Pakistan

In: Social Issues

Submitted By ahmadsameer
Words 257
Pages 2
Date: September 30, 2013 UCI: 90724883 Application no.: S300444763

*90724883*
Please quote these reference numbers when referring to this application. Dear Afifa Masood,

*S300444763*

This is in reference to your application for temporary residence. A decision has been made on your application. We require your passport to finalize processing your application. Passport requirements • Please provide your passport or travel document, with a copy of this letter. • There must be at least one blank page in your passport. • Your passport must be valid for the duration of your expected length of stay in Canada. • Please note that we cannot issue a visa beyond the expiry date on the passport. Your passport must be received by Citizenship and Immigration Canada within 30 days from the date of this letter. Failure to do so could result in the refusal of your application. Please ensure that a copy of this letter is included with your passport. To find out where to send your passport, visit our website: www.cic.gc.ca/submit . Thank you for the interest you have shown in Canada. Attention: The unique client identification (UCI) number in the upper left corner of this letter is your personal identification number. For your own protection, do not allow any person, other than an authorized representative, to use this number as it provides access to personal information on your file. Citizenship and Immigration Canada

This message has been submitted to your MyCIC account. By submitting your application electronically, you have agreed to receive correspondence electronically.

IMM5740 (12-2012) E GCMS…...

Similar Documents

Culture of Pakistan

...ELEMENT OF PAKISTANI CULTURE The society and culture of Pakistan comprises numerous diverse cultures and ethnic groups: the Punjabis, Kashmiris, Sindhis in east, Muhajirs, Makrani in the south; Baloch and Pashtun in the west; and the ancient Dardic, Wakhi, and Burushocommunities in the north. These Pakistani cultures have been greatly influenced by many of the surrounding countries' cultures.The past few decades have seen emergence of a middle class in cities such asKarachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Hyderabad, Quetta, Faisalabad, Sukkur, Peshawar,Sialkot, Abbottabad, and Multan. Rural areas of Pakistan are regarded as more conservative, and are dominated by regional tribal customs dating back hundreds if not thousands of years. Literature Pakistani literature originates from when Pakistan gained its nationhood as a sovereign state in 1947. The common and shared tradition of Urdu literature and English literature of South Asia was inherited by the new state. Over a period of time, a body of literature unique to Pakistan has emerged in nearly all major Pakistani languages, including Urdu, English, Punjabi, Pashto,Seraiki, Balochi, and Sindhi. Poetry Poetry is a highly respected art and profession in Pakistan. The enthusiasm for poetry exists at a regional level as well, with nearly all of Pakistan's provincial languages continuing the legacy. The independence of the country in 1947 and establishment of Urdu as the national language, poetry is written in that language as......

Words: 2595 - Pages: 11

Pakistan

...BIASED EDUCATION SYSTEM OF PAKISTAN AND ITS CONSEQUENCES “I go to school, I am in sixth grade, can I speak as fluently and write as efficiently as you can Madame when I will reach you age?” asked my maid’s daughter one day with a bright sparkle in her eyes. Her question caught my heart and I stared her for a moment and realized that would saying “YES” is true enough or saying “NO” is justified? Alas, I couldn’t answer her question, for even I am amazed what the answer could be. The high low standards are not only the matter of brands, luxuries and fame, this dune of difference has captured a huge market in all domains, especially the education sector. The concept of slum schools (generally known as PEELA SCHOOL culture in our society), that are being opened in most of the poor streets and eating up lot of funds in the name of providing education. A number of small private schools, charging a huge amount of fees and a lot of government school, which are only used for election purpose in our country. The gap among the classes have crushed the mentality of every person, even two persons holding same degree are not qualified at the same level. Is that they are not competent enough to learn? Or they are not wealthy enough to afford big schools, or they don’t have shaky tongues to speak so called shaky English that they can become a burger child? It is all because of ununiformed standard of education system. If we particularly have a glimpse of Pakistan, there are several......

Words: 1128 - Pages: 5

Pakistan

...human being, value systems, traditions and beliefs." PAKISTANI CULTURE Pakistan is the country full of natural and cultural wealth. Pakistan has its own unique and specific cultural identification. Culture and heritage of Pakistan reflects the extra ordinary skill and devotion of Pakistani people. Pakistani people are playing a vital role in the presentation, development and promotion of Pakistani culture. The Pakistani culture is dominated by Islamic tradition and heritage. Islamic heritage has great impact on Pakistani culture. In ancient times, Pakistan was a major cultural hub. Many cultural practices and great monuments have been inherited from the time of the ancient rulers of the region. One of the greatest cultural influences was that of the Persian Empire, of which Pakistan was a part. In fact, the Pakistani satraps were at one time the richest and most productive of the massive Persian Empire. Other key influences include the Afghan Empire, Mughal Empire and later, the short-lived but influential, the British Empire. Punjabi Objectives Pakistan is a country of diverse communities with cultural traditions, belief systems, value systems, life styles, dialects and aspirations which determine the objectives of the policy, which are listed below. They aim at providing an environment conducive to the growth and promotion our culture as enshrined in the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan....

