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Committee Decisions

CONF 202 21A.13

Fort and Shalamar Gardens, Lahore (Pakistan)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Reiterates its request made to the State Party at its 24th session to take corrective measures to remove the threats to the property and to clarify ownership, land-use and the legal status of the land within 60 meters of the partially demolished hydraulic works, particularly in view of the Punjab Special Premises Ordinance applicable to the site;

2. Takes note with appreciation of the positive actions taken and being planned by the State Party and the Centre for the rehabilitation of the Shalamar Gardens and in elaborating a comprehensive management plan for the site, although regretting the delays in implementing the emergency assistance activity for taking corrective measures to remove the threats to the property; 

3. Requests the State Party and the Centre to continue their co-operation in order to ensure that an integrated conservation, management and development plan is elaborated, adopted and implemented as soon as possible;

4. Requests the State Party and the Centre to report to its 27th session in June/July 2003, on the progress made in removing the threats to the site;

5. Decides to retain the property on the List of World Heritage in Danger.
Documents
PDF Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
PDF WHC-02/CONF.202/18
Themes: Conservation
Focal Point: APA
States Parties: Pakistan
Session: 26COM