Shakarparian is derived from two words from the Potohari language, Shakar – meaning “sweet”, and Parian from Parao – meaning a place to rest, or stop over – layover during long journeys. It consists of a hill and a local park in Islamabad, Pakistan. Park is located near the Zero Point Interchange. Pakistan Monument is located in the Shakarparian. The old Gakhars tribe leaders settled here before Indo-Pak partition 1947; later the clan was relocated to create a park for Newly marked federal capital of the country in 1960-61.

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