Karachi (Mini Pakistan) is the most populous city of Pakistan and the 2nd largest in the world by population. It is the financial hub of Pakistan which generates more than 70% of the revenues.
Karachi is also known as the “City of Lights” for which it is famous that the city never sleeps. It is Pakistan's centre of banking, industry, economic activity and trade and is home to Pakistan's largest corporations, namely textiles, shipping, automotive industry, entertainment, fashion, the arts and advertising. The city is a hub of higher education in South Asia and the Muslim world.
I was brought up here and started my early education from one of the oldest convent school established in 1861 “St. Patrick’s High School” from where many notables have studied including our former President (Honorable Gen. Pervez Musharraf) and Prime Minister (Mr. Shaukat Aziz).I was one of the brilliant students in the class and always stood among the top three students.
The famous streets and roads of Karachi are M.A.Jinnah Road, I.I Chundrigar Road, Tariq Road and Shahra-e-Faisal. There are many markets all across the city, the most renowned are Zamzama, Hyderi, Empress Market, Jodia ‘Bazar’ (Market).
Karachi is a tourist destination for domestic and international tourists. It is famous for its beaches and there are many beautiful beaches such as Seaview Clifton, Paradise Point, Manora Island, French Beach etc.
There are many museums located in the city like National Museum of Pakistan, Pakistan Airforce Museum and Pakistan Maritime Museum. Many historic buildings are situated in various parts of the city such as Karachi Port Trust, St. Patrick’s Church and Frere Hall.
The most popular food among Karachiites is Chicken Biryani with numerous variants. It Is worthwhile to mention that Chicken Biryani is a mandatory food in every wedding reception. Karachi is also famous for Hydrabadi cuisine and it adds spice to the flavor. Meat curries such as Nihari and Haleem, Barbecue dishes are also very popular. The Port Grand Food and Entertainment Complex is the largest food street of Asia.
I have spent my entire life from childhood to adult hood in Karachi. I graduated from Hamdard University majors in Electronic Engineering and have worked as a Lecturer for about 3 years. I have been teaching since 2005 giving home tuitions and have many students. My favorite hobby is cooking. I like playing badminton, cricket and football.