Historical places in Islamabad

NationalHistorical 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.

Must read

Recent News

Civil Society Organizations oppose a dummy Minorities’ Rights Commission

ISLAMABAD Pakistan: Observing fault lines in the bill moved as private member bill in the National Assembly on July 09, 2024, the participants of...

Imran Khan, Bushra Bibi acquitted in Iddat Case

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The former Prime Minister Imran Khan and his wife Bushra Bibi have been acquitted in the Iddat Case.The Additional District and Sessions...

IMF, Pakistan reach Staff-Level Agreement on 37-month EFF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Pakistan have reached a staff-level agreement on a 37-month Extended Fund Facility Arrangement (EFF) of about US$ 7...

USD to PKR: USD Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today – 13 July 2024

The US Dollar (USD) was being bought and sold at Rs 279.00 and Rs 281.50 in the Open Market against the Pakistani Rupee (PKR)...

Gold Price in Pakistan Today – 13 July 2024

On Saturday (July 13, 2024), the gold rate for one tola of 24-karat in Karachi, Pakistan, is Rs 248,800.000.It's important to note that gold...