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Archive for February, 2013

Asif Ali Zardari Posted by on Feb 28, 2013

Asif Ali Zardari is the current president of Pakistan since 2008 and de facto leader of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) following the assassination of his wife, former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, on Dec. 27, 2007. Zardari (born July 26, 1955, Karachi, Pak) the son of Hakim Ali Zardari, a Sindhi landlord, businessman, and politician—was educated at Saint Patrick’s School…

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Heavy Industries, Taxila (HIT) Posted by on Feb 26, 2013

Pakistan’s economy is largely based on agriculture and understandably a major section of its industry is agri-based. While entrepreneurs are increasingly looking to other areas the potential of expanding the industrial base remains largely untapped for a number of reasons but mainly because of a heavy reliance on our traditional export items. However, an encouraging…

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Motorway project Posted by on Feb 23, 2013

Road Map of Pakistan

The Motorway project was conceived by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in his first term (1990–1993) and later inaugurated on November 26, 1997 during his second term. It is one of the most expensive motorways in Asia; it has the highest pillared bridge in Asia located at the Khewra Salt Range. One of the most interesting…

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General Mohammad Zia-ul-Haq Posted by on Feb 22, 2013

Mohammad Zia-ul-Haq was born on August 12th, 1924 in Jullundur, Punjab [now in India]. He was the Pakistani chief of Army staff, chief martial-law administrator, and president of Pakistan (1978–88). Zia was commissioned in 1945 from the Royal Indian Military Academy in Dehra Dun and served with the British armored forces in Southeast Asia at the end…

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Natural Resources of Pakistan Posted by on Feb 19, 2013

Pakistan has an abundance of natural resources. Nature has blessed the country with many types of fossil fuels which if utilized properly can reshape the country and put the country on a path to prosperity. However, political instability, corruption and lack of law and order in the country has prevented full use of such resources.…

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