|Chowk Ghanta Ghar Faisalabad District and Division Punjab Province of Pakistan|
|Faisalabad University Faisalabad District and Division Punjab Province of Pakistan|
The soil is fertile but some areas are affected by salinity and water logging. Major crops and fruits of district Faisalabad are wheat, sugarcane, rice, maize, citrus, guava and mangoes. A variety of vegetables are also grown in the district.
The area of Faisalabad district was part of three districts via Gujranwala, Jhang and Sahiwal. This area was located between river Ravi and River Chenab and formed part of Rachna Doab. The name Lyallpur was given with a view to pay tribute to Sir James Lyall, Lt. Governor of Punjab, for his services rendered in colonization of the lower Chenab valley.
The design of the town was prepared by Captain Pophan Young C.I.E, a colonization officer. In 1896, Lyallpur tehsil comprised of Gujranwala, Jhang and Sahiwal and was under the administrative control of district Jhang.
|Govt College Faisalabad District and Division Punjab Province of Pakistan|
Foreign investors are permitted to hold 100% of the equity of industrial projects without any permission of the Government.
In 1947 there were 4 big Floor Mills, one Textile Mill, 12 Ginning units and 6 Engineering units. A few other industrial units also existed at that time. After independence, the large-scale migration of population, which included skilled workers and entrepreneurs, adversely affected the industrial set up. The government support also encouraged the entrepreneurs considerably, which resulted in rapid industrialization mostly in the textile sector.
|Iqbal Stadium Faisalabad District and Division Punjab Province of Pakistan|
Industrial Estate Faisalabad
an Industrial estate on Sargodha Road has been developed by Punjab Small Industrial Corporations (PSIC) over as area of 244 acres. Establishment of Industry in the estate is highly convenient because of availability of all the infra-structure through the PSIC.
Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a very strong and recognized chamber, which functions for the improvement and betterment of the business and industrialists community. The Chamber also gives suggestions to Federal Finance, Commerce Ministry, Provincial Finance, Excise and Taxation Ministry and Central Board of Revenue in formulating budget proposals or tax recovery proposals.