Ahmedpur East

Ahmedpur East is one of the five tehsils of Bahawalpur District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. It’s capital is Ahmadpur East city. The Dera Nawab Sahib railway station is located in Ahmadpur East city on Pakistan Railways main line.

The main language of this tehsil is Saraiki and in other languages Urdu, Punjabi and Hindi are also spoken here.

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The city of Ahmedpur East is a famous tourist destination for not only locals but for its rich heritage provides an important hot spot for historians as well as archeologists. Ahmedpur East is known for its cotton, silk, embroidery, carpets, and extraordinarily delicate pottery.

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Ahmedpur East is also an important agricultural training and educational center. Soapmaking and cotton ginning are important enterprises; cotton, silk, embroidery, carpets, and extraordinarily delicate pottery are produced. Factories producing cottonseed oil and cottonseed cake were built in the 1970s. It is an important marketing center for the surrounding areas and is located on the crossroads between Peshawar, Lahore, Quetta and Karachi.

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Ahmedpur East is also known for its distinctly embroidered khusa and pottery which is made here. The surrounding area is mostly agricultural, which allows agricultural exports in many parts of the world. There is also a large market town for mangoes, dates, wheat, sugarcane, and cotton that bring in continuous demand all year round. In addition, it has soap making and cotton spinning factories.

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