Agha Khan Trust for Culture team calls on Punjab CM

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LAHORE, Jan 18 (APP):A delegation of Aga Khan Trust for Culture
Thursday called on Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif.
The delegation was led by General Manager Luis Monreal.
During the meeting, expansion of programme for protection and conservation of historical places was discussed. The delegation pledged for providing technical assistance with regard to conservation, repair and maintenance of Shalamar Gardens and Jahangir’s Tomb.
The CM appreciated different welfare-oriented steps taken by the Aga Khan Trust and added that its services in the field of education and healthcare are commendable.
Mutual cooperation between the Punjab government and Aga Khan
Trust is expending day by day and steps have been taken for restoration
of historical places as well as the centuries old walled city. The
Punjab government should provide all sorts of resources for preservation
of Shalamar Gardens and Jahangir’s Tomb as we only need technical assistance and expertise of Aga Khan Trust, he added.
General Manager Luis Monreal said that support to the Punjab government with regard to restoration of historical places would continue and expressed satisfaction that partnership with the provincial government had proved wonderful.
This partnership would be expanded in future as well, he added. Director of Historic Cities Programme Cameron Rashti and Chairman Board of Directors of Aga Khan Cultural Services Pakistan Akbar Ali Pesnani were included in the delegation. DG Lahore Walled City Authority Kamran Lashari was also present on the occasion.