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A city of southern Pakistan on the Arabian Sea. Developed as a trading center in the early 1700s, it passed to the British in 1843 and was the capital of newly independent Pakistan from 1947 until 1959.
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(Placename) a port in S Pakistan, on the Arabian Sea: capital of Pakistan (1947–60); university (1950); chief port: commercial and industrial centre. Pop: 11 819 000 (2005 est)
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(kəˈrɑ tʃi)

a seaport in S Pakistan, near the Indus delta: former national capital; now capital of Sind province. 9,863,000.
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Noun1.Karachi - the largest city in PakistanKarachi - the largest city in Pakistan; located in southeastern Pakistan; an industrial center and seaport on the Arabian Sea; former capital of Pakistan
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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On Sept 3, the Karachi Municipal Corporation (KMC) strongly condemned the burning of Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem and demanded immediate action against Israel.
Representatives from Karachi Municipal Corporation (KMC), local district Government and various internet and TV cable associations were also present.
Representatives from Karachi Municipal Corporation, local district Government and various internet and TV cable associations were also present.
We have also requested the Karachi Municipal Corporation (KMC) to provide us with pesticide sprays.'
He said that all the staff of Karachi Municipal Corporation, District Municipal Corporation, Solid Waste Management Board along with the Deputy Commissioners and Commissioner Karachi was present on the road to ensure instant drainage of rainwater.
KARACHI -- Karachi Municipal Corporation (KMC) on Friday demolished several illegal constructions in Karachi's old city areas in its ongoing encroachment drive.
KARACHI -- The Karachi Municipal Corporation (KMC) in its latest action in Karachi's old city area on Friday razed several illegal constructions, in its ongoing encroachment drive.
The JI central body demanded probe into the corruption in the local governments under the control of the Sindh government other civil bodies and the Karachi Municipal Corporation.
During his visit to the Gulshan-e-Iqbal Block-5, the Chairman said that DMC-East and Karachi Municipal Corporation (KMC) were playing important roles in making the district encroachments free, according to a statement.
During this meeting, Karachi Municipal Corporation's (KMC) role was discussed for disposing of the hospital waste.
under the administration of Karachi Municipal Corporation (KMC)
He claimed that the park was the property of Karachi Municipal Corporation (KMC) and above all it was public property that should not have been allocated to a private company.

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