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The history of Karachi’s Homi Katrak Chambers

If you head to Clifton after passing Sind Club and Frere Hall in Karachi, you’ll come to a traffic signal at Lilly Bridge, with a piece of history on its left: Homi Katrak Chambers. This stunning pre-Partition heritage building was bought by TPL Properties and will be converted into a luxury real estate complex. This is its story. Photo: Twitter/@annusraza The building’s story begins with a Zoroastrian businessman by the name of Kavasji Katrak. He came to India in the early 1900s and was base...
Tags: UK, Life, India, Heritage, Pakistan, Clifton, KARACHI, Pinto, St Johns, Yusuf, RAWALPINDI, Jamshed, Katrak Parsi Colony, Homi, Lever Brothers, Abdullah Haroon

Pakistan Prime Minister inaugurates Jamsheed Marker Hall in foreign ministry

Jamsheed Marker Conference Hall opened at Foreign Ministry PM Mulk calls Jamsheed Marker a legend, an outstanding diplomat and a role model for his successors ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk on Monday said that Jamsheed Marker, the late ambassador, was a seasoned diplomat with globally-acknowledged acumen and would always be remembered for his profound role in strengthening relations with other countries. Addressing at the inauguration ceremony of the Jamsheed Marker Hal...
Tags: Life, United States, Pakistan, UN Security Council, Geneva, Islamabad, Foreign Office, Ministry Of Foreign Affairs, KARACHI, Foreign Ministry, Sartaj Aziz, Azad Jammu Kashmir, Tariq Fatemi, Masood Khan, Nasirul Mulk, Individuals