Balochistan: The Land of Significance

Quaid-E-Azam Residency Balochistan


Quaid-e-Azam Residency:

Quaid-e-Azam Residency stands aloft and glorifies with all its significance . Its beauty reflects from its lush green lawns, Chinar trees and flowers-fragrant surroundings of the Ziarat valley of Balochistan. It is an historical place because of the stay of founder of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah during the last days of his life in the illness. Al the valuable belongings of the Father of the Nation exhibits there. The Residency, built in 1882, by the British Government, initially used as the summer headquarters for the officials.

Quaid-E-Azam Residency
Quaid-E-Azam Residency/Credits: Nadeem Khawar

Hazarganji Chiltan National Park:

Hazarganji Chiltan National Park stretches in the outskirts of Quetta. It lies in Mastung District and just 20 kilometres (12 miles) away, in the South-Western side of Quetta city. The park is in the Sulaiman Mountain Range. It is basically established for the protection and preservation of the endangered species of Markhor and Wild Goat. Total area of the park is 32,500 acres and its altitude is between 2,021 to 3,264 metres above sea level. The word “Hazarganji” actually means “of a thousand treasures”.

Hazarganji National Park
Hazarganji National Park/Credits: Asif Mengal

Hanna Lake:

Hanna lake is 10 kilometres away from Quetta. It is located at the opening of Urak valley of Balochistan. The lake is home of the delicious Golden fish. The sophisticated touch of its greenish blue water which exhibits an peculiar and unique look, with the backdrop of the brown sandy hills of Balochistan. Pine trees give a spectacular scenery along with the lush-green slopes and to the banks of the lake, whereas promenading is a pleasant experience. Transport and accommodation facilities are easily available.

Hanna Lake
Hanna Lake/Credits: Asif Mengal


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