What is Islamabad known for?

intense international

declined in 2004. There are two main reasons for this: warming of relations between New Delhi and Islamabad which consequently lead to a ceasefire between the two countries in 2003 and the fencing of the LOC being carried out by the Indian Army. Moreover, coming under intense international pressure, Islamabad was compelled to take actions against the militants' training camps on its territory. In 2004, the two countries also agreed upon decreasing the number of troops

scientific education

) is a Federally Chartered University, its Headquarter is in located in Islamabad, Pakistan. Its campus is located in the foot of the Margalla hills. The university is co-educational (Mixed-sex education), established to promote higher scientific education in Pakistan and offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees leading to PhD in the fields of engineering and management sciences. The campus is equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories which are among the best in the country

incorporating traditional

with modern hip hop music and is achieved by using various Pakistani languages (Languages of Pakistan) as well as incorporating traditional percussion like the tabla and dhol and other instrumentation like the sitar. Pakistani hip hop is perceived differently by the major branches of the Pakistani diaspora, where Pakistani Americans often adopt hip hop at an early age and make it an important aspect of their "American identity". Conversely, Pakistani Britons

life based

regarded, his most famous work was a biography of Muhammad, written in 1983, which earned him acclaim in the Muslim world and prizes from the governments of Pakistan and Egypt. His work was hailed as the "best biography of the prophet in English" at the National Seerat Conference in Islamabad. Muhammad : His Life Based on the Earliest Sources by Martin Lings He also continued travelling extensively, although he made his home in Kent. He died in 2005. *Raja Bhir's descendants reside primarily in Malot Chakwal and Jhelum holding some sub-branches in Rawalpindi. Commons:Category:Islamabad WikiPedia:Islamabad Dmoz:Regional Asia Pakistan Provinces Islamabad Capital Territory

offering great

url https: pages Kinara-Restaurant-Rawal-Lake email address Jinnah Road, Bani Gala lat 33.69443115 long 73.13398245 directions On the southern bank of Rawal Lake. From Rawal Chowk take Park Road, after 2km turn left following signs for Bani Gala, follow this road for about 1km. phone tollfree fax hours price content A lovely setting on the southern banks of Rawal Lake, and offering great sunset views over the water. Its all outdoor and set

taking photographs

, though this varies greatly by social class, social setting, age and personal upbringing. A good rule of thumb for both men and women: do not shake hands with members of the opposite sex unless they extend their hands first (in which case it would be rude of you not to shake hands). The best way to greet someone is to nod and say "Assalam-u-alaikum": smiling always helps! * Don't consume alcohol in public. * It's a good idea to avoid taking photographs of military establishments, police

world international

– A suicide truck bomb explosion (Islamabad Marriott Hotel bombing) destroys the Marriott Hotel (Marriott International) in Islamabad, Pakistan, killing at least 60 and injuring 266.

products rich

that this place tops the Tripadvisor listings for Islamabad. Mains around Rs400-500. *'''Tehzeeb Bakers''', F-6 Blue Area, Driving along the main road in blue area, with pizzas, bakery products, rich creamy milk ice creams etc. are available. A big range to choose from. Although it is a fairly big store, there are no eat-in arrangements. Right next to Tehzeeb Bakers is a place called Safilo, which offers a wide range of ice-creams, milkshakes and juices. They pride themselves in their cleanliness

current intelligence

Pakistan dictator lashes at 'plotters' ''The Australian'', 19 March 2007 He turned against the restored Supreme Court chief justice after a bench allowed Musharraf to contest the elections in uniform. http: archives 380 Accusation by Benazir Bhutto Days after the 2007 Karachi bombings, Benazir Bhutto in a letter to President Musharaf written on 16 October 2007 named Hamid Gul as one of the four persons including the current

Intelligence Bureau (IB) Chief Ijaz Shah, the then chief minister of Punjab Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, then chief minister of Sindh Arbab Ghulam Rahim, she suspected were behind the attacks. Shakeel, Syed Faisal PPP demands probe based on Benazir’s letter ''Dawn Newspaper'', 30 December 2007 Gul responded furiously to these claims. He was arrested on 4 November by the Military police in Islamabad during President Pervez

largest book

. Is in Super Market. *'''Saeed Book Bank''' is the largest book store in the city, located in the F-7 Markaz. A wide variety, from old books of local interest ("The Story of the Malakand Field Force" by Churchill, for instance) to modern best-sellers. Plenty about geopolitics and war in Pakistan and Afghanistan as well. *Furniture: There an are a number of places selling antique or new furniture made from antique wood pieces, such as Wood Heritage, Pak Turk, and another small but packed one in E-7. Shopping malls '''*Centaurus mega mall''':everything in one package from multiplex to food court. *'''World trade centre''':Abig shopping centre with many handicraft stores build by WTO. *'''AL Taqwa mall''':Good shopping mall with food court and playland. *'''DHA Gold crest.''' '''*AL Safa gold mall. '''Foreign Currency Exchange''' is easily available from F-6 Blue Area where there are 100's of money changers in privately owned shops. It is advised to check the rate with a few of them before going ahead with it. Eat At first glance the visitor may feel that Islamabad offers little to excite the taste-buds, however beneath the surface there is a thriving restaurant scene. Many of the better restaurants are away from the main markets of F6 and F7. Most do not serve alcohol, but some allow you to bring your own. Call ahead to ask. For ease of use restaurants are organised by sector: F6 *'''Majlis''', Hill Road (northern end, on the F6-3 side), a trendy place with good Lebanese food. A place where you will find the movers and shakers of the city and a large portion of the Arabic diplomatic community. The food is pretty good (although some would argue that the Lebanese Cafe in F10 is more authentic), and the setting just right. Though those visiting on a tight budget can choose to avoid it, it sure is worth a stop. It also delivers.Al Ghaazal HOTEl I10 Markaz REHMAT PLAZA ISLAMABAD * Commons:Category:Islamabad WikiPedia:Islamabad Dmoz:Regional Asia Pakistan Provinces Islamabad Capital Territory


'''Islamabad''' (

Since its foundation, Islamabad has attracted people from all over Pakistan, making it one of the most cosmopolitan and urbanized cities of Pakistan. As the national capital, Islamabad is the seat of the Government of Pakistan; the Presidential Palace (Aiwan-e-Sadr) is located here. Islamabad is also home to the Pakistan Monument, which is one of the two national monuments of Pakistan. Islamabad hosts a large number of foreign diplomats, politicians and government employees. The Capital Development Authority is responsible for managing the public works within the city.

Islamabad is located in the Pothohar Plateau in the northeastern part of the country, within the Islamabad Capital Territory. The region has historically been a part of the crossroads of Punjab (Punjab, Pakistan) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with the Margalla Pass (Margalla hills) acting as the gateway between the two regions.

The city is home to the Faisal Mosque, the largest mosque (List of mosques in Pakistan) in South Asia Allama Iqbal Open University in Islamabad is one of the world's largest universities by enrollment (World's largest universities). Islamabad has the lowest infant mortality rate in the country at 38 deaths per thousand as compared to the national average of 78 deaths per thousand. The Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences is one of the largest research oriented hospitals in South Asia.

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