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Image:Home in Islamabad.JPG[edit]

Do I understand correctly that this is in the Model Town? If so, could you add that to the description and also categorize this either in Category:Planned communities or some subcategory of that category? Thanks. - Jmabel | talk 03:03, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

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Thank you. BotMultichillT (talk) 22:54, 27 November 2008 (UTC)


File tagging File:Muzaffar_Mansions_III_by_Ajaz_Anwar.jpg[edit]

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I still couldn't find any permission from the painter in OTRS, did something go wrong? Ciell (talk) 13:20, 21 March 2009 (UTC)

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--Teofilo (talk) 10:12, 7 April 2009 (UTC)

Thanks for the cool pics. 97.113.222.205 01:09, 16 May 2009 (UTC)

Sikh Kingdom Map[edit]

Mahmood Sahib, your map of the Sikh Kingdom includes Ishkoman and Hunza as part of the Sikh Kingdom, which is inaccurate. Ishkoman was then a territory of Chitral and Hunza never paid tribute to the Sikh Shahi. A more accurate border line would end just outside of Gilgit Town, although you can include Nagar as it was tributary to the Sikh Shahi.

Rename request for File:Punjabi_Maseet.jpg[edit]

Hi Khalid, I've placed a rename request for your file {{rename|Punjabi Masjid|"Masjid" is more appropriate for mosque in Urdu and Punjabi}}.

This is for your information. Hindustanilanguage (talk) 08:43, 13 October 2011 (UTC)
Hi Khalid. Your contributions to Wiki Commons are wonderful and worth appreciating. As regards to renaming of File:Punjabi_Maseet.jpg, I request you to go through the Punjabi literature where the word "Masjid" is used. This is the Arabic word, and by using it, your excellent work can used in a number of languages other than Punjabi. Hindustanilanguage (talk) 08:28, 18 October 2011 (UTC)

Linguistic map[edit]

Hi! At File:Dialects of Sindhi.PNG an anonymous user labeled it as a "false" map WhisperToMe (talk) 07:07, 27 February 2012 (UTC)

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Urdu description[edit]

Hi! Would it be alright if you gave an Urdu description to File:Primary Student of Pakistan.JPG? Thanks WhisperToMe (talk) 16:05, 29 November 2012 (UTC)

Punjabi Map[edit]

Mr. Khalid Mehmood you actually up loaded this map which is based on positions of Sir Gerison Linguistic work of 1920. British Colonial settlements post irrigation system in Punjab in 1930's and Post independence 1947 Migrations as well as recent settlements in Thal and Choolistan desert has brought in Majhi dialect Settlers and mixed up the demography in Shah Puri, Jaangli, Changvi, and Riasti dialect speaking areas.You being a local will also appriciate the facts stated by me. I acknowledge your work and efforts on Punjabi dialect articles. Please see those articles and you will appreciate my effort on those articles to carry forward your initiative. Being a professional I request you that you delete your file as duplicate. My File (Map on Dialects Of Punjabi Language) which has supersided your work is with all my honesty is very true representation of 2013 positions.BEST REGARDS Maria0333 (talk) 09:30, 2 April 2013 (UTC)

I have share respect for your efforts but I have also worked so hard on Wiki and created all Punjabi Dialect pages and Map. Please respect my work being a Punjabi. Maria0333 (talk) 09:43, 2 April 2013 (UTC)

Please also oppose in ,Riasti dialect, Shah puri dialect, Multani dialect, Multani language, Thalochi dialect, Thalochi, and Derawali dialect's Discussion merger with Saraiki dialect as you did not Punjabi Language. Maria0333 (talk) 09:46, 2 April 2013 (UTC)

Why not you disscuss it with me on the talk page before playing on wiki pedia' administers Talk pages. Maria0333 (talk) 15:51, 2 April 2013 (UTC)

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Picture of the Year 2013 Results[edit]

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The 2013 Picture of the Year competition has ended and we are pleased to announce the results: We shattered participation records this year — more people voted in Picture of the Year 2013 than ever before. In both rounds, 4070 different people voted for their favorite images. Additionally, there were more image candidates (featured pictures) in the contest than ever before (962 images total).

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Dialects of Sindhi.PNG[edit]

Hello Khalid Mahmood, I have created an svg version of your map of Sindhi dialects. Your original image has inscriptions. Could you please tell me if these are in Sindhi (or in Punjabi, Urdu)? I am considering adding them to the svg image. Since I have no keyboard with arabic letters: could you please provide me with these inscriptions that I could copy them? Do you have any sources for your map?

Greetings --Furfur (talk) 05:32, 7 April 2015 (UTC)