Dera Ghazi Khan

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national arts

and internationally. The National Arts Council, D. G. Khan is also established to promote the arts and theatre in the city. Press and media Daily Jang is also published from Dera Ghazi Khan along with many local newspapers in Urdu, Saraiki and Balochi languages. Daily Kasak


largest theme

canals and 12 Marlas. In 1948 a friends' club was made in this area. Company Bagh is used to play football, hockey, volleyball, badminton and table tennis, amongst other games *Ghazi Park is a decent sized theme park (Amusement park), and is the largest theme park in the city. It is located at the North-West outskirts of Dera Ghazi Khan. Exhibitions are arranged through part of the year since 1999, which attract many visitors. The exhibitions are held between February and March. *The Bank of Indus River is a peaceful picnic point for the people of Dera Ghazi Khan. From here the view of the river is beautiful. It is also known as the name of '''Ghazi Ghaat'''. Ghazi Ghaat welcomes the people coming to Dera Ghazi Khan from the eastern side. There is a boat renting service available at the river. *Wild Life Park Dera Ghazi Khan has recently been re-developed. It is commonly called Dera Ghazi Khan Zoo. The Wild Life Park is government funded and free to visit. *D.G.Khan and Kachi Canalis becoming a peaceful picnic point for the people of Dera Ghazi Khan. From here the view of both canals is beautiful. It is very near to city at and can access via airport road.It welcomes the people coming from Fort Munro, Sakhi Sarwer and Balochistan to Dera Ghazi Khan. Churchyard It is situated in the northern side of the Canal colony, residential colony in front of the Central Jail Dera Ghazi Khan. It has the walls on its four sides. This churchyard could not spread because of Christian minority in the local area. This was constructed in 1910. Economy Agriculture thumb Agriculture in Dera Ghazi Khan (File:Meadow, D.G. Khan.jpg) Dera Ghazi Khan is located in rich agricultural land with cotton, wheat, sugarcane, rice, tobacco being the major crops grown. Dera Ghazi Khan is also well known for its dates. The district is now connected by railroad with other parts of the country including Multan, Lahore, Karachi and Quetta. Major crops Wheat, sugarcane and cotton are the main crops grown in the district. Rice, jawar, bajra, moong, mash, masoor, ground nuts, maize and oil seeds such as rapeseed, mustard, and sunflower are also grown in minor quantities in the district. Fruits Mangoes, dates, citrus and pomegranate are the main fruits grown in the district. Dates, jaman, pears, and bananas are also grown in smaller quantities in the district. Vegetables Onions, carrots, cauliflower and peas are the main vegetables grown in the district. Ladyfinger, turnips, tomatoes, potatoes, garlic and chillies are also grown in the district in minor quantities. Fish Farming D.G. Khan is the leading district in Pakistan in fishery. About 15000 acres of land are under fishery. Mainly Indian Major Carps are cultured. Now some progressive farmers are turning to Tilapia farming as well. Forests An area of 100,864 acres is forested in the district. There is also linear plantation of 1250 A.V. mile the roads rails canals in the district. Trees grown in the area are kikar, shisham, millbury and eucalyptus. Large industries The prominent employers in Dera Ghazi Khan are the D. G. Khan Cement Company Limited (Nishat Group#Cement), Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, the Al-Ghazi Tractors and Rahim Bux textile Mills. It is considered that these companies, along with various other flour mills, companies in the cotton, chemical and textile industries, as well as rice, sugar, and ghee mills, form the backbone of the Pakistan's economy. However, private sector investment is increasing rapidly and a large number of private banks and national corporations are offering their services in the city. The city also has an oil refinery owned by OGDC (Oil and Gas Development Company) located in the Sulaiman mountain, near Taunsa. In addition to this there are also many oil rigs owned by the Dewan Group located in the tribal areas. Dera Ghazi Khan is also famous for the production of automotive oil,air and fuel filters. '''Advance Auto Filters''' is one of the leading filters manufacturing industry in country. Real estate The property and real estate businesses have very much progressed in the past few years. New housing schemes near Sakhi Sarwar road, Jampur road and Multan road have been established with all modern facilities. The capital value of rural farming land has also increased because of the huge number of expatriates in the GCC countries, who wish to come back home and live with their families by having a farm land as a source of income. Hotels and restaurants There are many hotels in the city like the Shalimar Hotel, Pakeza Hotel, Ajwa Hotel, Indus Hotel, D.G. Hotel, Mola Bux Hotel, Mugel-e-Azam Hotel, Alsarwar Hotel, Madina Hotel etc. Moula Bux Hotel is the oldest hotel in the city and it was established in 1935. Markets thumb Travel Mark Plaza, Dera Ghazi Khan (File:Travel Mark Plaza.jpg) The following shopping Markets Centres are situated in the city: * Model Bazaar is a new and modern bazaar at jail road in the city. * Pathar Bazaar is considered as the oldest bazaar in the city. * The Grain market of Dera Ghazi Khan is renowned in the south Punjab. Mostly, farmers and traders of the region are affiliated with the grain market. Cotton, rice and wheat are the major crops of the area. * Rani bazar is a business center situated in city Dera Ghazi Khan. All kinds of jewellery and beautiful dresses for ladies are available in this market. Mostly women purchase their items from this market. * The cloth market is a business centre of the city and situated in Saddar Bazar near Committee Gollai. * The garments market is a business centre of the city located in Block-10 behind Govt. City High School and situated in Rani Bazar near Committee Gollai. * The electronic market falls within the middle of the city, near the Gollai Committee. * The medicine market is situated near the Civil Hospital Dera Ghazi Khan. All kinds of medicine are available from the market. * The vegetable and fruit market is situated within the area near the Faridi bazar. A huge quantity of apple, apricots (khubani), plums(aalubukhara) and other vegetables are brought in this market from Balochistan and from there are supplied to the other districts the of Punjab province. * The mobile market is a big market in the heart of Dera Ghazi Khan. Every type of mobile phone and mobile-related shops are in this area. * The Mowaish Mandi is held in Shah Saddar-Din. * The spices industry Diamondstar Salt & spices is the famous name in spice industry in Dera Ghazi Khan. Transportation Dera Ghazi Khan International Airport


