What is the first thing that pops on your mind when you hear the word Pakistan, is it the terrorism, war, poverty, illiteracy, corruption, women oppression and other social vices?
Well, there are so many good things about Pakistan that you might not have heard about in the news, or read in the papers.
Though all the above listed bad things truly occur in Pakistan, they are only a small percentage of the events that occur in that country. As we all know, the bad people can never be as many as the good.
Pakistan made history in the year 1947 as the first country to be created in the name of Islam. This ethnically diverse country comprises of ethnic groups like Punjabis, Pashtuns, Sindhis, Saraikis, Muhajirs, Balochis and others.
This large country has a population of over 201million people and a GDP per Capital of $5,374.
Talking about military strength and security, Pakistan is one of the top countries in the world in that aspect.
This country has the 6th largest standing armed forces in the world. Pakistan is a nuclear power and the only nation in the muslim world to be declared as a nuclear-weapons state.
Did you know that Pakistan once had a female prime minister, during her time, she helped enact laws that protect women more. Though there might be a level of illiteracy in Pakistan, but that doesn’t mean the people don’t desire education, in the last five years the literacy rate in Pakistan has increased more than any other country.
The truth is though there are flaws in Pakistan today, but which country on earth doesn’t have one.
In terms on landscape and beauty, Pakistan is one of the most wonderful countries in the world today, this country has all the seasons and landscape.
There are still many wonderful things about this country, Pakistan is notable for having the best trained air force pilots in the world. You might have bever heard about the hero MM Alam, who shot 5 planes in less than a minute.
This country has the world’s highest paved International Road in the name of Karakoram Highway, and also the seventh largest pool of scientists and engineers.
With the things I have listed about Pakistan, am sure the next time you hear about this country, the first thing that would come to your mind won’t just be the bad side, but some positives also.