In pictures: Karachi on Independence Day
Dost Mohammad, guard

I am glad we completed 60 years, and I pray that we are able to mend our ways.

A friend wagered a bet with me when Bangladesh left in 1971 that Pakistan wouldn't last.

Those were bad times, but something in my heart said it would endure. And it has endured. My friend owes me 500 rupees but I haven't seen him in the past 20 years.

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