Karachi is the most populated city of Pakistan and the biggest city too. Karachi is called “The City of Lights” and rightly so. This city is the biggest centre of economic activity in Pakistan because it holds the most important seaport, which connects the great business world to Pakistan. That is why Karachi holds the key to the economic opportunities for major industries in Pakistan. It is the mega metropolitan city that has high living standards and facilities. Karachi is a multi-cultural city where people of a wide variety of nationalities and religions reside in a perfect harmony. Major banks of Pakistan have their country head offices placed in Karachi.
The most sought after areas for rental properties in Karachi are Bahria Town, Gulshan-e-Iqbal Town, DHA Karachi, North Nazimabad, Clifton, Gulistan-e-Johar, PECH and KDA scheme.Bahria Town, DHA,Clifton are the high end areas for the elite with very expensive enclaves. While there are other affordable and budget friendly societies like Federal B Area, Bhadurabad and Naziabad with good facilities. The major rental popular rental properties in Karachi are flats and apartments. Unlike other cities of Pakistan major share of residential properties goes to apartments and flats in Karachi. There are super luxury apartments and flats with fully furnished top of the class facilities and then there are middle range flats too.
Karachi is a metropolitan city and literacy rate is high in this city. There are a multitude of quality education schools in Karachi. There are also a dozen of notable universities in Karachi. Karachi Institue of Economics & Technology, Iqra University, Habib University, ShaheedZulfiqar Ai Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology (SAZABIST), Jinnah Sindh Medical University, United Medical & Dental College, Institute of Business Management (IBM), DOW University, Institute od Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMPA), Pakistan Air Force- Karachi Institute of Economics & Technology are the leading higher educational institutes in Karachi.
There are more than 30 government hospitals in Karachi and more than 100 private registered hospitals. Agha Khan is the biggest health facility with state of the art medical equipment. The major hospital in Karachi are; Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases, Civil Hospital, Holy Family Hospital, National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ziauddin Hospital, Combined Military Hospital, PNS Rahat, Lady Dufferin Hospital, Liaquat National Hospital, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Indus Hospital and Aga Khan University Hospital
Karachi is the main centre of the whole sale market in Pakistan. Imported products are readily available in bulk and the traders from all over Pakistan come to Karachi for buying imported goods. Tariq Road is the main and biggest shopping area for clothing and accessories. Other notable shopping markets are Khadda Market, Bhadurabad Market, Zainab Market and Lighthouse Market. There are also elite class shopping malls and Markets like Zamzama Market, Ocean Mall and Atrium Mall.
There are various entertainment opportunities in Karachi. The most popular places for visitors and tourists are Mizar-e Qaid, Farere Hall, Mohatta Palace, Empress Market and Denso Hall. Other popular places are Kimari Beach, Clifton Beach, Bagh Ibne-Qasim, Hill Park, Safari Park, Boat Basin Park, Maritime Museum Park and PAF Museum Park.
All kinds of local, Pakistani and international foods are available in Karachi. As Karachi has immersed in itself immigrants from Afghanistan, Myanmar and Bangladesh that is why there is diverse food options are found in Karachi.
There are many multiplex cinemas in Karachi like; Bambino Cinema, Nueplex Cinema- Atrium Mall, Mega multiplex Cinema-Millennium Mall, Capri Cinema and Cinepax Cinema.
Karachi is the biggest and largest city of Pakistan and the transportation facilities in the city are also abundant. There are a multitude of private busses and coaches in the city for transportation. Moreover, auto-rickshaws are also available for the budget-friendly commute. Private hire taxis and cab services like Uber and Careem are also operational in the city.
Therefore, living in Karachi is no less than living in the major metropolitan city of Pakistan with all the urban facilities.