The rostrum facing Badshahi Mosque is a quadrant constructed with Mughal patterned tiles. Strategic location, religious history and the world's largest supply of crude oil have kept the Middle East at the center of world activity for centuries. Every visitor who visits Lahore first time would like to visit Minar e Pakistan.
The term "Middle East" comes from the British navy, which used it to describe the countries on the trade route from Europe to India and China. Minar-e-Pakistan Pakistan Day Memorial is a minar which was built to mark the twenty-four hours when the Pakistan declaration was passed on March 23, History: Minar-e-Pakistan was built to commemorate the Lahore resolution which on 23rd marchin which Muslim league, only Political party of Muslims of the Indian sub-continent, demanded the separate home land for Muslims of sub-continent.
On the marble slabs of the cardinal shaft are inscribed a brief history of the Pakistan Resolution in English, Urdu and Bengali, the 99 names of God and poetic poetries from Allama Iqbal. When northern Europe was still lurking about in slimy cold stone castles playing chess, the Middle East was enjoying the flowers of poetry, luxurious craftsmanship, music and literature.
Rough rocks and cement have been randomly laid stand foring the helter-skelter conditions and the deficiency of way in the early phases of the freedom motion of the Indian Muslims. There is also a big park around the Minar.
The saga continues.
The foundation stone was laid on 23rd March, It is surrounded by two semilunar pools, four pess deep and lined with green and ruddy marble.