Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that the discovery of new archaeological and historical sites, artifacts and developing tourist points will help make the province a tourism hub.
According to official sources here, the CM said that discovery of archeological sites would not only attract foreign tourists and researchers but also improve the local economy.
Talajah Fort has been discovered in Punjab Soan Valley .University of the Punjab’s Archaeology Department Chairman Dr Muhammad Hameed said that according to the local traditions, the newly discovered Talajah Fort was built 5,000 years ago but, according to preliminary research, it was about two thousand years old.
The architecture of the houses and the artifacts discovered in Talajah Fort gave the traces that the Muslim population was settled there.
It was a presumption that archaeological and historical sites before the Muslim era in South Asia could also be discovered from Talajah Fort, he added.