Mar 22, 2008

PAKISTAN from 1947 to 2008

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Histories Largest Migration
Arrangement of Shelter and food for the migrants
was the difficult tast for new born country
Migrants were looted and killed by Hidu's and Sikh

Dr. Abdul Qadeer with his team at Chaghi hills
where Pakistan has made its first Atomic test
Ghauri -I Hataf - V
Babar Cruise Missile Hatf VII
Shaheen II Hatf VI


  • World' 5 th 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 Deposites - Khewra Mines
  • One of the largest reserves of Natural Gas
  • One of the largest bird sanctuary in the world - Haleji Lake
  • World Class Recognition in Textile, IT, Engineering services
  • World's Highest Raliway 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,Kabul

  • Over 50 Foreign Companies have plant to set up R&D facilities in Pakistan in the past five years. These 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 paksitan anually.
  • Besides, another 0.5 million other graduates qualify out in Paksitan 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 pakistni Companies

  • New emerging Industries areas include, Mechatronics, Bio Technology, Clinical Research and Pharmaceuticals

  • Carrier Air conditioning Co, the american giant for Air Conditioning equipement is to set-up research and Development Center in pakistan

  • Paksitan revenues from IT will reach 5 Billion Dollor in teh 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 WorldPakistan is teh 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 is one of the world's largest exporter of textiles and related products such ar yarn and cotton.

  • Garment exports are expected to increase from the current level of 1.5 Billion Dollor to 8 Billion Dollor 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 Dollor 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 is among seven countries that launch their own satellites.

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

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

  • Pakistan is only country which intents to put its national in Space.
  • Pakistan is among the few countries in thw world have built its own Nuclear Power Station by its own indigenous technology.

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

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


Statistics shows that

18% of doctors in USA.
6% of scientists in USA
12% of NASA Scientists
15% of Microsoft Employees
13% of IBM employees
9% of INTEL Scientists
12% of XEROX employees

  • Of the 1.5M Pakistanis living in the USA. 1/5th of them live in the Silicon Valley
  • 15% of Silicon Valley start-ups are by Pakistanis
  • Pakistani students are teh second largest in number among foreign students in USA
  • 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 Governot 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 Authoriy : 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)


Many people with in Pakistan and outside Pakistan always compare Pakistan with India and the reason is always the same that we got independence on the same date.But they forget that there is a big difference in giving birth to a baby and having an adobted baby.


A Presentation by the Team of Publishyourself, Khyberfun and Cheegi25 for the Pakistan Day 23rd March 2008

Thanks to the team of Publishyourself, Khyberfun and Cheegi25 and specially to Mr. Muhammad Nasir and Sania Jhangir who helped alot in gathering the necessary information and pictures.

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