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 (fī′sä-lə-bäd′) Formerly Ly·all·pur (lī′əl-po͝or′)
A city of northeast Pakistan west of Lahore. Founded in 1892, it is an industrial and commercial center.


(Placename) a city in NE Pakistan: commercial and manufacturing centre of a cotton- and wheat-growing region; university (1961). Pop: 2 533 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1979): Lyallpur


(faɪˌsɑ ləˈbɑd, -ˌsæl əˈbæd)
a city in NE Pakistan. 1,875,000.
Formerly, Lyallpur.
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Noun1.Faisalabad - city in northeast Pakistan
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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During the local body elections in Faislabad UC, Former district Nazim Chaudhry Zahid Nazir elder brother of Asim Nazir won unopposed whereas Chaudhry Zaheer u din is a contestant for mayor ship in Municipal cooperation.
Sources said collecting the DNA samples of the militant from Faislabad in Pakistan could help in proving his nationality.
28,799 Hajjaj, Lahore with 29,587 Hajjaj, Karachi with 37,010 Hajjaj, Multan with 8,338 Hajjaj, Sialkot with 2,346 Hajjaj, Faislabad with 2,874 Hajjaj, Rahim-Yar- Khan with 665 Hajjaj, Sukkur with 1,153 Hajjaj, Peshawar with 25,200 Hajjaj and Quetta with 9,208 Hajjaj.
Shuja Khanzada, home minister for Pakistan's Punjab province, added two men, Mushtaq Ahmed and Nawazish Ali, were executed in the central city of Faislabad for a 2003 assassination attempt on former military ruler Pervez Musharraf.
On December 20, Aqeel alias Dr Usman and Arshad Mehmood were executed in Faislabad.
Aqeel alias Usman and Arshad were hanged in Faislabad Jail at 9:00 p.
The LPG will be sold in Lahore, Gujranwala, Gujrt, Faislabad, Sialkot, Hydrabad and Sheikhopura at Rs 110 per kg with domestic cylinder at Rs 1270.
ar and their associates had already started the process of reaching out to Karachi and Faislabad, Pakistan's third largest city, after the fall of their regime in Kabul, when the Pakistani forces had started getting hold of their key leaders in the tribal belt.
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On the contrary, the Punjab police itself removed Quranic texts from an Ahmadi graveyard in Faislabad, which they said was to avert clashes in the face of threats from extremist organisations.
Mohammed Rafeeq, from Shahpur in the Pakistan town of Faislabad, said he had to pinch himself several times before he believed he had won the vehicle, worth BD32,000, in a promotion run by VIVA.
Hundreds of people, mostly factory laborers, have been holding protests against long load-shedding hours in Lahore, Faislabad, Gujranwala and other cities of the Punjab province.