Jauharabad (جوہرآباد ) is a town situated in Khushab District, Punjab, Pakistan. It lies 4 km west of Khushab city - however Jauharabad rather than Khushab is the district capital. Jauharabad has the distinct feature of being in the group of those cities of Pakistan which were developed from scratch according to a master plan. It was developed in 1953. Population of Jauharabad is 73000 people approx.
Kohinoor Sugar Mills, Sally Textile Mills, Pioneer Cement Mills are some prominent industrial set-ups at Jauharabad. Coal mines are also found in District Khushab.
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Famous and popular journalist Sohail Warraich belongs to this city. He is one the most respected and legendary journalists in Pakistan. He is cosidered an authority in interviewing. His style of questioning and quality of questions is matchless. His program on GEO TV, Aik Din Geo Kay Saath, is a popular show.
Syed Sardar Ahmed Pirzada is the first blind journalist of Pakistan. He received primary, secondary and college education from Jauharabad. He has worked as a ''Reporter'' and ''Sub-Editor'' in leading newspapers including Jang, Jasarat, Mashriq Istaqlal, and Nawaiwaqt. Presently he is writing for columns for 'Daily Nawa-i-Waqt, with the name of ''Saaf Saaf''. He also hosts a talk show ''Sunrise Ke Mehman'' on radio FM 97 Sunrise Pakistan.
Zahid Sharjeel is a renowned IT youth from this city. He is pioneer in Urdu Computing in Pakistan. He has written more than 25 books on computer.
Another star from this city is Chaudhary Naeem Sidhu. He presents programme Jahan Numa at Channel-5 (Khabrain Group) on international affairs. He writes column for leading newspaper Daily Express. He is known for his balanced analysis.
Some people claim that famous and glamorous actress Tahira Wasti also belongs to Jauharabad. They claim that parents of this TV star still reside in Jauharabad.
Chaudhry Niaz Ali Khan (1880–1976) - founder of the Dar ul Islam Movement and the Dar ul Islam Trust in South Asia and the Dar ul Islam Trust Institutes in Pathankot, India and Jauharabad, Pakistan, was a civil engineer, civil servant, landowner, agriculturalist and philanthropist and an avid and active supporter of the Pakistan Movement, which led to the establishment of Pakistan in 1947.
Raja Abdul Ghafoor Jauhar Nizami (1907–1996) - known by his pen name "Jauhar Nizami" - literary and religious figure. Author of two Urdu poetry books namely Lauh-i-Mehfuz and Wehm-i-Rasaa. He also wrote one book on religious poetry containing naats, marsiya and rubayats.