After 16 years, Frere Hall in Karachi is finally being renovated after 16 years, as per the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation.
Renovation and restoration work has begun. Approval for it was given by the KMC’s planning and development department in 2004.
According to the report, Karachi Administrator and Commissioner Iftikhar Shallwani stated the work will be done by mid-December after he inaugurated the renovation work.
The inauguration was attended by Karachi Additional Commissioner Dr. Waqas Roshan, Parks Director-General Taha Saleem, Sports, and Culture Senior Director Khursheed Shah, and other officials.
The KMC has hired archaeologist and historian Kaleemullah Lashari as a consultant to help it conduct the restoration and renovation work as per heritage preservation rules, Shallwani said.
He stated Frere Hall was a historical place that had been shut down for the public in the past but has now reopened. Shallwani stated the library at Frere Hall had also been renovated and a CSS Corner made.