Facts About Pakistan
World' 5th Largest Democracy
World's 6th Largest Nation
Worlds third Largest English Speaking Nation
The roof of the world, Four out of 14 highest peaks are in
Some of the longest glaciers outside polar region are in
The largest Salt Deposits - Khewra Mines
One of the largest reserves of Natural Gas
One of the largest bird sanctuaries in the world -
World Class Recognition in Textile, IT, Engineering services
World's Highest Railway Station -
Road on the top of the world -
Land of the oldest Civilization -
Land of the oldest City of the World - Mohenjodaro
Land of the mightiest Rivers in the World - Indus, Ravi,Jehlum,Chenab,Satluj,
Over 50 Foreign Companies have plant to set up R&D facilities in
With more than 100 universities, 150 research institutions and 200 higher education institutes,
Besides, another 0.5 million other graduates qualify out in
The Pakistan Institute of Technology (GIIT) and NED University of Engineering and Technology is among the top 10 universities from which many of the world's biggest consulting firms, hire most.
Five of the world's major Automobile makers are obtaining components from Pakistani Companies
New emerging Industries areas include, Mechatronics, Bio Technology, Clinical Research and Pharmaceuticals
Atlas Honda with 0.75 M Motorcycles a year is now one of the largest motorcycle manufacturer in the world.
Suzuki, which makes many cars in
Garment exports are expected to increase from the current level of 1.5 Billion Dollar to 8 Billion Dollar by 2010.
About 4 out of 10 precious stones sold anywhere in the world, Pass thru
Mobile phones are growing by about 1.0 Million a month. Long distance rates are down by two-thirds in five years and by 80% for data transmission.
Many US and European Giants Chains sources $ 0.5 Billion worth of goods from Pakistan- Quarter of their apparel. It is expected to increase to $ 2 Billion in the next 2 years.
The country's foreign Exchange reserves stand at an all-time high of $120 Billion.
Nobel Prize in Physics, 1979 - Dr. Abdus Salam
Designer and Architect of Sears Towers - Dr. Fazal
Architect of Saudi Arabian Desalination Program - Arshad Hussain
First Governor of Saudi Monetary Agency (SAMA) - Anwar Ali
Author of Constitution of
Chief Advisor to Economic Plans,
Advisor to Saudi Civil Aviation Authority: Dr. Salam Moinee + Hyder Ali
President of the United Nations and Judge of
Many times worlds champion of Squash - Jehangir Khan, Jan Sher Khan, Roshan Khan.
Princes of Jordan - Price Sarwat Sulatana (Wife of Prince Hasan)
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