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Multan (Urdu, Saraiki, Punjabi: مُلتان), is a city in the Punjab province of Pakistan. It is Pakistan's third largest city by area and its fifth largest by population. The city is located on the banks of the Chenab River in the geographic center of the country and is about 565 km (351 mi) from the capital Islamabad, 347 km (216 mi) from Lahore, 97 km (60 mi) from Bahawalpur,96 km (60 mi) from Vehari, 145 km (90 mi) from Layyah, 35 km (22 mi) from Muzaffargarh, 96 km (60 mi) from D.G.Khan and 934 km (580 mi) from Karachi. Multan District has a population of 3.1 million (1998).


Multan is known as the City of Sufis or City of Saints and Madinat-ul-Auliyah because of the large number of shrines and Sufi saints from the city. The city is full of bazaars, mosques, shrines and ornate tombs. It is the birthplace of Fariduddin Ganjshakar popularly known as Baba Farid, an early Punjabi language poet. Multan is located in a bend created by five rivers of central Pakistan. The Sutlej River separates it from Bahawalpur and the Chenab River from Muzaffar Garh. The city has grown to become an influential political and economical center for the country, with a dry port and excellent transport links. Multan is famous for its crops: wheat, cotton and sugar cane as well as mangoes, citrus, guavas and pomegranates.

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MULTAN, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 06th Mar, 2018 )-:Following bullion rates were received from markets here on Tuesday, 2018. BULLION (PER 10 GRAM) GOLD TEZABI-24 CT 47840.00 GOLD 22 CT 43730.00 SILVER TEZABI 694.00 SILVER THOBI 635.00. Facebook Twitter Google + Share ...
Organised by the Multan Arts Council, the day was packed with music, poetry and dance. Visitors performed the traditional 'luddi' and 'jhoomar' to the beat of dhol. Many stalls became the centre of attraction displaying 'gota' work on dresses. Ceramic and household items with ajrak designs and intricate ...

DUBAI: Peshawar Zalmi are to play Multan Sultans in the 16th match of the Pakistan Super League at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in UAE on Tuesday. ... Zalmi started their campaign on a losing note as they were beaten by Multan in the opener but came back strongly to defeat Islamabad United.
MULTAN, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 05th Mar, 2018 ):National Accountability Bureau Multan arranged a ceremony on Monday to distribute cheques worth Rs9.21 million to 35 affectees including four of provincial government departments. The ceremony was chaired by NAB Director-General ...
Multan Sultans dethroned Karachi Kings by taking the top spot in the PSL points table on Monday, after the latter suffered a crushing defeat at the hands of Islamabad United a day earlier. All it took was ... The loss secured the top spot for Multan Sultans as Karachi Kings slumped to the number two spot.
MULTAN: Authorities arrested two people Saturday night over their alleged involvement in the celebratory aerial firing right after results of the Senate election were announced, Geo News reported. The two men — identified as Muhammad Umar and Muhammad Farhan — stand accused of indulging in ...

SHARJAH: Multan Sultans captain Shoaib Malik has won the toss and elected to bowl first against Quetta Gladiators in the thirteenth Twenty20 match in the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) here at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Saturday. There is no change in the Multan team while Quetta ...
Speaking to media in Dubai, Multan Sultans President Asher Schon said Sri Lankan veteran batsman Kumar Sangakkara, as well as other overseas players in the team, are ready to travel to Pakistan. “Yes, Kumar Sangakkara has agreed [to come to Pakistan] and he's very excited about it, he has a lot of ...
The absence of enough power hitters may have been a concern for Multan Sultans, but they kicked off their campaign with a chase ideally suited to their line-up. The 152-run target was clinically chased down courtesy a typically composed half-century by Kumar Sangakkara and an unbeaten 42 from the ...
The Lahore High Court (LHC) Multan Bench Friday ordered for handing over a two-month old baby girl to her father. MULTAN, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 23rd Feb, 2018 ):The Lahore High Court (LHC) Multan Bench Friday ordered for handing over a two-month old baby girl to her father. Petitioner ...
While Sangakkara and Malik were the top two scorers for Multan Sultans, Pollard played a handy cameo with a brisk 13-ball 21*. Sultans, though, began their chase on a wrong note, losing opener Ahmed Shehzad for a six-ball duck with Wahab Riaz dropping one short and forcing him into an awkward pull ...
Lahore Qalandars: Brendon McCullum, Sunil Narine, Cameron Delport, Mustafizur Rahman, Fakhar Zaman, Sohail Akhtar, Aamer Yamin, Umar Akmal, Sunil Narine, Yasir Shah, Raza Hasan. Multan Sultans: Shoaib Maik, Ahmed Shehzad, Sohaib Maqsood, Darren Bravo, Saif Badar, Sohail Tanvir, Kieron ...
DUBAI (Dunya News) – On the second day of the third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL), Karachi Kings will meet Quetta Gladiators while Lahore Qalandars will face yesterday's victors, Multan Sultans today. The first match between Kings and Gladiators will start at 4pm P.S.T. In this match, Shahid ...
MULTAN: Students and visitors thronged to a rich and prestigious second Multan Literary Festival started at Bahauddin Zakariya University on Wednesday. The festival would continue for the next two days as eight well-reputed organizations have been engaged in hosting the mega event, depicting ...
MULTAN, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 27th Jan, 2018 ):Acting Managing Director Multan Waste Management Company (MWMC) Anwaar-ul-Haq on Saturday checked the cleanliness arrangements in the city. He checked containers and skips placed at various places in the city and warned the ...
MULTAN, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 27th Jan, 2018 )::Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) has decided to make Dubai Park model park to provide best recreational facilities to citizens. Talking to APP here on Saturday, PHA spokesman Jalaluddin said that a six-member expert team of PHA ...
MULTAN: Another two patients who were tested positive for seasonal influenza (H1N1), died at the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Nishtar Hospital on Saturday. According to an official source, 22-year-old Waseem and 32-year-old Mumtaz Bibi of Khanewal died at the ICU. He said that the death toll from the ...

