BuzzFeed asked several Pakistanis - in the country and around the world - what modern Pakistan needs the most. Here’s what they had to say.
Meesha Shafi - actress, model, singer.
Nazish Tahir - Engineering student.
Nefer Sehgal - counselling psychology student.
Mahwash Badar - Clinical psychology grad, mother of one.
Shiza Najmi Khan - grade 10 student.
Rizwan Liaqat - working with USAID on a project.
Ali Muhammad - Accountant.
Narjis Fatema - journalism grad.
Afsah Bhutta - Medical student.
Sudrish Khan - mass communication grad.
Junaid Akram - Stand-up comedian.
Anthony Permal - marketing manager.
Shaheryar Popalzai - Journalist
Tania Umar - Student, poet.
Adil Omar - Rapper.
Zainab Marvi - Visual Arts student.
Nadia Batool Hussain - Artist and teacher.
Shahan Anwar - Trainee accountant.
Furqan Shahid - Tech blogger, metalhead.
Fatema Lotia - Teacher.
Faraz Talat - Doctor, political blogger.
Zahra Salahuddin - film production grad.
Kanwal Anes Ahmed - Make-up artist.
Faiq Lodhi - Mass Communication student and journalist.
Zainab Imam - Journalist.
Tooba Pasha - mass communication grad.
Ahmer Naqvi - Journalist.
Shahzadi Basma - designer.
Ibrahim Suheyl - Journalist
Babrus Khan - digital artist.
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