4 Influential Individuals From Pakistan

Pakistan has always been a nation that has had a unique identity and a sacred set of values. The people of Pakistan are known for their honest opinions and transparency. Here are a few individuals from this great nation who have made a significant impact on their motherland as well as the entire world.
Malala Yousafzai
She was the most famous teenager in the world during the past few years. Malala was a simple school girl in Pakistan until she became a powerful voice for young women and the right for education. She was fearless when fighting for what she believed in even amidst extremely threatening situations.
She was felicitated as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time’s magazine and recognized with many more awards from global entities. Some of these wards include National Youth Peace Prize, Mother Teresa Award for Social Justice and an award for humanitarian work by the Harvard University.
Tariq Jameel
He is an Islamic scholar, religious leader and preacher from Pakistan who is more commonly known as Molana Tariq Jameel. He was once a medical student and later became a public speaker. He is currently one of the most prominent preaching figures in the Islamic world.
Molana Tariq Jameel is popular as a leader that is highly vocal of his disagreement with violent solutions to problems. He believes in a life of non violence and helps people attain self actualization through the ideals of Prophet Muhammad.
Shoaib Akthar
Cricket being one of the most popular sports in Pakistan, a cricketing legend seems necessary to the list of eminent Pakistanis. Akthar is known in the cricket filed for his unmatchable bowling skills. He is known as the terrorist of cricket and the pindi express because of his great skill to present his opponents with balls moving at a speed greater than 100 mph.
Imran Khan
Yet another Pakistani legend from the cricket arena; Imran Khan, is a sportsman who is recognized all over the world. He is known as the most successful individual to captain Pakistan and as a cricketer who made a great contribution toward shaping the country’s cricket team. Pakistan won its first one day international cricket world cup under his captaincy.
After bidding farewell to his cricketing career, Imran Khan entered the world of politics. He became a captain for the second time in his life by forming an independent political party under his own leadership. The popularity and skills he acquired through cricket has thus far helped him to excel in his political career.