major focus


books online

, Albermarle Street year 1841 page 276 By 1761, Ahmad Shah Abdali invaded the Maratha territory of Punjab and captured remnants of the Maratha Empire in Punjab (Punjab region) and Kashmir regions and re-consolidated control over them. For a detailed account of the battle fought, see Chapter VI of ''PKFHSPKFHS books-online-a tfmeh10.htm The Fall of the Moghul Empire of Hindustan'' by H. G. Keene. ref>


producing community

health standards in producing community and research oriented doctors who will be competent to deal with the common health problems of the people in a scientifically sound and cost effective manner, using the appropriate technology and holistic approach. Its graduates will be able to assume leadership in a health care team and will communicate effectively as a good clinician in accordance with the code of medical ethics. '''Technology and Specialization''' * University of Agriculture, Faisalabad


culture including

and Urdu languages. The tradition of Mushaira is still very common in the city and villages. Famous Urdu poet Mohsin Naqvi and Javed Ahsan Khan belongs to Dera Ghazi Khan. Cuisine * Sohanjhnrran (Saraiki (Saraiki language): ) or the flowers of Moringa oleifera is very peculiar food of Saraiki culture including Dera Ghazi Khan. * Sohan Halwa is traditional sweet made by boiling a mixture of water, sugar, milk and wheatflour (coarse pieces) cornflour

until it becomes solid. * Sohbat is very peculiar food of Saraiki culture including Dera Ghazi Khan and Taunsa. * Sijji is very peculiar food of Saraiki culture including Dera Ghazi Khan and Fort Munro. Sports Dera Ghazi Khan has a cricket stadium


