Pakistan: meaning "The land of pure"
Pakistan, where each day the sun rises with a new hope, with an enduring majesty as the rays of light flushing down towards the snowcapped peaks of Himalaya's and Nanga Parbat. A land where love finds a meaning in the heart warming hospitability of people, a land where history and ancient civilization mystifies one's heart, a land where spiritualism unveils its mystery at the shrines of Sufi Saints. This is the land we belong to, this is the land weI'll die for and this is the land that defines our identity.
The invincible 172 million (172,800,048 - July 2008 est.). Pakistani's progressing forward with high hopes and a mission holding an unquenchable thirst to be the world leader's soon.
Pakistani is the 7th Nuclear Power of the World
On May 28, 1998, Pakistan became the 7th nuclear power of the world giving a loud and clear message to the enemies that this nation is fully equipped and ready to defend it’s sovereignty.
Pakistan the land of grand mountain ranges, a land that holds 4 out of 14 most highest peaks in the world.
Asia's Highest Railway Station "Kan Mehtarzai" is in Pakistan
Aisa's Highest Railway Station Kan Mehtarzai that is located 2240 meters above sea level near Quetta, Pakistan
Pakistan has world 7th largest standing arm forces [well trained possessing state of the art technology. Pakistan Air Force (PAF) is the symbol of pride for the nation and a galaxy of highly trained professionals emerged in latest technological developments. The highly skilled PAF personals are renowned for their excellence and handling of aircraft and surely are the worst fear for the enemies.
Gwader is the World’s Largest Deep Sea Port
"Gwa" means Air and "Dar" means door, and the word Gwadar means "The door of the wind" is the world's largest deep sea port lies in southwestern Pakistani province of Balochistan. The design and construction of the port is carried out in collaboration with China and it has just started it's operation. It's going to emerge as a world's biggest skyline due to it's capacity and infrastructure of handling bulk carriers. It has been declared as a Duty Free Port and Free Economic Zone by the Pakistani government that has increased the commercial worth manifolds. It has an immense geo-strategic importance as it is the entrance to the Persian Gulf and is considered to be a substitute of Dubai Port
Shandur Polo festival at the World's highest Polo ground
What it would feel like to play a sport that is wild, challenging and manly at the top of the world surrounded by the drumbeats and the music of the reed instrument. Yes Shandur Polo tournament is played every year at World’s highest Polo ground at Shandur, Northern Pakistan.
Haleji Lake is the Asia’s largest Bird Sanctuary
Pakistan is a land of serene beauty, a country with diverse wild life, fresh water lakes, a 1046 km coast lines. Some of the most unique species of birds are found in northern Pakistan with awe-inspiring natural wonders like Lake Saiful Maluk, Lake Shandur, Dudipatsar Lake, kutwal lake, Zalzal lake and many more. But Haleji has it’s own significance as it is Asia’s largest waterfowl reserve. During winter thousands of birds of different species fly down to Haleji from Siberian colder areas
Khewra Salt Mine: Second Largest Salt Mine in the World
Khewra Salt Mine located in Khewra, Jehlum Punjab, Pakistan is the second
largest Salt Mine in the world and is considered to be the oldest in the subcontinent. It was said that discovery of Salt mines were not done by
Alexander or his army but by their horses as they started licking the stones when they stopped here for rest. Thousand of visitors each year visit Khewra Salt mines and get fascinated by the nature’s miracle in the heart of
Thar Desert is the One amongst the largest deserts in the World
Thar is a arid region in the north western part of Indian subcontinent, it lies mostly in Indian state of Rajasthan but it covers eastern Sindh province and the southeastern portion of Pakistan’s Punjab province. It is amongst one of the largest deserts in the world rich multifaceted culture, heritage, traditions, folk tales, dances and music. The poetic expression of Kafi written by Sufi poets of Sindh resonates in the cold nights as the Thari musicians start singing them on sorrowing rhythmic beats. In the night the granules of the sand lit up like stars as the moonlight walks on them.
Pakistan is the land of oldest Civilization
Indus Valley and Mohenjo-Daro
Moenjodaro is the province of Sindh, Pakistan and archeology trace back it exitence 5000 years ago. It provides an earliest instance of exemplary form of town planning and community organization and found to be as one of the oldest cities known today. It is said to be the pilgrimage of ancient ruins. The splendor of Indus Valley civilization spread over a thousand mile from the high peak snowy mountains of Kashmir to the glittering sand dunes facing the Arabian Sea. One of the oldest known civilization that flourished in the Indus river Basin embraced within its fold almost the entire country now known as Pakistan.
World Record of shooting down 5 Indian planes
Air Commondore MM ALAM has a world record of shooting down 5 Indian planes in less then a minute.
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