The name Pākistān means Land of the Pure in Persian and Urdu.
) means Land of (the) Spiritually Pure in both Urdu and Persian languages.
The Electoral college of the country, (composed of the Senate, the National Assembly, and the four Provincial Assemblies) chooses a leadership representing the President of Pakistan for a five-year term.
However, this decreased with help from the International Monetary Fund and significant debt-relief from the United States.Pakistan's gross domestic product, as measured by purchasing power parity, is estimated to be 5.4 billion Pakistan became Independent in 1946 from the Indian empire of British Raj.Pakistan is officially a federal republic, but during a long period in its history it changed to a democratic state and a military dictatorship.Military dictators include Ayub Khan in the 1960s, General Zia-ul-Haq in the 1980s.It can be found in the example of a Polish name for the "United States of America," Stany Zjednoczone Ameryki (literally "States United of America").
The head of state is an indirectly-elected ceremonial President.
The name is actually an acronym that stands for the "thirty million Muslim brethren who lived in Pakistan—by which we mean the Five Northern units of India viz: Punjab, (Afghan Province), Kashmir, Sind, and Baluchistan".
Most notably interestingly, a word almost identical in form, etymology, and meaning to the Iranian suffix -stan is found in Polish, which has a word stan meaning "state" (in the senses of both polity and condition).
The head of government is the Prime Minister, who is also indirectly elected.
The President's appointment and term are constitutionally independent of the Prime Minister’s term.
The first people in Ancient Pakistan lived 9000 years ago.