Country’s rich culture, heritage to be part of curriculum: ED Lok Virsa

ISLAMABAD:Lok Virsa is working with Higher Education Commission to include subjects on culture and heritage of Pakistan in curriculum to educate students to apprise the younger generation with this golden asset of our country profile.

Executive Director National Institute of Cultural and

Hertaige (Lok Virsa) Talha Ali Khan Kushvaha said he was striving hard to modernize all aspects of Lok Virsa through introducing latest trends in the light of our rich cultural traditions and history.

Students are the main pillars of the society and they should learn about cultural heritage of Pakistan, he told reporter.

He said as a first step they have merged the Pakistan Monument Library and Lok Virsa library together in one enormous hall at Lok Virsa and opened it for public to enlighten them about the great cultural history and heritage of Pakistan.

A computerized e-ticketing system was also started to get ticket during COVID-19. In past it was always a messy place due to heavy rush, he added.

He said halls of Lok Virsa has also been renovated along with their mian doors to grab interest of visitors and educate them in a impressive atmosphere.

“We have started two separate entry and two exit points with strict implementation of Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) and precautions”, he added.

“We are working on two open theaters loaded with latest musical equipment hall to provide a unique place to music lover youth”, he added.