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  • Independence
  • That's significant for the 64-year-old former general whose political power flowed almost exclusively from the military, which has ruled Pakistan directly for half of its 60 years of independence from Britain. (newsweek.com)
  • The quartered shield in the centre shows cotton , wheat , tea and jute , which were the major crops of Pakistan at independence and are shown in a form of shield and signify as the main agricultural base for the importance of the Nation's economy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Crisis
  • Pakistan was already struggling with a debt crisis even before its struggling economy was lashed by monsoon rains last year, causing an estimated $10bn of damage. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • news
  • News about Pakistan, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times. (nytimes.com)
  • In our news wrap Friday, bombings rocked election rallies in Pakistan, killing at least 130 people and wounding 300 others. (pbs.org)
  • economic
  • Economic growth in Pakistan is constrained by the ongoing regional instability and conflict, which contributes to domestic instability and violence in much of the country. (mercycorps.org)
  • Alliance
  • GAVI Alliance has made incredible efforts in reaching out to the most inaccessible populations especially in Pakistan within a short period of time. (heartfile.org)
  • The Pakistan Emergency Food Security Alliance (PEFSA) recently conducted research in Badin and Sanghar to assess the impact of each modality i.e. (oxfam.org)
  • Libraries
  • of Pakistan to get a National Day of Libraries officially declared which will help promote the cause of Libraries and create awareness about the role of Libraries in our Society. (yahoo.com)
  • year
  • For although we've gone from around 350,000 cases per year world-wide to just 217 last year, Pakistan remains one of only three countries in the world with endemic polio. (heartfile.org)
  • A public prosecutor in Pakistan says a court has sentenced a serial killer to death after finding him guilty of killing eight children, including a 7-year-old girl whose rape and murder drew nationwide condemnation. (yahoo.com)
  • A year after Pakistan voted to bring the Pashtun tribal areas into the national civilian court system, the army is still the master of justice there, residents say. (nytimes.com)
  • COUNTRY
  • We congratulate you on this out standing contribution to the future generations of Pakistan.It is indeed commendable that your assistance will go a long way in securing the health of 70% of the children in our country. (heartfile.org)
  • OHCHR deployed initially a Human Rights Advisor to the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Pakistan to assist with addressing human rights issues arising in the context of emergency response in the aftermath of the South Asia earthquake. (ohchr.org)
  • Type
  • Children in Pakistan are supposed to receive vaccines against at least eight diseases before their first birthday, not counting pneumococcal vaccine: tuberculosis, diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, hepatitis B, Haemophilus influenzae type b, measles and polio. (heartfile.org)
  • Children
  • Efforts to stop polio have been scaling up for some years now, and these efforts are critical in protecting children in Pakistan, as well children worldwide. (heartfile.org)
  • According to the Pakistan Embassy in Canberra, the number of Pakistanis in Australia is closer to 70,000 as the Department of Immigration and Citizenship does not include the children of Pakistanis who are born in Australia. (wikipedia.org)
  • hospital
  • 10-month-old Ayesha receives treatment with her mother at a makeshift hospital in Muzaffargarh, Pakistan, on Sunday, August 22. (cnn.com)
  • multiple
  • Oxfam has carried out research on multiple inequalities in Pakistan in collaboration with the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), the findings of which are presented in this report. (oxfam.org)
  • remains
  • During Musharraf's visit in 2005, the two nations signed a counter-terrorism pact which was an agreement between Pakistan and Australia in encountering terrorism, which remains a wide-scale global problem. (wikipedia.org)
  • eight
  • Fifty-eight of last year's cases - more than a quarter of the world's total - were in Pakistan. (heartfile.org)
  • Asia Bibi was acquitted in Pakistan after eight years on death row for blasphemy. (pbs.org)