MULTAN: Commercial attaché of Germany in Pakistan Ina Nkongah visited the city to see historical places on Monday.
She also visited a local textile mill and took a round of all of its sections. Multan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) secretary general Khurram Javed also accompanied him. Later, she went to the institute of blue pottery and appreciated the skills of the artisans. She exchanged views with the students of the training institute.
She visited Harappa, a large city of the Indus Civilization and one of the best known sites in Pakistan, located on the bank of the Ravi River in Punjab. She was informed that Harappa was discovered in 1826 and first excavated in 1920 and 1921 by the Archaeological Survey of India led by Rai Bahadur Daya Ram Sahni. This early urban archaeological site was occupied between 3300-1500 BC. Harappa includes an area of about 250 acres and may be about twice that given that much of the site has been covered by the flooding of the Ravi.