Islamabad is the most beautiful city of Pakistan that is situated among the lush green mountains around it. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan that has been established the capital state in 1960. Islamabad is entirely a planned city that was designed to be the core of the political power of the country. Not only the federal-state runs through Islamabad but all the embassies of the other countries are placed in Islamabad. This is the main reason of this city to be the mixture of the culture, ethnicities and colours from around the world. The notable characteristics of Islamabad are its safety, unpolluted environment and scenic beauty.
Islamabad is a fast-paced vibrant city that is filled with migrants from the country and abroad. There are unlimited residential as well as commercial properties for rent available in Islamabad. There are very expensive posh areas like DHA, Bahria Town, Blue Area, F/7, F/10 and E-11 where the rents are very high. While on the other hand the areas like Naval Anchorage, Ghauri Town, Islamabad Expressway and Ali PurFarash, ChakShahzad and BharaKoh offer a budget friendly rental houses, flats, portions, shops and offices.
The rates of the rental properties mainly depend on the area, location, type and square feet. There are full furnished houses and flats available in high-class areas that are more expensive than unfurnished house and flats. The rental houses are available from 5 Marla to 5 Kanals. The portions are also available for the families for rent that are cost-effective. The rent of houses ranges from 18,000 to 5 Lak.
The educational facilities are top notch in Islamabad. The literacy rate in Islamabad city is the highest with 94% in the country. Islamabad city is the house of Islamic International University (IIUI) that is one of a kind in the country. Moreover, there is a long list of notable and reputed school, colleges and dozens of universities and educational institutes like; Beacon House School System, LGS, Pak Turk International Schools , Govt. Colleges for Boys and Women, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), National University of Modern Languages (NUML), AllamIqbal Open University, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan Institute of Engineering & Applied Sciences, Bahria University, Iqra University,Muhammad Ali Jinnah University, Air University, Hamdard University, Abasyn University, Federal Urdu Unviversity of Arts, Science and Technology,Capital University of Science & Technology, National Defence University, ShifaTameer-e-Millat University,The Millennium University College and Virtual University of Pakistan.
Being the capital city of Pakistan Islamabad has a perfect transport system for its residents. Metro bus service is there for the daily commuters. The private hire rides and taxi cab services are also available for transportation. Due to the preservance policy of the capital city environment auto-rickshaws, ching-qi, wagons and coach services are not permitted in Islamabad city.
Islamabad has the biggest airport in Pakistan. Islamabad International Airport is the busiest airport as well. Islamabad directly connects to the Lahore-Islamabad Motorway and has the easy access roads to Khyber Pakhtun khawah and northern areas of Pakistan.
The health facilities in Islamabad are of high quality. Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences -PIMS Hospital is the major hospital in Islamabad that is the main diagnostic centre in the country. There are big hospitals like;Shifa International Hospital, CDA Hospital, Quaid-e-Azam International Hospital. There are also many clinics and licensed pharmacies in Islamabad.
The shopping areas are fixed commercial areas in Islamabad that are called “Markaz”. There is a markaz fixed for every community. You will not find around the corner shops to buy amenities. The most popular shopping area is the Centaurs Tower that houses all the main brands of clothing, accessories, shoes, bags and much more. There is Al-Fatah mall to buy groceries and electronics. But this is all on a high end. The people with budget in a mind can go for shopping in the twin city (Rawalpindi) area for more economical shopping options.
Islamabad has several tourist attractions and lush green parks. Shakkarparian, Daman-Koh, Margalla Hills National Park, Rawal Lake Park, Faisal Mosque, PirSohawa, Centaurus Towers are the main attractions for the tourists from abroad as well as found around Pakistan. Its nearness to the popular tourist spot Murreeis another plus point for this city.
Islamabad is the hub of international cuisines as people of all nationalities abode here. From fast food, Bar-B-Que to stakes all kind of restaurants are available for dinning out. There are more than 15 cinemas and movie theatres in Islamabad that speaks itself for the entertainment facilities in the capital city.
Islamabad is the safest city in Pakistan. It is the centre of the federal government that is why the security situation is very tight in the city. Hundreds of surveillance cameras are installed around the city to ensure the safety of its residents. It’s scenic placement among the beautiful mountains, easy access to hill stations and fresh air makes Islamabad the most desirable city in Pakistan.