Pakistan’s first theme park

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UK-based company, Deighton International has been awarded the contract to develop and operate Pakistan’s first theme park.

The City District Government of Karachi chose the leisure and tourism planning, development and operation specialist over other shortlisted tenders from the US and the Middle East.

Costing more than US$200m (£108m), the Karachi Beach theme park will be situated on a 100-acre beachfront site in the city’s Clifton area and target its 10 million residents as well as the large numbers of domestic tourists who head to the Arabian Sea coast at weekends and holidays.