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‘Islamabad’ was approved as name of Pakistan’s capital in 1960

The name of Pakistan's capital 'Islamabad' was approved on this day in 1960. On this day in 1960, in a meeting of federal cabinet it was announced that name of federal capital will be 'Islamabad' after examining various names. The name was proposed by Qazi Abdul Rehman, a school teacher from Arifwala. Source: Radio Pakistan

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