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Pakistans flag

Urdu
Pakistans national religion is Islam, with a
following of 96 percent of the population.

Bala Hisar Fort

Literally translated as the "elevated or high fort," this


mighty citadel stands on a small hill to the northwest
of Peshawar city.

Bala Hisar Fort


Peshawar, Pakistan

Rohtas Fort

Built by the great Afghan ruler Sher Shah Suri in 1540 A.D.,
this magnificent garrison stands on a hill. Rohtas

The cuisine of Pakistan is quite similar to North


Indian food. Spicy meat curries in rich sauces are
traditional.

That they are terrorist


They all wear turbins

In Karachi, a woman without toes is considered a


creature of darkness.

Jinni and Other Spirits


The jinni (genie) is a spirit that can take the form
of a human being and can be good or bad

Adab from Arabic word Aadaab ( )meaning


respect and politeness, is a hand gesture used as a
secular greeting.

Bowing

colleagues literally pat each other on the back.

which may only happen between people of the


same gender; otherwise, a courteous nod is a fine
greeting).

Keep in mind that public touching between the


sexes is forbidden to devout Pakistani Muslims

When establishing relationships with Pakistanis,


it is important to keep in mind that they are not
usually very emotionally expressive with new
acquaintances.

Keep in mind that negotiations may become


emotionally charged as a result of this
relationship-driven business paradigm.

Pakistanis tend to begin with indirect


communication.

then to grow more direct with time and trust.

Pakistanis tend to change their communication


style as they get to know someone better

In family-run businesses, the senior family


member (usually the father or eldest son) will
ultimately make the decision.

Proposals are often discussed at great length, and


you should be thoroughly prepared to explain
financial and technical questions.

Similarities:

colleagues literally pat each other on the

back.
Differences:
Keep in mind

that public touching between


the sexes is forbidden to devout Pakistani
Muslims

Differences
Muslim societies through history have tended
to be more tolerant of religious minorities.

Similarities:
Many Teens are less religious then their
parents in the US.

Differences:

the family's leader, usually the family patriarch, will make


the final decision, even if substantial authority in the day-today operation of the firm has been delegated to professional
managers

Similarities:

In family-run businesses, the senior family member (usually


the father or eldest son) will ultimately make the decision.

IPR:
with an estimated 10.6 million users in mid2013.[17][18]
This is up from 6 million users in early 2012 when
the country had the 26th largest Facebook
population.

Popular Social Network:


Facebook is the largest social network in Pakistan

Dimension #1

Power distance

This dimension deals with the fact that all individuals in


societies are not equal.

it expresses the attitude of the culture towards these


inequalities amongst us.

Power distance is defined as the extent to which the less


powerful members of institutions and organizations
within a country expect and accept that power is
distributed unequally.

Dimension#2

Individualism:
The fundamental issue addressed by this
dimension is the degree of interdependence a society
maintains among its members.

Pakistan, with a very low score of 14, is considered a


collectivistic society. This is manifest in a close longterm commitment to the member 'group', be that a
family, extended family, or extended relationships.

Dimension #3

Masculinity:
A high score (masculine) on this dimension indicates
that the society will be driven by competition,
achievement and success.

A low score (feminine) on the dimension means that


the dominant values in society are caring for others
and quality of life.

Pakistan scores 50 on this dimension,

Dimension #4

Uncertainty avoidance:
The dimension Uncertainty Avoidance has to do
with the way that a society deals with the fact that
the future can never be known.

Pakistan scores 70 on this dimension and thus


has a high preference for avoiding uncertainty

Pakistan:
Power distance With an intermediate score of 55, it is not
possible to determine a preference for Pakistan in
this dimension

USA:
The fairly low score on Power Distance(40)

Pakistan:

MasculinityPakistan scores 50 on this dimension, and as this is an


exactly intermediate score it cannot be said if Pakistan has a
preference to masculinity of femininity.

USA:
The score of the US on Masculinity is high at 62, and this
can be seen in the typical American behavioral patterns.

Pakistan:
Pakistan scores 70 on this dimension and thus
has a high preference for avoiding uncertainty
USA:

The US scores below average, with a low score of


46, on the Uncertainty Avoidance dimension.

Pakistan:
Pragmatism With an intermediate score of 50, the culture of
Pakistan cannot be said to indicate a preference
USA:
Pragmatism

The United States scores normative on the fifth


dimension with a low score of 26

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan An American drone strike in


northwestern Pakistan killed at least four people
suspected of being militants, Pakistani officials said
Sunday.

LAHORE, Pakistan A British citizen of Pakistani

descent who had been sentenced to death on blasphemy


charges was wounded Thursday after a prison guard
opened fire on him in Rawalpindi, police officials said.

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