30 Pakistanis Told Us Their Hopes For Their Country’s Future

Happy Independence Day, Pakistan!

BuzzFeed asked several Pakistanis - in the country and around the world - what modern Pakistan needs the most. Here’s what they had to say.

Usama Khilji
1.
Meesha Shafi

Meesha Shafi - actress, model, singer.

2.
Nazish Tahir

Nazish Tahir - Engineering student.

3.
Nefer Sehgal

Nefer Sehgal - counselling psychology student.

4.
Mahwash Badar

Mahwash Badar - Clinical psychology grad, mother of one.

5.
Shiza Najmi Khan

Shiza Najmi Khan - grade 10 student.

6.
Rizwan Liaqat

Rizwan Liaqat - working with USAID on a project.

7.
Ali Muhammad

Ali Muhammad - Accountant.

8.
Narjis Fatema

Narjis Fatema - journalism grad.

9.
Afsah Bhutta

Afsah Bhutta - Medical student.

10.
Sudrish Khan

Sudrish Khan - mass communication grad.

11.
Junaid Akram

Junaid Akram - Stand-up comedian.

12.
Anthony Permal

Anthony Permal - marketing manager.

13.
Saira Shah

Shaheryar Popalzai - Journalist

14.
Tania Umer

Tania Umar - Student, poet.

15.
Adil Omar

Adil Omar - Rapper.

16.
Zainab Marvi

Zainab Marvi - Visual Arts student.

17.
Muhammed Zeeshan Younas

Nadia Batool Hussain - Artist and teacher.

18.
Shahan Anwar

Shahan Anwar - Trainee accountant.

19.
Furqan Shahid

Furqan Shahid - Tech blogger, metalhead.

20.
Fatema Lotia

Fatema Lotia - Teacher.

21.
Faraz Talat

Faraz Talat - Doctor, political blogger.

22.
Zahra Salahuddin

Zahra Salahuddin - film production grad.

23.
Kanwal Anes Ahmed

Kanwal Anes Ahmed - Make-up artist.

24.
Faiq Lodhi

Faiq Lodhi - Mass Communication student and journalist.

25.
Zainab Imam

Zainab Imam - Journalist.

26.
Tooba Pasha

Tooba Pasha - mass communication grad.

27.
Ahmer Naqvi

Ahmer Naqvi - Journalist.

28.
Shahzadi Basma

Shahzadi Basma - designer.

29.
Ibrahim Suheyl

Ibrahim Suheyl - Journalist

30.
Babrus Khan

Babrus Khan - digital artist.

Have a happy and peaceful Independence Day!

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