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Is·lam·a·bad

 (ĭs-lä′mə-bäd′, ĭz-lăm′ə-băd′)
The capital of Pakistan, in the northeast part of the country northeast of Rawalpindi. Construction began on the city in 1960, and it replaced Rawalpindi as the capital in 1967.

Islamabad

(ɪzˈlɑːməˌbɑːd)
n
(Placename) the capital of Pakistan, in the north on the Potwar Plateau: site chosen in 1959; surrounded by the Capital Territory of Islamabad for 909 sq km (351 sq miles). Pop: 770 000 (2005 est)

Is•lam•a•bad

(ɪsˈlɑ məˌbɑd, -ˈlæm əˌbæd)

n.
the capital of Pakistan, in the N part, near Rawalpindi. 204,364.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Islamabad - the capital of Pakistan in the north on a plateau; the site was chosen in 1959
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
Translations
Iszlámábád
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Islamabad -- Media coordinator and senior vice president from PML-N Islamabad and PML-N Islamabad senior vice president on Wednesday joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) following a meeting with PTI Chair person Imran Khan at Bani Gala.
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ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited announces its official partnership with Islamabad United in the third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) starting on February 22, 2018 in Dubai.
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ISLAMABAD -- Mohammad Naveed, Senior Vice President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has said that Prime Minister of Pakistan in a recent meeting with local business leaders had promised for early promulgation of rent control act in Islamabad, but so far no concrete measures were taken for this purpose.
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad Superior Group of Colleges on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Islamabad Police for free education to children of police martyrs from play group to Ph.
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among other small roles, was sentenced in January 2003 to seven years in an Islamabad prison, where he had been held since his arrest in February 2002 at the airport in Islamabad.