CM discusses Badshahi Masjid renovation plan.


LAHORE -- Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar presided over a meeting at his office here on Tuesday to review performance of the Auqaf Department and a proposal for renovation of historic Badshahi Masjid.

The CM said that Badshahi Masjid is historic as well as religious heritage, which would be properly renovated. He ordered for devising a comprehensive plan for complete restoration of the mosque according to the international standards. He constituted a committee under Auqaf Minister Pir Syed Saeed-ul-Hassan Shah, which would submit its report soon. The meeting decided that the urban unit would devise and submit a master plan from Data Darbar to Badshahi Masjid.

The chief minister said that the Auqaf Department would be made commensurate with the needs and requirements of the...

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