It is believed by the researchers that the map of this place is just like the palace of ''Alexander the Great'' (sic!) and if this place would have been developed by the authorities, it could earn huge revenues from tourism.


Islamabad : Department of Archaeology and Museums (DoAM) has planned to start conservation work of Shah Allah Ditta caves to protect the ancient heritage carrying the history of 2500 years located at the foothills of Margalla Hills in federal capital.

Shah Allah Ditta Caves due to its rich historical importance are source of attraction for hundreds of visitors who visit the place to enjoy natural ambiance, greenery and picturesque beauty of the location especially during at weekend.

Talking to this agency, Director Archaeology, DoAM, Abdul Azeem informed that the conservation work of Shah Allah Ditta Caves would be started within a week to protect these caves from further damage while encroachments from this place had already been removed by the concerned authorities.

The Executive Committee of the Archaeology and Literary Heritage Endowment Fund has approved funds for the task and also discussed the progress of this project in a recent meeting, stressing to complete it within a given time frame, he said.