The Kuki Khel Afridis live here

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In Peshawar, you're in Government administered land. In this context a legend recorded by Husang Tsang refers to the first two lay disciples of Buddha, Trapusa and Bhallika responsible for introducing Buddhism in that country.

It has been, throughout history, the most important gateway to the plains of the South Asian sub-continent both for migration and invasion. As the numbers who went down to every year became less.

Electrical goods, cloth and drugs are the main commodities in the bazaar below the road to the left. However, with the growth of the Smuggler's Bazar near Peshawar, this area lost its status of contraband city.

Pakistan has an economy with a well-integrated agriculture sector. They have a formidable battle record for strategy and tenacity in the mountains.

Brick houses are appearing at a rapid rate. The city was ruled by several Iranic Parthian kingdoms. Let alone foreigners, even Pakistanis have to apply for this permit if they need to visit.

They said that despite holding awareness campaigns in Bara, Jamrud and Landi Kotal response of all the stakeholders was lukewarm. The Khyber agency is the only afghan outpost to be annexed by the british.

The Stupa hasThe communal nature of

The Stupa has a high hemispherical dome resting on a three-tiered square base. The communal nature of the language lasted until it replaced Persian as the language in and was made co-official. Most of the population is Pashtun and the religion is Islam. The road here hugs a narrow ledge beside the river bed in the shadow of high cliffs on either side.

This strategic situation has enabled the Afridis to force every conqueror in history passing through the Khyber to come to terms with them. Many a battles were fought here by the Afghans against the invading armies. They once annihilated an entire Moghul army of Aurangzeb's. But you can easily see the train at rest at Peshawar Station.