Work of Five Model Cemeteries in Punjab to be Completed by April 30


On the directions of the caretaker Punjab Chief Minister, Mohsin Naqvi, construction work of five model cemeteries in the province will be completed by 30th of April, caretaker Local Government Minister Ibrahim Murad disclosed this on Friday. He informed that the Chief Minister had approved a sum of Rs. 400 million for this purpose besides waiving of burial charges of Rs. 10,000/ per grave in model cemeteries for the destitute persons. Ibrahim Murad said that construction work of boundary walls, prayers places and ablution areas has been geared up for making model cemeteries functional without delay. He told that four such cemeteries were being set up in Lahore while the fifth on is being built in Sialkot. The four model cemeteries in Lahore were being established on Soy Asal Bedian Road, Kahna Nao, Rai Wind Road and Ahlu Kacha Road. An average of 12,000 graves will be built in each model cemetery, he added.