Street named after Pakistani city of Multan in Australia
What an honor! Australian street named after Pakistan’s Multan city
MELBOURNE – Multan, a historic city in the Pakistani province of Punjab, has been honored with recognition in Australia, where a street name after it
Pakistan is popular all over the world due to its rich history and culture and on many occasions the country has been honored with accolades in various cities around the world.
But if you’re in Australia and miss home and, then you should visit “Mooltan Street”, named after the historic city of Multan in Pakistan.
“Fancy a stroll this #FootprintFriday? Head to Mooltan Street on the outskirts of Melbourne, Australia, named after the historic city of Multan in Punjab,” tweeted the Foreign Minister’s public diplomacy account run by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Fancy a stroll this #FootprintFriday? Head down to Mooltan Street in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, named after the historic city of Multan in the Punjab, oft referred to as the ‘City of Saints’ with its history stretching deep into antiquity. 🇵🇰 🇦🇺 pic.twitter.com/d1ifbR7kPx
— Foreign Minister's Public Diplomacy 🇵🇰 (@FMPublicDiploPK) March 5, 2021
The tweet added that Multan is often referred to as the “City of Saints” with the “”history widening deep into ancient times”.
The street is located in the Travancore suburb of Melbourne.
According to the Australian newspaper Herald Sun, the area is named after Travancore House, a villa in the area named after the ancient Indian princely state of the same name.
When the property was divided in the 1920s, several streets took on Indian or Asian names.
One of the streets was named Mooltan Street in honour of the city of saints.
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