Karachi Photo Blog

Monday, August 27, 2012

Group photo taken after Urdu Academy’s August meeting.


Jashn e Jazib Qureshi

The second half of the literary program was dubbed Jashn e Jazib Qureshi.  Renowned Urdu poet Jazib Qureshi, visiting from Karachi, enthralled the audience of over 50 reading his poetry for over forty minutes.
Listen to Jazib Qureshi here:

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Tilok Chand Mehroom Remembered

Urdu poet Tilok Chand Mehroom’s life and poetry were remembered in Urdu Academy’s monthly meeting  held on August 26, 2012 at the Chandni Restaurant in Newark.  Dr. Tahir Mahmood emceed the program.


Parts of an automatic soaker hose irrigation system

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Castillo de San Cristóbal, one of the two forts in El Viejo San Juan

Friday, August 24, 2012

Sapphire Beach Resort, St Thomas (USVI)

Sapphire Beach Resort, St Thomas (USVI)

Sapphire Beach Resort, St Thomas (USVI)

Cyril E. King airport, St Thomas (USVI)

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Eastern Puerto Rico; flying from San Juan to St Thomas (USVI)

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Want young blood in politics?  Help Aziz Akbari become the mayor of Fremont.  Akbari, the youngest candidate in the race, attended the dinner arranged for the Pakistani ambassador, and explained to listening ears his program to revive Fremont’s economy.

Over one hundred people gathered to listen to Pakistan’s ambassador to the US, Sherry Rehman.

Consul General Riffat Masood made introductory remarks at the community dinner arranged for Ambassador Sherry Rehman.

Sherry Rehman, with hubby Nadeem Hussain, listens to the American and Pakistani anthems played at the community dinner arranged in her honor.

On August 21, Ambassador Sherry Rehman, in an effort to reach out to the Pakistani community in the US, made a stop in the San Francisco Bay Area and spoke to a group of Pakistani-American community leaders.

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Eid for everyone

Almost everybody in the Bay Area celebrated Eid on Sunday.  Eid festivities at the Santa Clara Convention Center were arranged by the South Bay Islamic Association (SBIA).