Words: 287 - Pages: 2

Pakistan

...the house, doing laundry and making beds. It always leaves a feeling of guilt and remorse in the pits of her stomach. She shuts the door and goes to the protruding faucet next to which is a large container which she fills with water. There is only one temperature; cold. The cold water is comforting in the blistering heat that is beginning to set in already. After her shower, she dresses in her favorite set of salwar kameez; a light pink with embroidered flowers, and makes her way to the kitchen. The smell of Puri wavers to her nostrils even before she enters the kitchen, making her mouth water. Puri is a favorite breakfast for all in Pakistan; composed of unleavened bread deep fried in vegetable oil and eaten with halwa. As she eats she listens as her mother and aunt talk of the troubles of Pakistan. At first glance the country of Pakistan appears insignificant, a nation stunned into a long and painful silence after one of the world’s most traumatizing earthquakes. One would think that from this crumbling place could come nothing but sadness and despair. However, at a second glance the eyes begin to make out life behind the wreckage. Slowly the merchants clear the dust from their doors and open up once again to catch passerby’s eyes with the smell of their ripe fruit or the shine of their gleaming trinkets; children once more immerge from their homes with their father’s cricket bats in hand to play the most popular Pakistani pastime, and every morning each man and women......

Words: 633 - Pages: 3

Pakistan

...Pakistan | Applying for an Australia Awards Scholarship | Australia Awards Scholarships in Pakistan Australia’s international development assistance in Pakistan supports the Government of Pakistan in efforts to ensure that Pakistan remains a stable, secure, democratic country through broad-based social and economic development and poverty reduction in line with the Millennium Development goals (MDGs). The Australia Awards align with the focus of Australia’s development assistance in Pakistan, targeting human resource gaps in identified priority sectors/fields. They aim to provide awardees with the skills and knowledge to drive change and influence economic and social development. Australia Awards Scholarships are prestigious international awards offered by the Australian Government to the next generation of global leaders for development. Through study and research, recipients develop the skills and knowledge to drive change and help build enduring people-to-people links with Australia. Applicants will be assessed for their professional and personal qualities, academic competence and, most importantly, their potential to impact on development challenges in Pakistan Applications are strongly encouraged from women, people with disability and people from the following focus areas— Balochistan, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). Priority fields of study The priority areas of study for Pakistan are: * Basic education......

Words: 1797 - Pages: 8

Pakistan

...Topic: Birth of Pakistan (1947) The British Parliament passed the Indian Independence Act on July 18, 1947. The Act created two dominions, Indian Union and Pakistan. It also provided for the complete end of British control over Indian affairs from August 15, 1947. The Muslims of the Sub-continent had finally achieved their goal to have an independent state for themselves, but only after a long and relentless struggle under the single-minded guidance of the Quaid. The Muslims faced a gamut of problems immediately after independence. However, keeping true to their traditions, they overcame them after a while. Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah was appointed the first Governor General of Pakistan and Liaqat Ali Khan became its first Prime Minister. Pakistan became a dominion within the British Commonwealth of Nations. The boundaries of Pakistan emerged on the map of the world in 1947. This was accomplished on the basis of the Two-Nation Theory. This theory held that there were two nations, Hindus and Muslims living in the territory of the Sub-continent. Sir Syed Ahmad Khan was the first exponent of the Two-Nation Theory in the modern era. He believed that India was a continent and not a country, and that among the vast population of different races and different creeds, Hindus and Muslims were the two major nations on the basis of nationality, religion, way-of-life, customs, traditions, culture and historical conditions. The politicization of the Muslim community came about......

Words: 648 - Pages: 3

Dairy in Pakistan

...DAIRY REPORTS DAIRY DEVELOPMENT IN PAKISTAN DAIRY REPORTS DAIRY DEVELOPMENT IN PAKISTAN Umm e Zia, T. Mahmood and M.R. Ali FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS Rome, 2011 Author Umm e Zia is the Managing Director of Cynosure Consultants in Islamabad. She has supported international donors and governments in undertaking rural development and agriculture value chain projects in over ten countries. T. Mahmood is a dairy consultant based in Lahore, Pakistan. He also serves as a visiting faculty member at the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences. Muhammad Raza Ali is Senior Research Associate at Cynosure Consultants. Recommended Citation FAO. 2011. Dairy development in Pakistan, by Umm e Zia, T. Mahmood and M.R. Ali. Rome. Keywords Production systems, Dairy value chain, Dairy institutions, Product safety, Livelihoods, Employment The designations employed and the presentation of material in this information product do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) concerning the legal or development status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. The mention of specific companies or products of manufacturers, whether or not these have been patented, does not imply that these have been endorsed or recommended by FAO in preference to others of a similar nature that......

