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LAHORE, PAKISTAN
Chicago’s Sister City Since 2007

Committee Chair: Dr. Tariq Butt [ Bio ]
Committee Co-Chair: Tariq Malhance
ABOUT LAHORE - Fast Facts

Nazim (Mayor): Mian Amer Mehmood
Country:  Pakistan
Country Location: South Asia
Geography: Northeast Pakistan
Industry: Steel, Textiles, Carpets and I.T.
History: Commonly called 'Garden of Mughals' because of the city's rich Mughal heritage. Lahore has played a key role in the independence movements of both India and Pakistan. Upon the independence of Pakistan, Lahore was made capital of the Punjab Province.
Flag Description: The points of the star represent the first seven verses of the Koran. Red, black, white, and green became the pan-Arab colors.  
Programs:  Traffic, health, public safety, infrastructure and education
Mission:  Implement exchanges of education, culture, medicine, social services, environment and technology, and to promote mutual prosperity .  
Did You Know?  Both cities, Lahore & Chicago, bear the name “City of Gardens" and "City in a Garden” respectively.

 

PAST LAHORE – CHICAGO PROGRAMS

2012
March 16

Focus: Culture
On March 16, 2012, the Lahore Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International hosted a reception celebrating the 5th Anniversary of Chicago’s Sister City relationship with Lahore in the G.A.R. Hall and Rotunda of the Chicago Cultural Center. Traditional Pakistani fare and entertainment (sitar and tabla music) complemented the event, which was attended by 130 members of the Pakistani community and supporters, including the Honorable Consul General Khan, Tammy Duckworth and Pamela Leeming, the first Pakistani-American judge in the United States.

 
LAHORE NEWS & EVENTS

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