Johar Town

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Johar Town
Neighbourhood
Country Pakistan
Province Punjab
District Lahore
Postal Code 54000
Calling Code 0423

Johar Town is a neighourhood of Lahore, capital of the Punjab province of Pakistan. It is named after Mohammad Ali Jouhar, one of the leaders of the Pakistan Movement.

Education[edit]

Lahore College of Art & Design

Schools in Johar Town include Bait-Ul-Ilm School, Beaconhouse School System, Sterling Foundation, Bloom Field Hall School, LGS, The Punjab School, International School of Choueifat, LACAS, SISA, KIPS School and The City School.

The University of Management and Technology is located in C-2 Block. The main campus of the University of Central Punjab (UCP) is also located here.

Allama Iqbal Medical College with its teaching hospital 'Jinnah Hospital' is also located at the periphery of Johar Town. The town has another teaching hospital Doctors Hospital Lahore to which Lahore Medical and Dental College is attached.

Business[edit]

The Lahore Expo Centre is located near to H block and P Block of Johar Town. Many events are held in the centre. The largest mall in the town is The Emporium Mall, built by Mian Mansha.

The town has commercial offices, and banks. It also has fast food restaurant chains such as Halloween Cafe, McDonald's, Kentucky Fried Chicken and Pizza Hut, as well as cafes and restaurants specializing in Pakistani and Western cuisine. A five star hotel, a supermarket and a wholesale center are also under construction near the Lahore Expo Center.

Healthcare[edit]

The largest hospital in the town is Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre which was built by Imran Khan in memory of his mother. Other major hospitals located in this area include Doctors Hospital, Jinnah Hospital and Iqra Hospital. In addition to the hospitals, small clinics and pharmacies can also be found throughout the town.