The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, has acknowledged the significant contributions of Qazi Abdul Rahman Amritsari, who proposed the name “”Islamabad”” for the national capital. In recognition of his services, the government has fulfilled its promise to him by presenting an allotment letter for a plot in Park Enclave, Islamabad, to his heirs.
In a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office, PM Shehbaz Sharif praised Qazi Abdul Rahman Amritsari’s contributions to Pakistan, emphasizing that nations that forget their benefactors cannot progress. He further stated that the nation pays homage to the school teacher who gave Islamabad its identity.
The Prime Minister directed the authorities of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to complete the remaining formalities within the next 24 hours and provide possession of the plot to Qazi Abdul Rahman Amritsari’s heirs. He also appreciated the efforts of CDA Chairman Noor Ul Amin Mengal.
This gesture by the Prime Minister highlights the importance of recognizing and honoring individuals who have contributed significantly to the country’s progress.