Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Land of (the) Pure!

Pakistan
Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is a sovereign state in South Asia. It has a 1,046-kilometre (650 mi) coastline along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by Afghanistan and Iran in the west, India in the east and China in the far northeast. In the north, Tajikistan lies adjacent to Pakistan but is separated by the narrow Wakhan Corridor.

The region forming modern Pakistan was the site of several ancient cultures including the neolithic Mehrgarh and the bronze era Indus Valley Civilisation. Subsequently it was the recipient of Hindu, Persian, Indo-Greek, Islamic, Turco-Mongol, Afghan and Sikh cultures through several invasions and/or settlements. As a result the area has remained a part of numerous empires and dynasties including the Indian empires, Persian empires, Arab caliphates, Mongol, Mughal, Durrani Empire (Afghan Empire), Sikh and British Empire. Pakistan gained independence from the British Empire in 1947. With the adoption of its constitution in 1956, Pakistan became an Islamic republic.

Pakistan is a multilingual country with more than sixty languages being spoken. English is the official language of Pakistan and used in official business, government, and legal contracts,[49] and Punjabi has a plurality of native speakers. Urdu is the lingua franca and national language in Pakistan. Punjabi is the provincial language of Punjab. Saraiki is also spoken in the larger area of Punjab province. Pashto is the provincial language of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Sindhi is the provincial language of Sindh and Balochi is the provincial language of Balochistan.[153]

Government of Pakistan
The Islamic republic of Pakistan emerged as an independent sovereign state on 14th August 1947, as a result of the division of former British India.
Pakistan Post Office Department
Pakistan post is committed to make secure and timely delivery of mail, money and material at the doorsteps of the customers at affordable cost.
Welcome to P A K I S T A N
Official government tourist portal provides a tourist guide and information on destinations, events and festivals, accommodation and the Ministry of Tourism.

Other places and informational links for Pakistan:

It’s all about Pakistan
You can find content ranging from history about Pakistan to cricket videos. You can also submit your links to be displayed on this site.

Travel:

Roads form the backbone of Pakistan’s transport system. The National Highway Authority is responsible for the maintenance of national highways and motorways.

Directions by City or Zip (Postcode)

  You’ll probably need maps, directions or both at some point in your travels. Just type the starting place in the first box, the ending destination in the second box and click “Go”. As an example, you could enter your home address as the starting point and the address of the place you are to stay at as the destination.



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