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Govt plans to collaborate with AKTC to preserve heritage sites 2019-01-24

Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik

NEW DELHI: Malaysia plans to use the archaeological conservation expertise of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) in efforts to preserve the country’s heritage sites, says Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik.
Muhammad Bakhtiar said he was highly impressed with the work carried out by the organisation in Hyderabad and Delhi.
“We are looking at the model they are using to carry out the conservation work. Possibly, we will invite them over to help us revive our Unesco sites,” Bakhtiar told Bernama.

Penang extends Aga Khan Trust for Culture, Think City collaboration

His Highness the Aga Khan being greeted by Malaysia's Foreign Minister Syed Hamid Albar in Kuala Lumpur./Gary Otte  2007-09-04

GEORGE TOWN, Dec 21 — The Penang government renewed its collaboration with Think City and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture for another three years to complete key public realm improvement projects in the heritage zone.
Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the three partners agreed to the extension with the aim of completing the North Seafront conservation works at Fort Cornwallis and the establishment of a Maritime Museum in the Syed Alatas Mansion.

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