|Current Pakistani Ministers and Governors||World in 2017||2017 Current Affairs|
Current Affairs of Pakistan and the World 2018Pakistan to host six-nation international hockey tournament from September 2nd to 10th. The World Trade Organization dispute settlement body rules in favour of Pakistan in chemical export case. Mahathir Mohamad sworn in as Malaysia seventh Prime Minister (10 May). Supreme Court suspends Ishaq Dar’s Senate membership (8 May). Alibaba purchases Pakistani ecommerce website Daraz. Pakistani girl "Dania Hassan" wins US State Department's 'Emerging Young Leaders' Award. May 1 - May 31 British-Pakistani Sajid Javid becomes UK’s first Muslim home secretary. Pakistan ranks 139th out of 180 countries allowing press freedom. Government appoints five new federal minister (Marvi Memon, Marriyum Aurangzeb, Anusha Rehman and Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhry) and one state minister (Leila Khan). Pakistan fail to reach Youth Olympic Qualifiers semis in Bangkok. Islamabad High Court disqualifies Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif under Article 62(1)(f) (26 April). 1.75 million tourists visited Pakistan in 2017 : Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation.
April 24 - April 30 Pakistan finish second at South Asian Judo Championship in Nepal. Pakistani-Australian engineer Usman Iftikhar wins Commonwealth Young Person of the Year award. Pakistan to launch dollar-based savings certificates for overseas residents. PTI to expel 20 lawmakers who 'sold' votes during Senate polls. PM Abbasi to attend Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM-2018) in London from April 18 to 20. April 16 - April 23 Pakistan's Mohammad Inam wins first gold medal at Commonwealth Games in the 86kg wrestling competition. Pakistan secure 7th place in Commonwealth Games 2018 hockey. Nawaz Sharif, Jahangir Tareen disqualified for life under Article 62 (1)(f) of the Constitution. Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena suspends parliament until May 8. 'Pakistan ranked 54th among 84 countries on tobacco smoking'. State Bank of Pakistan allowed Bank of China to establish Chinese yuan settlement setup in Pakistan. Pakistani-origin Robina Shah to be appointed high sheriff of Manchester. Pakistan 12th biggest worldwide beneficiary of international charities: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. April 8 - April 15 State Bank of Pakistan banned Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Gen Sir Nicholas Patrick Carter, Chief of General Staff (CGS) of the UK Army arrives in Pakistan on a two-day official visit (April 6). South Korean former president Park Geun-hye sentenced to 24 years in jail for abuse of power. China imposes 25 percent tariffs on US exports. Pakistan win final Twenty20 against West Indies in Karachi to whitewash series 3-0. UAE suspends ‘character certificate’ rule for working Pakistani workers. US blocks UNSC statement on Israel's use of force on Land Day. Mokgweetsi Masisi sworn in as Botswana's new president (1 April). April 1 - April 7