P.E.C.H.S Block 2

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Pakistan Employees Cooperative Housing Society (PECHS), Block 2 is a neighborhood in Karachi East district of Karachi, Pakistan. It was founded Mehmood Ahmad Nizami in the year 1950, three years after Pakistan was founded by Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah. Mehmood Ahmad Nizami lived in this same society and also created the first house in PECHS, Block II where some of his descendants now live. It is considered a historical site. PECHS was previously administered as part of Jamshed Town,[1] which was disbanded in 2011.

P.E.C.H.S Block 2
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DistrictKarachi East
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)(GMT +5)
PECHS Buildings
Umar Shareef Underpass in PECHS.

There are several ethnic groups including Urdu Speaking, Baltis, Punjabis, Sindhis, Christians, Kashmiris, Seraikis, Pakhtuns, Balochis, Memons, Bohras and Ismailis.

Over 98 percent of the population is Muslim with small Christian and Hindu and other minorites.

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