Art and Culture

Thailand gifts state of the art container for bone relics of Lord Buddha

Islamabad : Thailand has gifted a state-of-the-art container for the bone relics of Lord Budda to the Taxila Museum.

This container was handed over at a ceremony in Taxila Museum attended by diplomats from the Embassy of Thailand, Senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Director of Taxila Museum. Ambassador of Thailand Mr. Chakkrid Krachaiwong presented the container to the Additional Secretary (Asia Pacific) and Spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch who received it on the behalf of Pakistan. The container with the holy relics will be on permanent display in Taxila museum.

The ancient city of Taxila carries a special significance in the history of Buddhism and Pakistan’s enduring links with East Aida including Thailand.