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  • 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 "Great Leader," rallied the Muslims to this cause and became the first governor-general of the Commonwealth of Pakistan.

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  • 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
  • Pakistan and its neighbors
  • 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 ,
  • Disputed Area
  • 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
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  • Popular Sports : Cricket and Hockey
  • 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
    • 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)
    • Social fragmentation
    • Women’s rights and education
    • Revival of Taliban-style system of tribal justice based on inhuman punishments
    • Does the government have the administrative capacity to work the system even though it has failed to do so twice already?
    • Will the militants agree to give up their space and let the government rehabilitate its administrative institutions in areas they control
    • Will it spread throughout the region?
    • Economy:$1.5 bn aid from USA, $1 bn from Japan
    • Economic meltdown in nuclear-armed Pakistan could fuel popular support for extremism
    • http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/apr/06/pakistan-flogging-video-court
    • http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_depth/629/629/7242751.stm
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hudood_Ordinance
    • http://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/World-News/Pakistan-Video-Circulated-Of-Taliban-Flogging-Teenage-Girl/Article/200904115255275?lpos=World_News_Second_World_News_Article_Teaser_Region_7&lid=ARTICLE_15255275_Pakistan%3A_Video_Circulated_Of_Taliban_Flogging_Teenage_Girl
    • http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/07/world/asia/07pstan.html?ref=asia
    • http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7893042.stm
    • http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/asia/la-fg-pakistan-flogging4-2009apr04,0,7541311.story
    • http://www.cfr.org/publication/8034/
    • http://www.miamiherald.com/691/story/985254.html
    • Resources:
    • http://www.pbs.org/newshour/indepth_coverage/asia/pakistan/
    • http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=20090327story_27-3-2009_pg1_1