The Sindh High Court (SHC) has ruled that the Mohatta Palace will turned into a medical and dental college for girls, SAMAA has reported. The Mohatta Palace is officially called as Qasr-e-Fatima. The SHC also added that the medical college should include a hostel.

A trust should be established to look after the affairs of the medical college and the hospital, the court said and adjourned the case till November 1.

In addition, some names have been recommended to run the trust, including Dr Abdul Bari of Indus Hospital, SIUT’s Dr Adib Rizvi, Justice (retd) Sarmad Jalal Osmany and Justice (retd) Fahim Siddiqui and the court has ordered the authorities to seek consent from the recommended people to include them in the trust.


The ruling was issued in the case involving a long-running dispute over late Fatima Jinnah’s heritage property in Clifton. A suit was filed in 1971 by Hussain Waliji, a relative of Miss Jinnah, about the administration of her moveable and immovable properties, including Qasr-e-Fatima.