KARACHI: Cricket enthusiasts will have an opportunity to see 'Swing ka Sultan' Wasim Akram live in action next month at Multan Cricket Stadium, when the former captain takes to the field to play an exhibition match at the launch event of his PSL team Multan Sultans. An official of Multan Sultans confirmed ...
MULTAN: The outbreak of seasonal influenza has claimed 41 lives in Multan as three more people have been fallen prey to the disease. According to details, 45-year-old Amir, 40-year-old Nasir and 50-year-old Dolat Bibi have lost their lives during the treatment. Earlier, on Wednesday, a resolution was ...
MULTAN: Seasonal influenza in Multan has claimed three more lives with the death toll rising to 27 in over a month, informed the Department of Health Spokesperson Dr Atta-ur-Rehman. The deceased include two women and a man, he added. Earlier, on Friday, Multan Health Department spokesman, ...
MULTAN: An outbreak of seasonal influenza in Multan claimed three more lives Saturday morning. The death toll has risen to 27 in over a month, informed the Department of Health Spokesperson Dr Atta-ur-Rehman. The deceased include two women and a man, he added. Currently, at least 13 influenza ...
According to a report, swine flu is widely spreading in Multan , and recently three people including a woman have been with the swine flu virus. However, according to Punjab health department, the recent death toll from the disease rose to twelve. And they informed that the diagnosed female patient ...
MULTAN: A seasonal outbreak of influenza claimed another life in Multan on Thursday, taking the death toll to 24. The deceased, a 22-year-old ... The spokesperson for the Multan's health department remarked that three more influenza patients have been admitted to Nishtar Hospital in the last 24 hours.
NEWS DESK: The German ambassador to Pakistan, Martin Kobler, was denied a Metro bus ride in Multan by the security. He took to Twitter to share what happened. According to him, he wanted to ride on a metro bus and support the public transport system of the Punjab government. However, the security ...
The cases have been reported in Multan and adjoining areas so far, with the virus spreading to nearby towns and cities as well, according to sources. It was also reported that five doctors of Nishtar Hospital have also tested positive for influenza. Citizens have also raised concerns pertaining to no facility for ...
An outbreak of seasonal influenza in Multan has claimed 19 lives in 25 days so far. Photo: file. MULTAN: An outbreak of seasonal influenza in Multan has claimed 19 lives in 25 days so far, hospital sources informed Geo News on Thursday. More than 70 cases have been reported in Multan and adjoining ...
MULTAN: A youth, named Atif, suffering from brain tumor died in a private hospital situated at the Tariq Road Multan, allegedly due to doctor's negligence. According to report, heirs of the deceased state that Atif was under treatment at the Nishtar Hospital where Dr Zahid advised them to shift him to his ...
QUETTA / MULTAN (Dunya News) – Atleast four people lost their lives in separate road accidents in Quetta and Multan on Monday. A minor boy was killed in a collision between a coach and a car on Quetta's airport road. According to rescue sources, the mishap happened due to over speeding and ...
ISLAMABAD, Jan. 8 (Xinhua) -- The death toll of seasonal influenza cases in Pakistan's eastern city of Multan has risen to 17 on Monday, with the death of another female patient who tested positive of influenza virus, an official said. Doctor Atta-ur-Rehman, the spokesperson of the Punjab Health ...
KARACHI: Defending champions Multan overpowered Karachi when they recorded a convincing four-wicket triumph in the final of the first phase of 6th National Disabled T20 Cricket Championship here at RLCA Ground in Gulberg. Batting first, Karachi posted 151-2 in 20 overs. Rao Javed batted well for ...
Later Chief Guest Senior General Manager National Stadium Karachi Arshad Khan gives away the man of the match award to Majid Hussain (Multan), Rao Javed (Karachi) was the Best Batsman, Muhammad Zeeshan was the Best Bowler while Matloob Qureshi Captain (Multan) was declared Best Fielder ...
KARACHI: Multan and Karachi qualified for the semi-finals after winning three matches each in the National Disabled Cricket championship here at RLCA on Wednesday. Karachi defeated Faisalabad by eight wickets. Batting first, Faisalabad posted 175-9 with Rehan Ghani Mirza scoring 59 and Adnan Ali ...
A teenager in Multan has landed himself in hot water for choosing to marry two best friends at the same time. One of the two brides told SAMAA that they decided to marry the same man according to their free will. The two young brides are best friends. Parents of the two girls have filed a police complaint ...
Rao Jawed smashed 65. Quetta managed only 144-9. Abdul Hameed scored 34. Multan defeated Hyderabad by seven wickets at TMC ground. Hyderabad were all out for 101 with Hamza scoring 32. Jahanzaib Tiwana claimed two wickets. Multan reached the target easily thanks to Matloob Qureshi's 37.
