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Will try to get World Heritage Site status for Qutb Shahi tombs: KTR

6 October 2021
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The Aga Khan Trust for Culture has a Memorandum of Understanding with the Telangana government to restore and develop the Qutb Shahi tombs, which is the royal necropolis of the Golconda or Qutb Shahi kingdom, where its royalty is buried. It was originally connected to the Golconda fort through a pathway. Telangana municipal administration and urban development minister K. T. Rama Rao (KTR) praised the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) for its “stellar” work on behalf of the state government. "It is important that we acknowledge our partners and their contribution towards this wonder project," he said. Acknowledging the state’s partnership with the AKTC to restore the Qutb Shahi tombs, KTR said that efforts are on to get World Heritage Site status for the Qutb Shahi tombs.