The walled city of Lahore authority found an ancient cupboard some weeks ago during the excavation of the outer walls of Wazir Khan Mosque. On Friday, WCLA held a public opening of the cupboard found in wazir khan mosque.
The ancient cupboard appears to be hundred years old. And now this is the property of WACLA. The authorities had been trying to open the cupboard since they found it.
Shakoor Allah Khan (agha khan cultural service Pakistan), Ayaaz Ahmad (Auqaaf manager), Muhammad Majid Khan (Lahore Museum), Malik Maqsood (archaeology deputy director), Rashid Ahmed (Akbari Gate Police Station sub-inspector), Abdul Ghafoor Zuberi (Auqaaf additional secretary), Rashid Ahmed (Akbari Gate Police Station sub-inspector), Mohammad Abbas (Wazir Khan Mosque Chowk president) and Farooq (Wazir Khan Mosque Bazaar president) were present along with some media persons on the opening of cupboard.
The ancient cupboard contained cash and financial records of a shop belonging to a certain Ismail, who was the owner of a shop in the Wazir Khan Mosque.
The documents are from 1939 –1950.