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Faisalabad city of Pakistan is a relatively newer city, its foundation dating back to the 80s of the 19th century and was founded by Sir James Lyall. This part of Pakistan in the
pre-independence period was just about nothing except of a barren stretch of land, that was used by caravan passengers from Jhang to Lahore. Faisalabad, at that point of time was time was called Lyallpur, after its founder and it was the present Pakki Mari area that was used by the caravans for resting. When water supply in the Faisalabad area was properly constructed, the city developed in its proper form. The residential constructs took some five years time to be constructed. After the initial development in Faisalabad in 1885, people started living around 1890s.

Before the development of city, the Faisalabad area was used for grazing cattle. Faisalabad is now an important commercial base in the North western part of Pakistan. The chief industry products that Faisalabad is important for are cotton and wheat. These apart, pharmaceuticals, soap chemical fertilizer, textile machinery, bicycles, hosiery, vegetable oil, flour, sugar and textiles are also manufactured in Faisalabad.

The clock tower on the well of the Faisalabad city is the most attractive tourist attraction, which was designed by Ghulab Khan. Whose ancestors made the Taj Mahal.

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