Description: The city was founded in 1748 by Nawab Muhammad Bahawal Khan Abbasi I, whose descendants ruled the area until it joined Pakistan in 1947. The Bahawalpur (princelystate) was one of the largest states of British India, more than 450 kilometres long, and was ruled by Nawab Sir Sadiq Muhammad Khan Abbasi V Bahadur, who decided to join Pakistan at the time of independence in 1947. Bahawalpur (also Bhawalpur or Bhawulpore) (Urdu: بہاولپور) is the capital city of Bahawalpur District located in , Punjab Pakistan. The population is 403,408, Saraiki is the local language of the area while Urdu, English and Punjabi are also spoken. Bahawalpur is located south of the Sutlej River and it lies in the Cholistan region. It is situated 90 km from Multan, 420 km from Lahore and about 700 km from the national capital Islamabad.
Bahawalpur: a city in Punjab, Pakistan Prior Name: Bahawalpur Alternative Name(s): Bahawalpur Amenities: Airport, ATM, Banks, Bus station, Campsite, Car repairs, Currency exchange, Dentist, Doctor, Golf Course, Harbour, Hospital, Hotels, Internet Café, Market, Police station, Post office, Restaurants, Service station, Shops, Supermarket, Taxi service, Telephone, Tourist bureau, Train station, University.
On-Going Schemes In District Bahawalpur: (2001-2007)
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MAJOR PROJECTS OF DISTRICT BAHAWALPUR:
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scheme Bahawalpur Bahawalpur City.
scheme Ahmedpur East City.
scheme Hasilpur City.
Equipments to TMAs(Fire Brigades,Tractors,etc).
of streetlights from Chowk Fawara to Railway Station BWP
of roads of Satellite Town Bahawalpur.
BWP-Dera Bakha-Jhangiwala Road Bahawalpur.
Bahishti Chowk towards That Warn Ahmedpur East.
Carriageway from Farid Gate to Baghdad-ul-Jadid Railway Station.
Furniture for Primary/Middle Schools in District Bahawalpur
of Mader-e-Millat & Farid Parks Bahawalpur.
of Stadium at Khairpur Tamewali.
Carriageway Ckowk Fawara to Krachi More BWP(Under Construction)
of THQ Hospital HSP
Sweepers, For TMA BWP (City)
of Circuit House BWP.
Widening/Improvement of road from Bahawalpur to Dera Bakha Via
Jhangiwala Bahawalpur.(Under Construction)
of General Bus Stand Bahawalpur(Under Construction)
COMPLETED SCHEMES IN DISTRICT BAHAWALPUR: