Destruction alongside development.

THE ongoing development work in Karachi is highly commendable. Multiple tasks are being carried out by the provincial government, such as re-building and construction of dilapidated sewerage system, pedestrian ways, flyovers, underpasses, rehabilitation of Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) and modern Bus Rapid Transit (BRT). These development activities were long-overdue and are very much welcomed by the locals.

However, the decision to remove the historical World Globe mounted in front of Islamia College in the city is something that is not advisable. The Globe has a history of its own. Various generations have grown up watching the monument as it was almost a staple sight in old Pakistani...

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