Clean and green: Govt to establish Dubai-like gardens

A plan is being advanced to create modern flower gardens at all divisional headquarters in Punjab


APP February 19, 2018
Govt wants to establish Dubai-like gardens PHOTO: FILE

LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Local Governments Muhammad Mansha-Ullah Butt said on Sunday a plan was being advanced to create modern flower gardens at all divisional headquarters in Punjab with Rs301 million. He said modern parks and gardens in United Arab Emirates (UAE) especially Dubai would be considered as a model for this project. Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) and other officials concerned have been assigned the task of making feasibility reports and finalise locations of these gardens. He said each garden would consist of at least two to three acres of land. The initiative is aimed at bringing a pleasant change in outlook of the cities, he added.

 

Published in The Express Tribune, February 19th, 2018.

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