Nitish, Bihar Delegate Visit Historical Sites in Pakistan

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Larkana, Pakistan: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his 12-member delegation comprising state ministers and senior bureaucrats, on Sunday paid a visit to the mausoleums of the Bhutto family at Garhi Khuda Baksh where he paid tributes to Pakistani premiers Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Benazir Bhutto, and other members of the Bhutto family.

The Indian team was accompanied by Sindh Assembly Speaker Nisar Ahmed Khuhro, Sindh Ministers Aga Siraj Durrani, Muhammad Ayaz Soomro, Sassui Palejo, and other leaders of Pakistan Peoples' Party.

Kumar, who is accompanied by Art and Culture Minister Sukhda Pandey, Industry Minister Renu Kushwaha, Member of Parliament N. K. Singh, Chief Secretary A. K. Sinha, Deputy Chairperson of Bihar Legislative Council Salim Parwez, Home Principal Secretary Amir Subhani, Chief Minister's Chief Secretary Anjani Kumar Singh, Secretary Atish Chandra, Savarn Ayog Commissioner member Mohammed Abbas, and Khuda Baksh Library Director Imtiaz Ahmed, also visited the ancient site of Mohen-jo-Daro by a special plane from Karachi.

At the cradle of the Indus Valley Civilization dating back over 5,000 years old, the Indian team was welcomed by young school students, scout boys, and girls guides.

"As children, we learnt a lot about Mohen-jo-Daro. Today the dream of seeing it with my own eyes has come true," Bihar Chief Minister said.

The Indian team also took a boat ride in the Indus River to reach Sukkur where they paid a visit to Sadhu Bela Hindu Temple.

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