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  • Proposal to declare fort, Shalamar Gardens endangered: activists

    LAHORE: Threatening to strike off Lahore Fort and Shalamar Gardens off the World Heritage Site list, civil society activists quoted the World Heritage Committee (WHC) as saying that the Orange Line Metro Train project will “irreversibly compromise the authenticity and integrity of the properties and is a potential threat to its Outstanding Universal Value (OUV)”...

    The committee should request the state party to immediately stop...

  • Orange Line may hinder view of Chauburji, Shalamar

    LAHORE: The Lahore Orange Line Metro Train Project is likely to affect view of two major monuments of the city — Chauburji and Shalamar Gardens...

    The second bend would be provided to the right a little before the Shalamar Gardens that would be straightened over the maiden line right after the gardens till Dera Gujran...

  • Metro train: protest in front of Shalamar today

    LAHORE: Various civil society organisations will hold a protest in front of the Shalamar Gardens on Sunday (today) at 3pm in an ongoing bid to press the government to change route of the Lahore Orange Line Metro Train Project and save historical monuments...

    According to a press release issued by the organisations on Saturday, social and rights activists, individuals and groups will gather at Shalamar intersection and protest against...

  • Orange Line may cause serious damage to Shalamar: Unesco

    Serious concerns expressed recently by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) show the Punjab government did not take it on board prior to launching development project/scheme — particularly at the stretch passing along the Shalamar Gardens that is on the list of world heritage list...

    After start of construction work, the matter pertaining to safety/protection of the heritage properties — mainly...

  • Orange Line project: Punjab govt allays Unesco’s concerns about Shalamar Gardens

    LAHORE: Responding to a Unesco letter that expressed its concern at passing of elevated Orange Line track along the Shalamar Gardens and sought construction in front of the monument to be stopped, the Punjab government has allayed apprehensions of the organisation...

    “Shalamar Gardens, located on GT Road, is one of the monuments of Pakistan which is included in the World Heritage List...

  • Change in Orange Line route Track to bypass Chauburji, Shalamar Gardens

    LAHORE: The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) and its subsidiary, Traffic Engineering and Transport Planning Agency (Tepa), have decided to construct the track of the Orange Line metro train away from Chauburji and Shalamar Gardens in order to save these historical/heritage sites from environmental impacts, maintaining their view clear as it is at present...

    75km long section from Jain Mandir to Lakshmi via GPO Chowk, has been...

  • Shalamar Gardens: Unesco body seeks suspension of work on Orange Line project

    LAHORE: The Unesco’s World Heritage Committee has urged the Punjab government to immediately suspend any further work on the Orange Line Metro Train along the Shalamar Gardens and identify an alternative location for this section of the projectThe committee in its 40th meeting in Istanbul has issued a “draft decision”, urging “the State Party to immediately suspend any further work associated with the Shalamar Gardens of the Orange Line Metro...

  • Metro train works near Shalamar: ‘Visas to UN monitoring mission being delayed’

    LAHORE: The Punjab government is ignoring requests by the Unesco to facilitate the UN mission to investigate threats posed to Shalamar Gardens, a heritage site, due to works undertaken for the construction of Orange Line Metro Train...

    ”The press release claimed that the Orange Line Project could result in a serious irreversible damage to Shalamar Gardens and the project should be stopped in the vicinity of Shalamar Gardens till...

  • Fort, Shalamar Gardens may be put on World Heritage in Danger list

    ISLAMABAD: The World Heritage Committee which is scheduled to meet at Manama in Bahrain on June 24 is set to add the Lahore Fort and Shalamar Gardens to its list of World Heritage in Danger, according to the meeting’s agenda...

    A joint team from the World Heritage Centre (WHC) and ICOMOS Reactive Monitoring mission visited the Shalamar Gardens in April this year after the Supreme Court’s decision which gave the opinion that the...

  • Lahore’s Fort and Shalamar Gardens escape Unesco danger list

    ISLAMABAD: The World Heritage Committee at its meeting which concluded in Manama on Wednesday decided to not place the Shalamar Gardens and Fort, Lahore, on the list of World Heritage in Danger...

    The committee considered a report of the joint world heritage centre reactive monitoring mission to the Fort and Shalamar Gardens...

  • Trump attacks British PM after criticism of anti-Muslim videos

    Trump had drawn fierce condemnation at home and abroad earlier in the day for retweeting three incendiary anti-Muslim videos posted by the deputy head of a British far-right group who has been convicted of a hate crime...

    "Before Trump's latest missive, the White House had scrambled to limit the fallout, saying that even if the anti-Muslim videos were misleading, the president was pointing out a real problem...

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