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Indus River

Indus River is known to be the largest river of Pakistan and is also called as ‘Lion River’. It originates from Tibetan mountains and passes through Ladakh region. River Kabul joins River Indus near Attock. The merging of these two rivers gives a great view to the tourists as a bridge is built upon it to enjoy the beautiful natural scene.

At this point, both the rivers join their forces together to increase the fertility of Pakistani land. The river irrigates around 2,900 km of Pakistani land. The river ends at Arabian Sea and the areas from where it passes are Faisalabad, Bannu, Attock, Multan, Larkana, Sukkur, Hyderabad, Nawabshah, and Mirpurkhas.

Blind Dolphins of Indus River are famous worldwide. Indus River has 21st position in largest rivers of the world. All the four rivers; Jhelum, Chenab, Sutlej and Ravi meet at a close point in this river which makes River Indus more strong and powerful. It plays a big part in economy of Pakistan by feeding a large number of Industries of Punjab and Sindh side. The mangroves at Indus River Delta are considered significant by almost 10,000 people and most of them are fishermen.

The Indus River region includes thick forests around it. Moreover, the delicious Palla Fish is commonly found in this river side. Apart from Palla, various other kinds of fish can also be found there as the population of underwater creatures is high at Indus River. Due to this, government of Pakistan has set up a fish industry which provides employment opportunities to fishermen. The landscapes through which this river passes are worth seeing. The history of Indus river takes one back to 3300 BC. All the cities related to Indus Valley Civilization are thousand years old and are very rich in history.

Well! The two provinces Sindh and Punjab are totally dependent on this river as it is the only river that plays the main part in agriculture and industry of these two provinces. Canals and Barrages have been built on this river to get the proper benefit from it. Moreover, the river also offers such places which are breath taking and have a great importance from tourism point of view.

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