Words: 17498 - Pages: 70

Pakistan

...  THE BEGINNING… Pakistan is home of some of the earliest human reaching back tens of thousands of years ago.  It’s only six decades ago that modern date Pakistan was established. Muslim religion was introduced to Pakistan area before it was established by Muslim traders in the 8th century. In the 19th century British took over the area that caused an all-India Muslim league to rise and try to fight the control of the British. After the Muslims were able to gain power in the 1930s formation was requested by the Muslims for independence. India and Pakistan were granted this formation by the United Kingdom in 1947. Pakistan was originally divided into two wings, east and west. It wasn’t till 1971 that the east wing was considered another nation called Bangladesh. Due to regional confrontations and domestic political upheavals never being resolved two wars were fought between India and Pakistan in 1947 and 1965 over territory. Since relations between India and Pakistan have been rough, but both countries are trying to make amends. Other struggles Pakistan has faced is very early in its development they had lost several prime ministers that set a course of political instability in the country. They have since had a number of political elections that were no successful till General Pervez Mushrraf became Chief Executive of Pakistan in 1999. The government is working with the United States to control terrorist activities that are going on in the boarders of the......

Words: 1712 - Pages: 7

Pakistan

...Pakistan is a beautiful country. It is the land of the pure and the land of dreams, where each day the sun rises to mark a new beginning. Founded back on the 14th of August 1947, it is 65 years old. When Pakistan first came into being, many people said it would not survive. However, it is true that our forefathers faced several problems and had to make many sacrifices, but today, as the 21st century progresses, Pakistan has surely come over hurdles and made developments in many fields of life. Pakistan is a country that possesses a store of talent; however the problem arises when it comes to using that talent, as for many years now, Pakistan has been facing serious issues that include terrorism. Terrorism has led to a rising death toll and destruction of homes, markets, businesses, etc. the constant blast of guns and bombs has instilled a fear in the hearts of the people. One of the major problems that Pakistan is currently facing is the load shedding issue of electricity and gas. It has resulted in absolute chaos. Industries are collapsing, people are facing the evils of unemployment and there is general disorder in the country. Businesses are also facing closing issues. It has resulted in inflation as production of products is low and therefore it has increased demand rates where sufficient materials are not being provided. Load shedding is also causing a menace to the domestic sector as now we have to work by candlelight, generators, U.P.S etc. the studies of...

