Pakistan hurries to restore Katas Raj temple

Indian Prime Minster Manmohan Singh is expected to visit Chakwal during his trip to Pakistan scheduled for August.

Islamabad: The restoration work of the Katas Raj temple site in the district of Chakwal has begun, ahead of Indian Prime Minster Manmohan Singh’s expected visit to the city during his trip to Pakistan scheduled for August.
According to The News, a review meeting of restoration work was held at Environment Protection Department, Punjab, which was attended by senior officials of the Punjab Archaeology Department, the Environment Department and district officials of Chakwal.
The Archaeology director general informed the meeting that almost 80 percent restoration work had been completed so far by the Archaeology department, while the DCO Chakwal confirmed that desilting of the Katas Raj Pond was completed.