Explore Pakistan And Understand That What We Have

The World’s Largest WiMAX Network:

Wateen Telecom has launched its WiMAX services in Pakistan. It is the largest and the first nation worldwide WiMAX 802.16e network nationwide in 22 cities of Pakistan. Connection are available from 256kb to 1Mb. Wateen Telecom of Pakistan is using Motorola’s WiMAX kit as a broadband access.

The World’s Largest Private Ambulance Service:

The Karachi-based Edhi Foundation ambulance service, already the largest private ambulance service in the world, looks set to expand further in Pakistan with the purchase of another 150 vehicles this year.
World's 2nd Largest Salt Mine:

Khewra salt mines are the second largest salt mines in the world, outdone only by Wielicza salt mine in Krakow, Poland. Khewra salt mine has estimated total of 6.678 billion tons of rock salt deposits. The current production from the mine is 325,000 tons salt per annum. This reserve could not be consumed in 400 years even at the rate of 0.5 million tons production every day. It must also depend on how much salt is extracted every year.

World's 2nd Largest Coal Reserve:

The Pakistani province of Sindh has an estimated 175 billion metric tons of coal reserves in the Thar region. It is estimated that these coal deposits can be utilized to generate more than 100,000 MW of electricity that will address the country's power requirements for up to several decades. Presently, coal accounts for only 0.1% of the total power generated in Pakistan, while the world average is 40%.

World’s 3rd Largest CNG User:

Pakistan has become a leading country in Asia and the third largest user of CNG in the world after Argentina and Brazil. About 700,000 vehicles have been converted to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) in the country by March 2005 as compared to 450,000 vehicles during the same period last year, showing an increase of 56 percent.

World's 4th SMS Usage Country:

In addition to being 4th heaviest user country of SMS, the Pakistanis have taken an unusual lead in telecommunication: the largest text messaging growth in Asia Pacific. With Pakistan's 763 million messages sent during the "festive seasons", the top five countries with the highest SMS traffic processed over the festive season were the Philippines, again leading the ranking with 2.36 billion messages, closely followed by Indonesia (1.193 billion), Malaysia (1.075 billion) and Pakistan (763 million). In terms of year-on-year growth, Pakistan SMS Text traffic volume grew by 253 percent compared to last year during the same period. Other markets that experienced high messaging growth include Philippines (65 percent), Australia (57 percent), Indonesia (27 percent) and Malaysia (13 percent).

World's 4th Largest Milk Producer:

Pakistan is the world's fourth-largest milk producer, and Asia's second-largest, behind India, so the location of Nestlé's latest investment is fitting. Nestle has made Pakistan the home of world's largest ever milk production plant. The 2 million-litre-a-day Punjab-based milk processing facility will rise to over three million liters in coming years. Since Nestle started investing in Pakistan 18 years ago, the company has established the country's largest milk collection network.

World's 4th Largest Cotton Producer:

Pakistan as the fourth largest cotton producer, third largest cotton consumer, second largest importer and with fourth largest cotton area. Real performance is counted in terms of yield per hectare and Pakistan has yield around Kgs 650 per hectare lagging behind dozens of countries.

World's 5th Largest Copper and Gold Reserves:

The Reko Diq is a large copper-gold porphyry resource on the Tethyan belt, located in the dry desert conditions of southwest Pakistan within the remote and sparsely populated province of Balochistan. The Tethyan belt is a prospective region for large gold-copper porphyries. As of December 31, 2007, Barrick’s share of measured and indicated and inferred resources are 3.7 and 10.5 million ounces respectively. Barrick’s share of measured and indicated and inferred copper are 4.3 and 13.4 billion pounds respectively.

Reko Diq is a giant copper and gold project in Chaghi, containing 12.3 million tons of copper and 20.9 million ounces of gold in inferred and indicated resources. The copper-gold deposits at Reko Diq are believed to be even bigger than Sarcheshmeh in Iran and Escondida in Chile. The Reko Diq copper deposits which are in the neighborhood of Saindak copper project, is four times larger in copper ore tonnage than Saindak. The most credible international surveys suggest that Reko Diq is one of the biggest undeveloped copper projects in the world with over 11 billion pounds of copper and nine million ounces of gold.

World's 6th Biggest Army:

It was amazing to know that my great country Pakistan has the 6th biggest army of the world. We know that Pak army is capable of beating anyone in the world. One thing I want to share with you that it doesn’t mean that the biggest is also the strongest as well, because the strongest would be the one which would have the latest technology weapons. Its also depend on political stability in the country.

World's 7th Nuclear Power:

WITH DELIVERY MECHANISMS (Pakistan is capable of launching nuclear missiles on a short notice of 90 seconds) The ballistic missile inventory of the Army is substantial. It comprises Ghauri III and Shaheen III IRBM; medium range Ghauri I and II and Shaheen II, and short range Hatf I- B, Abdali, Ghaznavi, Shaheen I and M -11 missiles.

World's 8th Largest Gas Reserves:

Pakistan with gas reserves of 28tcf (current reserves 32.8tcf) ranks 6th in the Asia Pacific region. Natural gas recoverable reserves were estimated at 662.0 billion cubic meters, with an extraction rate in the early 1990s of around 14.0 billion cubic meters. According to the 2008 BP Statistical Energy Survey, Pakistan had 2007 proved natural gas reserves of 0.85 trillion cubic metres, with the major gas-producing fields being Sui in Balochistan and Mari in Sindh.

World's 9th Largest Wheat Producer:
Pakistan’s average wheat production is 17,628 TMT, making them the ninth largest wheat-producing nation in the world. Pakistan is also a major consumer of wheat. Their average domestic consumption is 19,951 TMT. Pakistan also has an import average of 2,351 TMT of wheat, while they export, on average, 74 TMT.

World 9th Largest Mobile Users:

Pakistan has the highest growth rate of mobile connectivity with cheapest call rates across all around the world. Pakistan is the 9th largest mobile users country in the world. Infact, Pakistan has the highest mobile penetration rate in the region. The number of the users of mobile phone in Pakistan has reached from 0.3 million to about 90 million during the last eight years. According to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), the ratio of mobile phone users all over the country has been increased from 0.22 percent in 2000 to 54.70 per cent in June 2008. As per PTA, there are 91.44 million mobile subscribers as of March 2009 out of the country’s population of 165 million while they were 306,000 in 2000.

World’s 10th Toyota IMV Vehicles Plant:

Toyota Motor Corp will start local production and sales of its IMV global strategic vehicle in Pakistan. The business daily said Pakistan will be the 10th country in which the world's second-largest automaker has set up a manufacturing base for the IMV.

World's 12th largest Rice Producer:

Pakistan is the 12th largest rice producer country in the world and 8th in the Asia with 8.1 million tons.

Only few countries in the entire world are lucky enough to have that much resources but i dont understand that why are we at this stage? We can't blame our government or our leadership for everything. When we could force the Government to restore the Chief Justice then why we can't force to use these resources at their best potential to make Pakistan even better?? We'll have to think about it.

Source: Dawn news, Jang News

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