Mr. Saqib Soomro was an ex administrator of the Karachi city. He is famous for his diligent services that he offered for the Karachi city for making it a better place to live.
Interests of Mr. Saqib Soomro:
If have shed some light on the life of Mr. Saqib Soomro we discover a lot of things which are hidden from the world. The world sees him as a guy who was a rigid workaholic. Always in his office, working day and night for the betterment of the city, but little did you we know that he possesses a keen interest and love for the antique furniture.
Mr. Saqib Soomro’s prized possessions:
When we visited his home we could clearly feel the love he holds for having artistic and classy furniture. The sofas in Mr. Saqib Soomro’s main drawing room which opens up right after the first room of the main gate were made up with the Cedar wood, which according to him was imported directly from South Africa to the interior Sindh, where it was carved and cut down in the form of a sofa bracket, over which, later on the cushions which were imported from Champs-Elysees Paris were fitted to give an exquisite look. When our sight reached his center table we could not help our self to admire the exquisiteness that certain table brought to the on looker’s eyes. When inquired upon from Mr. Saqib Soomro, he explained to us with a smile on his face that certain table was carefully crafted to him by the craftsmen from Florence Italy. At first the Australian red cedar was bought from Australia, afterwards it was moved to Italy where the blacksmiths started their work upon it and crafting a beautiful center table out of it. That table was then sent to Mr. Saqib Soomro to his home in Karachi where is currently resides. As we further moved to another room of Mr. Saqib Soomro we saw his wooden lamps. When inquired upon he narrated to us that those lamps were made of an especial wood which had been specially brought from the Salt Lake City of Utah in the United States of America. After buying the raw material, it was shipped to the blacksmiths in the city of Manchester, United Kingdom where the crafted two beautiful lamps out of that wood and gave the lamps the shape of a Chinese dragon which lightning inside them. The glow from those lamps had the on lookers dumbfounded. Mr. Saqib Soomro’s main bed was made out of Pine and Oakwood combined from the forests of East Africa and crafted by the blacksmiths of Egypt who gave the main bed an Arab look with a fine Brazilian mattress to sleep on.
Furniture that gave the impression of artwork:
Mr. Saqib Soomro has arguably the one of the best furniture at his home in the city of Karachi. One gets the feel of stepping into an art museum when an individual steps inside his house.