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The Pakistan Flag was designed by Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan.

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`1 The Pakistan Flag was designed by Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. The white and dark green field represents Minorities & Muslim majority, respectively. The crescent on the Flag represents progress. The five-rayed star represents light and knowledge. People and Population The population of the country as on 1st January, 1994, is estimated at about 124.45 million with its male/female ratio of 52.50:47.50 per cent. The current growth rate of 3.0 per cent is the highest among nine most populous countries of the world. The population is expected to reach 150 million by the year 2000. Density per square kilometre is 156 persons. Literacy rate is estimated to be 36.8 per cent. Of the four provinces, with 25.8 per cent of land area of the country, Punjab has 56.5 per cent of the total population; Sindh, with 17.7 per cent of land area, has 22.6 per cent: NWFP, (including FATA) with 12.8 per cent of land area, has 15.7 per cent; Balochistan, with 43.6 per cent of land area, has 5.1 per cent. Thus, Punjab is the most densely (240 persons per sq km) populated province, follwed by Sindh and NWFP. Balochistan is the least populated province, with 19 persons per square kilomatre. The overall population density of the country is 156 persons per square kilometre as estimated in 1994. Sindh is the urbainised province with 43 per cent of the people living in urban areas including Karachi City. ...read more.


Imports Industrial equipment, vehicles, iron ore, petroleum, edible oil Languages Urdu (National language) English (Official) Literacy rate 38.9% Government Parliament form Parliamentary It consists of two Houses i.e., the Senate (Upper House) and the National Assembly (Lower House). The Senate is a permanent legislative body and symbolises a process of continuity in the national affairs. It consists of 87 members. The four Provincial Assemblies, Federally Administered Tribal Areas and Federal Capital form its electoral college. The National Assembly has a total membership of 217 elected through adult suffrage (Muslim 207 and Minorities 10). National Anthem Approved in June, 1954 Verses Composed by: Abdul Asar Hafeez Jullundhri Tune Composed by: Ahmed G. Chagla Duration: 80 seconds State Emblem The State Emblem consists of: 1. The crescent and star which is symbol of Islam 2. The shield in the centre shows four major crops 3. Wreath surrounding the shield represents cultural heritage 4. Scroll contains Quaid's motto: Unity Faith, Discipline National Flower Jasmine Flora Pine, Oak, Poplar, Deodar, Maple, Mulberry Fauna The Pheasant, Leopard, Deer, Ibex, Chinkara, Black buk, Neelgai, Markhor, Marcopolo sheep, Green turtles, River & Sea fish, Crocodile, Water Fowls Popular games Cricket, Hockey, Football Tourist's resorts Murree, Quetta, Hunza, Ziarat, Swat, Kaghan, Chitral and Gilgit Archaeological sites Moenjo Daro, Harappa, Taxila, Kot Diji, Mehr Garh Major Cities Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta, Rawalpindi, Hyderabad, Multan, Sialkot and Faisalabad Agriculture Major crops are cotton, wheat, rice and sugarcane Total cropped area 22.14 million hectares Industry Textiles, cement, fertiliser, ...read more.


The site was selected to be a University township away from the humdrum of Hyderabad city which lacked room to meet the ambitious expansion programs of the University. PESHAWAR The University of Peshawar (UOP) was established in October 1950 by the first Prime Minister of Pakistan, with an enrollment of 129, of whom one was a female. Currently it has a residential campus spread over about a 1000 acres with a total student body of over 18,500. b The University of Peshawar is a unique institution where educational facilities exist from nursery to Ph.D. Having demonstrated excellence in almost all disciplines, both in terms of teaching and research, the University of Peshawar has over the years attained the position of being one of the most significant universities in the East. The Grand King Faisal Mosque The Mosque is a symbol of international islamic brotherhood and unity. It was designed by a famous Turkish architect and was donated to Pakistan by the late King Faisal bin Abdul Aziz of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The mosque is spread over an area of 189,705 square meters and can accomodate upto about 200,000 muslims in a congregation. Built in a shape of a tent, the mosque reminds us the historic tent in which the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad(saw) had led the first-ever Jumu'ah (Friday) congregational prayer in the locality of Banu' Salim in the vicinity of Medina soon after his migration from Mecca. Faisal Mosque commemorates this first public congregation in Islamic history, which had taken place on 19 Rabi al-Awwal, 1 AH/ October 1, 622 C.E. ...read more.

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