Facts About Pakistan [Fact Number: 7]
Pakistan’s Sialkot produces over half the world’s footballs
It was the British back in the days of colonial rule who grew impatient with the waiting time for the shipments of footballs, and so tried out local repairs for punctured balls. Pleased with the results, they placed some manufacturing orders which kick-started the industry to become of the largest in the world today.
Facts About Pakistan [Fact Number: 8]
The fourth largest irrigation system in the world
As most of Pakistan’s population depend on a livelihood in agriculture the country had to develop a complex and massive system of irrigation to cultivate 202,000 square kilometers of land. The system runs on the Indus Basin.