The Economist: Why billboards are under attack in Pakistan's business capital

The Economist: Why billboards are under attack in Pakistan's business capital
This file photo shows traffic jam in Karachi due to the rally holding by Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) passing through Shahrah-e-Faisal on Aug. 12, 2016. (AFP)
Updated 23 March 2018

The Economist: Why billboards are under attack in Pakistan's business capital

The Economist: Why billboards are under attack in Pakistan's business capital

March 22: The Economist states that over the past 20 months officials have stripped Karachi, Pakistan’s throbbing business capital, of all billboards on public property. On a drive through its traffic-clogged streets, fresh views of concrete highways and pedestrian overpasses greet the eye. “The city is barren by comparison,” beams Sumaiya Zaidi, who campaigned for the purge.
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