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The his­toric co­op­er­a­tion agree­ment to es­tab­lish the Bom­bay-karachi Joint Cham­ber of Com­merce and In­dus­try is con­sid­ered as a vi­tal step for both In­dia and Pak­istan in pro­mot­ing bi­lat­eral busi­ness and eco­nomic ties.

This im­prove­ment of bi­lat­eral ties has in­fused the idea of twin­ing the cities of Karachi and Mum­bai. The busi­ness com­mu­nity is wel­com­ing the pro­posal in or­der to de­liver out­stand­ing eco­nomic forced to air­lift their con­sign­ments stress over the ben­e­fits of a ship­ping line op­er­at­ing be­tween the two big­gest ports of the re­gion, Karachi and Mum­bai.

Karachi and Mum­bai are con­sid­ered as nat­u­ral part­ners hav­ing great con­tri­bu­tion to­wards mak­ing the high­est GDPS and gen­er­at­ing rev­enues for their national economies. The Karachi mea­sures 3,527 square km against 437 square km of Mum­bai. The pop­u­la­tion den­sity in Mum­bai at 22,500 per­sons per sq km is much higher than 3,700 per­sons per sq km in Karachi.

Karachi has a for­mal econ­omy of $78 bil­lion (PPP; est. 2008), size of the for­mal one.

Though com­pa­ra­ble so­cial in­di­ca­tors are not read­ily avail­able, the lit­er­acy rate in both the cities stands at 77 per­cent. The rate is much higher than their national av­er­ages. Both cities have highly di­verse pop­u­la­tions with high rates of in­ter­nal mi­gra­tion be­cause of bet­ter eco­nomic

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