House of Abdus Salam, Jhang

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House of Abdus Salam, Jhang
House of Abdus Salam, Jhang is located in Pakistan
House of Abdus Salam, Jhang
Location of House of Abdus Salam, Jhang in Pakistan
LocationJhang, Punjab, Pakistan.
Coordinates31°18′20.72″N 72°19′34.92″E / 31.3057556°N 72.3263667°E / 31.3057556; 72.3263667Coordinates: 31°18′20.72″N 72°19′34.92″E / 31.3057556°N 72.3263667°E / 31.3057556; 72.3263667
Governing bodyPunjab Archaeology Department

The House of Abdus Salam (Urdu: عبدالسلام کا گھر‎) is a Pakistani national monument. It housed Pakistani Professor Abdus Salam, a theoretical physicist who became the first Muslim and Pakistani to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1979.[1][2]

Location[edit]

The monument is located in Jhang, Punjab, Pakistan.

Protection[edit]

After the Pakistani 18th Constitutional Amendment, most of the archaeological sites and national monuments were devolved to the provinces. The monuments transferred to the Punjab Archaeology Department included Abdus Salam's house, and funding and conservation initiatives were taken by the archaeology department.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1979 Nobel Prize in Physics". Nobel Prize. Archived from the original on 7 July 2014.
  2. ^ (Ghani 1982, pp. i–xi)
  3. ^ "Work in progress". Dawn. 5 February 2012. Archived from the original on 7 July 2014. Retrieved July 7, 2014.

Sources[edit]

  • Ghani, Abdul (1982). "Science Advisor to the President (1960–1974)". Abdus Salam: a Nobel laureate from a Muslim country : a biographical sketch. p. 234.