|Case Studies on Technical and Vocational Education in Asia and the Pacific - Islamic Republic of Pakistan (UNEVOC - ACEID, 1996, 58 p.)|
|1. General Overview|
The Islamic Republic of Pakistan emerged on the map of the world on August 14, 1947 as a result of the partition of former British India. It comprises four provinces, namely, North-West Frontier Province (NWFP), Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan with the Federal Capital at Islamabad and a Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA).