Hyderabad: AIMIM Floor Leader Akbaruddin Owaisi visited Qutub Shahi tombs and took up detailed inspection of ongoing conservation work.
He was accompanied by Luis Monreal, Director General Aga Khan Trust of Culture, Ratish Nanda, CEO Aga Khan Trust of Culture, Kauser Mohiuddin, MLA Karwan, B. Janardhan Reddy, Commissioner GHMC, Ravi Kiran, Zonal Commissioner GHMC and other officials
It is learnt that Aga Khan Trust of Culture had signed an MOU with erstwhile Govt. of Andhra Pradesh on 9th January 2013 for preserving and developing the tombs as heritage structure and also taking up conservation of landscape and urban environmental rehabilitation in Qutub Shahi tombs and Deccan Park (which is adjacent to the Tombs)
Akbar Owaisi thanked Aga Khan Trust of Culture for taking up conservation project at Qutub shahi tombs and appreciated their work which has given new strength to the 600-year old heritage structure.
CEO AKTC Ratish Nanda briefed and gave demonstration whole project of conservation and preserving of tombs
Owaisi wanted AKTC to acquire land belonging to Ministry of Defence which is parallel to Tombs for construction of parking yard. In this connection Akbaruddin Owaisi has asked GHMC Commissioner to represent this issue to the government.
He suggested that revenue authorities to locate government land that can exchange Defence land with Government of Telangana’s land. (INN)