LAHORE: The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) has invited proposals from qualified individuals for the conservation of heritage sites in Lahore with reference to the construction of Lahore Metro’s Orange Line track. The proposals to be submitted by January 12, 2017 are for monitoring the preservation of all sites protected under the Antiquities Act, 1975 and the Punjab Special Premises (Preservation) Ordinance, 1985. The consultant should have a graduate degree in civil/structural engineering or equivalent qualifications preferably a postgraduate in heritage conservation from a recognised university with minimum experience of 10 years in conservation, preservation, structural stabilisation and traditional materials preparation and usage and heritage management. The duration of consultancy services is likely to be four months but may be extended on satisfactory performance, requirements and the LDA’s approval.
Published in The Express Tribune, December 25th, 2016.