Facts About Pakistan

PAKISTAN Today.


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 Pakistan


Some of the longest glaciers outside polar region are in Pakistan


The largest Salt Deposits - Khewra Mines


One of the largest reserves of Natural Gas


One of the largest bird sanctuaries in the world - Haleji Lake


World Class Recognition in Textile, IT, Engineering services


World's Highest Railway Station - Kan Mehtarzai, Quetta


Road on the top of the world - Karakoram Highway (26,000 Feet)


Land of Majestic Mughal Empire


Land of the oldest Civilization - Indus Valley


Land of the oldest City of the World - Mohenjodaro


Land of the mightiest Rivers in the World - Indus, Ravi,Jehlum,Chenab,Satluj,


PAKISTAN TECHNOLOGY POWER


Over 50 Foreign Companies have plant to set up R&D facilities in Pakistan in the past five years. This includes GE, Bell Labs, Du Pont, Daimler Chrysler, Eli Lilly, Intel, Monsanto, Texas instruments, Caterpillar, Cummins, GM, Microsoft and IBM.



Pakistan's telecom infrastructure between Karachi, Lahore and New York, provides one of the largest bandwidth capacity in the World.


With more than 100 universities, 150 research institutions and 200 higher education institutes, Pakistan produces 100,000 engineering graduates and another 100,000 technically trained graduates qualify out in Pakistan annually.


Besides, another 0.5 million other graduates qualify out in Pakistan annually.


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


Pakistan revenues from IT will reach 5 Billion Dollar in the Year 2010.


Atlas Honda with 0.75 M Motorcycles a year is now one of the largest motorcycle manufacturer in the world.


Pakistan is the 5th largest tractor manufacturer in the World Pakistan is the 9th largest commercial vehicle manufacturer in the World


Suzuki, which makes many cars in Pakistan, has decided to make Pakistan its manufacturing, Export and Research hub outside Japan.


Hyundai Pakistan is set to become the global small car hub for the Korean giant and will produce latest cars in Pakistan.


By 2010 Pakistan is set to supply half a million cars to Hyundai Korea and Suzuki.


PAKISTAN TRADE


Pakistan is one of the world's largest exporters of textiles and related products such are yarn and cotton.


Garment exports are expected to increase from the current level of 1.5 Billion Dollar to 8 Billion Dollar by 2010.


Pakistan is one of the world's largest jewellery and precious gems exporter in the world, its exports were worth 0.75 Billion Dollar in 2004


About 4 out of 10 precious stones sold anywhere in the world, Pass thru Pakistan.


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.



PAKISTAN SELF-RELIANCE



Pakistan is among seven countries that launch their own satellites.


Pakistan's PAKSAT is among the world's largest domestic satellite communication systems.


Pakistan is among only few countries that have ADVANCED SPACE PROGRAM. All of its satellites were indigenously manufactured.


Pakistan is only country which intents to put its national in Space.


Pakistan is among the few countries in the world have built its own Nuclear Power Station by its own indigenous technology.


Pakistan is among few countries in the world that have built its own Training Aircraft (MASHAQ) by its own indigenous technology.


Pakistan has started the production of F-17 Thunder Fighter Aircrafts in Pakistan Aeronautical Complex Kamra.


DISTINGUISHED PAKISTAN's

Nobel Prize in Physics, 1979 - Dr. Abdus Salam


Designer and Architect of Sears Towers - Dr. Fazal ur Rahman


Architect of Saudi Arabian Desalination Program - Arshad Hussain


First Governor of Saudi Monetary Agency (SAMA) - Anwar Ali


Author of Constitution of Malaysia - Fazal Qader


Chief Advisor to Economic Plans, Malaysia - Mahboob ur Rahman


Founder of Int. Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste Italy - Dr. Abdus Salam


Advisor to Saudi Civil Aviation Authority: Dr. Salam Moinee + Hyder Ali


First Commander in Chief, Zimbabwe Air Force - Air Marshal Dawood Pota


President of the United Nations and Judge of Int. Court - Zafarullah Khan


Many times worlds champion of Squash - Jehangir Khan, Jan Sher Khan, Roshan Khan.


Leader in Organic Chemistry - Dr. Atta ur Rahman

Princes of Jordan - Price Sarwat Sulatana (Wife of Prince Hasan)

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