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Aga Khan Trust to conserve, develop Qutub Shahi tombs

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

The Archaeology Department today reached an understanding with the Aga Khan for conservation and development of the famous Qutub Shahi tombs here.

The would develop the Qutub Shahi tombs by spending Rs 100 crore of its own funds and Rs 98 crore announced by the Centre, a state release quoted the Tourism and Archaeology Department secretary Burra Venkatesam as saying.

The is reputed for conservation of old monuments, Venkatesam said.

The tombs, built by Qutub Shahi rulers, would be restored to their original glory and developed with attractive gardens, he said.

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First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 17:25 IST