Sorry East Pakistan.
Since it’s split from Pakistan in 1971 to become a colony of India the country, dubbed a basket case by Nobel Peace Prize winner Henry Kissinger, has gone from disaster to disaster. To quote: ” problems of overpopulation, hunger, poverty, disease, unemployment, illiteracy and devastating floods. Bangladesh continues to be one of the world’s poorest countries”.
Richer than Benin!
Though to be fair it is still richer than Benin:
|143||Papua New Guinea||2,307|
|150||São Tomé and Príncipe||1,886|
While Pakistan, the country Beggardesh was liberated from, has also had it’s fair share of problems . Yet since 1971 it has won sporting accolades and become one of the world’s only eight nuclear states.
And Beggardesh? Well they did nearly beat Zimbabwe at cricket once!!
But now at long last Sonar Bengal can hold it’s head up high…as it, like its former master Pakistan, unveils its new top of the range nuclear weapons: