PAKISTAN. A Country Study. A few facts about Pakistan. Founded by Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah. Pakistan emerged as an independent sovereign state on August 14 th 1947. Capital City: Islamabad Total Area: 796,095 sq km Population: 167,421,000
A Country Study
President: Asif Ali Zadari
Prime Minister: Yousaf Rasa Gilani
Chairman of the Senate: Farooq Hamid Naek
Here is the progress Pakistan has made in reaching the Millennium Development Goals:
-Nearly 1.4 million children have been enrolled in primary school.
-9,121 community based schools have been established.
-1.4 million women have been trained different techniques to save children from dehydration.
-300,000 women and children have received vaccinations.
-9,000 adult literacy centers have been established.
-Volunteers from more than 30,000 villages have been enlisted to help support human development at the grassroots level.
This information was found on the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals Website.