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Extension of MoU for Conservation of Qutub Shahi Tombs
The Qutub Shahi Tombs located in Shaikpet is a fine example of nawabi legacy. The final resting place of the rulers of the Qutub Shahi Dynasty, it is one of the largest mausoleum complexes in the world, with spectacular architecture and extensive constructions, of historical significance. The Department of Archaeology and Museums entered into an agreement with Aga Khan Foundation and Aga Khan Trust for Culture for conservation and restoration of these structures at an estimated cost of about 100 Crores. The MoU was executed for five years with effect from 9th Jan 2013 and will be expired by 8th Jan 2018. As on today 32 structures and landscaping works have been completed while a new MoU has been executed on 6th Dec 2017 with effect from 9th Jan 2018 to 8th Jan 2023 for continuation of remaining conservation works.