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(Placename) the former name (until 1979) of Faisalabad


(faɪˌsɑ ləˈbɑd, -ˌsæl əˈbæd)
a city in NE Pakistan. 1,875,000.
Formerly, Lyallpur.
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Noun1.Lyallpur - 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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FAISALABAD -- Executive District Officer (EDO) Finance and Planning, Chaudhary Abdul Ghafoor said that in the next budget of the District Council, the proposals of the Center for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) and Lyallpur Development Organization (LDO) would be accommodated for the betterment of the citizens and development projects
He said that 7 Majalis would be held in Iqbal Division, 6 in Jaranwala Division, 6 in Lyallpur Division, 4 in Madina Division and 3 in Sadar Division while 40 mourning processions would be taken out from Iqbal Division, 39 from Sadar Division, 37 from Jaranwala Division, 24 from Madina Division and 13 from Lyallpur Division.
FAISALABAD -- A search operation was carried out in Madina Town, Lyallpur Town and Jaranwala Town on Thursday.
Tenders are invited for Rig Bore Tubewell at Suraaj Ganj near Lyallpur School Ward 35
Tamarixia radiata was originally described as Tetrastichus radiatus by Waterston (1922) from specimens collected at Lyallpur, India (now Faisalabad Pakistan).
His mother, Teji, was born in Lyallpur [now Faisalabad], and was a graduate of Government College Lahore.
A major Pakistani city Lyallpur was renamed Faisalabad in 1977 in honor of late King Faisal.
Sandhu is Senior Lecturer, Department of Commerce and Business Administration, Lyallpur Khalsa College, Jalandhar.
The Agriculture University, originally the Punjab Agriculture College and Research Institute Lyallpur, had been established in 1906 and was the first major institution for higher education in agriculture in the then Punjab.
In the First World War, the Lyallpur Canal Colony sent a large number of horses and humungous quantities of rations to the Army.
My grandmother had to move from Lyallpur (now Faisalabad, Pakistan) to Ludhiana, India.
Obsolescence is a big problem in the fertilizer industry some units like Lyallpur Chemicals is now 46 years old.