“Islamabad is a city famous for the biggest number of gay parties,” Assad Khan says.
For several months, they have been kept under wraps at ISI safe houses in Islamabad.
First would be to seek a degree of stability in Afghanistan, an agenda Islamabad is working on.
Since 9/11 the U.S. has disbursed more than $25 billion in military and economic aid to Islamabad.
It is in the cities like Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad that the danger is actually the most acute.
Adjoining the tanks is a small pleasure garden, with some buildings which are inhabited by the Maharajah when he visits Islamabad.
Islamabad was "as filthy a place as can well be imagined, and swarming with beggars."
But that Buddhist beyond Islamabad—you shall hear now what he said.
At Islamabad it is a very small stream, but it gradually enlarges, by additions from both sides, as it descends.
Several low hills near Islamabad, also, are evidently outlying patches of the same formation.
south Asian nation formed 1947 by division of British India, the name apparently proposed 1930s by Muslim students at Cambridge University, first element said to be an acronym from Punjab, Afghanistan and Kashmir, three regions envisioned as forming the new state, which also made a play on Iranian pak "pure." For second element, see -stan. Related: Pakistani (1941).
Note: Pakistan became part of British India in 1857. When India gained its independence in 1947, Muslim leaders demanded a separate Muslim state, and the nation of Pakistan was established. Originally, Pakistan consisted of two regions, West Pakistan (now Pakistan) and East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).
Note: In 1998, Pakistan successfully conducted tests of nuclear weapons.
Note: In 2001, Pakistan's president allowed the United States to use his country as a base to attack Afghanistan for harboring Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda members.