Steve Quoted About Historic Preservation

September 17, 2019

At the ceremony re-opening the Anuradhapura Archaeology museum in Sri Lanka, United States Ambassador Alaina B. Teplitz quoted Steve as once saying, with regard to historical preservation, “a concerted effort to preserve our heritage is a vital link to our cultural, educational, aesthetic, inspirational and economic legacies of all things that quite make us who we are.” The museum renovation was jointly funded by the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) and the Sri Lanka Central Cultural Fund of the Ministry of Housing, Construction, and Cultural Affairs.

Read more about the ceremony and the ambassador’s speech here.