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15 Little Known Facts About Pakistan That Show The Country In A Bright New Light

15 Little Known Facts About Pakistan That Show The Country In A Bright New Light

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What do you think of when you hear the word ‘Pakistan’? Most of us were born and raised after partition and have a stereotypical image set in our minds when it comes to our neighbouring country. But, India & Pakistan were one nation once, and a line of control didn’t deteriorate the talent and passion people had. They are not different than us in any way. In fact, Paksitan has achieved some remarkable things since independence and each and every citizen should be very proud of that.

Here are few facts about Pakistan which prove it’s excellence in economy, heritage and natural beauty!

1. Pakistan is the only Muslim Nuclear Country in World.

 

2. Pakistan has been listed among Next Eleven (N-11), the eleven countries that along with the BRICS have a high potential of becoming the world’s largest economies in the 21st century.

 

3. Pakistan is the land of oldest Civilization – Indus Valley and Mohenjo-Daro.

 

4. Pakistan is the only Muslim country after Turkey to open Combat Jobs for women.

 

5. The world’s largest deep sea port, Gwadar is in Pakistan.

 

6. The Karakoram Highway, connecting China & Pakistan, is the highest paved international road in the world.

 

7. Khewra Salt Mine, the second largest salt mine in the world is in Pakistan.

 

8. Pakistan baseball team is one victory away from qualifying for the world baseball championship. Top 20 teams play the world baseball championship.

 

9. World’s highest Polo ground is in Shandur Top, Pakistan at a height of 3,700 meters.

 

10. Tarbela Dam on the Indus River in Pakistan is the largest earth filled dam in the world and is second largest by the structural volume.

 

11. Pakistan has the world’s largest Irrigation System.

 

12. World’s youngest certified Microsoft Experts Arfa Karim and Babar Iqbal are from Pakistan. Both achieved this remarkable post at the age of 9.

 

13. Pakistan manufactures more than 50% of World’s hand-sewed footballs.

 

14. Youngest Civil Judge in the World, Muhammad Ilyas, is from Pakistan. He passed the examination at the age of 20 years 9 months.

 

15. Edhi Foundation is Pakistan’s largest non-profit social welfare program. It runs the world’s largest ambulance network.

Happy Independence Day, Pakistan! :)

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