The Gentrification of Karachi’s Coastline

Karachi has a 27 kilometre long coastline in addition to numerous creeks and mangrove forests. Most of this coastline is dotted with ancient fishing villages. More than half of it is visited by hundreds of thousands of Karachiites every week for recreation and entertainment. After 1999, attempts at its gentrification through global capital and Dubai and Malaysia based real estate companies have been made.

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  1. Muhammad Imran Siddiqui

    I was, I am and I will remain in-debt to my beloved teacher Mr. Arif Hasan for sharing his knowledge and wisdom with us. May he be blessed more ans even more. Amen.

    Posted June 28, 2013 at 11:09 am | PermalinkReply

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