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By iMedia Of iSapni

January 17, 2013
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Minar-e-Pakistan (Urdu، مینارِ پاکستان), which literally translates to "Tower of Pakistan" in Urdu, is a public monument in Iqbal Park Lahore, Pakistan, which was built in the 1960s to commemorate the Lahore Resolution. The tower is constructed on the site where, on 23 March 1940, seven years before the formation of Pakistan, the Muslim League passed the Pakistan Resolution (Qarardad-e-Pakistan), demanding the creation of Pakistan. This was the first official declaration to establish a separate homeland for the Muslims living in the Indian Subcontinent.

The monument attracts visitors from all over Pakistan, as well as the inhabitants of the Walled City of Lahore. The large public space around the monument is commonly used for political and public meetings, whereas Iqbal Park area is popular among kite-flayers.


The Minar-e-Pakistan, in the park on the opposite side of famous Badshahi Mosque, is a modern 'Eiffel Tower' on the spot where on 23 March 1940 the Muslim League Party Of British India passed the resolution for the creation ot the Independent Muslim country of Pakistan. You can climb to the top for an excellent view of the Lahore fort, Badshahi Mosque. the Tomb of Ranjit Singh etc. There is also lake there where the boats are also moored.



Minar e pakistan is situated in iqbal Park.Iqbal Park (formerly Minto Park) is large area of green space, located at the heart of Lahore city in Pakistan.[1] The park accommodates Minar-e-Pakistan (Lighthouse of Pakistan), a 60 meters (198.5 feet) tall distinctive monument in the shape of a minaret that has been built in commemoration of the Lahore Resolution passed at the three-day general session (22–24 March 1940) of All India Muslim League, calling for greater Muslim autonomy in British India. The resolution became synonymous to the demand for a separate Muslim state of Pakistan.


There are many stalls of fresh fruits and hotels near minar-e-pakistan, so that the visitors can enjoy. there are many new hotels opened near minar-e-pakistan with very low and affordable prices


weather is very cool and visitors can enjoy the beauty of this region.


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