LAHORE: The Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) inaugurated the first selfie point built at Taman Jilani for residents here on Monday.
Officials say citizens will forever cherish unforgettable moments with themselves and their loved ones at this time. They added that more selfie points would be built in the provincial metropolitan city to promote local tourism.
The idea for a selfie point came from Provincial Secretary of Housing Nadeem Mahbub at a meeting a few weeks ago and the PHA implemented it in the shortest possible time, officials added. They said PHA guarded parks and recreation areas with all precautions against the corona virus.
On Monday, Punjab Chief Minister Asif Mehmood and Housing Secretary Nadeem Mehboob cut the selfie point tape at Jilani Park (Race Course). Asif Mehmood said that the provincial capital of Lahore was second in its beauty and prizes. From the point of selfie, citizens will forever cherish unforgettable moments with themselves and their loved ones.
Housing Secretary Nadeem Mahbub said that the PHA’s decision to set a selfie point was praiseworthy. Muzaffar Khan, Director General of the Park and Horticultural Authority, has implemented instructions in a short amount of time and has set a selfie point in Taman Jilani that deserves congratulations. Housing Secretary Nadeem Mahbub further said that the selfie point was a PHA special gift for the people of Lahore while PHA would open a park for residents with security measures according to government orders under the SOP.
PHA Deputy Chair Yasir Gilani said that the Park and Horticultural Authority is fighting for the beauty and facilities of the park for the enjoyment of the residents and the beauty of the park has been further enhanced by a selfie point at Taman Jilani.
Muzaffar Khan said that the idea of a selfie point was realized by Housing Secretary Nadeem Mahbub. “We thank Housing Secretary Nadeem Mahbub for presenting the idea of a charming selfie point for the people of Lahore,” he said.
He said that in the view of the coronavirus, maintenance of parks and recreational areas was being carried out with precautionary measures and PHA took steps to beautify the city and provide quality facilities to residents in the park.