Let us introduce our beloved country to all of you. We would not go into the details but will tell you very briefly. This introduction will make you understand a little bit about our homeland Pakistan.
Today is 14th August, the day our country Pakistan became an independent state in 1947. Our independence is the result of determination, hard work and great struggle under the dynamic leadership of Mr. Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founding father of Pakistan.
|Muhammad Ali Jinnah|
Muhammad Ali Jinnah in his first speech to the Constituent Assembly of Pakistan said:
"You are free; you are free to go to your temples, you are free to go to your mosques or to any other place or worship in this State of Pakistan. You may belong to any religion or caste or creed – that has nothing to do with the business of the State."
|State emblem of Pakistan|
Pakistan's food is mostly meat based with lots of spices. Some of the famous gravy and rice dishes are Biryani, Pilaf, Qorma, Nihari, Haleem, BBQ, Sajji, Saag, Paya Masala etc. The famous sweet-dishes are Kheer, Gulab Jamun, Zarda etc.
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Our Mother of the Nation is Fatima Jinnah and the National poet is Doctor Muhammad Iqbal.
|Fatima Jinnah and Doctor Muhammad Iqbal|
National language is Urdu
National flower is Jasmine
National fruit is Mango
National tree is Himalayan cedar
National sport is Hockey
National monuments are Mazar-e-Quaid, Minar-e-Pakistan (Tower of Pakistan), Bab-e-Pakistan (Gateway of Pakistan) and Pakistan Monument.
|Minar-e-Pakistan (Tower of Pakistan)|