via Deccan Herald, 05 Aoctober 2020: An update on restoration work to the temples of Bagan by India.
The Indian government is working on the restoration and conservation of pagodas in Myanmar that suffered damages due to a severe earthquake four years ago, officials said.
The project, fully funded by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), had commenced in January 2020, but had to be suspended aer the coronavirus pandemic hit the world earlier this year.
After a brief disruption due to the pandemic followed by suspension of work owing to extreme weather conditions, the Indian government has restarted the restoration and conservation of pagodas in Myanmar, officials said.
Located in the ancient city of Bagan, which is a UNESCO World Heritage City, the Archeological Survey of India has taken up the renovation of 12 pagodas in the first phase.