Mueenuddin grew up in Lahore and on the family farm in Rahim Yar Khan, a rural district in southern Punjab.
It is in the cities like Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad that the danger is actually the most acute.
Early in 1999 Sharif invited then-Prime Minister Atal Vajpayee to Lahore to talk about reducing tensions.
For example, Sharif has promised to build a bullet train from Karachi to Lahore without explaining how he would pay for it.
Housed less than a mile from the Lahore offices of the U.S. Consulate, Newsweek Pakistan is no stranger to protests.
He sent three samples of indigo, but none of the Lahore kind, which is round, and the best.
I decided, regretfully, to make a change in the command of the Lahore Division.
At Ferozepore an aggravated revolt had occurred, and at Lahore it had been found necessary to disarm all the Native troops.
"I am afraid this knocks the Lahore week on the head," he said at length.
Lahore is a great and goodly city, being one of the fairest and ancientest in India.