Islamabad Overview

Islamabad (/ɪsˈlɑːməˌbɑːd/; Urdu: اسلام آباد‎,Punjabi: اسلام آباد Islāmābād [ɪsˌlɑːmɑːˈbɑːd]) is the capital city of Pakistan, and is federally administered as part of the Islamabad Capital Territory. Built as a planned city in the 1960s to replace Karachi as Pakistan's capital, Islamabad is noted for its high standards of living,[5] safety,[6] and abundant greenery.[7]

With a population of 1,014,825 as per the 2017 Census, Islamabad is the 9th largest city in Pakistan, while the larger Islamabad-Rawalpindi metropolitan area is the country's third largest with a population exceeding four million.[8][9][10] The city is the political seat of Pakistan and local government setup is run by the Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation, supported by the Capital Development Authority (CDA).

Islamabad is located in the Pothohar Plateau in the northeastern part of the country, between Rawalpindi District and the Margalla Hills National Park to the north. The region has historically been a part of the crossroads of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with the Margalla Pass acting as the gateway between the two regions.[11]

The city's master-plan, designed by Greek architect Constantinos Apostolou Doxiadis, divides the city into eight zones, including administrative, diplomatic enclave, residential areas, educational sectors, industrial sectors, commercial areas, and rural and green areas. The city is known for the presence of several parks and forests, including the Margalla Hills National Park and Shakarparian Park.[12] The city is home to several landmarks, including the Faisal Mosque, the largest mosque in South Asia[13] and the fourth largest in the world. Other landmarks include the Pakistan's National Monument and Democracy Square.[14][15][16]

Islamabad is a beta-global city;[17] it is categorised as very high on the Human Development Index, with an HDI of 0.875, the 2nd highest in the country after Lahore. The city has the highest cost of living in Pakistan, and its population is dominated by middle and upper middle class citizens.[5][18] The city is home to twenty universities, including the Quaid-e-Azam University, PIEAS, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology and NUST.[19] The city is one of the safest in Pakistan, and has an expansive surveillance system with 1,900 CCTV cameras.[6][20]

Best Pakistani Rupee exchange rates at Paragon Exchange in Islamabad

Paragon Exchange
Paragon Exchange

Corporate Profile

Paragon Exchange Private Limited is in the business of Currency Exchange, since May 2011. Focusing our slogan “We Deliver Happiness” Paragon Exchange has join hands with Western Union FSI GmbH as an agent for Inward Remittances business in Pakistan. Parex is serving a broad customer base by its country wide branches network. “Paragon Exchange Private Limited”, is registered as a private limited company with Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan under the Companies Ordinance 1984, and it is licensed by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and according to FE-Circular No. 09 of 2002 of the State Bank of Pakistan, “An exchange company can deal in foreign currency notes, coins, postal notes, money orders, bank drafts, travelers cheques and transfers. “ Paragon Exchange is also a valued member of “Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industries” via its membership #74745-C. Registered Name: Paragon Exchange Private Limited. Registered Office: Plaza no 16, Commercial Zone, Cavalry Ground, Lahore Cantt, Lahore, Pakistan SBP License #: 0032

Paragon Exchange in Islamabad

Islamabad Blue Area Branch

Shop # 4, Shalimar Plaza, Blue Area Islamabad
Phone: 051-2805541-43,051-2805547
Email: [email protected]

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Best Pakistani Rupee exchange rates at AA Exchange in Islamabad

AA Exchange
AA Exchange

AA Exchange is an established name in the money Exchange and Remittance business market and has been serving customers through our various products and services over more than 13 years. I am honoured to say that AA Exchange is always striving to provide the additional services to meet customers financial needs, not only foreign currency exchange but also in-home remittances. We are the only exchange house in Pakistan providing Money Gram, Western Union and RIA Financial remittance services under one roof. As a part of our strategy for reaching out to the customers, we are opening more branches across Pakistan, locations most convenient for customers not only in urban areas but focusing on rural areas as well. AA Exchange is the name of trust and professionalism that cares for its customer.

