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Expressions of Interest (EOI)

11 June, 2012

1. The Endowment Fund Trust for Preservation of the Heritage of Sindh (EFT) has been among other things providing financial assistance for conservation of both Government owned / Privately owned historic buildings of Sindh since February, 2010.

2. The intention of this invitation is to shortlist suitable consulting firms / organizations / public and private sector universities / institutions from whom proposals for Third Party Monitoring and Evaluation of the EFT funded heritage conservation projects, to ensure transparency, quality and effective and judicious utilization of precious funds being provided by the Trust as grant in aid to the private home owners, autonomous bodies and Government Departments.

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MOHENJO DARO - WHITHER WAY FORWARD - Abdul Hamid Akhund

10 October, 2011

Two thousand five hundred years before the birth of Lord Christ and more than three millennia prior to Jibril’s visit to Prophet Muhammad commanding him to Recite in the name of the Lord Who Created, on the right bank of the Indus lived simple extraordinary people, who were not barbarians but sophisticated social dwellers of the largest of all known cities of the Indus civilization - 4 miles in circuit and 100 hectares in size - Mohenjo Daro. This site was unearthed by the famous archaeologist Sir John Marshall in the 20’s, who found it in a very good condition, relatively well preserved. The remains revealed a sophisticated urban planning, immaculate sanitary network and a progressive society under a reverent authority. John Marshall felt that with its excavation, it would prove a rival to any other site of prehistoric age, Dales referred to it as a splendour, as a walk in its streets gave the feel of a modern town setting with great potential of yielding clues to the early and formative phases of the Indus civilization.

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