Words: 498 - Pages: 2

Pakistan

... Zeeshan Hashim December 1 at 7:17am · Edited ·  ..... ‫ﻣﺠﻬﮯ ﺍﺏ ﺍﺣﺘﻴﺎﻁﺎ" ﺧﻂ ﻧﮧ ﻟﮑﻬﻨﺎ‬ .......‫ﻣﻴﺮﮮ ﺑﭽﻮﮞ ﮐﻮ ﭘﮍﻫﻨﺎ ﺁ ﮔﻴﺎ ﮨﮯ‬ ..... ‫ﺍﯾﮏ ﺍﭼﻬﯽ ﺩﻭﺳﺖ ﮐﮯ ﻭﺍﻝ ﺳﮯ‬ Like · Comment · Share 65 people like this. 1 share View 16 more comments Zeeshan Hashim  December 1 at 2:57pm · Like ·  ‫ﺷﮩﺭﻳﺎﺭ ﻓﺎﺭﻭﻗﯽ‬ ‫ﺁﭖ ﮐﯽ ﺍﯾﮏ ﺍﭼﻬﯽ ﺩﻭﺳﺖ ﻧﮯ ﺍﭼﻬﯽ ﺍﻭﺭ ﻣﻌﻨﯽ ﺧﻴﺰ ﺑﺎﺕ ﮐﯽ ﮨﮯ‬ December 2 at 9:50am · Like ·  1 Nadeem Abbas yani , khabees k bachon ko pahrna aa gya hai December 2 at 10:29pm · Like ·  1 Nadeem Abbas Geo ‫ﻣﻦ ﺣﻴﺚ ﺍﻟﻘﻮﻡ‬ December 3 at 7:53pm · Edited · Like Write a comment... 1 Zeeshan Hashim December 1 at 3:36am · Twitter ·  Congratulation @Asma_Jahangir for winning Right Livelihood ​ ward​ #​ a  from Swedish Parliament. It is the honor for us and Pakistan as well. Like · Comment · Share · @ZeeHashim on Twitter Mona Bee and 12 others like this. Nasir Khan Nasir Lv thiz lady.... Her efforts r just the G­T road for other womens.... Congro Asma  December 1 at 5:11am · Like Write a comment... Zeeshan Hashim December 1 at 12:48am · Edited ·  ‫ﺳﻴﺎﺳﺘﺪﺍﻥ ﺍﺣﻤﻖ ﺍﻭﺭ ﺑﺼﻴﺮﺕ ﺳﮯ ﻣﺤﺮﻭﻡ ﮨﻮ ﺗﻮ ﺍﯾﮏ ﻁﺮﻑ ﺟﮩﺎﮞ ﺧﻮﺩ ﮈﻭﺑﺘﺎ ﮨﮯ ، ﺗﻮ‬ http://www.facebook.com/zeeshan.hashim2?fref=ts 21/33 ‫4102/31/21‬ ‫‪(1) Zeeshan Hashim‬‬ ‫ﺩﻭﺳﺮﯼ ﻁﺮﻑ ﭘﻮﺭﯼ ﻗﻮﻡ ﮐﯽ ﺗﺒﺎﮨﯽ ﮐﺎ ﺳﺎﻣﺎﮞ ﺑﻬﯽ ﺑﻨﺘﺎ ﮨﮯ ﯾﺎ ﺑﻘﻮﻝ ﺷﻴﺦ ﺭﺷﻴﺪ ﺧﻮﺩ‬ ‫ﮐﺶ ﺣﻤﻠﮧ ﺁﻭﺭ ﮨﻮﺗﺎ ﮨﮯ )ﻭﯾﺴﮯ ﯾﮧ ﻟﻔﻆ ﺍﻧﮩﻮﮞ ﻧﮯ ﺍﭘﻨﮯ ﻟﺌﮯ ﺍﺳﺘﻌﻤﺎﻝ ﮐﺌﮯ ﮐﮧ ﻭﻩ ﺧﻮﺩ‬ ‫ﮐﺶ ﺳﻴﺎﺳﺘﺪﺍﻥ ﮨﻴﮟ (،ﺧﻮﺩ ﺑﻬﯽ ﺑﻌﺾ ﺍﻭﻗﺎﺕ ﺗﺒﺎﻩ ﮨﻮﺗﺎ ﮨﮯ ، ﻣﮕﺮ ﻋﻤﻮﻣﺎ ﻗﻮﻡ ﮐﻮ ﺑﻬﯽ ﻟﮯ‬......

Words: 12616 - Pages: 51

Education in Pakistan

...Education System of Pakistan (Argumentative Essay) By: Salman Awan Class: BBA 2-G Mentor: Miss Beenish It is common knowledge that education plays a cardinal role in a nation’s stability, development and progress. Educated people are aware of their rights and duties, thus through their awareness they go on to create an environment full of people who know their moral obligations and who can play their part in the society. Sadly, numbers go on to show that only 4% of Pakistan’s population has Bachelor’s Degrees, of which 1.9% has fake degrees. Although the fact that only 2.1% population has Bachelor’s Degrees is something to worry about, but there are much bigger bugs to squat. Parents pay hefty sums of money to send their children to schools where they only memorize things rather than actually learning and get no sort of physical education or get to take part in any extracurricular activities, our 9th graders still think that atom is the smallest unit of an element because of our outdated education and education for women is still believed to be taboo in rural societies. Education is one of the main foundations of a country and if our education system is not fixed, Pakistan will remain in the darkness forever. Thanks to my father, I got to study in some renowned schools which weren’t so friendly to his pockets. All the principals made him believe that if I study in their school, I’ll become a possessor of unrivalled sagacity, wisdom or I might even become...

Words: 812 - Pages: 4

Pakistan

...22 Points of Ullema One of the main arguments of the secularists in Pakistan was that the Ulema were divided on sectarian lines and they were not in a position to agree on one concept of Islamic system. After thorough discussions Ullema formulated a programme of 22 principles, which according to them were irreducible minimum for an Islamic State. The formula given by them is commonly known as the Ulema’s 22 Points. 1. Ultimate sovereignty over all Nature and Laws belongs to Allah Rabb al-Alamin. 2. Quran and Sunnah as the basis of all Law. Current laws considered in conflict with the Sharia to be abrogated or suitably amended to conform with the Shariah. 3. The State to be based on principles and ideals of Islam and not on any geographical, racial or linguistic concepts and considerations 4. The State to enjoin practices prescribed by the Quran and Sunnah and to prohibit those forbidden by it. Beliefs of various sects to be taken into consideration while reviving or establishing Islamic customs, practices and law. 5. The State to strengthen bonds of unity and solidarity with the Muslim world. 6. The State to undertake responsibili9ty for providing the basic needs of its citizens who are unable to earn their own livelihood irrespective of religion, race or creed. 7. All citizens to enjoy fundamental rights granted by the Shariah such as safety of life and property, freedom of religion, worship,......

