Wazir Khan Mosque rehabilitation starts in Lahore Pakistan

By Ali Raza for The News. December 22, 2015 – LAHORE: Following the rich heritage value, the Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) has started conservation and rehabilitation of the Wazir Khan Chowk inside the Delhi Gate.

The conservation and rehabilitation will be carried out with the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) and funding from US Ambassador’s Fund. Wazir Khan Chowk is the courtyard outside the Wazir Khan Mosque, which includes a shrine and mosque of Sufi Saint Said Soaf and the well of Raja Dina Nath.

Wazir Khan Mosque Restoration in Lahore, Pakistan (Image Credit: Aga Khan Trust for Culture via Archnet)
Wazir Khan Mosque Restoration in Lahore, Pakistan (Image Credit: Aga Khan Trust for Culture via Archnet)

Officials said the project will be completed in 18 months time at an estimated cost of Rs 112.5 million. They said an MoU had already been signed between the WCLA, US Ambassador & Aga Khan Cultural Services Pakistan (AKCSP) in this regard and initial work on the project has been started.

Source: The News International | Wazir Khan Mosque rehabilitation starts

Image Source: Archnet

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