Walled City of Lahore Authority

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Walled City of Lahore Authority
مقتدرہ اندرون شہر لاہور
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Founded2012
HeadquartersLahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Key people
Kamran Lashari (Director General)
Websitewww.walledcitylahore.gop.pk

The Walled City of Lahore Authority (Urdu: مقتدرہ اندرون شہر لاہور‎) is a semi-government organisation in Lahore, Pakistan, established and funded by the Government of Punjab for conservation, planning and development, regulation and management of the Walled City of Lahore.[1][2]

The organisation working autonomously and was established in 2012 after Provincial Assembly of the Punjab amended the Walled City of Lahore Bill 2011 to create the authority. It look after the heritage sites in the area and specifying penalties for damaging buildings or setting up encroachments as well run the functions of the Old City of Lahore.[1] The authority also help promote cultural activities and tourism in Lahore.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "Punjab assembly: New Walled City Authority to protect heritage sites - The Express Tribune". Express Tribune. 8 March 2012. Retrieved 20 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Saving Lahore's heritage: Glory days galore or an eroded piece of history". Pakistan Today. Retrieved 21 September 2016.
  3. ^ "The Walled City of Lahore: Protecting Heritage and History". Diplomat. 8 February 2016. Retrieved 20 September 2016.

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