Culture - Pakistan

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National Fund for Cultural Heritage
The National Fund for Cultural Heritage (NFCH) was established in 1994 through an Act of Parliament known as National Fund for Cultural Heritage Act. The primary purpose of the Fund is to promote the conservation and preservation of national heritage of Pakistan through various means, including financial and technical assistance, and to create awareness amongst the people for appreciating the preservation of archaeological, architectural, historical and cultural heritage of Pakistan.
National Fund for Cultural Heritage Homepage
Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC)
Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation is a public limited company set up in 1970 with 99.75% government shares. Its main objective is to work as an arm of the Federal Government to develop tourism infrastructure and to act as a catalyst by encouraging the private sector to play more active role in tourism promotion and development. Its other duties are; to act as an agent of the Federal Government for production and distribution of tourist literature/material for publicity and promotion of tourism at home and abroad.
Fairs and Festivals
UNESCO - The Centre for World Heritage
World Heritage is the designation for places on earth that are of outstanding universal value to humanity and as such, have been inscribed on the World Heritage List to be protected for future generations to appreciate and enjoy. The Centre for World Heritage is part of UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
The Shi'a Homepage
This Web page provides a well-presented look at the traditions and beliefs of the Shi'a Muslim faith.
Shi'a Homepage
The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service
The Trade Commissioner Service helps companies that have researched and selected their target markets. We work with companies that can demonstrate their commitment to succeed in the global marketplace
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