Category: Germany

Germany provides Rs 9.3 mln for rehabilitation of historic houses in walled city of Lahore

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ISLAMABAD: An agreement has been signed between the German Embassy Islamabad and the Aga Khan Cultural Service Pakistan (AKCSP) regarding the rehabilitation of historic homes in the Walled City of Lahore.

According to press release issued here on Tuesday, the Federal Republic of Germany is providing 9.3 million Pakistani rupees for the conservation and rehabilitation of multi-storeyed residential buildings in the Walled City of Lahore which date from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. These houses constitute part of Lahore’s historic legacy of architecture and are located in two residential lanes close to Delhi Gate, along the classical “Shahi Guzargah” which leads to the Shahi Qila (Lahore Fort).