The last emperor of Bahawalpur his Highness Nawab Sir Sadiq Khan (v) had fondness of Collecting antiquities, animals and nourishing different kind of birds.
Their Fondness was the key of the completion of the museum in Bahawalpur zoo in 1942.
In this Museum not only antiquities but mummified animals are also kept under good care. For this purpose the services of Mr.
George Egypt were hired and he was also appointed as the first care taker and mummifying person of the museum. Afterward Mr.
George Egypt accepted Islam in 1952 and named himself Sheikh Saeed Akhter.