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Amy Public School, Pakistan

  1. 2. PAKISTAN TRAVEL & TOURISM Made by Ms Aksa Basharat & Students (Ghayour, Mubashir, Haleema,Adeena, Sameer & Mariam)
  2. 3. Brief Facts About Pakistan <ul><li>Official Name :  Islamic Republic of Pakistan. </li></ul><ul><li>Capital :  Islamabad. </li></ul><ul><li>Population :  172.80 million (2008 Census) </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnic Composition :  95% Muslims, 5% others </li></ul><ul><li>Currency :  Pak. Rupee </li></ul><ul><li>Language :  Urdu (National language), English (Official) </li></ul><ul><li>Major Cities :  Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta, Rawalpindi, Hyderabad, Faisalabad and Multan. </li></ul>
  3. 4. PEOPLE OF PAKISTAN <ul><li>Pakistan is a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic and predominantly a Muslim society. Ninety-five per cent of the140 million people in Pakistan are Muslims. More than half the working population is involved in agriculture and live in rural areas. Manufacturing, mining, and service industries are the other large employers in the urban sectors. Many people go abroad in search of work.  </li></ul>
  4. 5. PROVINCES OF PAKISTAN <ul><li>PUNJAB </li></ul><ul><li>SINDH </li></ul><ul><li>KHYBER PAKHTOONKHWA </li></ul><ul><li>BALOCHISTAN </li></ul>
  5. 6. 1. PUNJAB <ul><li>LAHORE </li></ul><ul><li>Population 6.212 million (1998)Local languages Punjabi, Urdu, English are widely spokenBest time to visit Between the months of October MarchClimate Warm in summer and cold in winterType of Clothing Tropical in summer and woolen in winte </li></ul>
  6. 7. 2. SINDH <ul><li>KARACHI </li></ul><ul><li>Foremost among Karachi’s historic buildings, is the birthplace of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah </li></ul><ul><li>Close to the popular seaside of the city, is Clifton Beach, where Karachiites flock spend their weekends and holidays. Scattered along the shore are numerous stalls selling handicrafts made from seashells. Clifton has an amusement park with a bowling alley, and an aquarium. </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Quaid-e-Azam’s </li></ul><ul><li>Tomb </li></ul><ul><li>Clifton </li></ul>
  8. 9. 3. KHYBER PAKHTOONKHAW <ul><li>Peshawar </li></ul><ul><li>Peshawar is situated in a large valley near the eastern end of the  Khyber Pass , between the eastern edge of the  Iranian plateau  and the Indus Valley . </li></ul><ul><li>The city gave its name to the Peshawari naan bread, one of the diverse types of  naan  common in the curry restaurants of  Britain . </li></ul>
  9. 10. 4. BALOCHISTAN <ul><li>Balochistan </li></ul><ul><li>Balochistan is the largest province of Pakistan, which makes 44% of the country's land mass. It traces its history from times immemorial when it was inhabited by Stone Age hunters </li></ul>
  10. 11. ISLAMABAD: (Capital of Pakistan) <ul><li>Daman-e-Koh Daman-e-Koh offers panoramic view of Islamabad. The place is ideal for afternoon and evening outing with family and friends. </li></ul>
  11. 12. ISLAMABAD: (Capital of Pakistan) <ul><li>Faisal Masjid </li></ul><ul><li>This beautiful mosque was designed by a renowned Turkish Architect, Vedat Dalokay and named after the late King Faisal of Saudi Arabia. The main prayer hall can accommodate 10,000 persons while the covered porticos and verandahs can take over 24,000 worshipers. The main courtyard has space for 40,000 people. </li></ul>
  12. 13. ISLAMABAD: (Capital of Pakistan) <ul><li>Rawal Lake This glistening man-made lake covers an area of 8.8 sq. km. The terraced garden and the lake are ideal for picnic, fishing and boating. The highest point in the garden commands a panoramic view of the lake, Margallah and Murree hills, Rawalpindi and Islamabad </li></ul>
  13. 14. NORTHERN AREA(Beauty of Paksitan) <ul><li>GILGIT BALTISTAN The Northern Area is the most spectacular and fascinating region of Pakistan. It is here that the world's three famous mountain ranges meet - the Himalayas, the Karakorams and the Hindukush. The whole Northern Pakistan has come to be known as a paradise for mountaineers, climbers, trekkers, hikers and anglers of the most famous “Trout fish” </li></ul>
  14. 15. NORTHERN AREA(Beauty of Paksitan) <ul><li>SWAT </li></ul><ul><li>Swat, the land of romance and beauty, is celebrated throughout the world as the holy land of Buddhist learning and piety. The lush-green valley of Swat, with its rushing torrents, icy-cold lakes, fruit-laden orchards and flower-decked slopes is ideal for holidaymakers.  </li></ul>
  15. 16. NORTHERN AREA(Beauty of Paksitan) <ul><li>KAGHAN VALLEY </li></ul><ul><li>Kaghan is a jewel among the many beautiful valleys in the Mansehra District of Hazara in the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan. This 160 kilometer long valley is most popular summer holiday spots for both Pakistanis as well as foreigners. </li></ul>
  16. 17. NORTHERN AREA(Beauty of Paksitan) <ul><li>MURREE </li></ul><ul><li>They are a series of wonderful Hill-resorts on the ridge between Murree and Abbottabad and are more attractive than other cities. Murree is a very popular hill station about 50 km north of the capital Islamabad The wild life of this area is pretty good. There is no place in this area where you won't find monkeys, real free monkeys. They are everywhere, in your hotel lobby windows, in the open barbecue, on the road; just everywhere you cannot miss them.  </li></ul>
  17. 18. FAIRS & FESTIVALS <ul><li>EID </li></ul><ul><li>Several important festivals are celebrated by Pakistani Muslims during the year, dependent on the Islamic calendar. Ramadan, the ninth month of the calendar, is characterised by daytime fasting for 29 or 30 days and is followed by the festival of Eid ul-Fitr. In a second festival, Eid ul-Adha, an animal is sacrificed in remembrance of the actions of Abraham and the meat is shared with friends, family, and the less fortunate. Both Eid festivals are public holidays </li></ul>
  18. 19. FAIRS & FESTIVALS <ul><li>Shandor Polo Festival </li></ul><ul><li>Passion for Polo will be the highest on the world’s highest Polo ground. Every year, Shandur (3,734 meters) invites visitors to experience a traditional polo tournament between the teams of Chitral and Gilgit from 7th to 9th July. The festival also includes folk music, folk dance, traditional sports and a camping village is be set up on the Pass. </li></ul>
  19. 20. FAIRS & FESTIVALS <ul><li>BASANT </li></ul><ul><li>With the advent of spring, skies of Lahore are resplendent with all types and sizes of kites. The Lahorites participate in kite flying competitions to herald the spring. Basant is not only a kite flying event, but a cultural festival of traditional food, dresses, dances and music. </li></ul>