He expressed these views during his visit to Katas Raj Temple at Choa Saiden Shah today. Provincial Minister for Planning & Development and Hospitality Ch. Abdul Ghafoor, Member National Assembly Ch. Ayaz Amir, Member Provincial Assembly Begum Iffat Liaqat, Chairperson District Social Welfare Board Chakwal Mehwish Sultana, DCO Chakwal Ahmad Aziz Tarrar, DPO Chakwal Kashif Mushtaq Kanjo, ADC Chakwal Saadat Hassan and members Indian delegation SMP Deno Kumari, Minister Sri Ashook Kumar Sinha, Chief Secretary Behar Sri Anjani Kumar Singh, Naushad Ahmad, Amir Subhani, Saleem Pervaiz and Sri M.K. Kumar Singh were present on the occasion. The Chief Minister of Indian Province Behar, Natish Kumar planted a sapling at Katas Raj Temple.
Later, Natish Kumar visited various sections of Katas Raj Temple and washed hands with the holy water of the pond and also went to Hanuman Temple. He also recorded his impressions in the visitors’ book at Katas Raj Temple. The Chief Minister of Behar thanked Punjab government for looking after and restoring the Hindu religious places in their original shape. Earlier, in his welcome address, DCO Chakwal Ahmad Aziz Tarrar gave a briefing about Katas Raj Temple and said that on the instructions of Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, Punjab government is paying special attention to repair and restoration of Hindu religious places. He said that a water channel has been built for better supply of water to the sacred pool of Katas Raj Temple whereas Punjab Archeology Department has done a lot of work for the restoration of historical places. He informed that the road leading to Katas Raj Temple is being made a dual carriageway and water supply scheme is in the final phases of completion.