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In the midst of the historic landmarks and bazaars that define Lahore’s Mall Road, stands the Allama Iqbal Campus of the University of Punjab. It is named after Pakistan’s national poet, a close friend of Mr Jinnah who envisioned Pakistan’s creation; he was born on this day, 137 years ago.
The Allama Iqbal Campus of the University of Punjab
Remembering Allama Iqbal… Established in 1882, the University of Punjab is considered one of Pakistan’s leading public research universities. The campus houses several buildings built in the Indo-Saracenic style – resplendent with domes, arches and intricate brick work. Inside the College of Pharmacy building there is a gallery dedicated to Allama Iqbal; you can view portraits and photographs of the great man there, as well as paintings based on his poetry. Continue reading