abbas has criticized Sindh’s Department of Culture and Heritage for its efforts to restore ancient sites.Abbas, who is an architect by trade, described the attempts made by the government to restore it as ‘great crime sin.’
In the pictures, the heritage sites have been painted white and refurbished, instead of being preserved in their original state. The pictures initially circulated in a tweet by the culture department of the province which has since been deleted.
Taking to Facebook, Abbas shared before and after pictures of certain heritage sites and wrote: “Being an architect it’s really heart wrenching to watch such a huge crime/sin to architecture and restoration of this archaeological site. Can anyone stop them?”
The heritage sites in the pictures were painted white and refurbished, rather than being preserved in their original state. The photos were originally shared in a tweet by the province’s cultural department that has since been removed.