Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Quaid-e-Azam House in Karachi to Become a Nation Building Institute

The Sindh government has agreed to turn the Quaid-e-Azam House in Karachi into an institution for nation-building.

An MoU in this regard was signed on Monday by the Sindh Culture Department and the Jinnah Society. The ceremony took place at 24 IL Lines, Quaid-e-Azam House in Karachi.

It was attended by Sindh Culture Minister Sardar Shah, Chairman of the Arts Council Ahmed Shah, architect Shahid Abdullah, Oxford University architect Amina Syed, Liaquat H. Merchant, Ikram Sehgal, PSCM Sajid Jamal Abro, Sindh Culture Secretary Akbar Leghari and others.

A museum depicting the life of Jinnah is the Quaid-e-Azam House, also known as the Flagstaff House. Built in 1868, the 10,241 square yards of limestone construction served as residence and office of Jinnah after independence.

After the 18th Amendment, it was handed over to the Sindh government. The Sindh Culture Department repaired and restored the historic building.

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