The main differences between nation building and state building are:
The primary objective of nation building is to foster a sense of national identity and promote unity among citizens. The primary objective of state building is to create strong and effective institutions that can provide basic services, maintain law and order, and promote social justice.
Nation building focuses on cultural, social, and political aspects of a society, while state building focuses on the administrative, legal, and institutional aspects of a state.
Nation building involves efforts to promote cultural awareness, social harmony, and national unity through education, media, and cultural programs. State building involves efforts to establish and strengthen institutions through legal and administrative reforms, capacity building, and institutional development.
The outcome of nation building is a shared sense of national identity and social cohesion among citizens. The outcome of state building is a strong and effective state that can provide basic services, maintain law and order, and promote social justice.