Lahore's Society to Work With Khalsa College in Conservation

Published: 24th May 2014 07:02 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th May 2014 07:02 PM   |  A+A-


AMRITSAR: Lahore Conservation Society (LCS), a body working in preserving historical buildings in neighbouring Pakistan, would provide its expertise to Khalsa College here.

This was disclosed by LCS President Kamil Khan Mumtaz, a conservation architect from Pakistan, who was in the city and took a tour of 122-year-old Khalsa College campus.

"I am happy to visit this historic building. Its architect Bhai Ram Singh had planned many buildings in Lahore also. We will provide expertise to Khalsa College management and would be further working to preserve other such buildings in the city", said Khan.

He was earlier welcomed at the campus by Khalsa College Governing Council finance secretary Gunbir Singh.

Singh who also heads 'Dilbir Foundation', working for environment protection and heritage conservation, said LCS had agreed to collaborate towards common goals in the cities of Amritsar and Lahore.

"We will work in close coordination with the LCS", Singh added.

Later a meeting was held where the LCS President Khan, a recipient of highest Pak civilian honour 'Tamgah-i-Imtiaz', presented his vision through The Lahore Project (TLP) and interacted with citizens.

He said LCS has developed a comprehensive team of artisans and craftsmen, proficient in the ancient architectural wisdom.


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