India: US announces fund to conserve Taramati and Premamati Tombs

Taramati and Premamati Tombs

Hyderabad, Feb 21 (INN): U.S. Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster announced today a U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) grant for the conservation of the seventeenth century tombs of Taramati and Premamati, located within Qutb Shahi tombs complex.

The grant, exceeding Rs. 70 lakh, has been awarded to the Aga Khan Foundation.  Conservation work is already underway and scheduled for completion later this year.  This is the second AFCP grant awarded to the Qutb Shahi tombs.  The previous grant, awarded in 2014, supported the documentation of archaeological finds at the Qutb Shahi tombs complex.

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