Ahmedpur Sial

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احمد پُورسیال
City
Ahmadpur Sial
احمد پُورسیال is located in Pakistan
احمد پُورسیال
احمد پُورسیال
Coordinates: 30°25′N 71°28′E / 30.41°N 71.46°E / 30.41; 71.46Coordinates: 30°25′N 71°28′E / 30.41°N 71.46°E / 30.41; 71.46
Country  Pakistan
Province Punjab
District Jhang District
Tehsil Ahmedpur Sial Tehsil
Elevation 119 m (390 ft)
Population (1998)
 • Total 13,131
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Ahmadpur Sial (Urdu: احمد پُورسیال‎), is a city in Jhang District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. The city is the headquarters of Ahmedpur Sial Tehsil which an administrative subdivision of the district. Its population in 1998 was 13,131.[1]

It is situated on the Khushab – Muzaffargargh road, 98 km from Muzaffargarh and 150 km from Khushab. It lies just a few kilometers from the Chenab River. It is a highly agricultural are, with wheat, cotton, rice and sugar cane being the major crops. It is very important tehsil for constituency NA-91 and PP-83. Many politicians have their political offices there; Rana Imtiaz Ahmad Khan and Najaf Abbas Khan Sial are the two famous personalities of Ahmad Pur Sial.

Govt High School Ahmedpur Sial has been very instrumental in terms of imparting high caliber education to students in Ahmedpur Sial and neighborhood and generated many scholars in myriad of fields. Mr. Ghazanfar Ali Sanpal (resident of Moza Ranjit Kot) matriculated from the high school and later on received his MSc degree in Computer Science in 2003 from Quad-e-Azam University (QAU), Islamabad (Pakistan). Ghazanfar Ali represents ZTE Corporation, Nanjing, China as Vice-Chairman at Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) Cloud Management Sub-Committee.[2] He attended approximately 50 face to face International technical meetings held in different continents including Pacific Asia, Europe, and North America and delivered and presented about 400 proposals/contributions in different technical standards developed in ITU SG13,[3] OMA, and DMTF.[4]

Ahmedpur Sial once initiated an anti-money lender uprising, known as 'grain dacoitees', which later spread throughout the district and beyond.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hand book of housing and population census, 1998. Population Census Organization, Statistics Division, Govt. of Pakistan. 2002. p. 17. Retrieved 13 March 2011. 
  2. ^ China’s ZTE honors Pak national, 2013. Associated Press of Pakistan. 
  3. ^ ITU WORKSHOP ON "CLOUD COMPUTING STANDARDS – TODAY AND THE FUTURE", 2014. ITU. 
  4. ^ DMTF Announces 2014 Star Award Recipients, 2014. DMTF. 
  5. ^ Pakistan perspectives. Pakistan Study Centre, University of Karachi. 1 January 2003. p. 73. Retrieved 13 March 2011.