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  • Ten-fold increase in foreign tourists for Lahore Walled City

    LAHORE: At least 51,647 tourists, including 2,350 foreigners, visited the Royal Trail inside Delhi Gate and other parts of the Lahore Walled City during 2015...

    “A marked increase of nine to ten-fold of foreign tourists to the city has been recorded during the last four to five years,” said Shahid Nadeem, the Director Administration of the Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA)...

  • World Heritage Day: Heavy bikers tour Walled City of Lahore

    LAHORE: The Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) and Cross Route Motorcycle Travellers Club of Pakistan jointly celebrated World Heritage Day here on Sunday...

    According to a WCLA spokesperson, a procession of heavy bikes was organised by the club that started from Delhi Gate to Lahore Fort via the royal trail, Shahi Hammam, Chitta Gate and Wazir Khan Mosque...

  • Paintings of Walled City gates on display

    LAHORE: The landscape paintings of thirteen gates of the Walled City by Munawar Mohiuddin were put on display in a painting exhibition at the Minhas Art Gallery of the Government College University (GCU) on Thursday...

    Speaking on the occasion, he said Lahore would not be Lahore without its heritage...

  • 31 Walled City buildings declared dangerous

    GUJRAT: The Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA) has declared 31 buildings in Walled City dangerous and issued notices to their owners, asking them to vacate and demolish the crumbling structures ahead of the rainy season...

    An official of the TMA’s planning branch said a team after conducting a survey of the city identified 31 buildings which were highly dangerous...

  • Work to restore Peshawar walled city soon

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa tourism, culture and archaeology department is set to start implementing an ambitious agenda to restore the past legacy of the historic ‘Walled City Peshawar’ as well as revive cultural activities in the province...

    According to the release, to retain the historic character and culture of the old city of Peshawar, the directorate of archaeology is launching a project titled ‘Conservation of Peshawar...

  • Artist paints Peshawar’s Walled City

    LAHORE: An exhibition of watercolour paintings by Ali Sajid, a Peshawar-based artist, is currently under way at Native Art Gallery till Dec 11...

    The exhibition features artworks based on Peshawar’s Walled City as well as some hilly areas such as Nathia Gali and Kaghan...

  • Peshawar walled city a picture of neglect

    PESHAWAR: According to experts, around 50 heritage sites in and around Peshawar city have been lost owing to lack of public awareness and official negligence and philistinism over the last one and a half decade...

    Kotla Mohsin Khan is a historic ‘gate’ located on Kohat Road towards south-west of Peshawar city...

  • Work on Multan Walled City Authority under way

    MULTAN: The provincial government has approved a Walled City Authority for Multan to rehabilitate dilapidated buildings in the walled city, District Coordination Officer (DCO) Zahid Saleem Gondal told reporters on Friday...

    The residents of the walled city will be shifted to alternative places and development work of billions will be done in the city,” he said...

  • Walled City depicted in watercolours

    PESHAWAR: An exhibition of watercolour paintings depicting the true colours of the social life, architecture and religious and cultural harmony of ancient Walled City of Peshawar was held here on Thursday evening at Nishtar Hall...

    The painter Dr Ghulam Shabbir, born and bred in Peshawar city, beautifully depicted his impression of the city and had captured the essence of the Walled City of Peshawar...

  • Harking Back: Shifting sands in the Walled City’s sociological mix

    To truly understand Lahore, in all its aspects, some knowledge of the social, linguistic and cultural mix of the old Walled City is essential...

    In the year 1916 the district of Lahore had a Muslim majority of 62 percent, with Hindus constituting 23pc, Sikhs another 13pc with a classification of Christian, Parsi and others at just three percent...

  • Two minor boys killed as rain brings down mud-walled house in Quetta

    QUETTA: Two minor boys died when the roof of their mud-walled house collapsed in Quetta's Kasi Qabristan area Friday morning as northern parts of Balochistan saw heavy rainfall Thursday night...

    The boys, Muhammad Hashim and Muhammad Javed, aged between 8 to 10 years, were asleep when the roof of their mud-walled house collapsed, police said...

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