Karachi might be soaking up all the glamour as the ‘jewel’ of Sindh’s economy today, but about a 1,000 years ago, Mansura – a bustling metropolis built by the Indus River – was where most of the action was. At a lecture organised on Monday [April 8th, 2013] by Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur, and Endowment Fund Trust, academics spoke about Mansura – a treasure from Sindh’s past which faces not only danger from the natural elements but encroachers as well. The city was the first Islamic capital of Sindh and a lively economic hub during the Abbasid era.

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