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Civil Secretariat ‘restoration’- British-era structures are gone

*Daily Times Reports:
LAHORE: The operation squads of the Building Department and the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) on Monday, …, demolished 10 garages, four offices of the Motor Transport Pool and the Implementation and Co-Ordination (I&C) Block in the Civil Secretariat (CS) in order to restore the building to its ‘original’ beauty.

The garages, these days known as the Motor Transport Pool, had been constructed by the British to park official vehicles and horse carts of officers. Later, the building was converted to the transport pool and government vehicles, including those used by the chief minister, the governor and the chief secretary, were parked in it. Continue reading