Monday, July 3, 2017

Buddha exhibition in Seoul revives ancient ties & cultural tourism

DAWN
Monks pray in front of a statue of Buddha at the exhibition that has started in Seoul, South Korea.
SEOUL---The Peshawar Museum’s Buddha statues were the main attraction at the exhibition in Seoul, South Korea, which was inaugurated on Thursday. Pakistan’s ambassador to South Korea Rahim Hayat Qureshi and chief monk who especially attended the event inaugurated the exhibition. “The Gandhara art exhibition will help promote a positive image of the country globally,” said Mr Qureshi in his inaugural speech. He highlighted that the artifacts from Pakistan had been brought to the exhibition for the first time in seven decades. [More]