India to help renovate My Son Towers

A tower at My Son. Source: Viet Nam News 20150120

The governments of India and Vietnam recently signed an agreement to fund a five-year restoration project at the My Son complex in Quang Nam province.

A tower at My Son. Source: Viet Nam News 20150120
A tower at My Son. Source: Viet Nam News 20150120

India to aid renovation of My Son towers
Viet Nam News, 20 January 2015

India will send experts and give a five-year subsidy of about US$2.5 million for renovation of the towers in the My Son sanctuary in the central Quang Nam province.

According to Dinh Hai, director of the Quang Nam Culture, Sports and Tourism Department, these details were included in a memorandum on preservation and renovation, signed by the leaders of the two countries last year.

Full story here.

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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