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  2. About Pakistan

    Pakistan (پاکستان Pakistan_pronunciation.ogg|listen), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in the Greater Middle East and South Asia. It is located in the region where South Asia converges with Central Asia and the Middle East. It has a 1,046 kilometre (650 mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea in the south, and is bordered by Afghanistan and Iran in the west, India in the east and China in the far northeast.

    Pakistan is the sixth most populous country in the world and has one of the largest Muslim populations in the world. It was part of British India prior to partition in 1947 and has a long history of settlement and civilisation including the Indus Valley Civilization. The region has been invaded by the Greeks, Persians, Arabs, Afghans, Turks, and Mongols. The territory was incorporated into British India in the nineteenth century. Since its independence, the country has been characterized by periods of military and economic growth interspersed with political instability.

    The nation was founded officially as the Dominion of Pakistan in 1947, under the leadership of Muhammad Ali Jinnah and the Muslim League, and was renamed the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in 1956. Pakistan was a founding member of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), Developing 8 Countries (D8) and Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO). It is also a member of the United Nations (UN), World Trade Organization (WTO), G33 developing countries, Group of 77 developing nations (G77) and is a nuclear power.

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    1. We request the government of India that keeping any kind of relations with Pakistan, be it social, political or economical are anti-national. Train and bus service should be immediately stopped. This is in the interest of the nation.
      In Pressure mounting on Centre to be tough with Pakistan after Mumbai attacks
    2. India should attack and destroy all the terrorist camps in Pakistan, the same way America has done in Afghanistan.
      In Pressure mounting on Centre to be tough with Pakistan after Mumbai attacks
    3. India renewed its demand for men it has hunted for years in a protest note handed to Pakistan's High Commissioner Shahid Malik in New Delhi on Monday.
      Pranab Mukherjee in Pressure mounting on Centre to be tough with Pakistan after Mumbai attacks