15 Things You're Getting Wrong About Pakistan
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People in Pakistan do not speak Arabic.
None of the neighboring countries speak Arabic either.
And while we have our maps open: Pakistan is not in the Middle East.
To your left is a map of the Middle East. To your right is a map of Pakistan.
English has been Pakistan's official language for 67 years.
Though Urdu is the national language, only 8% of people in the country speak it as a first language.
Pakistan is not a desert.
Some Pakistani cities look like this.
Pakistani people don't all look alike.
And here are three Pakistani men.
Pakistani food is not all curry.
"Naan" means bread, so when you call it "naan bread," you're actually saying bread bread.
"Chai" means tea, so when you call it "chai tea" you're actually saying tea tea.
Pakistani people are not all terrorists.
This guy was not from Pakistan.
Pakistan has a long list of homegrown feminist fighters.
Pakistanis don't hate Indians.
Except during a cricket match.
So if someone tries to tell you otherwise:
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