Industrial equipment, vehicles, iron ore, petroleum, edible oil
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).
Pakistan National Flag
Dark green with a white vertical bar, a white crescent and a
five-pointed star in the middle. The Flag symbolises Pakistan's
profound commitment to Islam and Islamic world.
Approved in June, 1954
Verses Composed by: Abdul Asar Hafeez Jullundhri
Tune Composed by: Ahmed G. Chagla
Duration: 80 seconds.
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
Major stock exchanges:
Karachi Stock exchange (KSE) and Lahore Stock Exchange (LSE)
Pine, Oak, Poplar, Deodar, Maple, Mulberry
The Pheasant, Leopard, Deer, Ibex, Chinkara, Black buk, Neelgai,
Markhor, Marcopolo sheep, Green turtles, River & Sea fish,
Crocodile, Water Fowls
Cricket, Hockey, Football
Murree, Quetta, Hunza, Ziarat, Swat, Kaghan, Chitral and Gilgit
Textiles, cement, fertiliser, steel, sugar, electric goods,
Oil, Coal, Hydel, Thermal, Nuclear and Liquid Petroleum Gas
WAPDA's total installed power generating capacity: 11,246 MW
Basic Health Units (BHUs)
Maternity & Child Health Centres
Rural Health Centres (RHCs)
Tuberculosis (TB) Centres
Lady Health Workers
Arts & Science Colleges
Universities Public Sector
(including one Women University)
Transport & Communication
Total length of
Pakistan Railway network
Pakistan International Airlines Covers 33 international and 21
domestic stations with a fleet of 44 planes.
Major Airports (Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Quetta,
Peshawar, Multan, Faisalabad and Gwadar)
International : 2 - Karachi and Bin Qasim
Domestic: 3 - Minora, Gwadar and Pasni
Public Call Offices
Employed Labour Force
Manufacturing & Mining sector
Finance, Community & Social Services
Quarterly 03 b. News Agencies
PPI & NNI (Pvt) c.
TV Centres Five TV centres at Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta and
Karachi covering 88.58% population and 29 re-broadcasting stations.
4 channels (PTV-I, PTV-II (PTV World), PTV-III & PTV-IV)
Registered TV sets 3,604,000
Radio Stations Public: Total 25, Home services in 19 languages.
External Services cover 81 countries in 15 languages
Private: Radio stations 3, TV transmitter channels 3
Cable Operators 900
Central Bank: State Bank of Pakistan
Other Banks: National Bank of Pakistan, Habib Bank Ltd., Muslim
Commercial Bank Ltd., Allied Bank of Pakistan Ltd., First Woman
Bank, Mehran Bank and the Bank of Punjab.
Specialised Banks: Agricultural Development Bank of Pakistan,
Federal Bank for Co-operatives, Industrial Development Bank of
Pakistan, The Punjab Provincial Co-operative Bank, Banker's Equity
and National Development Finance Corporation
K-2 (Mt. Godwin Austin): 28,250 ft./8611 m (2nd in World)
Nanga Parbat : 26,660 ft./8126 m (8th in World)
Gasherbrum-I: 26,470 ft./8068 m (11th in World)
The Khyber Pass
The Kurram Pass
The Tochi Pass
The Gomal Pass
The Bolan Pass
The Lowari Pass
The Khunjrab Pass
Beas (tributary of Sutlej)
North West Frontier Province
North West Frontier Province