Perhaps the single biggest reason people remember Ayub’s era fondly is because it was the time when Pakistan first acquired a relatively sizable manufacturing base. The era of the economic growth, monumental structures and comparative piece.
Let’s take you back in time, covering some of the most important developments that happened in Pakistan’s Golden Era.
When the legendary Mazar-e-Quaid was under construction
The iconic Mausoleum of Pakistan’s founder, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, under construction in Karachi. This picture was clicked in 1965. The imposing structure was completed five years later.
The Jinnah International Airport before Pakistan incepted
Karachi airport in 1943 was one of the largest in the region.
Three young Pakistani students developed this car all by themselves
In 1967, a group of Pakistani high school kids designed this car all on their own. The car soon wiped out of the nation’s memory but the students got scholarships from prestigious American engineering universities.
The Wall Street of Pakistan – I. I Chundrigarh road, unrecognizable
PIA was once considered as the best source to fly internationally
When Karachi’s socio-economic growth was at a boom
Brand new buildings and roads in the city began to emerge in 1960s.