The Top 5 Major Milestones of Pakistan since independence.

A NUCLEAR STATE

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After uneasy relationships with India, Afghanistan, the former Soviet Union, and the energy shortage, explains its motivation to become a nuclear power as part of its defence and energy strategies

India as a rogue state threatening the sovereignty of Pakistan and the very existence substantially increased when Pakistan  became aware of advancing Indian nuclear program towards making the bombs.

For Pakistan it meant “a (nuclear) India would further undermine and threaten Pakistan’s security, and for her survival,

Therefore Pakistan needed a nuclear deterrent to counter and neutralize the balance of power in South Asia which India Shifted toward itself by declaring himself a nuclear state

In January 1972 under the leadership of Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, who delegated the program to, Abdul Qadeer Khan as the founder of Pakistan’s integrated atomic bomb project.

Soon Pakistan became the seventh country in the world to successfully develop and test nuclear weapons.

TARBELA DAM

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Tarbela Dam

A Reservoir of water was consciously needed for irrigation purpose, the country survives through. Rivers which flow through country should necessary be channelled properly to cultivate crops to feed the poorly bitten country. Fortunately as Consequent to the Indus Basin Water Treaty, concluded between India and Pakistan, major water reservoirs were planned to be constructed in Pakistan to store water mainly for irrigation . One was on the river Jhelm at Mangla and the other on River Indus near the small town of Tarbela.

The Terbla Dam  on the Indus River in Pakistan is the largest earth filled dam in the world and second largest by structural volume.

It is located in Haripur District, Hazara Division, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, about 50 kilometres  of Islamabad.The construction of dam was completed in 1974 and a major limestone was laid down in the history of Pakistan and was designed to store water from the Indus River for irrigation, flood control,

In addition to fulfilling primary purpose of the Dam i.e. supplying water for Irrigation, Tarbela Power Station has generated 341.139 Billion kWh of cheap hydro-electric energy since commissioning. The Dam is Providing cheap sustaining energy to the people of Pakistan where load shedding of electricity a daily dilemma  Lighting the Homes ever since.

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Motorways of Pakistan, an Ambition project in the history of Pakistan which will revolutionized the way people transport between cities. its like a dream for a common man to travel for their destination hassle free,as comfortable as possible

The aims to link Pakistan’s three Arabian Sea ports (Karachi Port, Port Bin Qasim and Gwadar Port) to the rest of the country and further north with Afghanistan, Central Asia and China.

Motorways are a network of multiple-lane, high-speed, limited-access or controlled-access highways in Pakistan, which are owned, maintained and operated federally by Pakistan’s National Highway Authority.

Most of the area of Punjab are covered through M-1 M-2 M-3 & M-4 Motorways while construction were made delays in Sindh due to political mischiefs. !

World Cup 1992

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Kaptan Imran Khan Lifting World Cup Trophy

Ask any Pakistani what the happiest moment of his life has been and, excluding “the birth of my child”, you’re likely to receive a personal re-enactment of the day Imran Khan and company conquered by beating England in the final to become the World Cup champions for the first time in Melbourne  March 25, 1992.

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In comparison to other countries, Pakistan performs remarkable in charitable involvement and sprite of volunteerism. Following are three major charitable organisation which are flourished by generous people of Pakistan

  • Edhi FoundationEdhifoundation

Edhi Foundation is Largest Voluntary Ambulance Organization of the World and operates free nursing homes, orphanages, clinics, women’s shelters, and rehab centers for drug addicts and mentally ill individuals.

  • Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantationsiut

SIUT is a dialysis & kidney transplant centre. It’s Pakistan largest kidney disease centre as well as Public health sector. 10-12 Kidney transplants weekly and in 2003 doctors performed Pakistan’s first liver transplant, are provided free of cost.

It was founded by Dr. Adibul Hasan Rizvi

  • Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research CentreSKMCH2012Aug07023455

It’s a state-of-the-art non-profit cancer research centre and hospital in Lahore, the first and only cancer hospital of international standards in Pakistan

Dedicated to providing first-class treatment of cancer to all its patients, irrespective of their ability to pay. The institution is invention infamous Pakistani cricket superstar Imran Khan.

 


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