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  • Pakistan Monument in Islamabad

    Standing as a symbol of the four provinces and three territories of Pakistan is the ‘Pakistan Monument in Islamabad'. The construction of the monument was started in the year 2004 and the monument was inaugurated in 2007.

  • The Monument of Minar-e-Pakistan

    Standing proudly in the center of the Iqbal Park in Lahore is the Minar-e-Pakistan. The Minar was built as a tribute to the Lahore Resolution passed in 1940. It is one of the most important national monuments of Pakistan. The monument rises to a height of about 60m with the…
  • The Desert of Thar - A Pleasantly Different Experience

    See the best of sights during a Desert of Thar adventure Covering the eastern Sindh province and the southeastern portion of the Punjab province of Pakistan is Desert of Thar. The Desert of Thar forms a natural border between Indian and Pakistan. In Pakistan the desert spreads in the Ghotki, Sanghar,…
  • Fulfill your Adventure Thrill at the Karakorum Range

    The Karakoram Range is one of the most amazing trekking destinations For adventure seekers, Northern Pakistan offers a wide range of exciting opportunities such as hiking, trekking and mountaineering. Believed to be the north western extension of the greater Himalayan Mountains, the Karakoram Range covers the border Pakistan, India and China.…
  • The Lahore Fort

    Popularly called as the Shahi Qila, the Lahore Fort is located on the Northwestern corner of the Walled City of Lahore Spreading on an area of 20 hectares, the fort is trapezoidal in form. The existence of the fort dates back to the ancient times but the construction of the present…
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Pakistan Info

ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL: Islamabad

COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Karachi

GEOGRAPHY

Pakistan is situated in Southern Asia bordering Afghanistan to the north-west and Iran to the west while China borders the country in the north and India to the east.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 177 Million. Muslims account for about 95% of the population.

CLIMATE

The climate of Pakistan is characterized by hot summers and cool winters and it is generally varied throughout the country. Summer temperatures  may go high as 38°C while in winter it may go low as 4°C.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Urdu and Englsih are the two official languages. Punjabi, Saraik and Pashto are widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+5
Summer: GMT +6

BUSINESS HOURS

Government: 8 AM to 3 PM
General: 9 AM to 5 PM
(In many schools and enterprises, Friday is usually considered a half-day)


HOLIDAYS

Independence Day: August 14th
Pakistan Day: March 23rd
May Day: May 1st
Birthday of Quaid-e-Azam: December 25th

Muslim Festival (Based on the lunar calandar):
Id-ul-Fitr
Id-ul-Adha
Milad-un-Nabi

CURRENCY

Pakistani Rupee

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/ Emergencies: 15
Medical: 115
Fire: 16

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