sweet made

and Urdu languages. The tradition of Mushaira is still very common in the city and villages. Famous Urdu poet Mohsin Naqvi and Javed Ahsan Khan belongs to Dera Ghazi Khan. Cuisine * Sohanjhnrran (Saraiki (Saraiki language): ) or the flowers of Moringa oleifera is very peculiar food of Saraiki culture including Dera Ghazi Khan. * Sohan Halwa is traditional sweet made by boiling a mixture of water, sugar, milk and wheatflour (coarse pieces) cornflour


news breaking

and internationally. The National Arts Council, D. G. Khan is also established to promote the arts and theatre in the city. Press and media Daily Jang is also published from Dera Ghazi Khan along with many local newspapers in Urdu, Saraiki and Balochi languages. Daily Kasak


publications research

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wild life

, Punjab Gadai road in front of the Model Town. *D.C. Garden has an area of 81 canals and 3 marlas. Divisional Public School and Wild Life Park was also the part of D.C. Garden. Although it is an administrative and residential area, it has natural greenery. Dera Ghazi Khan administration has made the Dera Ghazi Khan officers' club inside the D.C. Garden, where the officers play games such as squash, badminton, and tennis. *Company Bagh is called the second garden of the city. Its area is 162 canals and 12 Marlas. In 1948 a friends' club was made in this area. Company Bagh is used to play football, hockey, volleyball, badminton and table tennis, amongst other games *Ghazi Park is a decent sized theme park (Amusement park), and is the largest theme park in the city. It is located at the North-West outskirts of Dera Ghazi Khan. Exhibitions are arranged through part of the year since 1999, which attract many visitors. The exhibitions are held between February and March. *The Bank of Indus River is a peaceful picnic point for the people of Dera Ghazi Khan. From here the view of the river is beautiful. It is also known as the name of '''Ghazi Ghaat'''. Ghazi Ghaat welcomes the people coming to Dera Ghazi Khan from the eastern side. There is a boat renting service available at the river. *Wild Life Park Dera Ghazi Khan has recently been re-developed. It is commonly called Dera Ghazi Khan Zoo. The Wild Life Park is government funded and free to visit. *D.G.Khan and Kachi Canalis becoming a peaceful picnic point for the people of Dera Ghazi Khan. From here the view of both canals is beautiful. It is very near to city at and can access via airport road.It welcomes the people coming from Fort Munro, Sakhi Sarwer and Balochistan to Dera Ghazi Khan. Churchyard It is situated in the northern side of the Canal colony, residential colony in front of the Central Jail Dera Ghazi Khan. It has the walls on its four sides. This churchyard could not spread because of Christian minority in the local area. This was constructed in 1910. Economy Agriculture thumb Agriculture in Dera Ghazi Khan (File:Meadow, D.G. Khan.jpg) Dera Ghazi Khan is located in rich agricultural land with cotton, wheat, sugarcane, rice, tobacco being the major crops grown. Dera Ghazi Khan is also well known for its dates. The district is now connected by railroad with other parts of the country including Multan, Lahore, Karachi and Quetta. Major crops Wheat, sugarcane and cotton are the main crops grown in the district. Rice, jawar, bajra, moong, mash, masoor, ground nuts, maize and oil seeds such as rapeseed, mustard, and sunflower are also grown in minor quantities in the district. Fruits Mangoes, dates, citrus and pomegranate are the main fruits grown in the district. Dates, jaman, pears, and bananas are also grown in smaller quantities in the district. Vegetables Onions, carrots, cauliflower and peas are the main vegetables grown in the district. Ladyfinger, turnips, tomatoes, potatoes, garlic and chillies are also grown in the district in minor quantities. Fish Farming D.G. Khan is the leading district in Pakistan in fishery. About 15000 acres of land are under fishery. Mainly Indian Major Carps are cultured. Now some progressive farmers are turning to Tilapia farming as well. Forests An area of 100,864 acres is forested in the district. There is also linear plantation