Largest Dam in Pakistan Tarbela Dam is not only the largest dam in Pakistan but also the largest earth filled dam in the world. It is built on Indus River and located in Haripur District, Hazara Division, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Tarbela Dam is also the second largest dam by structural volume.
Largest Barrage of Pakistan Sukkar Barrage is the largest barrage of Pakistan. It was named as Lolyd Barrage after its completion in British Raj in 1932. Sukkar Barrage is on Indus River near city of Sukkar in Sindh Province. Length of this historical Barrage is almost one mile and it can manage water flow of […]
Largest Building in Pakistan The Muslim Commercial Bank Plaza is the largest building in Pakistan with 40 stories. It is the headquarters of MCB which is prominent commercial bank of Pakistan. MCB headquarters is the tallest building of country.
Largest Commercial Bank of Pakistan Habib Bank Limited which is known as HBL is the largest commercial bank of Pakistan. HBL has network of over 1450 branches in Pakistan and 55 branches worldwide. Headquarter of Habib Bank is in Habib Bank Plaza Karachi.
Largest Airport in Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam International Airport is the largest airport in Pakistan. It is also known as Jinnah International Airport and named after the Nation’s father Muhammad Ali Jinnhah. Jinnah Airport is the biggest international and domestic airport of country.
Iskander Mirza was the first president of Pakistan. Major-General Sahibzada Sayyid Iskander Ali Mirza was born on December 14, 1898 in Murshidabad, Bengal. He became first President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan on 23 March 1956 under the newly developed constitution of country. His two year long tenure was politically unstable and turbulent because it […]
Liaquat Ali Khan was the first Prime Minister of Pakistan. Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan was given the title of ‘Quaid-e-Millat’ (leader of the nation) because of his extra-ordinary services for the nation. He was born on 1 October 1895 in small town of Karnal in present-day Haryana, East Punjab India. He became the Prime Minister […]
THE term ‘circular debt’ in the power sector is widely understood in the country as representing an issue whose solution has eluded policymakers for the last three years. This article attempts to explain the genesis of the problem and ways to resolve it. Circular debt arises when one party not having adequate cash flows to […]
The military on Monday announced the arrest of senior Al Qaeda operative Sheikh Younis Al Mauritani, a confidant of Osama bin Laden and the central character in the terror group’s ‘Europe plot’ last year, in a joint operation with CIA. Sheikh Al Mauritani, described by a website as Al Qaeda’s ‘foreign minister’, was arrested from […]
THE increased frequency of India-Pakistan talks and the tone of their joint statements should provide a helpful setting for the meeting of their foreign ministers scheduled for some time this month. There is something to be said for the two governments’ resolve to keep talking about the issues that divide them. The commerce secretaries met […]