A man allegedly threw acid on his wife in Multan on Tuesday following an altercation over his second marriage, police said. The woman was returning home after visiting the shrine of Sufi saint Hazrat Shah Rukn-i-Alam at Qila Kohna Qasim Bagh when her husband allegedly threw acid on her and fled the ...
MULTAN: A four-member team from World Health Organisation (WHO) and National Institute of Health (NIH) arrived in Multan on Tuesday to monitor seasonal influenza cases at Nishtar Hospital. Official sources at Nishtar hospital told APP that Dr Jamshaid (WHO), Dr Ambreen Chaudhry, Dr Nazia Hassan ...
MULTAN - The Punjab government has sent a team of specialist doctors to Multan for the treatment of Seasonal Influenza (H1N1) and the team has been deployed at Nishtar Hospital while a massive influenza vaccination drive has been launched in Multan region, disclosed Khawaja Imran Nazir, Punjab ...
LAHORE: Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif took notice of the spread of influenza in the province Sunday morning, a day after four people died of the viral illness in Multan. Shehbaz, now in Saudi Arabia, directed relevant authorities to take all possible measures for the prevention of influenza and advised them ...
Being married in the Khawaja family of Multan I soon realised that everyone loves to eat and be merry just like the Hobbits in the Lord of the Rings. Food is not only about satiating your hunger, it is about togetherness, love and family. It reflects values, customs and traditions. It gels together the social fabric.
Up till now, 40 suspected patients have been brought to Multan's Nishtar Hospital. There are 17 patients under treatment at the hospital, while 23 cases have been confirmed for the disease. Earlier, the Punjab health department informed that as many as 18 people have been diagnosed with influenza in ...
MULTAN: Police claimed to have killed four alleged criminals in a late night shootout on Friday in the jurisdiction of Seetal Mari police station. According to Police, the terrorists were involved in gang-rape during a robbery. As per details, five armed men had entered Zulfiqar's house with the intention to rob.
MULTAN: A rise in Swine flu patients has been witnessed in Multan as 12 more patients were admitted to the Nishtar Hospital, according to a report by a private media outlet. According to hospital sources, five people had died of the disease during the last two weeks but the health officials were reluctant to ...
Bhakkar: At least four people were wounded as an engine and two bogies of a Multan-bound Mehr Express derailed near Shah Alam railway station on late Friday after hitting a Sugarcane trolley, which had been stuck on the tracks. As per details, two bogies of Mehar Express which was going to Multan ...
After the verdict was announced, lawyers in Multan called off their seven-day long protest near Kutchery Chowk. The lawyers also celebrated the verdict in their favour by distributing sweets. Multan's Sessions and District courts were shifted after the inauguration of the new complex on November 15.
MULTAN: PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Friday said the PPP will make a new province in southern Punjab as the region has been denied its fair share of resources by those who rule from Raiwind. "We will make a new province in southern Punjab if you [the people] are with me," said the PPP ...
While addressing a news conference in Multan, the judge said the incident at the judicial complex should not be stressed over. He added that the new judicial complex building — over which the chaos erupted — has 61 lavatories and 36 water coolers. Besides that, he added, there is a 62-canal land for ...
Multan Sultan owner Khizer Schon expressed his optimism about their chances of winning the PSL. “We have some of the best players available and we are hopeful of winning the title,” he told The Express Tribune. “We have some experienced players such as Ahmad Shahzad, Shoaib Malik and Imran ...
Given this is their maiden season, Multan had no players to retain from the previous year, and instead had the pick of nine available players before the draft began. They opted for experience in a big way, their pre-draft players including Shoaib Malik, Kumar Sangakarra, Kieron Pollard, Sohail Tanvir and Junaid Khan. At the ...
MULTAN: Two more people died of seasonal influenza in the city, bringing the total tally to 29 in about 40 days. A woman, hailing from Layyah, and a man from Multan succumbed to the disease in the city's Nishtar Hospital, Multan health department spokesman Dr Ata said. The hospital said 109 people ...
MULTAN: A woman was among the three people who died of seasonal influenza in the city's Nishtar Hospital, bringing the total tally since December 15 to 31. The deceased include a woman from Muzaffargarh, and two men from Rajanpur and Multan, respectively. Multan health department spokesman ...


 

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