The conference tour will take place on 8th November, 2019 at the ancient site of Kot Diji, located about 24 kilometers south of
Khairpur. Kot Diji was the forerunner of the Indus Civilization. The occupation of this site is attested already at 3300 BCE.
The remains consist of two parts; the citadel area on high ground (about 12 m), and outer area.
Kot Diji is it is on the east bank of the Indus opposite Mohenjo-daro. The site is situated at the foot of the Rohri Hills where a fort (Kot Diji Fort) was built around 1790 by the Talpur dynasty ruler of Upper Sindh, Mir Suhrab, who reigned from 1783 to 1830 AD. This fort built on the ridge of a steep narrow hill is well-preserved.