Islamic Republic of Pakistan

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Noun1.Islamic Republic of Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valleyIslamic Republic of Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
al-Qaeda, al-Qaida, al-Qa'ida, Qaeda, Base - a terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups; has cells in more than 50 countries
al-Rashid Trust - a terrorist group organized in 1996 after the Taliban took over Afghanistan and part of Osama bin Laden's international system; provides financial support for the Taliban and al-Qaeda and Jaish-i-Mohammed and assists Muslim militants around the world; established a network of madrasas and mosques in Afghanistan
Al Faran, Harkat ul-Ansar, Harkat ul-Mujahedeen, Harkat-ul-Mujahidin, HUA, Movement of Holy Warriors, HUM - an Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan
Army of Muhammad, Jaish-e-Muhammad, Jaish-i-Mohammed, JEM - a terrorist organization founded in 2000; a militant Islamic group active in Kashmir and closely aligned with al-Rashid Trust; seeks to secure release of imprisoned fellow militants by kidnappings
Fuqra, Jamaat ul-Fuqra, Tanzimul Fuqra - an Islamic terrorist group organized in the 1980s; seeks to purify Islam through violence; the cells in North America and the Caribbean insulate themselves from Western culture and will even attack other Muslims who they regard as heretics
Lashkar-e-Jhangvi - a Sunni Muslim extremist group in Pakistan that collaborates with al-Qaeda; the armed wing of Sipah-e-Sahaba
Al Qanoon, Lashkar-e-Omar - a terrorist organization formed in Pakistan in 2002 as a coalition of extremist Islamic militant groups including Lashkar-e-Taiba and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and Jaish-e-Muhammad and elements of al-Qaeda
Army of the Pure, Army of the Righteous, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, Lashkar-e-Toiba, LET - a brutal terrorist group active in Kashmir; fights against India with the goal of restoring Islamic rule of India; "Lashkar-e-Toiba has committed mass murders of civilian Hindus"
Sipah-e-Sahaba - a vicious sectarian organization in Pakistan that persecutes Shiite Muslims and collaborates with al-Qaeda to attack foreigners and to disrupt the government of Pakistan
Markaz-ud-Dawa-wal-Irshad, MDI - a Sunni organization formed in 1989 and based in Pakistan; opposes missionary groups from the United States; has Lashkar-e-Tayyiba as its armed wing
Umma Tameer-e-Nau, UTN - a nongovernmental organization of Pakistani scientists that has been a supporter of terrorism; has provided information about chemical and biological and nuclear warfare to Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda and the Taliban
madrasa, madrasah - Muslim schools in Bangladesh and Pakistan; "the Pakistan government decided to close down madrasas that provided military training for their students"; "many madrasas in Bangladesh are supported with money from Saudi Arabia"
panchayat, panchayet, punchayet - a village council in India or southern Pakistan
Directorate for Inter-Services Intelligence, Inter-Services Intelligence, ISI - the Pakistan intelligence agency; a powerful and almost autonomous political and military force; has procured nuclear technology and delivery capabilities; has had strong ties with the Taliban and other militant Islamic groups
Punjab - a historical region on northwestern India and northern Pakistan
Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmir, Cashmere - an area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and India
Faisalabad, Lyallpur - city in northeast Pakistan
Hyderabad - a city in southern Pakistan on the Indus River
capital of Pakistan, Islamabad - the capital of Pakistan in the north on a plateau; the site was chosen in 1959
Karachi - the largest city in Pakistan; located in southeastern Pakistan; an industrial center and seaport on the Arabian Sea; former capital of Pakistan
Lahore - city in northeast Pakistan
Peshawar - city in northern Pakistan at the eastern end of the Khyber Pass
Rawalpindi - an ancient city in northeastern Pakistan; served as capital of Pakistan while Islamabad was being built
Sind - a region of southeastern Pakistan
Great Indian Desert, Thar Desert - a desert to the east of the Indus River in northwestern India and southeastern Pakistan
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
Hindu Kush, Hindu Kush Mountains - a mountain range extending to the west of the Himalayas
Indus River, Indus - an Asian river that rises in Tibet and flows through northern India and then southwest through Kashmir and Pakistan to the Arabian Sea; "the valley of the Indus was the site of an early civilization"
Islamische Republik Pakistan
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Similarly on another summary, the President has approved the Prime Minister's advice to accord his assent to the National Tariff Commission Bill, 2015 under clause (1) of Article 70 read with Article 75 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
Meetings were attended by a number of senior officers RNO, RAFO, RAO and military at embassy of Islamic Republic of Pakistan in Muscat and delegation accompanying guest.
Similarly, in exercise of powers conferred by Article 139 of Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Government of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has directed that in KP Government Rules of Business, 1985, following amendments shall be made.
The Foreign Ministry reaffirms the solidarity of the Kingdom of Bahrain with the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in its war against terrorism and its efforts to strengthen security and stability across its territories.
Ends/SH/AH Muscat, Sep 25 (ONA) His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said has sent a cable of condolences to President Mamnoon Hussain of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on victims of the earthquake that hit the province of Balochistan.
His Royal Highness the Prime Minister also sent a similar congratulatory cable to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, congratulating him on this glorious occasion.
The visit would take place within the framework of relations of friendship and cooperation between the State of Kuwait and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, as well as mutual desire to strengthen and expand those relations.
Kiswer Zehra introduced a bill further to amend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan [The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017].
Islamabad, Dhu-AlQa'dah 19, 1438, Aug 11, 2017, SPA -- Saudi Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Nawaf bin Saeed Al-Maliki met here today with the Minister of Religious Affairs Sardar Mohammad Yousif, who visited the Embassy of the Kingdom.
Due to import of regulated products originating in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan which havent been previously supplied from the Republic of Belarus, the Rosselkhoznadzor held an additional teleconference with Deputy General Director of the Department of Plant Protection of the Ministry for National Food Security and Research Mohammad Tariq Khanoom.
Manama: April 9 -- (BNA): The Civil Service Bureau (CSB)'s President Ahmed bin Zayed Al-Zayed received the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the Kingdom of Bahrain Jawhar Saleem.
ISLAMABAD -- Lord Nazir Ahmed called on President Mamnoon Hussain at Aiwan-e-Sadr today to felicitate President on assuming his responsibilities as the President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

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