Historical places in Islamabad

Following are the existing historical places in Islamabad. Detail is as under:-

  • Buddhist caves at Shah Allah Ditta
  • Monument near Alexander route and well at Margalla Hills
  • Buddhist Monastery Pond
  • Baithak/ Sitting places of Hazrat Baba Ganj Shakar near Shakarparian
  • Lohi Dandi, Chillah Gah
  • Shrine of Hazrat Shah Abdul Latif (Bari Imam Sarkar)
  • Mosque at Lotus Park
  • Shrine of Hazrat Mahmood Bukhari, Shiva & Rawal temple in Saidpur
  • Shrine of Golra Sharif

In order to attract the people to historical places in Islamabad, the Environment Wing of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has taken an initiative to develop the historical sites, monuments of Islamabad, and development of tourist facilities and sites.

In this regard a PC-I has been prepared namely conservation & rehabilitation of historical sites, monuments of Islamabad, and development of tourist facilities and sites with the estimated cost of Rs 299 million approximately which is under process.



Note: The above information was shared by the Minister for Interior Sheikh Rashid Ahmed with the National Assembly on November 8, 2021 in a written reply to a question by Naveed Aamir Jeeva.


To another question, the interior minister told the House that so for a total of 134 persons, who were illegally residing in Islamabad, have been identified.


The minister said that action against foreigners illegally residing in Islamabad has been taken under the relevant law. During the current year, 63 criminal cases were registered against 134 accused persons under the 14 Foreign Act 1946 residence illegally within Islamabad.

The interior minister further told that the accused persons were arrested and sent to judicial custody. After completion of the investigation, challans have been submitted in the trial court, where they are facing trials.


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