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Where is Mehran University?
Mehran University is situated on an ideal place from each perspective because it can be accessed through three main districts of Pakistan, namely
Jamshoro is on the right bank of Indus River, approximately 18 kilometers from the city of Hyderabad and 150 kilometers from provincial capital Karachi. It is virtually the gate-way to the Indus Valley, world famous for its civilization and rich cultural heritage. The Arnica Fort is located 40 KM to its north, in the northward continuation of the same hilly track which become Laki Ranges, merging with the Khirthars northwards. Amri, an important archeological site, lies about 15 KM further north. Sehwan, a well known township lies 125 KM to the north of Amri. Mancher Lake the largest fresh water lake in the Asia is situated to the north west of Sehwan
Besides historical site it is the biggest educational center in Sindh, being home of University of Sindh, Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, and Liaquat University of Medical Health Sciences, which produce doctors, engineers, IT professionals, journalists and other professionals every year. The Institute of Sindhology's museum at the University of Sindh. It has displays on all aspects of Sindhi history, music and culture depicting the lifestyles of the desert tribes.
Jamshoro is the one of the beautiful and peaceful city of the province. That means the people living here are probably the most educated people cause of the campuses comprises of the students and the teachers of the universities.
Hyderabad has long been noted for its embroideries, precious-metal goods, and cutlery. Traditional glass bangles, hand glanced pottery called "Kashi", lackerd wooden furniture called "Jhandi" and most famous cloth "Ajrak", "Susi" and "Khadhi". It is an important commercial center for the millet, rice, wheat, cotton, and fruit that are grown in the surrounding region. It now has industries in food processing, textiles, hosiery, cement, cigarettes, glass, soap, paper, leather goods, plastics, motion picture studios, metal, Embroideries, lacquer ware, and jewelry.
Hyderabad district is a vast fertile alluvial plain, excepting the hilly region of Hyderabad city, extending along the east bank of the Indus. Cultivation is dependent upon canal irrigation. Millet, jowar (sorghum), rice, wheat, cotton, oilseeds, and mangoes are the chief crops. Cottage handicrafts include leatherwork, glazed pottery and tiles, lacquer ware and Susi (striped cotton cloth) from Hala (north of Hyderabad city), khes (cotton blankets), susis and anguchahs (cotton cloth) from Nasirpur (northeast of Hyderabad). Historic sites include Bhit Shah (6 km east of Hala), containing the tomb of Shah 'Abd-ul-Latif, the well-known poet and Sufi saint.
The University is about 139 KM away from the International city of Karachi. Karachi is the biggest City of Pakistan with a population of more than 140 million. Karachi is Pakistan's bustling center of commerce and industry, the largest metropolis offers a variety of pleasant attractions: wide sunny beaches, deep-sea fishing, yachting, golf and horse racing all year. There are posh and inexpensive hotels and a variety of eating places, from Pakistani food to Western and European cuisine. Its markets and bazaars offer an endless variety of exciting shopping including indigenous handicrafts, particularly rugs and carpets of rare design and beauty. Karachi also has a number of tourist attractions and landmarks. Most of the international airlines operate their direct flights to many destinations in the world from the Quaid-e-Azam International Airport.