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From: Secretary of Treasury Vavrina

Profile of Pakistan

  • Former British colony 
  • 5th most populous country in the world 
  • Capital:  Islamabad 
  • Spoken languages: Urdu, English, Punjabi, Sindhi, Dari, Bakochi, and Pashto 
  • Major Religion: 96% Islam
  • Control the Khyber Pass and Bolan Pass both are traditional invasion routes for central Asian and India 
  • Political System 
    • Semi-secular Islamic federal parliamentary republic
    • Nuclear power
    • Chief of State: President 
    • Head of Government: Prime Minister
    • Bicameral parliament 
  • Economy 
    • 22nd largest economy 
    • semi-industrialized 
      • mainly manufacturing and agriculture based 
    • Major exports 
      • textiles,
      • leather goods
      • sporting goods 
      • chemicals
      • carpets
      • wheat
      • rice 
      • sugarcane 
      • cron
      • cotton 

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