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colonial cantonement city of Rawalpindi, and Margalla Hills National Park, including surrounding rural areas.

, Abuja in Nigeria, Astana in Kazakhstan, Naypyidaw in Burma, and Islamabad in Pakistan. The federal administrative centre of Malaysia, Putrajaya is also a planned city. In Pakistan, the most notable planned city is the capital Islamabad, whose first foundations were laid during the 1950s. Sargodha, Faisalabad, Gwadar Chenab Nagar and D.G.Khan are also planned cities. International legacy A monument jointly dedicated


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: www.dailytimes.com.pk default.asp?page 2011\04\13\story_13-4-2011_pg11_7 title Leading News Resource of Pakistan publisher Daily Times date 2011-04-13 accessdate 2011-12-19 Afghanistan began diplomatic ties with Pakistan in 1947, after the Partition of India and when Pakistan was created as a new state. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA (Federally Administered Tribal Areas) and Balochistan (Balochistan (Pakistan)) have long complicated Afghanistan–Pakistan relations

According to the Minister for Railways (Ministry of Railways (Pakistan)) Ghulam Ahmad Bilour, after the trial of the container train service, a passenger train

: www.dailytimes.com.pk default.asp?page 2009\08\15\story_15-8-2009_pg7_12 title Leading News Resource of Pakistan publisher Daily Times date accessdate 2009-08-15 According to the Minister for Railways (Ministry of Railways (Pakistan)) Ghulam Ahmad Bilour, after the trial of the container train service, a passenger train will be launched.


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to ease congestion and prevent traffic jams, and according to official figures, Lahore has the highest number of underpasses in Pakistan. The government would undertake planned rehabilitation of the roads, which have outlived their designed life, construction of missing road links and development of province-wide secondary arteries linking national motorways and trade corridors to foster economic opportunities via meeting expanding domestic and international travel and trade demands. * Nigeria


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km ) and Sargodha ( ). Due to extensive road and rail links the city has flourished within the manufacturing and agricultural markets. The city is on the Grand Trunk Road, which allows logistical connections to the provincial capitals such as Peshawar and Lahore and also to the capital of Pakistan Islamabad.It is in between Lahore and Islamabad so It has got famous in business for small and medium industries. Gujranwala is known for its extensive

production of sugarcane, melons and grains for international export. The city has set up several commercial and industrial centres allowing the manufacturing of ceramics, steel, cutlery, crockery, iron safes, metal tool, utensils, textiles, sanitary and tannery (tanning) production. The city has produced some of the finest wrestlers and bodybuilders of the subcontinent, which has resulted in the nickname 'City of wrestlers' or ''Phelwana da shehar'' in Punjabi (Punjabi language). The city is also


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*In Pakistan, the doner kebab is referred to by its Arabic name, shawarma. Locals usually prefer to eat Shawarma with fizzy drinks. It is available in all small and major cities like Karachi, Hyderabad (Hyderabad, India), Lahore, Faisalabad, Islamabad, Peshawar, Multan and Quetta. Writing for Salon.com, however, Husain Haqqani countered this view, reporting that :''"in fact, U.S. officials did not leak Khan's name. The first leak of Khan's name, according


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Filings , WIPO Patent Report: Statistics on Worldwide Patent Activity (2006 Edition) Professional career Amar Jaleel started his career at Radio Pakistan, Karachi before being transferred to Islamabad, where he worked in different positions at radio and educational institutions. Now retired, Jaleel currently resides in Karachi, Sindh, where he spends his leisure time writing articles for various Pakistan newspapers, and is known as a popular columnist for ''Dawn (Dawn (newspaper))'' and ''The Nation (The Nation (Pakistani newspaper))''. On 22 January 2009, he was admitted to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences in Islamabad with heart, kidney and diabetes problems. He died on 26 January 2009 at the age of 88 years. He is buried in the H-11 Graveyard of Islamabad. '''Star Air Aviation''' is a cargo airline based in Karachi, Pakistan. It operates to many cities in Pakistan including Lahore, Islamabad and Peshawar. It is also a large ground handling agent (Aircraft ground handling) providing facilities to commercial, corporate and private airlines operating to and from Pakistan. Commons:Category:Islamabad WikiPedia:Islamabad Dmoz:Regional Asia Pakistan Provinces Islamabad Capital Territory


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in Rawalpindi and the disputed territory of Kashmir in the north. In 1958, a commission was constituted to select a suitable site for the national capital with particular emphasis on location, climate, logistics, and defence requirements along with other attributes. After extensive study, research, and a thorough review of potential sites, the commission recommended the area northeast of Rawalpindi in 1959. Commons:Category:Islamabad WikiPedia:Islamabad Dmoz:Regional Asia Pakistan Provinces Islamabad Capital Territory


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places. If you are unsure about the hygiene of a particular place, try to avoid ice in all your drinks. There are 3 major hospitals in Islamabad: the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (also known as '''PIMS''') next to G-8 Markaz, '''Shifa International Hospital''' in H-8 1 and the '''Poly Clinic''' in sector G-6. Also, there are various private hospitals in every sector in Islamabad providing extensive health care with different price ranges. Ali Medical Centre in F-8 Markaz is one of them

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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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