of 1250 A.V. mile the roads rails canals in the district. Trees grown in the area are kikar, shisham, millbury and eucalyptus. Large industries The prominent employers in Dera Ghazi Khan are the D. G. Khan Cement Company Limited (Nishat Group#Cement), Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, the Al-Ghazi Tractors and Rahim Bux textile Mills. It is considered that these companies, along with various other flour mills, companies in the cotton, chemical and textile industries, as well as rice, sugar, and ghee mills, form the backbone of the Pakistan's economy. However, private sector investment is increasing rapidly and a large number of private banks and national corporations are offering their services in the city. The city also has an oil refinery owned by OGDC (Oil and Gas Development Company) located in the Sulaiman mountain, near Taunsa. In addition to this there are also many oil rigs owned by the Dewan Group located in the tribal areas. Dera Ghazi Khan is also famous for the production of automotive oil,air and fuel filters. '''Advance Auto Filters''' is one of the leading filters manufacturing industry in country. Real estate The property and real estate businesses have very much progressed in the past few years. New housing schemes near Sakhi Sarwar road, Jampur road and Multan road have been established with all modern facilities. The capital value of rural farming land has also increased because of the huge number of expatriates in the GCC countries, who wish to come back home and live with their families by having a farm land as a source of income. Hotels and restaurants There are many hotels in the city like the Shalimar Hotel, Pakeza Hotel, Ajwa Hotel, Indus Hotel, D.G. Hotel, Mola Bux Hotel, Mugel-e-Azam Hotel, Alsarwar Hotel, Madina Hotel etc. Moula Bux Hotel is the oldest hotel in the city and it was established in 1935. Markets thumb Travel Mark Plaza, Dera Ghazi Khan (File:Travel Mark Plaza.jpg) The following shopping Markets Centres are situated in the city: * Model Bazaar is a new and modern bazaar at jail road in the city. * Pathar Bazaar is considered as the oldest bazaar in the city. * The Grain market of Dera Ghazi Khan is renowned in the south Punjab. Mostly, farmers and traders of the region are affiliated with the grain market. Cotton, rice and wheat are the major crops of the area. * Rani bazar is a business center situated in city Dera Ghazi Khan. All kinds of jewellery and beautiful dresses for ladies are available in this market. Mostly women purchase their items from this market. * The cloth market is a business centre of the city and situated in Saddar Bazar near Committee Gollai. * The garments market is a business centre of the city located in Block-10 behind Govt. City High School and situated in Rani Bazar near Committee Gollai. * The electronic market falls within the middle of the city, near the Gollai Committee. * The medicine market is situated near the Civil Hospital Dera Ghazi Khan. All kinds of medicine are available from the market. * The vegetable and fruit market is situated within the area near the Faridi bazar. A huge quantity of apple, apricots (khubani), plums(aalubukhara) and other vegetables are brought in this market from Balochistan and from there are supplied to the other districts the of Punjab province. * The mobile market is a big market in the heart of Dera Ghazi Khan. Every type of mobile phone and mobile-related shops are in this area. * The Mowaish Mandi is held in Shah Saddar-Din. * The spices industry Diamondstar Salt & spices is the famous name in spice industry in Dera Ghazi Khan. Transportation Dera Ghazi Khan International Airport

Dera Ghazi Khan

thumb right 200px Road to Fort Munro, Dera Ghazi Khan (Image:Road Block due to landslide at Girdu.JPG)

'''Dera Ghazi Khan''' ( in nastaʿlīq script, is a geographically central city of Pakistan at the junction of all four provinces of Pakistan. The city is headquarter of Dera Ghazi Khan Division, which consists of the Dera Ghazi Khan (Dera Ghazi Khan District), Rajanpur (Rajanpur District), Muzaffargarh (Muzaffargarh District) and Layyah (Layyah District) districts.

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