14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
On 14th of August, 2016, the most beautiful building of Islamia College was well decorated and attracted the people of Peshawar.
Islamia College Peshawar, the symbol of academic excellence is rich in history. Its building, which is the best embodiment of Muslim civilization in south Asia and its lush green lawns attract visitors from all over the country and abroad. It is not only the culminating point of the Aligarh Movement, it is in fact the beautiful combination of Aligarh and Deoband Schools of Thought. Being the breeding ground of the Pashtun intelligentsia, this great seat of learning is the place, where diamonds are skimmed since 1913.
On Rs.1000 currency note of Pakistan, picture of Islamia college Peshawar is also printed.
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||Aug. 15, 2016, 3 a.m.