Government: federal parliamentary republic
Population: 207,862,518 (2018 est.) Punjabi 44.7%, Pashtun (Pathan) 15.4%, Sindhi 14.1%, Saraiki 8.4%, Muhajirs 7.6%, Balochi 3.6%, other 6.3%
Language: Punjabi 48%, Sindhi 12%, Saraiki (a Punjabi variant) 10%, Pashto (alternate name, Pashtu) 8%, Urdu (official) 8%, Balochi 3%, Hindko 2%, Brahui 1%, English (official; lingua franca of Pakistani elite and most government ministries), Burushaski, and other 8%
Religion: Muslim (official) 96.4% (Sunni 85-90%, Shia 10-15%), other (includes Christian and Hindu) 3.6% (2010 est.) Note: Pakistan was originally established as a homeland for Muslims, who now make up 97% of the 193 million (2013 estimate) population.
Launched Web Radio Broadcasts in 2015
Gospel-oriented Shortwave Programs
FEBA Communications established its regional office in Pakistan in May 1974.
ZKS, Zindagi Kay Sung (Along with Life) went on the air in 1988. Its first program catered to the interests and needs of the majority population. This long-running shortwave program is broadcast every evening.
“How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in?
And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard?”
—Romans 10:14 NIV