In 30 pictures: Let’s revisit Pakistan’s beautiful past

The photos contain almost everything representing the old times of the country.

Enjoy Visiting the Old times of Pakistan. The photos contain almost everything representing the old times of the country.


Good old time when there was no email and IPhone, Karachi in mid 50s.
PakistanRoyal Tour to Pakistan – Queen Elizabeth II is pictured with President Ayyub Khan, driving into Karachi. Feb 1961.


Lahore in 1970’s
Super Market Islamabad in late 80s.

Amjad Islam Amjad, Parveen Shakir and Dr Saleem Qureshi in 1984
12th President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain

Burns Road Karachi in 1980’s
Pakistan Air Force Falcons in 1960’s
Faisal Mosque on the foothills of Margalla Hills Islamabad in 1980’s
European tourists enjoy a buggy ride outside Peshawar’s Hotel Intercontinental (1975).

1963 – Foreigners taking a Rikshaw outside Deans hotel Peshawar.

Tariq Aziz in the very first Neelam Ghar

1980s: Cast of Comedy Show “Fifty Fifty”

Street Scene at Lohari Gate in 1930

President Ayub Khan witnessing a location reserved for a new capital known as ‘Islamabad’.

European tourists take a walk at Lahore’s Shalimar Gardens, 1966.

In 1967, a group of Pakistani high school kids designed the above-seen car all on their own. Dubbed as ‘The first car made in Pakistan’.

Legendary boxer, Muhammad Ali, arrives at Kinnaird College in Lahore during his 1988 visit to Pakistan.

1980s – Sultan Rahi (“Maula Jutt”) and Muhammad Ali.

1959-Nishat Cinema – Name of film is “7th Voyage of Sindbad”

1960- A haleem-selling cart on the streets of Karachi.

Edwards gate, Peshawar.

1962: First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy’s (JBK) trip to NWFP (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa).

Haroon Rashid, Javed Miandad and Wasim Raja posed for a photograph during the third Test against England at Karachi in January 1978.

Frere Hall, Karachi

Kandwala Building, Karachi

Native Jetty Bridge, Karachi

An auto rickshaw at a Karachi street

People waving Pakistani and American flags from the balconies of their apartments at Karachi’s Burns Road as US President Dwight Eisenhower’s motorcade passes by during his visit to Pakistan in 1959.

1962: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip with Miangul Abdul Haq Jahanzeb (Wali-e-Swat). Qudratullah Shahab in the background.

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  • It is not Quratullah Shahab in the background behind QE II but the younger brother of Wali of Swat Miangul Sultan Room

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