Rose and Jasmine is turning into a Mughal Park

The Rose and Jasmine Garden, one of the oldest parks in Islamabad, is to be converted into a true picture of Mughal era.
A new PC-1 has now been approved and work on what is a grand project costing Rs. 55,126 Million has already began.
The Rose and Jasmine Garden is famous among the residents for its 250 different varieties of roses as well as several types of jasmine. Spring and autumn flower shows are organized here regularly by the horticulture society and the CDA that attracts a large number of visitors.
The park’s new features include a stream and Asian style fountains, a sitting area and snack bar besides a host of other aspects, and that the park’s entrance will also depict Mughal style.
The park is which is known mainly for its wide variety of roses and jasmine, will have flowerbeds featuring only these types of flowers. Beside it will have Asian architecture depicted through stonework.
The CDA is also planning to develop 174 new parks this year and work on 25 of them is underway, these days. The Fatima Jinnah Park in F-9 is also being developed and the first phase of it is to be completed this year.

2 Comments so far

  1. Talha (unregistered) on February 22nd, 2007 @ 4:42 pm

    Any url to support this?


  2. A for [pine]Apple (unregistered) on February 23rd, 2007 @ 2:42 am

    I dont think so anyone can do what mughals did in years and years of time … there buidling are still standing … not to mention our lame pieces :/

    And not to forget the must-be-praised civic sense in our people … the benches are so beautiful but they are somehow mutilated by our ppl in Rose & jas garden … :| Uffff…!



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