KARACHI: The opening of ‘Cities and Us’ Pakistan Urban Forum- South Asian Cities Conference 2014 starts today at Mohatta Palace. The regular sessions will start tomorrow, Friday, at Frere Hall. The conference will bring together prominent government leaders, community-based organisations, urban activists, corporate leadership, practitioners and academics, to discuss issues related to urban development of South Asian cities. The three-day conference will continue till Sunday, January 12. It is a project by the planning and development department of the Government of Sindh, the South Asia Institute of Harvard University, Urban Unit, Government of Punjab and the Institute of Architects, Pakistan. For details, visit: www.pakistanurbanforum.com.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 9th, 2014.