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US to return Buddha’s smuggled sculpture to Pakistan on Thursday

ISLAMABAD – Buddha’s sculpture that was smuggled from Swat to United States (US) in 1980s will be returned to Pakistan on Thursday.

The rare sculpture was is worth of more than USD 1.1 million, a private TV channel reported. A ceremony pertaining to return of the smuggled unique figure is going to be organised in District Attorney General Office in New York’s (NY) Manhattan on Thursday.

The statue was exhibited at an art exhibition in New York for sale.

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