AA Exchange in Islamabad

DHA Business Bay Branch

Contact Person: Zulfiqar Ali
Phone: 051-5154984, 051-5154815
Shop # 2-F, Block No. 2, Ground Floor, Sector F, Phase 1, DHA, Islamabad.
F11 Markaz Branch

Contact Person: Vaqas Ahmed
Phone: 051-2110877, 2700876-7
Office No. 6, Plot No. 20, Ground Floor, Hamza Plaza, F-11 Markaz, Islamabad.
G-10 MARKAZ BRANCH

Contact Person: Atif Rehman
Phone: 051-2355093, 051-2350544
Shop No. 11, Ground Floor, A Class Plaza, behind Babri Masjid, G-10 Markaz Islamabad
I-10 Markaz Branch

Contact Person: Waseem Saleem
Phone: 051 (4442255-6-7)
Shop No.1, Plot No.4-H, Rehmat Plaza, Sector I-10 Markaz, Islamabad.
I-8 Markaz Branch

Contact Person: Arsalan Ahmed
Phone: 051 (4861829-30)
Shop No.16, Ground Floor, Plot No.33, I-8 Markaz, Islamabad.
ISE Branch

Contact Person: Yasir Mehmood
Phone: 051-2894166
Shop No. G-05, Ground Floor, ISE Towers, 55-B Jinnah Avenue, Blue Area, Islamabad
G-9 Branch

Contact Person: Afaq Ali Qureshi
Phone: 051-2284895, 051-2284902, 051-2284974
Shop No. 09, Ground Floor, Awami Trade Centre, G-9 Markaz, Islamabad
Lethrar Road branch

Contact Person:
Phone: 051-2621063-64-68
Shop No.27-28, Ground Floor, Chaudhry Fazal Dad Plaza, Main Lethrar Road Gulberg Stop, Near Islamabad Medical Complex, Islamabad.
Main Branch

Contact Person: Mohammad Husnain
Phone: 051-2342085
Office No. 12, Ground Floor, Block No. 46, Madnni Plaza, West Blue Area, Islamabad.
PWD Branch, Islamabad

Contact Person: Mr. Kashif
Phone: 051-5194671-77-79
Shop No.01 Ground floor, Owais Shopping Center Plot no 667 PWD main road, Near National Police Foundation 0-9, Islamabad
E-11 Branch, Islamabad

Contact Person:
Phone: 051-2163052, 2163142, 2163186
Shop # 05, Ground Floor Park Lane Plaza Double Road, E-11, Islamabad.
M/s Al-Raheem Traders

Contact Person:
Phone: 051-2604974-5-6, 0300-8544336 , 0300-9549810.
Shop # 3, 51-Chaudhary Plaza, Jinnah Avenue, Blue Area, Islamabad.
M/s Business & Business Associates

Contact Person:
Phone: 051-2342001-5, 0300-8560524, 0321-5185199
Shop # 03, Plot# 42, Ground Floor Kalsoom Plaza, Jinnah Avenue, Blue Area, Islamabad.
M/s Chief Traders

Contact Person: Muhammad Saeed Malik
Phone: 051-2342050-1-2-3
Office # 5-A, Block # 47, Dossal Arcade, West Blue Area, Islamabad.
M/s Fatima Traders

Contact Person: Shafiq Ahmed
Phone: 051-2805313-15
Shop # 9, Feroz Center, 14- D, Blue Area, Islamabad
M/s New Ajmair Traders

Contact Person: Muhammad Ghulfam
Phone: 051-2284811-22
Shop # 10-20C, Shadab Plaza, G-9, Markaz, Islamabad

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AA Exchange buy rate – this is the rate at which AA Exchange buy foreign currency back from travellers to exchange into local currency: Pakistani Rupee (PKR). For example, if you were returning from America, we would exchange your dollars back into euros at the buy rate.

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Best Pakistani Rupee exchange rates at Wall Street Exchange Company in Islamabad

Wall Street Exchange Company
Wall Street Exchange Company

Wall Street Exchange Company (PVT) Limited was registered and incorporated as Private Limited Company with Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan on July 14th 2003. The Company was granted license by the State Bank of Pakistan on August 28, 2003 and commenced its operations in December 2003, as per the guidelines laid down by the Central Bank of the Country. From a steady start in 2003 /4, the Company has now covered a big ground, and can easily be rated as the front line & leading Foreign Exchange Company of the Country.

Wall Street Exchange Company in Islamabad

WallStreet Exchange Branches
Islamabad Franchise
KAK Enterprises
Address: Shop No. 1, Ground Floor (west corner), 52-E Dhody Plaza, Jinnah Avenue Block-E Blue Area, Islamabad
Telephone:
( 0) 0512275550-51 ,03018555518

Fax: ( 0)
Manager / Incharge of Locations: Mr. Hassan Sardar
Timing: Monday to Friday 10 AM to 7 PM Friday prayers Break 1 PM to 3 PM Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM
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