Saturday, February 26, 2011

about pakistan

about pakistan
pakistan flag

Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. The region forming modern Pakistan was the site of several ancient cultures and the recipient of numerous cultures through several invasions and/or settlements. As a result the area has remained a part of numerous empires and dynasties.
Pakistan has the seventh largest standing armed force and is the only Muslim-majority nation to possess nuclear weapons. It is designated as a major non-NATO ally of the United States and a founding member of the Organization of the Islamic Conference along with a member of the United Nations.
Cricket is the most popular sport of Pakistan. The national cricket team has won the Cricket World Cup in 1992 and runners-up once in 1999.  Pakistan were runners-up in the inaugural 2007 Twenty20 held in South Africa and were the champions in 2009 in England.
(Source: Wikipedia, ICC Website)

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