ISLAMABAD: The government on Thursday formally reported points of interest of its arrangement for turning Prime Minister House, senator houses and a few other legacy structures being used of government functionaries into historical centers, parks, instructive foundations and lodgings.
Tending to a question and answer session not long after stretching a go-beyond from the PM amid an instructions on the venture, Federal Minister for National History and Literary Division Shafqat Mehmood said that administration spent a sum of Rs1.15 billion every year on these structures.
Mr Mehmood, who likewise holds the arrangement of instruction and expert preparing, said Rs470 million was spent on PM House, spread over a zone of 137 sections of land, each year. The administration chose to change over it into a cutting edge college, he said. Under his chairmanship, he included, a board having Dr Attaur Rahman and Dr Tariq Banuri as individuals was finding a way to set up the college.
PM House to be changed over into cutting edge college
In his first discourse, Prime Minister Imran Khan while sharing his vision of starkness had particularly specified the legacy structures, including PM House, representative houses and state visitor houses, and announced that they would be changed over for a superior and profitable utilize. Before long a short time later, the administration told a panel of specialists in the field of engineering, visual expressions and planning and so on to propose better utilization of the legacy structures.
In Murree, the clergyman stated, Governor House and Punjab House would be transformed into a boutique lodging and a traveler complex, individually.
He clarified that the legislature had as of late burned through Rs600m for redesign of Governor House while its yearly use was Rs140m. He said that Rs25m was spent on Punjab House yearly. In Nathiagali, he included, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor House would be changed into a resort inn.
In Rawalpindi, Mr Mehmood stated, an aggregate of Rs40m was spent on the 6.25-section of land Punjab House and 2.5-section of land Governor House each year. The two structures would be changed over into instructive establishments, he stated, including that the National Council of Arts could be moved to one of these structures. In any case, an official choice in such manner would be taken by the Punjab government.
In Lahore, the priest stated, 87.5-section of land Governor House would be changed over into a historical center and workmanship exhibition while its yards would be utilized as open parks. He included that the recorded Chamba House would be utilized as Governor Office.
The 16.5-section of land working of a state visitor house, which was being used of Foreign Office, would be transformed into a five-star lodging, he stated, including that the yearly use of this building was over Rs500 million. He said that 90-Shahrah-I-Quaid-I-Azam, Lahore, building would be changed over into an art gallery and its cellar would be utilized for meetings.
In Peshawar, a history gallery would be set up in Governor House while its grounds would be changed over into open parks, Mr Mehmood declared.
About Governor House in Karachi, the priest said that the national government would hold conference with the Sindh government so it could likewise be changed over into an exhibition hall. He recommended that state visitor house building could be utilized for Governor House.
Another authentic working in the city, Qasre Naz, would be changed over into a five-star inn, he included.
Discussing the reuse of a legacy working of Balochistan, the priest said that it would be changed over into an exhibition hall and its grounds would be utilized as a recreation center for ladies.
While valuing the head administrator and governors for their choices of not living at the official living arrangements in the legacy structures, Mr Mehmood said the means were a good example for the general population to take after and take part in the somberness drive propelled by the legislature.