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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 ...


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