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Faisal
Cantonment
Country Pakistan
Province Sindh
City District Karachi
Established 4 November 1925
Government
 • Type Cantonment Board
 • President Air Commodore Choudary Fazal Mahmud
 • Executive Officer Aamer Masood Khan
 • Nominated Air Force Member Ashghar Awan
 • Nominated Civil Member Haji Nazim
Population (1998)
 • Total 225,000

The Faisal Cantonment (Urdu language: فیصل چھاؤنی‎ )is a cantonment town of the city of Karachi, in Sindh, Pakistan. It serves as an Airforce base and residential establishment. It was established by the British Indian Army in 1925, and handed over to the Pakistan Army in 1947. The cantonment maintains its own infrastructure of water supply, electricity and is outside the jurisdiction of City District Government of Karachi (CDGK).

There are several ethnic groups including Muhajirs, Punjabis, Sindhis, Kashmiris, Seraikis, Pakhtuns, Balochis, Memons, Bohras and Ismailis.

Working Departments[edit | edit source]

  • CEO Office
  • PA TO CEO
  • Office Superintendent
  • Engineering Branch
  • Revenue Branch
  • Legal Branch
  • Land Branch
  • Account Branch
  • Establishment Branch
  • CB Care Center
  • Sanitation Branch
  • Horticulture Branch
  • IT Branch
  • Store Branch

Neighborhoods[edit | edit source]

Areas[edit | edit source]

Gulistan-e-Johar[edit | edit source]

  • Block-12
  • Block-13
  • Block-14
  • Block-15
  • Block-16-A
  • Block-17
  • Block-18
  • Block-19
  • Block-20
  • Gulshan-e-Iqbal Block-10-A[1]
  • Gulistan-e-Jauhar Block 19[1][2]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 KARACHI: Faisal Cantonment, Gulshan Town agree on road repairs Dawn (newspaper), Published 13 June 2006, Retrieved 20 August 2020
  2. KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) issues notice to Faisal Cantonment on property tax issue Dawn (newspaper), Published 23 September 2004, Retrieved 20 August 2020

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