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   "INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP - CEMENT BASED MATERIALS AND CIVIL INFRASTRUCTURE "

NED UNIVERSITY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, KARACHI, PAKISTAN, DECEMBER, 10 - 11 2007

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International Technical/Scientific Committee
Keynote Speakers
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KARACHI INFORMATION


Karachi is the largest and most populous city in Pakistan. This city is the blend of old and new. The history of Karachi is not very old, it goes back to the eighteen century. Karachi was a small fishing town called Kalachi-jo-Goth. The development of a harbor at the British time adds a lot of important to this city. After the independence of Pakistan in 1947, this city was the first capital of Pakistan. Karachi is now a center of commerce and industry for the country. There are many industries working in Karachi, the main manufacturing industries are textiles, wool, pharmaceuticals, oil refinery, cement, limestone and marbles.

There are many historical buildings in Karachi. The Karachi Municipal Corporation, Karachi Port Trust, The Empress Market in Karachi City center, The St. Patrick's Church, and Karachi Mere Weather Memorial Tower are some of the examples. There are many other famous landmarks and interesting points in Karachi. 

Pictures of Karachi

 

WEB LINKS FOR KARACHI CITY

 

http://www.apnakarachi.com/

http://www.karachicity.gov.pk/index.asp

http://www.karachiairport.com/

http://www.world66.com/asia/southasia/pakistan/karachi

http://karachi.usconsulate.gov/

  

 

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