LAHORE  – Provincial Minister for Information Fayyazul Hassan Chohan on Tuesday said that the Punjab government has decided to allow celebrating Basant in Lahore.

Addressing a press conference in Lahore on Tuesday, he said that the Basant is a cultural festival of Lahore through which had a business billions of rupees.

The minister said that the cultural circles of Lahore had been asking to celebrate Basant festival. “The festival creates enormous economic activity and is a source of promoting tourism.”

Chohan went on to say that Basant will be celebrated in Lahore in the second week of February.

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