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About Pakistan

Pakistan, officially known as the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is a country in the Southern Asia Region bordering India. The country is part of the SAARC region.

The country’s primary economy is Agriculture, Industry, and Services.

Country Facts


Basic Details
Capital CityIslamabad
Government TypeFederal Islamic Parliamentary Republic
Official LanguagesEnglish, Urdu
CurrencyPakistani rupee, PKR
Phone Code +92
Important CitiesLahore, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Peshawar, Multan, Hyderabad, Islamabad, Quetta, Bahawalpur, Sargodha, Sialkot, Sukkur, Larkana, Sheikhupura
National DayIndependence Day (Youm-e-Azadi) (Aug-14)
GDP (nominal)USD 340.636 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking108
Primary IndustriesAgriculture,Mining.
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsIran, Afghanistan, China, India
Member of(Commonwealth of Nations), ( Organisation of Islamic Cooperation), ( Shanghai Cooperation Organisation), ( South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation), ( United Nations)
Major ExportsSilk & Textiles, Fashion and Apparel, Cereals & Pulses, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Plastics and Products, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Fruits and Nuts, Toys and Games, Pharmaceutical Products, Vegetables and Related Products, Edible Oils & Seeds
Major ImportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Machinery & Appliances, Edible Oils & Seeds, Electrical Products, Chemical Products, Plastics and Products, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Silk & Textiles, Pharmaceutical Products, Cereals & Pulses, Vegetables and Related Products, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Books and Papers, Rubber and Products
Total Exports ValueUSD 31.176 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 71.105 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 39.929 Billion (Deficit)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with IndiaThe informal trade between India and Pakistan is estimated at more than US$3bn which could be brought into the mainstream through better trade facilitation measures. But with the recent untoward incidents at the Line of Control, the informal trade is expected to rise, re-routing from formal to informal channels.The informal exports from India to Pakistan constitute mainly readymade garments, cosmetics and jewellery, spices, livestock, drugs and pharma, machinery mainly textiles, chemicals, tyres and informal imports from Pakistan to India includes mainly cloth, tobacco products, dry fruits, leather products mainly footwear.
Major Exports to IndiaChemical Products, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Pharmaceutical Products, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Cosmetics and Accessories, Retail & Fmcg Products, Cereals & Pulses, Arms and Ammunitions, Audio Visual Equipments, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products, Plants and Flowers, Vegetables and Related Products, Fruits and Nuts
Major Imports from IndiaChemical Products, Pharmaceutical Products, Plastics and Products, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Cereals & Pulses, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Retail & Fmcg Products, Edible Oils & Seeds, Cosmetics and Accessories, Machinery & Appliances, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Vegetables and Related Products, Other Products
India's Imports ValueUSD 20.11 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 627.1 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 606.99 Million (Deficit)
Indian Embassy Details for PakistanHigh Commission of India

Honourable High Commissioner
G-5, Diplomatic Enclave,Islamabad,Pakistan.
92-51-2833283-2833251-54 and 2833276

Embassy Details of Pakistan in IndiaPakistan
High Commission for the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
H.E. Mr. Saad Ahmad Warraich
Charge d Affaires
2/50 G, ShantipathChanakyapuriNew Delhi-110021
+91-11-2611 0601, 03, 05, 2467 6004, 2467 8467 (O)