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Husain Haqqani

Husain Haqqani

Husain Haqqani or Hussain Haqqani (Urdu: حسین حقّانی) (born July 1, 1956) is the former Pakistan Ambassador to the United States, appointed by Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani in April 2008, marking a return to government service after being exiled...

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Shaukat Aziz

Shaukat Aziz

Shaukat Aziz (Urdu: شوکت عزیز ) (born 6 March 1949 in Karachi, West-Pakistan) is a Pakistani economist [1] and financier [2] who served as the fifteenth Prime Minister of Pakistan from 20 August 2004 to 15 November 2007, as well as the Finance Minister...

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Rais Amrohvi

Rais Amrohvi

Syed Muhammad Mehdi, known as Rais Amrohvi (or Raees Amrohvi) (رئیس امروہوی) (1988-1914) was a noted scholar, Urdu poet and psychoanalyst from Pakistan. He was born on 12 September 1914 in Amroha, India, in a notable family of scholars. Other members...

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Agha Hasan Abedi

Agha Hasan Abedi

Agha Hasan Abedi also known as Agha Sahab (May 14, 1922, Lucknow, India – August 5, 1995, Karachi, Pakistan) was a banker and philanthropist who founded the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI) in 1972. BCCI was at one point the seventh largest...

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Saint Patrick's Cathedral, Karachi

Saint Patrick's Cathedral, Karachi

Saint Patrick's Cathedral, Karachi. St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Karachi, is situated on Shahrah-e-Iraq, formerly known as Clarke Street, located near the Empress Market in Karachi, Pakistan. The first church...

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The Karachi Municipal Corporation (KMC)

The Karachi Municipal Corporation (KMC)

Karachi Municipal Corporation building The Karachi Municipal Corporation (KMC) Building is one of the many historic buildings located at M. A. Jinnah road and has evolved an iconic status as one of the landmark structures of Karachi. The foundation stone...

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Karachi Development Authority (KDA)

Karachi Development Authority (KDA)

Karachi Development Authority (KDA) was established to develop Karachi under master plans. KDA was established in 1957. KDA owns undeveloped land in the city which it sell to real state development companies in Karachi. Karachi Development Authority replaced...

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Graveyards in Karachi

Graveyards in Karachi

In (Urdu: قبرستان ) is graveyard or cemetery . Qabar means grave There are total 182 graveyards in Karachi. Of them, 163 are for Muslims and 19 for non-Muslims. 70 fall under the control of City District Government Karachi, while 112 are looked after...

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Foreign Consulates in Karachi

Foreign Consulates in Karachi

Foreign Consulates in Karachi Afghanistan Islamic Emirate Consulate General Address: 33/2, Street 27, Phase-V, Khayaban-e-Shamshir, Defence Phone: 5842263 Fax: 5841375 Email: - Austrian Consulate Address: House No.35 Street No.17, Phase-V, Defence Phone:...

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