() is a residential and commercial area of Lahore
. It is bordered by the Allama Iqbal International Airport
to the east, the Model Town
development to the south, the Aitchison College
campus to the north and the Shadman district to the west.
The town is known for its upscale business centers, urban shopping centres, modern restaurants and a major sports complex. It is also known as the hub of the contemporary fashion and cuisine industry in Pakistan. Gulberg is considered to be one of the most exclusive residential areas in Lahore.
The name "Gulberg" is a combination of the Persian "Gul
" (flower) and a Punjabi inflection of the Persian word "bagh
", meaning an open park. Gulberg was famous in the past for large gardens, hence the name.
- Town Nazim: Amir Hammed Chaudhry
- Town Naib Nazim: Mian Muhammad Ashraf
- Town Municipal Officer: Muhammad Akram Chaudhry
Lahore's two major markets both are located in Gulberg. The Main Market and Liberty Market are commercial hubs in central Lahore, functioning as half bazaar and half shopping mall in appearance and layout. Along the side of Main Market is the Canal Park Bazar.
Most of Lahore's major high-end commercial districts are located within Gulberg, including M. M. Alam road
, Gulberg Main Boulevard, portions of The Mall Road
, Jail Road, Gaddafi Stadium
Many of Pakistan's leading industrial clans, entrepreneurs, and... Read More