Pakistan and Gift Giving Etiquette Essay

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206 sovereign states in the world. Every country have different culture. Culture is very important for the country. Country know about his culture.
I told you about Pakistan. his location, religious, language, culture, customs, etiquette and etc.
Location: Southern Asia, bordering Afghanistan 2,430 km, China 523 km, India 2,912 km, Iran 909 km
Capital: Islamabad

Population: 159,196,336
Languages: Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashtun (Pathan), Baloch, Muhajir.
Religions: Muslim 97% (Sunni 77%, Shi'a 20%), Christian, Hindu, and other (inc. Sikh) 3%
Language in Pakistan: Urdu is the only official language of Pakistan. Many other languages are spoken in Pakistan, including Punjabi, Siraiki, Sindhi, Pashtu, Balochi, Hindko, Brahui, Burushaski, Balti, Khawar, Gujrati and other languages with smaller numbers of speakers.
Pakistani Society & Culture

Islam: Islam is practised by the majority of Pakistanis and governs their personal, political, economic and legal lives.Among certain obligations for Muslims are to pray five times a day - at dawn, noon, afternoon, sunset, and evening.Friday is the Muslim holy day. Everything is closed.During the holy month of Ramadan all Muslims must fast from dawn to dusk and are only permitted to work six hours per day. Fasting includes no eating, drinking, cigarette smoking, or gum chewing.
The Family: It includes the nuclear family, immediate relatives, distant relatives, tribe members, friends, and neighbours. Loyalty to the family comes before other social relationships, even business. The family is more private than in many other cultures. Female relatives are protected from outside influences. It is considered inappropriate to ask questions about a Pakistani's wife or other female