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Exhibition on Peshawar’s history planned

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Directorate of Archaeology and Museums in collaboration with Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (TCKP) decided on Thursday to embark on a week-long exhibition cum festival to celebrate the 2,500 years of the Peshawar valley’s history. In the exhibition, history of coinage in Peshawar valley from 600 BC to modern period will be displayed. Ancient coins will be from the Greek, Scthian, Kushan, Hindu Shahi and Mughal periods. Directorate of Archaeology and Museums Consultant Dr Abdul Samad said that the archaeological festival will help to revive tourism in the province, adding that entry into the festival would be free for visitors.



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