DJ Science, NED to be protected buildings

KARACHI, Oct 10: Sindh Chief Secretary Ejaz Ahmed Qureshi has directed education departments and officials of general administration and coordination to preserve the buildings of DJ Science College and NED University's old campus under the cultural heritage plan.

Speaking during his visit to the buildings on Tuesday, he said these buildings were part of the city's cultural heritage and the outer façade of the buildings must remain intact during renovation. He said the buildings' sewerage systems must be improved.

Earlier, Qureshi held a meeting to discuss the disputed matters regarding preservation of DJ College's building. The participants decided that a special fundraising campaign would be launched for this purpose and cooperation of philanthropists will be sought. Renowned architect Arif Hassan Khan, Works and Services Secretary Syed Faisal Saood, Culture Secretary Shamas Jaffrani, Karachi Building Control Authority (KBCA) Chief Rauf Akhtar Farooqui, Asadullah Dharejo, Project Director Special Projects Dr Kalimullah Lashari and others were also present. ppi

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