Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (1928–79), founder and leader of the socialist-leaning Pakistan People's Party, was prime minister during 1973–77 and guided the country's political and economic transformation Mohammad Ali Jinnah (1876–1948), the Quaid-e-Azam, or &quot;Great Leader,&quot; rallied the Muslims to this cause and became the first governor-general of the Commonwealth of Pakistan.
Transcript of "Pakistan 1"
Preeti Palvankar اسلامی جمہوریہ پاکستان Islāmī Jomhuri-ye Pākistān Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Location :In South Asia and borders Central Asia and the Middle East
Motto: اتحاد، تنظيم، يقين محکم Ittehad, Tanzim, Yaqeen-e-Muhkam "Unity, Discipline and Faith" Anthem: "Qaumi Tarana" Urdu: Parcham-e-Sitāra-o-Hilāl Flag of the Crescent and Star Dark green: Muslim majority of Pakistan White stripe :Religious minorities White crescent moon: Progress White five-pointed star: Light The Flag
Regions and Ethnicities 4 Provinces: Balochistan North-West Frontier Province Punjab Sindh Federal Territories: Islamabad Capital Territory Federally Administered Tribal Areas Federally Administered Northern Areas ,
Capital City : Islamabad Largest City : Karachi Official Languages: Urdu, English Other Languages: Pashto, Punjabi, Sindhi, Balochi, Kashmiri Government: Islamic Republic President: Asif Ali Zardari Prime Minister: Yousaf Raza Gillani Population:165,900,000 Currency :Rupee (1$=79.72 Rupees) The Religious breakup: Islam :95%(75% are Sunni Muslims and 20% are Shi'a Muslims) Hinduism :1.85% Christianity:1.6% Sikhs :0.04% Ethnic groups: Punjabi: 44.68%, Pashtun(Pathan):15.42%, Sindhi 14.1% Sariaki 8.38% Muhagirs 7.57% Balochi 3.57% other 6.28% Ohio :44,825 sq m Pakistan:340,403 sq m
K-2-second-highest mountain in world Indus River-1,800 miles Taxila- the oldest known university in the world
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Benazir Bhutto Gen. Pervez Musharraf Mohammad Ali Jinnah Imran Khan
April 5’th-Taliban militants flogging a 17-year-old woman April 15’th-Taliban Declares Judicial Independence In Swat
Concerns <ul><li>Imposition of Islamic Sharia in a part of Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (some form of Islamic justice has been in force in the region since 1994) </li></ul><ul><li>Social fragmentation </li></ul><ul><li>Women’s rights and education </li></ul><ul><li>Revival of Taliban-style system of tribal justice based on inhuman punishments </li></ul><ul><li>Does the government have the administrative capacity to work the system even though it has failed to do so twice already? </li></ul><ul><li>Will the militants agree to give up their space and let the government rehabilitate its administrative institutions in areas they control </li></ul><ul><li>Will it spread throughout the region? </li></ul><ul><li>Economy:$1.5 bn aid from USA, $1 bn from Japan </li></ul><ul><li>Economic meltdown in nuclear-armed Pakistan could fuel popular support for extremism </li></ul>