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If you love nature and you want to take a good break from your hectic schedule then its time for you to visit the lovely land of Pakistan. For the nature lover, this is a land of spellbinding beauty that just simply captures your imagination and makes you feel good abouit life and also its creations, for the adventure seeker, this is a terrain that challenges the most daring of spirits to come over and also explore the same, for the historian, there are excavations, museums and also a large number of artifacts to see.And that is the reason why Pakistan today is absolutrely a tourist's delight and fascination. In its thriving metropolises and the culture feeling is very strong here.There are good and luxurious hotels that seem to provide great comfort to all the travellers who visit this country, elegant restaurants and captivating shopping boutiques and ethnic bazaars replete with merchandise of all sorts yes that is what Pakistan is all about all about discovering this great country that enthralls your senses in all aspects.In the northern region of Pakistan there stands the eight of the ten highest peaks in the world.There is also the very famous Karakoram Highway, popularly known as the Eighth wonder of the world.It is a good place for vacation and holidays and also has a lot of places that it offers to the numerous tourists who throng this place.
Business and Economy
Pakistan has a economy that is very downward and comes under the category of developing and has a lot to achieve on the economic scenario.The governement has been at most times in turmoil and that is considered to be another reason for this downfall and also maintaining the status of just a developing country and not a developed country.The International Monetary Fund which is the highest governing body as for as the finance of the entire world are concerned had already suspended aid payments to Pakistan before the coup, demanding that the country first got its finances in good order. The country to watch is the United States. Its opinion counts a lot in international financial circles.
The major cities that one can visit this lovely metropolis are Karachi,Rawalpindi,Islamabad,Lahore Peshawar.These cities are very instrumental in shaping the countries economy and also decides the growth rate.They provide the perefct tourist destinations to explore and also cherish the memories of the same.
Official Name: Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Total Area: 803,940 km2
UNDP Human Dev Index: 142/177
Currency (2003 Average): 1 CAN$ 42.90 Pakistani Rupee (PKR)
National Day: Republic Day, 23 March
Language(s): Urdu & English (official), Punjabi and variants, Sindhi, Pashtu, Balochi
Ethnic Group(s): Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashtun (Pathan), Baloch, Muhajir (immigrants from India at the time of partition and their descendant
GDP in country: (billion) $107.52
GDP per capita in country: $716
GDP Growth rate: (%) 6.5
Inflation: (%) 6.7
Country unemployment: (%) n/a