Pakistan to get its own Disneyland, courtesy China

A Chinese company is poised to construct Pakistan's first Disneyland-like theme park with investment of up to Rs 32 billion in Lahore, the capital of Punjab province, media reported today.

Pakistan to get its own Disneyland, courtesy China
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Islamabad: A Chinese company is poised to construct Pakistan's first Disneyland-like theme park with investment of up to Rs 32 billion in Lahore, the capital of Punjab province, media reported today.

The proposed theme park will be built over an area of 320 to 350 acres near Kala Shah Kaku in suburbs of Lahore.

Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) Director General Shakeel Ahmad said that the Chinese company, Golden Bean, has decided to build the country's first Disneyland-style park, The Express Tribune reported.

"It is a huge project and will take around two years to complete," he added.

The Chinese company has committed to invest Rs 32 billion in the project.

Lahore Division Commissioner Abdullah Khan Sumbal said the proposed theme park would also have a five-star hotel, water aquarium, business and shopping centers, state-of- the-art rides and a rollercoaster.

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