ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL: Islamabad
COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Karachi
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.
A population of close to 177 Million. Muslims account for about 95% of the population.
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.
Urdu and Englsih are the two official languages. Punjabi, Saraik and Pashto are widely used as well.
Summer: GMT +6
Government: 8 AM to 3 PM
General: 9 AM to 5 PM
(In many schools and enterprises, Friday is usually considered a half-day)
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):
IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS
Police/ Emergencies: 15