10,500-euro French aid for conservation workshop

Published On: July 27, 2017 08:05 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, July 27: French Ministry of Culture has announced to provide a grant of 10,500 euros to UNESCO/Kathmandu in view of organizing conservation workshop for Nepali art objects.

According to a press statement issued by Embassy of France in Kathmandu, the grant will allow UNESCO to invite art conservators from France to provide training to Nepali experts.

This shall be orgaized in close collaboration with and under the auspices of the Department of Archeology (DoA), said the statement. Objects that will benefit from this workshop are stone sculptures located at Tashi Gomang Stupa in Swayambhu and stone sculptures and wooden sculptures and paintings located at the National Museum.

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