By Ali Usman
LAHORE: Lahore is a romantic city and leaves many visitors mesmerised, said Danish artist Evalajka on Friday.
Evalajka is currently visiting Pakistan. Taking to Daily Times, she said she had always found Lahore fascinating and Lahoris hospitable.
“A stranger in Lahore feels at home and Lahori food is delicious. I go to Regal Chowk to enjoy fruit chaat daily,” she said. Continue reading
Posted in culture, heritage, History, Lahore
Tagged artist, beaconhouse, city, Danish, Evalajka, Lahore, National College of Arts, regal chowk, romantic, visitors, Walled City
Weddings and parties drive away visitors from Bagh-e-Jinnah
* CC president confirms having accepted advanced-bookings for parties
* Bagh-e-Jinnah DD says lawns leased to the CC on understanding that no parties would be heldBy Hina Farooq
LAHORE: Frequent wedding parties and social gatherings at Bagh-e-Jinnah are annoying regular visitors and compromising the garden’s beauty, and the garden’s authorities and the Cosmopolitan Club (CC) have locked horns over holding future on the garden premises.
In January 2006, the garden authorities, the CC and the Lahore Ladies Club had signed an agreement not to organise parties on the park’s premises.
The garden’s authorities had also issued notices to the CC members who were in “violation of the agreement”.
Punjab Advocate General and CC President Aftab Iqbal said he had made all bookings for parties in advance, but from now onwards would not take bookings. Continue reading
Posted in Conservation, DHA, Environment, Lahore, Parks
Tagged Bagh-e-Jinnah, Lahore, Lawrence Gardens, Pakistan, parties, visitors, Weddings