About Karachi

Karachi, the venue of the conference is the heart of Pakistan, an ancient city evolving from a small fishing village several hundred years ago to one of the largest cities in the world. Karachi lies on the shores of Arabian Sea. Here you can see the old and the new. For food lovers the city has to offer exotic cuisine and for shopping lovers it is a buyer's paradise. Handicrafts carefully prepared by village folk, from Sindhi Topi Ajrak to Kashmiri Pashmina Shawls are a big attraction. Eight hundred km long pristine beach yet unexplored awaits the adventurous. Crabbing in Manora Sea is a big tourist attraction. Other places worth a visit include several other amazing beaches, ports and islands. Makli Graveyard is one of the largest and oldest graveyards in the world with artistically carved graves offering window into various phases of Sindh (and Indian) History.

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Summers is expected in Karachi in May 2014, with temperatures going as high as 34 degree with around 10 hours of sunshine per day. No rainfall is expected in May 2014. This is a major attraction for people coming from cold areas like Europe who can enjoy the Sunny weather.

Karachi is the shopping hub of Pakistan tourists are attracted by the huge assortment of things available to select from. From high end shopping malls like Dolmen City Mall and Park Towers to the small Kiosks at Zainab Market, the goods are available in all price ranges.

Food is the specialty in Karachi, you name it and we have it here. From international fast food chains like McDonalds, KFC, Hardees to premium restaurants serving Pakistani, Mexican, Italian, Chinese and Japanese, Karachi has all sorts of food variety available.

Karachi is the most vibrant city in Pakistan with a number of attractive places to visit. The most striking locations are the sandy beaches for the tourists to enjoy. There are also many historical places to visit, such as, the Quaid's Tomb, Mohatta Palace, Frere Hall, Air Force Museum etc.