At the revealing of Pakistan’s first online Antique Cars Museum on the Quaid-i-Azam House Museum on Saturday, all the nation’s most sensible vintage automotive creditors had been there, at the side of their prized treasures.
Karim Chhapra used to be there along with his resurrected 1924 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost, through which the Quaid-i-Azam had additionally travelled whilst it used to be owned through the Nawab of Bahawalpur.
He advised Dawn that there has at all times been a necessity for an online museum devoted to the rustic’s vintage and vintage automobiles. “We, the creditors of those vehicles, had been even promised land for a vintage automobile museum in Karachi, which by no means materialized.” So, since we don’t have the valuables, we’ll need to make do with an web museum,” he defined.
The concept for the online museum passed off to Shoaib Qureshy all the way through the Covid-19 lockdowns two and a part years in the past, he claimed. “We often attend antique automobile exhibitions to proportion our pastime and our magnificent vehicles to most of the people, however we wanted a unmarried platform for this objective the place shall we show nearly all of our automobiles. This is the first online museum of vintage automobiles in Pakistan, the place we will be able to show the most efficient of those automobiles no longer most effective in Pakistan however around the globe,” he mentioned.
Another vintage automotive collector, Liaquat Malik, who used to be there along with his 1961 ivory white Mercedes 190 SL and his brilliant yellow 1951 MG TD, remarked that as it used to be the age of social media, this sort of museum used to be essential. “We will display the arena our car legacy,” he mentioned.