Abdul Hakeem, Pakistan

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Abdul Hakeem

عبدُالحكِيم
City
Abdul Hakim railway station
Abdul Hakeem is located in Punjab, Pakistan
Abdul Hakeem
Abdul Hakeem
Abdul Hakeem is located in Pakistan
Abdul Hakeem
Abdul Hakeem
Coordinates: 30°33′0″N 72°7′58″E / 30.55000°N 72.13278°E / 30.55000; 72.13278Coordinates: 30°33′0″N 72°7′58″E / 30.55000°N 72.13278°E / 30.55000; 72.13278
Country Pakistan
Province Punjab
District Khanewal District
Tehsil Kabirwala Tehsil
Population
 • Total 300,000 est
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) PST (DST) (UTC+6)
Area code(s) 06524

Abdul Hakeem (also known as Abdul Hakim), (Urdu: عبدُالحکِیم ‎), is a city in Kabirwala Tehsil, Khanewal District in the Punjab province of Pakistan.[1] It lies

Location[edit]

The city is situated 10 kilometres from Tulamba and is 3 km from the Ravi River[2] and 28 km from Mian Channu. The tomb of Saint Abdul Hakeem is located in the city centre near Multan road.

Famous events[edit]

The famous event in the city is the yearly Urs of the Saint Abdul Hakeem, held every year from June 21 to 23. Thousands of the followers of the saint visit the tomb, and a Grand Lok Mela and the Lucky Irani Circus take place during the Urs.

Economy[edit]

Important in the city is a 450 MW Rousch thermal power plant working at Sidhnai Barrage in Abdul Hakeem.[3] The city has an old head-work on the historical river Ravi, and a canal named Fazil Shah and a small link canal that are used for irrigation.

The city has the only railway station in Kabirwala Tehsil, similar to the other 3 Tehsils of Khanewal District.

The population of the city depends on agriculture, and there are wheat، rice and cotton factories and flour mills in the city.

Politics[edit]

The residents of this city do not adhere to any one political party. Every new election here is won by a different party,

Transport[edit]

The latest development in the city is the junction interchange of the two motorways by CPEC, M3 (Lahore) & M4 (Pindi Bhattian) which will merge the two motorways and will lead to Shujabad near Multan and connect to M5 which will lead further to Sukkur (M6).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tehsils & Unions in the District of Khanewal". National Reconstruction Bureau, Government of Pakistan. Retrieved 9 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Location of Abdul Hakim – Falling Rain Genomics
  3. ^ Rousch Pakistan