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Pakistan: see FaisalabadFaisalabad
, formerly Lyallpur
, 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).
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a city in Pakistan, Punjab Province, in the Chenab-Ravi interfluvial area. Population, 1.1 million (1972; 13,400 in 1906; 179,000 in 1951; 425,000 in 1961).

Lyallpur is the country’s third-largest economic center and a transportation hub. Its diversified industries produce food, textiles, footwear, chemicals, and metalwork. Its thermal power plant is based on the Sui gas deposits. Lyallpur is the trading center of an irrigated agricultural region that supplies commercial cotton and wheat. There is an agricultural institute. The city was founded in the 19th century and named for the English governor of the Punjab, J. Lyall. [14–339–4; updated]

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He had had a swimming pool, horse stables and fleets of cars in his father's homes in Lyallpur and Lahore since his childhood.
One hopes initiatives such as this would help fill the vaccum left in the intellectual life of the third biggest city of Pakistan: Lyallpur or Faisalabad.
Bilal Ahmad, TMO Lyallpur Town Mian Nadeem Anwar, officers of different departments of city district government anti dengue squads, sanitary patrols and large number of citizens belonging to different section of life participated the seminar and walk.
The Akali Dal saw 'Azad Punjab' comprising Ambala, Jullunder, Lahore divisions, and out of the Multan division, Lyallpur district and some portions of Montgomery and Multan districts" but this theory of Azad Punjab became ineffective when "in July 1944 Rajagopalachari had intimated to Jinnah that Gandhi and the Congress were prepared to concede Pakistan if the Muslim League would support the Congress in calling for complete independence and co-operate in the formation of a provincial government".
The section designed both laboratory and field trials and executed simultaneously at Lyallpur and Gurdaspur to find out the efficacy of artificial inoculation for the economic cultivation of Egyptian clover (Trifolium alexandrinum L.
Currently the City District Government of Faisalabad is consisted of four towns viz; Iqbal town, Jinnah Town, Lyallpur town, Madina town and Faisalabad Saddar (Table 1).
The estimated damage to the Lyallpur Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited is about Rs.
Appendix 2 Changes in Administrative Units between 1972, 1981 and 1987 New Districts Created Parent District Parent District between 1981 and 1987 in 1981 in 1972 Kohistan Mansehra Hazara Abbottabad Karak Kohat Kohat Bhakkar Mianwali Mianwali Khushab Sargodha Sargodha Toba Tek Singh Faisalabad * Lyallpur * Chakwal Jhelum Jhelum Okara Sahiwal Sahiwal Leiah Muzaffargarh Muzaffargarh Rajanpur D.
Addressing a press conference, Ahmed Mohy-uddin, Superintendent Police, Lyallpur Division, here Tuesday said that the recovered items include two cars, 16 motorcycles, cell-phones, cash and weapons.
Taking notice of the incident, a special police team comprising of SP Lyallpur Town Ahmed Mohyuddin, DSP Civil Lines Imran Kalro and SHO Civil Lines Shahid Alvi was constituted.
FAISALABAD -- Two-day Lyallpur Punjabi Sulaikh Mela concluded here on Saturday, highlighting history and literature of Punjabi language and role of Punjab in the Pakistan Movement.