Basic Facts About Pakistan
Official Name:
Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Father of the Nation: Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah (1876-1948)
National Poet:
Allama Muhammad Iqbal (1877-1938)
Head of the State:
Asif Ali Zardari, President
Head of Government:
Syed Yousuf Raza Gillani, Prime Minister
Capital:
Islamabad
Total Area:
796,095 Sq. km.
Punjab:
205,344 Sq. km.
Sindh:
140,914 Sq. km.
Khyber Pakhtunkhawa:
74,521 Sq. km.
Balochistan:
347,190 Sq. km.
FATA:
27,220 Sq. km.
Islamabad (Capital):
906 Sq. km.
Population:
159,196,336 (July 2004 est.)
GDP:
5.8%
Currency:
Pak. Rupee.(Rs.)
Seaports (Int'l):
Karachi, Bin Qasim and Gwadar
Fish Harbours/Mini Ports :
Minora, Gawadar, and Keti Bandar
Banks:
 
Central Bank:
State Bank of Pakistan
Nationalized Scheduled Banks:
First Woman Bank Ltd, National Bank of Pakistan
Specialized Banks:
Zari Taraqiati Bank (ZTBL), Industrial Development Bank of Pakistan, Punjab Provincial Cooperative Bank Ltd
Private Scheduled Banks:
Askari Commercial Bank Limited, Bank Al-Falah Limited, Faysal Bank Limited, Bank Al-Habib Limited, Metropolitan Bank Limited, KASB Commercial Bank Limited Prime Commercial Bank Limited, Soneri Bank Limited, Meezan Bank Limited, Silk Bank, Crescent Commercial Bank Limited, Dawood Bank Limited, NDLC-IFIC Bank Limited (NIB), Allied Bank of Pakistan Limited, United Bank Limited, Habib Bank Limited, SME Banks
Foreign Banks:
ABN Amro Bank N.V, Albaraka Islamic Bank BSC (EC), American Expresss Bank Limited, Barclays, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi Limited Citibank N.A, Deutsche Bank A.G., Habib Bank A.G. Zurich, Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corp Limited, Oman International Bank S.O.A.G Royal Bank of Scotland, Standard Chartered Bank Limited
Development Financial Institutions:
Pakistan Industrial Credit and Investment Corp. Limited, Pak Kuwait Investment Company (Pvt) Limited, Pak Libya Holding Company (Pvt) Limited, Pak-Oman Investment Company (Pvt) Limited, Saudi Pak Industrial and AgricuturalInvestment Company (Pvt) Limited
Investment Banks:
Crescent Investment Bank Limited, First International Investment Bank Limited, Atlas Investment Bank Limited, Security Investment Bank Limited, Fidelity Investment Bank Limited, Prudential Investment Bank Limited, Islamic Investment Bank Limited, Asset Investment Bank Limited, Al-Towfeek Investment Bank Limited, Jahangir Siddiqui Investment Bank Limited, Franklin Investment Bank Limited, Orix Investment Bank (Pak) Limited