Language Services For Multan

Multan is a city in Punjab, Pakistan. Located on the banks of the Chenab River, Multan is Pakistan’s 7th largest city and is the major cultural and economic centre of southern Punjab. Multan’s history stretches deep into antiquity. Multan is located in Punjab and covers an area of 133 square kilometres (51 sq. mi). The nearest major cities are Dera Ghazi Khan and Bahawalpur. Multan is located in a bend created by five rivers of central Pakistan. The Sutlej River separates it from Bahawalpur and the Chenab River from Muzaffar Garh.

Historical, Cultural facts & Religion

Multan in Punjab province of Pakistan is one of the oldest cities in South Asia, though its exact age has yet to be determined. It has seen a lot of warfare because of its location on a major invasion route between South and Central Asia. It is famous for its Sufi shrines. The city has attracted Sufi saints from far places of the globe. Today, Multan is known as the ‘City of Sufis’. It was one of the oldest cities in South Asia with many tombs, shrines, temples, cathedrals and mausoleums as well as a historical fort. Today Multan is a combination of old and the new Pakistan culture. It is the most honourable city of Pakistan comprising of many religions. The dominant religion that existed in Multan was no doubt “Islam” which give rise to its mystic side called Tasawwuf or Sufism.

Brief City  History

Multan, city, south-central Punjab province, east-central Pakistan. It is built on a mound just east of the Chenab River.

The chief seat of the Malli, Multan was subdued by Alexander the Great in 326 BC and fell to the Muslims about AD 712; for three centuries it remained the outpost of Islam in India. In the 10th century, it became a centre of the Qarmaṭian heretics. The commercial and military key to the southern route into India, it suffered several sacks and sieges over the centuries. It was subject to the Delhi sultanate and the Mughal Empire and was then captured by the Afghans (1779), the Sikhs (1818), and the British (1849). Formerly called Kashtpur, Hanspur Bagpur, Sanb (or Sanābpur), and finally Mulasthan, it derives its name from that of the idol of the sun god temple, a shrine from the pre-Muslim period. Multan has constituted a municipality in 1867. A commercial and industrial centre, it is connected by road and rail with Lahore and Karachi and by air with Karachi, Quetta, and Faisalabad. Industries include fertilizer, soap, and glass factories; foundries; cotton, woollen, and silk textile mills; flour, sugar, and oil mills; and a large thermal power station. It is noted for its handicrafts (ceramics and camel-skin work) and cottage industries. There are hospitals, public gardens, and several colleges affiliated with the University of Punjab. The Baha Uddin Zakariya University was founded in 1975 as the University of Multan. Large, irregular suburbs have grown outside the old walled town, and satellite towns have been set up. The numerous shrines within the old city offer impressive examples of workmanship and architecture. The Shams-e Tabriz shrine is built almost entirely of sky-blue engraved glazed bricks. That of Shah Rukn-e ʿAlam (Tughluq period) has one of the biggest domes in Asia. The shrine of Sheikh Yūsuf Gardēz is a masterpiece of the Multani style. Other shrines include the Pahladpurī Temple and the ʿĪdgāh Mosque (1735). Pop. (2005 est.) urban agglom, 1,452,000.

Language (s) Written & Spoken

The original language of the native inhabitants of Multan city and its suburbs is Saraiki language. However, after 1947 a large number of Muslims Punjabi speaking migrants which were uprooted from Indian Punjab also settled in Multan city.

Important Types of Commerce in Multan

During the Mughal era, Multan was an important centre of agricultural production and manufacturing of cotton textiles. Multan was a centre for currency minting, as well as tile-making during the Mughal era.

Language Services US and others will provide working with Multan

People can move from one place to another due to various reasons. Therefore, interpreting is necessary to ease understanding in communication. Some of the reasons may be an adventure, fleeing wars, employment, business and many others. Business, law, education, research, engineering, manufacturing, medical and some of the many fields that require professional translation and interpretation services when doing business in Multan. Proper understanding and knowledge of the local terminologies used is highly essential for essential and quality language service. Saraiki is the major language spoken in Multan. Industry doing business with Multan will require accurate and consistent Saraiki language services to grasp the wider market.

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