Case registered to turn Shahi Qila into a marriage hall

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

11th Jan, 2020. 09:48 am
Shahi Qila

The police have registered case for turning the international heritage site, Shahi Qila into a marriage hall.

According to the details, a case for turning Shahi Qila into a marriage hall has been registered.

The case registered on the complaint of Assistant Director Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) Ali Islam against Executive Admin of a private company Asjad Nawaz and others.

The administration violated clause no 12 of the permission of holding a public gathering at the international heritage sites.

According to the charges in the FIR, private dinner turned into a marriage function, which continued four hours.

Despite listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site which restricts organization of public or private events, the concerned body, Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) permitted the arrangements of a Valima ceremony at the Fort’s Royal Kitchen.

The footages obtained showed the arrangements made for the ceremony.

The mountains of garbage at the internationally recognized cultural heritage site.

It also showed that a portion of Sheesh Mahal, located in the Shah Burj block of the Fort also used in the event.

Shahi Qila turns into a wedding hall in Lahore

Earlier, Shahi Qila (Fort of Lahore) turned into an event place for the Valima ceremony of a top industrialist’s son.

At least 300 persons have been hosted in the event while several fancy canopies and powerful sound system were installed for entertaining the guests at the Lahore Fort (Shahi Qila).

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