(MENAFN – Tribal News Network) Shahzad Naveed
SWAT: The first ever private museum of Pakistan has been opened in Islampur area of Swat.
Items associated with centuries-old traditions and culture of Swat have been put on display in the museum. The museum owner says he has established it to promote local culture and make the new generation aware about the old cultural identity of the area.
Islampur, situated about 12 kilometres from the main city of Mingora, is famous for its chaddars (shawls). At a time when militants ruled the roost in Swat, Islampur was the only town which remained outside their influence and no major sabotage incident happened there at that time. Even during the tough times of…