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Faisalabad

(fīsäl`əbäd'), formerly

Lyallpur

(lī`əlpo͝or), city (1998 pop. 1,977,246), NE Pakistan, in a cotton- and wheat-growing area. It is an important transportation and commercial center, especially for grains, cloth, and ghee (clarified butter). Manufactures include textiles, pharmaceuticals, chemical fertilizer, bicycles, textile machinery, hosiery, flour, sugar, vegetable oil, and soap. The city was founded by Sir James Lyall c.1895 and named in his honor. Punjab Agricultural Univ., several colleges affiliated with the Univ. of Punjab, and numerous experimental farms and cattle-breeding stations are in Faisalabad.

Faisalabad

a city in NE Pakistan: commercial and manufacturing centre of a cotton- and wheat-growing region; university (1961). Pop.: 2 533 000 (2005 est.)
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Before being brought from Jammu last weekend, Naved was interrogated along with other militants from Faislabad and his interrogators concluded he was not lying about where he hailed from.
Tension had been surging in Faislabad, a PML-N stronghold, in the run-up to the show of strength by PTI, which plans to hold further paralyzing protests in Punjab's capital Lahore on Dec 12 and then in southen port city of Karachi before a planned nationwide shutdown on Dec 18.
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The Met Office said rain with gusty winds (snowfall over hills) is expected in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Lahore, Faislabad divisions), Islamabad, GilgitBaltistan and Kashmir on Monday
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According to a press release issued here on Thursday, the U.S Consul General said this while meeting the students who completed English Access Micro Scholarship Programme held under the aegis of US State Department in Faislabad. She also lauded the students interest towards education.
According to a press release issued here on Saturday, he said this during his first visit to Faislabad Railways Station.
After the success of the first phase of the driving course in Lahore, Sheikh plans to extend the course to Faislabad, Rawalpindi, Multan and Chiniot as well as other areas of Punjab.
FAISLABAD -- Speakers at a recently held 'International Seminar on Climate Change' have expressed their concern about the state of climate change in Pakistan, saying unless it takes adaptive and mitigating measures, the country could face yield reduction in major crops from 7 to 45 per cent in the next four decades.
They should also highlight human rights violation in Kashmir," Shah said, adding that he addressed public rallies at Multan, Karachi, Lahore, Faislabad, Islamabad and Mirpur.