Islamabad, Oct 24, 2013
According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 26% Pakistanis are proud of Pakistan because it has the atomic bomb.
A nationally representative sample of men and women, from across the four provinces was asked “What about your country are you most proud of?” Responding to this, 26% said atomic bomb was what made them most proud of Pakistan, 12% said the army/navy, 7% said that it was the Islamic state, 7% said having an independent state made them proud and 1% said it was agricultural/industrial development. Development work, economic/education development, natural resources, K-2, all stood at 2% each. 15% Pakistanis said that nothing about Pakistan was worth being proud of compared to 2% who said they were proud of everything. 17% of the respondents said others and 5% did not respond.
Question: “What about your country are you most proud of?”
Source: Gallup and Gilani Surveys
the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International Association
The study was released by Gilani foundation and carried out by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International. The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 2655 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during Sep 09, 2013 – Sep 16, 2013. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.