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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
RegionSAARC
Capital CityIslamabad
Government Typefederal 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)
Economy
Ease of Doing Business Ranking108
Primary IndustriesAgriculture,Mining.
Major ExportsOther made-up textile articles, sets, worn clothing and worn textile articles, rags, Cotton, Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted, Cereals, Articles of leather, saddlery and harness, travel goods, Fish and crustaceans, molluscs , Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, Salt, sulphur, earths and stone, Edible fruit and nuts, peel of citrus fruit or melons
Major Exports to IndiaOrganic chemicals, Cotton, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boiler, Plastics and articles thereof, Tanning or dyeing extracts, tannins , Pharmaceutical products, Miscellaneous chemical products, Iron and steel, Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit, Essential oils and resinoids, perfumery, cosmetic , Man-made staple fibres, Rubber and articles thereof
Major ImportsMineral fuels, mineral oils , Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Electrical machinery and equipment, Iron and steel, Organic chemicals, Plastics and articles thereof, Animal or vegetable fats and oils , Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit, Cotton, Pharmaceutical products, Articles of iron or steel
Major Imports from IndiaEdible fruit and nuts, peel of citrus fruit or melons, Salt, sulphur, earths and stone, plastering materials, lime and cement, Cotton, Iron and steel, Mineral fuels, mineral oils , Copper and articles thereof, Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leathe, Coffee, tea, maté and spices, Inorganic chemicals, organic or inorganic compounds , Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit
Foreign Relations
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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.
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)
Indian Embassy Details for Pakistan
Embassy Details of Pakistan in IndiaH.E. Dr. Arif Alvi
Honourable High Commissioner
High Commission for the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
No. 2/50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-110021
Email: visaservicesphcnd@gmail.com
Phone: 0091-8130950519