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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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Later, Deputy Commissioner Salman Ghani also participated in video link conference at Lyallpur Hall of Municipal Corporation which was linked through provincial ceremony in connection with International Women Day.
Mian Fazl's preoccupations were industry and philanthropy, presiding over one of the largest industrial groups in the country, the Premier Group with its flagship, the Premier Textile Mills Lyallpur.
He maintained that a special police team, comprising Lyallpur Town SP Ahmed Mohyuddin, Civil Lines DSP Imran Kalro and Civil Lines SHO Shahid Alvi was constituted.
LAHORE:The district of Lyallpur was established in the beginning of the twentieth century.
He would be driven up our drive in a Tonga carrying the barest of personal luggage, but loaded with goodies from his extensive farm lands near Lyallpur (now known as Faisalabad).
FAISALABAD -- CIA Lyallpur Town police busted a dacoit gang and arrested its four members including the ring-leader on Saturday.
Born on April 15, 1919 in Lyallpur in the northern Indian state of Punjab in undivided India, his father, grandfather and great grandfather had served in the cavalry.
Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh was born in April 15, 1919 in Lyallpur, Punjab, British India (now Faisalabad, Pakistan).
Ecological distribution of mice in the cultivations of Lyallpur district and vicinity.
Historically, by June 1960, shortly after six months of opening its doors to the public, UBL had branches in: Karachi, Dacca Lahore, Lyallpur, Chittagong and Narayanganj.
Among the nine canal colonies established in this manner with slight diversions and modifications, Faisalabad, then Lyallpur, was situated in Chenab Colony.
Divisional Commissioner Momin Agha opened the E-stamping system at a seminar held at TMA Hall Lyallpur Complex to inform about the system.