In the Peacock Hall of Chella Singh & Sital Das (C&S) Government Degree College Shikarpur, Promoting Heritage Awareness Seminar on World Monuments Watch Day 2016 was organized by the Endowment Fund Trust for Preservation of the Heritage of Sindh and the Heritage Cell, NED University, Karachi on​ February 4. Prof Dr Anila Naeem of NED University, who has done extensive research on Shikarpur and its historical buildings, addressing the conference shared that in 1998, UNESCO had declared 1,203 buildings in Shikarpur as cultural heritage but unfortunately 250 buildings have been demolished.

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