Words: 953 - Pages: 4

Where Is Pakistan in Pakistan

...Where is Pakistan in Pakistan? In 1947 Boundary of this country was defined by the British. Millions of people Migrated to new born Pakistan after partition. They lost hundreds and thousands of precious lives while they were traveling to their new country towards west. In eastern Pakistan stories were not very different from those of the migrants of the west. The death toll on both sides was huge. From the very first day the people started building their country. A nation that was born in its embryonic stage had to fight all kind of threats, economical as well as the geographical. Since the day we are in a process to build this country and trying to strengthen our nation. A number of cultures and traditions, customs and values, colors and races are still in a process of bonding together. Nation is still to be built and threats are still there since we were born. It is still in discussion if it had to be an Islamic country or a secular. No matter what foundation its founders wanted it to lie on; we lack a lot in every field. Religious institution is weaker than ever and financial crisis is following us since we were born, haunting our future. Political institution and defense are not able to define their boundaries resulting 3 marshal laws in last 60 years. 30 years were governed by the Army dictators and 30 years by the politicians. All of them tried to make amendments in the constitution for their personal benefits totally forgetting the masses of this country. The......

Words: 1110 - Pages: 5

Pakistan Negotiation

...and Pakistan FROM: Senior Advisor SUBJECT: Strategy and Tactics for Negotiation on Resetting the Bilateral Relationship Between the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the United States INTRODUCTION: In your upcoming meetings this week with top Pakistani government officials, your priority must be to negotiate the re-opening of the ground lines of communication (GLOC) from Pakistan to Afghanistan. It is critical that a favorable agreement be made prior to the NATO summit in Chicago in May, in which the 2014 withdrawal from Afghanistan will be a major point of discussion. Your negotiations will focus on (1) securing the GLOC, (2) continuing our kinetic strike program, (3) Coalition Support Fund (CSF) reimbursements, (4) the Salala incident apology, and (5) President Zardari’s participation at the NATO summit. BACKGROUND: Yours will be the third high-level visit to Pakistan after the pausing of relations in the wake of the November 26 Salala cross-border incident and subsequent closing of NATO supply lines, following Deputy Secretary of State Thomas Nides’ and Administrator Raj Shah’s trips in early April. More pressingly, your visit comes immediately after the April 12 announcement of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security (PCNS)’s recommendations for the U.S.-Pakistan bilateral relationship, with which your interlocutors will base future foreign policy. POSITIONS OF PARTIES/ISSUES: a. GLOC: The currently closed NATO supply routes through Pakistan......

Words: 1592 - Pages: 7

Ici Pakistan

...The company was independent from 1926 to 2008, headquartered for most of that time in Millbank, London, and was a constituent of the FT30 Index and FTSE 100 Index. After the January 2008 change of ownership, AkzoNobel fully integrated ICI's operations within its existing organisation. ICI Pakistan ICI Pakistan Limited (Imperial Chemical Industries) is located in Karachi, Pakistan.ICI Pakistan was acquired by AkzoNobel on January 2008. It operates as an independent business unit within AkzoNobel and as a part of its specialty chemicals portfolio, known as Chemicals Pakistan.It was set up as a public limited company in Pakistan in 1952. ICI’s presence in this part of the world, however, predates the formation of the public limited company and indeed, Pakistan itself. The Khewra Soda Ash Company, a predecessor of ICI Pakistan Limited, set up a soda ash manufacturing facility in Khewra in 1944 with a capacity of 18,000 tonnes per annum. This facility was sited next to the salt range as rock salt and limestone; two key raw materials for manufacturing Soda ash were available here in abundance. ICI Pakistan operates diverse businesses and provides services to a number of diverse industries in Pakistan. To name a few, they are Textiles, Glass, Pharmaceuticals, Agriculture and Livestock, Construction, Automobiles, Chemicals, Cement, Fertilizer, Rubber, Detergents, Footwear, Food, Beverages and Leather, with back-end relationships in twenty three countries. Businesses: Today ICI......

Words: 1704 - Pages: 7