Today, chants of “Pakistan Zindabad” resounded throughout the country, as Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by eight wickets to become the Twenty20 Cricket World Cup Champions. It was, as Dawn noted, the first major title Pakistan has won in 17 years, and it comes at a time when the country faces a multitude of burgeoning problems.
Pakistan, a country in Southern Asia, has a rich culture and heritage. Formerly, a part of 'Hindustan', it became an independent country on August 14, 1947. The highly traditional Pakistani culture borrows heavily from the cultures of Arabs, Greeks, Persians, Aryans, Moghuls and the British.
The picture of illiteracy in Pakistan is grim. Although successive governments have announced various programmes to promote literacy, especially among women, they have been unable to translate their words into action because of various political, social and cultural obstacles.
There is a sharp bipolar division in the status of women in Pakistan. While some women have the opportunity to advance in every field of life, the deprived majority silently suffers a multiplicity of hardships and mistreatment in a system that is heavily biased against them.
Focus Pakistan has gathered its members on 27th of April 2013. The agenda of the meeting was to focus the activities of 2012, followup of renewal of registrations and also discussed about scope...........