Mazar


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Mazar

 

a place revered by Muslims as sacred. The mazar is usually a tomb or a grave site marked by a monument. Examples are found in Mazar-i-Sharif and Herat (Afghanistan), Bukhara and Khiva (Middle Asia), An Najaf and Karbala (Iraq), and Mashhad and Qom (Iran).

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The chief minister said that it was something to be pride of for him to visit the mazar of father of nation.
Nihal Hashmi said that a good care would be taken of the Mazar and the graves of the leaders that are also located within its premises.
He said that on the suggestion of the Mazar Management Board, the company has changed the design of the project and the route has been made underground near premises of the mazar so that its beauty should be maintained.
Jarrar added "Mazar brings to BisB more than 17 of veteran industry experience in Islamic banking, serving in various positions in compliance and governance.
Responding to Dawn, secretary to the Quaid-i-Azam Mazar Management Board and its resident engineer Mohammad Arif said on Tuesday that the mazar faced a water scarcity on a regular basis.
Heimdal also says that the Mazar cannot be installed on any device that has 'Russian' selected as its official language.
"Now I carry agricultural products from my district to Mazar once a week, whereas previously I made two trips a day to the Mazar market!"
Soca had bugged Mazar's flat in Bristol and swooped when the 1kg cocaine was delivered from dealers in London.
One school of archaeologists, including Mazar, believes the Hebrew kings David and Solomon were 10th century rulers, but a second school argues that David's monarchy was entirely mythical.
The scholarly perspectives presented were those of two giants in the field of Levantine Archaeology, Israel Finkelstein of Tel Aviv University and Amihai Mazar of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
THIS GUY, HE CAN TAKE YOU TO MAZAR, BUT IT'LL BE $1,700 PER PERSON.
Ecstatic civilians greeted Alliance forces in Mazar by filling the streets with music - long banned by the Taliban, while women were told they no longer have to wear veils and would be allowed to attend the city's university.