known oldest civilization in the world was of Mohen-jo-daro
about 600 kms away from Karachi in Larkano district
in Sindh (Pakistan) whereas the largest
man-made irrigation system in Asia,
is constructed in the year 1932, in Sukkur which is the
third largest city of Sindh.
The lands of Sindh are irrigated by the water of River Indus -
locally known as SINDHU, which is the 18th longest river
through out the world. Its total length is about 2,925 Kms.
Sindhi language is one of the oldest languages
of the world. It is
understood the people of
speaking Sindhi language about 5,000 years ago.
Presently, Sindhi is the
provincial language of Sindh and
spoken in many countries of the world including Hong
Kong, Singapore, India, Spain,
UK, USA & also some
countries in Africa & Middle East. It is interesting
Sindhi is one of the national languages of
Sindh has remained an independent country for the last
many centuries. In the year 1843, the
Sindh after a brief war. In August, 1947, when India
was bifurcated i.e.
Sindh became province of Pakistan.
The national poet of Sindhi language is Shah Abdul
Lateef Bhittai and his poetry is compiled in a
"SHAH-JO-RISALO". Its first edition published
from Germany in the year 1867.
Translation of SHAH-JO-RISALO
been made into many languages including English, &
The Holy Quran was first translated from Arabic
Sindhi language by Abul Hassan - a Sindhi,
the year 1700
[Capital of Sindh]:
The capital of Sindh province of Pakistan, is Karachi
which is the largest and the most
an interesting and colourful combination of the
old & new. The
and alleys of the
old city throb
with life alongside the wide metalled
modern buildings. Within the
talented artisans with
age-old skills produce
Karachi offers a variety of pleasant attractions: wide
sunny beaches, deep-sea, fishing, yachting,
horse racing all-year round. Its restaurants provide a
wide choice of Pakistani and
Western cuisine. Its
markets and bazaars offer and endless variety of
existing shopping including indigenous handicrafts, rugs
carpets rare design and beauty.
Karachi's recorded history goes back to the 18th century
when it was a small fishing village
the development of its harbour, it gradually grew
into a large city and important centre of trade and
industry. Its selection as capital of Pakistan in 1947
added to its importance
and tremendously boosted the
rate of its growth and development. Although the seat
has now been shifted to Islamabad, Karachi
still remains the
Sindhi Association of North America (SANA) in its 23rd.
Annual Convention held at Orlando,
Florida, USA (July
has demanded renaming Karachi as Kolachi which was
its old name.
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