Sukh Chayn Gardens

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Main Entrance of Sukh Chayn Gardens, Lahore Pakistan

Sukh Chayn Gardens Housing Estate is a Gated Community in the suburbs of Lahore, Pakistan.[1] It is a joint venture between the governments of Pakistan and China.

History[edit]

In December 2004, Pakistan and China signed a $110 million contract for the construction of a housing project on Multan Road in Lahore.[2] The contract was signed following talks between then Prime Minister of Pakistan Shaukat Aziz and President of the China State Construction Engineering Corp Sun Wen Jie. Shujaat Azeem, President of the Sukh Chayn Gardens, signed the contract from the Pakistan side.

In April 2005, the Prime Ministers of Pakistan and China officially laid the foundation stone of Sukh Chayn Gardens, Pakistan's first and only housing estate to be designed and developed in collaboration with China and the contract was awarded to China State Construction Engineering Corp to complete the project within one year.

Geography[edit]

Detailed map of Sukh Chayn Gardens with plot numbers

Sukh Chayn Gardens is located at 31°23′41″N 74°9′37″E / 31.39472°N 74.16028°E / 31.39472; 74.16028Coordinates: 31°23′41″N 74°9′37″E / 31.39472°N 74.16028°E / 31.39472; 74.16028. It has a total area of 2132.45 Kanals, out of which 1261.97 Kanals is for residential purposes, 52.65 Kanals for Commercial Area, 46.33 Kanals for public building area, 157.13 Kanals is left for green area and 42.60 Kanals for Graveyard.

It is divided into eight sectors:

  • Sector A
  • Sector B
  • Sector C
  • Sector D
  • Sector E
  • Sector F
  • Sector G
  • Sector H

Each sector has its own park and a commercial area.

Infrastructure[edit]

Aerial View of a Roundabout at Sukh Chayn Gardens Housing Estate, Lahore, Pakistan
  • 120 ft Wide Main Boulevard with Link roads, Footpaths and Pavements.
  • Underground Electrification
  • Independent Water Supply
  • Water Filtration Plant
  • Sewage & Garbage Disposal
  • Storm Water Drainage
  • Telecommunication with Multimedia Facility
  • Fibre Optic and High Speed Internet Facility
  • Landscaping

High speed wireless internet service has been launched at Sukh Chayn Gardens, and a French company has been assigned the task of installing Water Purification plant at the housing estate.

Amenities[edit]

Peacock and other birds at Sukh Chayn's mini Zoo
  • Secure and guarded walled compound
  • Parks and Playgrounds for Children
  • Clubhouse
  • Emergency ambulance service
  • Medical clinic

A school (primary to A Levels) is currently under designing stage at the housing estate which will be run by the management of Sukh Chayn Gardens.

Plot handover ceremony[edit]

Hadiqa Kiani performing at the plot handover ceremony of Sukh Chayn Gardens

A plot handover ceremony took place on December 23, 2006 at Sukh Chayn Gardens and plots were handed over to the buyers for the construction of their houses.

The ceremony was arranged and catered by Pearl Continental Hotels, Lahore. Various famous artists including Hadiqa Kiani, Begum Nawazish Ali and Khalid Anum performed at the ceremony and the comparing was done by Natasha Hussain, a top Pakistani model/actress.

Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, Mian Amir Mahmood (mayor of Lahore) and other high ranking personalities along with other guests attended the ceremony.

Sukh Chayn Mavi (Blue) Mosque[edit]

President of Sukh Chayn Gardens, Shujaat Azeem at Stone Laying Ceremony of the Mosque

SukhChayn mavi mosque is a replica of Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey.

Nearby housing societies and places[edit]

Some of the nearby housing societies and places include:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google maps. "Location of Sukh Chayn Gardens". Google maps. Retrieved 23 September 2013. 
  2. ^ China, Pakistan Sign 7 accords in vital sectors

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