National Heritage and Culture Division has prepared a comprehensive plan for revival of cultural and literary heritage.
It was unveiled at a meeting chaired by Caretaker Federal Minister for Culture and National Heritage Jamal Shah in Islamabad on Friday.
In his remarks, Jamal Shah said that as per revival plan mentorship programs would be established connecting youth with senior artists and mentors to preserve and promote cultural heritage.
He said that calligraphy courses would be initiated in Madaris to infuse aesthetics into the minds of young Madaris students.
The Minister said that youth volunteer groups and forums would be established to actively engage with relevant departments, fostering their future leadership roles in promoting inclusivity.
He said that talent hunt show would be started in collaboration with PTV and Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC).
The minister said that youth would also be given excellence awards and prizes.
He also proposed establishing heritage channel for promotion of cultural and literary heritage.
The meeting discussed rehabilitation of cultural infrastructure in Islamabad Capital Territory and energizing creative economy by turning them into hubs of activities, creating employment opportunities for artists in all fields as model to also encourage provinces to follow it.
Jamal Shah said his Division in collaboration with Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, PNCA and PBC is also planning to establish a National Music Academy.
The meeting also discussed developing listed Archeological sites to attract foreign investment to realize the true potential of these cultural resources as vehicles of national integration, peace and prosperity for country.