Lays foundation stone of many news works costing about 2.2 crores at Shahdara Sharif & Panjpeer in Rajouri
Jammu and Kashmir Waqf Board Chairperson, Dr. Syed Darakhshan Andrabi on Thursday laid foundation stone for new projects of facility upgradation estimated at around Rs 2.2 crores at Shahdara Sharief and Panjpeer shrine in Rajouri today.
The new works included new Guest House, New Kitchen Block, New Bathroom Complex, New Security Block at ziyarat Shahdara Sharief and a Masjid area in Panjpeer shrine near Salani Bridge in Rajouri.
She was accompanied by CEO of Waqf Board Dr Syed Maajid Jahangir, Waqf Administrator Rajouri Ashiq Rafiq and Administrator Jammu Mudassir Iqbal.
Speaking to media after the foundation laying events, Dr Andrabi said, “After system reforms in Waqf, it is now time for upgradation of facilities at shrines. We have begun the process of creating necessary infrastructure at all prominent shrines. With digital system of working, we have ensured transparancy and accountability within Waqf.”
Dr Darakhshan Andrabi chaired Ulema conclave at Dak Bunglow Rajouri which was attended by all prominent religious preachers and scholars of the district. The religious leaders hailed the Waqf Board decision of 30 percent enhancement in remuneration of Imams, Khateebs & Muazzins. Addressing the conclave Dr Andrabi said that it was the responsibility of religious preachers and scholars to refresh the sufi legacy of this land in people’s minds and to inform public about the universal peaceful message of Islam.
Waqf Board Chairperson chaired Waqf employees conference and awarded certificates of excellence to the employees with great working records during the past one year. She emphasized on Waqf Board staff to dedicate themselves to the service of the society with more zeal and honesty.
Dr Andrabi inspected Eidgah Masjid Complex and Old city Purani Masjid Complex also.
She met the BJP Rajouri leaders delegation and had a detailed discussion about initiatives for expansion of party’s outreach to the untouched areas and people. Dr Andrabi met many other public delegations too.