Aiwan-e-Iqbal

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The Aiwan-e-Iqbal, ایوانِ اقبال is an office complex and monument in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan under the administrative control of Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage.[1]

The building is named after poet and politician Allama Muhammad Iqbal, a leader of the Pakistan Movement. Ceremonies in his honour are sometimes held in the building.[2]

Aiwan-e-Iqbal is located at Edgerton Road, Lahore, and includes three rentable buildings, a large convention hall, meeting rooms, banquet hall and three portrait/painting galleries of Allama Muhammad Iqbal. It was inaugurated in October 1989.

Administrators[edit]

The Aiwan-e-Iqbal complex is run by an administrator, appointed by the Federal Government of Pakistan:

  • Muhammad Arshad - 1993–2002
  • Muhammad Suheyl Umar - 2002–2010
  • Nadeem Iqbal Abbasi - 2010–2013
  • Anjum Waheed - 2013–

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aiwan-e-Iqbal Complex". Archived from the original on 2007-05-01. Retrieved 2010-11-18.
  2. ^ "Iqbal Day celebrated with traditional zeal and fervour". Daily Times. 2010-11-10. Retrieved 2012-03-06.