Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) is a university in Islamabad, Pakistan, which is one of the largest universities in distance education system in Asia. In 1974, the People’s Government was established by the People’s Government under the Act of Parliament. Later when the Quaid-e-Azam declared 1976 as the year of Quaid-e-Azam and 1977 as the year of Allama Iqbal, it was declared a public holiday (officially, every year on 9th November), the People’s Open University in honor of Allama Iqbal. Was also named Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU).
Location: 2 Ashfaq Ahmed Rd, H-8/2 H 8/2 H-8, Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory 44000