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    Parsi People In Pakistan Speak

  • Pakistan's fading Parsi community looks abroad

    KARACHI: For more than 1,000 years, Parsis have thrived in South Asia but an ageing population and emigration to the West driven by instability in Pakistan means the tiny community of "fire worshippers" could could soon be consigned to the country's history books...

    The ancestors of today's Parsis in Pakistan — followers of Zoroastrianism, one of the world's oldest religions — fled Persia over a millennium ago for the safety of the...

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    He has a donkey cart on which he transports people’s goods and earns a living that way...

    During the wedding season, our group - comprising four people - manages to earn Rs20,000...

  • People Speak

    “I used to work in Saudi Arabia as a labourer...

    I came back to my village in Mohmand Agency and after trying my hand at various small businesses, I moved to Islamabad 18 years ago
  • People Speak

    My close friends call me Ishaq Armani, because I sing sad folk songs in my spare time...

    I belong to the Salarzai tribe of the Mamond tehsil in Bajaur Agency – a thickly populated agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata)
  • People Speak

    My backbone surgery cost Rs300,000 which was paid for by the Pakistan Baitul Mal and various philanthropists...

    I was bedridden for two years after the surgery during which time my household expenses were paid for by some generous people...

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    I came back to Pakistan after my contract expired and after trying my hand at a number of jobs, I became a typist outside GPO Rawalpindi...

  • People Speak

    “I dropped out of school last year as my family could only afford my education till the 7th grade...

    My family is from Abbottabad and my father used to work as a labourer before he had a paralysis attack
  • People Speak

    People who come to the restaurant tip me well; maybe it is because of my height...

    I used to feel sad when some people made fun of me, but now I have grown used to it...

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    The bullet was lodged in my head, and my family could not afford to pay for the surgery so people from our village pooled in and paid for the operation...

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