Chief Minister visits Madinatul Uloom, pays obeisance at Dargah Hazratbal


Reviews Dargah beautification plan, directs pacing up of decongestion plan, handing over sanitation to SMC, exploring possibility of community hall construction

SRINAGAR, MAY 23: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today visited Jamia Madinatul Uloom at Hazratbal and took stock of its functioning.

During the visit, the Chief Minister was briefed about the activities at the school by Principal, Prof. Muhammad Tayyib Kamili.

The Chief Minister, who is also the Chairperson of the J&K Wakf Board, directed installation of computers at the school and restoration of its library.

Mehbooba Mufti, on the occasion, also took an appraisal of various beautification projects underway at the shrine complex.

Minister of State for Housing & Urban Development, Asiea Naqash; Vice Chairman, Wakf Board, Nizamuddin Bhat; officers of Divisional and District administration were present on the occasion.

Earlier, the Chief Minister visited Dargah Hazratbal and prayed for peace and prosperity of the people of the State.

Later, the Chief Minister convened a meeting of Wakf Board and officers of Divisional administration to review the pace of beautification and expansion of Dargah complex.

Mehbooba Mufti directed pacing up the process of decongestion of the shrine complex and its adjoining areas. She also directed undertaking repairs of ladies section of the shrine, handing over of sanitation activities to SMC, working on the proposal to construct a community hall nearby.

The Chief Minister asked the Wakf authorities to dove tail their electrification works with the PDD so that an interruption free supply of power is ensured at the shrine complex.

Minister of State for Housing & Urban Development, Asiea Naqash; ADGP, Security, Muneer Ahmad Khan; Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan; Deputy Commissioner, Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed; CEO, Wakf Board, Bashir Ahmad Dar; Commissioner, SMC, Reyaz Ahmad Wani; Vice Chairman, LAWDA, Abdul Hafiz Shah; other senior officers and members of the Wakf Board were present in the meeting.