Gujranwala


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Gujranwala

a city in NE Pakistan: textile manufacturing. Pop.: 1 466 000 (2005 est.)

Gujranwala

 

a city in Pakistan, in Punjab Province. Population, 289.000 (1969, including suburbs). A railroad station is located there. The city produces cotton, knitwear, and electrical appliances. There is metalworking and various handicraft trades (the production of metal safes and copper-ware).

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Commissioner Gujranwala Division Shamail Ahmed Khawaja told the newsmen here Tuesday that the government would distribute Rs.
5 acre land) of Gujranwala Division will be given total Rs 579.
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Noman Salauddin, President, Gujranwala Chamber of Commerce, on behalf of the Chamber, congratulated the Finance Minister on attaining GSP Plus status for Pakistan that would go a long way in increasing the exports.
On RCL-2 ground, Riyadh Sports Club won the Premier League II final against Gujranwala CC by 6 wickets.
The officers included Nisar Ahmad Chattha, SST Government Elementary School, Alipur Chattha; Basit Ali, SST Government High School, Varpal Chattha, tehsil Wazirabad, Gujranwala district; Tahir Naveed, SST Workers' Welfare School, People's Colony, Gujranwala; and Muhammad Jehangir, a lecturer at the Government Degree College, Alipur Chattha.
Rain-thunderstorm associated with gusty winds occurred at scattered places of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala Sargodha divisions, FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir, while at isolated places in Quetta and Makran divisions, during last 24 hours.
Isolated heavy falls were also expected in Bahawalpur divisions on Sunday/Monday and Sahiwal,Lahore and Gujranwala divisions on Monday/Tuesday.
While Army Chief arrived in Gujranwala to offer the funeral prayers of the dead and visit the injured, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif ordered formation of the investigation team comprising army and Railways officials to inquire the matter.
DCO Gujranwala Amer Jan also reached the spot and supervised the rescue work.
As per details, a boiler explosion incident occurred in a factory near Gujranwala on Saturday, due to which roof of the factory caved-in.
GUJRANWALA -- Pakistan Railways on Friday announced to launch an investigation into the Gujranwala train tragedy which left 17 people including army men dead.