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    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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