Islamabad – Pakistan’s treasured Wazir Khan Mosque has enchanted and inspired many by its mere magnificent look, but the latest comprehensive documentation on the Mosque is yet to charm the art lovers. The innovative book “Wazir Khan Mosque Rediscovered”, by Mamoona Khan was launched here on Friday at National Art Gallery in the presence of Dr. Samar Mubarakmand, Dr Shaukat Mahmood, Prof Jamila Zaidi and Dr. Kozue Kay Nagata, Representative of UNESCO.
The launching ceremony of the book turned into a scientific deliberation with author’s multimedia presentation on the Mosque’s floral and geometric designs and presence of the notable scientist, Dr. Samar Mubarakmand.
“The laborious in depth study of the author confirms that integration of various subjects including Geometry, Mathematics and Chemistry led to the creation of Pakistan’s cherished heritage site” observed Dr. Samar.
Highlighting the significance of heritage sites, he said: “Pakistan’s cultural and heritage sites demonstrate a unique culture that combines Aryan, Greek, Hindu, Buddhist, Mughal cultures,” and proper protection of Pakistan’s heritage sites can help boost tourist arrival and earnings.