Current Pakistani Ministers and Governors World in 2017 2017 Current Affairs
Current Affairs of Pakistan and the World 2019

Pakistan jumps 28 places in World Bank's Ease of doing Business Index. PM Imran inaugrates 'Kamyab Jawan Programme' for youth uplift. Saturn became the planet with highest number of Moons in the Solar system. Pakistan win gold in South Asian U21 badminton championship (October 11). PM Imran declared Muslim world's Man of the year' by Jordanian Institute. SC suspends tribunal's decision to de-seat Qasim Suri. Pakistan approves tax relief for Gwadar port, free zone. Nida Dar becomes 1st Pakistani to join Women's Big Bash League. India tops list of countries which sought removal of online content; Pakistan at 8th spot. Munir Akram to replace Maleeha Lodhi as Pakistans UN envoy (30 September). PML-N leader Rana Afzal passes away in Faisalabad (27 September). Qasim Suri's National Assembly membership nullified by election tribunal. International Tennis Federation keeps Islamabad as host for Pakistan-India Davis Cup match. US designates TTP chief Noor Wali Mehsud as global terrorist. Trump fires national security advisor John Bolton. Abdul Qadir: Former Pakistan cricketer dies aged 63 (06 September). Abdul Qadir: Former Pakistan cricketer dies aged 63 (06 September). Veteran actor Abid Ali passes away at 67 (05 September). Pak-Afghan Torkham border crossing to remain operational round-the-clock. Dutch company Royal Vopak to invest $2.8 billion in Pakistan. India PM Modi awarded UAE's highest civilian honour 'Order of Zayed'. India's ex finance minister Arun Jaitley dies at 66 (24 August). Olympian Zakir Hussain passes away at 85 (19th August). US, Pakistan remove restrictions on each other's diplomats. Pakistani doctors with MS, MD degrees sacked in Saudi Arabia. Sadiq Sanjrani survives no-confidence vote in shock victory. Canada includes Pakistani international student in its fast track visa program. Pakistan's ambassador to UN Maleeha Lodhi elected as vice president if UN's economic arm. SBP allows bank to sell and buy foreign currencies in Pakistan. UAE to Open Asia's biggest visa centre in Karachi. Pakistan beat Bangladesh to win Inter-Parlimentary Cricket World Cup. Hammad Azhar elevated to post of Federal minster of Revenue. Pakistan female footballers play world record 69-hour match. Senior Pakistani journalist Anil Datta passes away (28 June). Pakistan army removes Christians-only condition for sanitation jobs. Pakistan's former Foreign Minister Abdul Sattar passes away (23 June). UN restores Pakistan's status as 'Family Station'. Fitch maintains Pakistan’s credit rating at B negative on external finance risks. Veteran journalist Idrees Bakhtiar passes away in Karachi (May 29). Chinese vice president Wang Qishan conferred with Pakistan's highest civil award Nishan-e-Pakistan. Pakistani computer scientist Asma Zaheer honoured with IBM’s highest award. Younas Dagha removed as finance secretary. Mirza Ali becomes the 1st Pakistani men to climb 7 summits in 7 continents.

Federal Minister for Narcotics Control Sardar Ali Muhammad Khan Meher passed away (May 21). PM Imran appoints Dr. Sania Nishtar special assistant to the prime minister on social protection and poverty alleviation. Zulfi Bukhari appointed chairman of Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation. TV director Syed Atif Hussain best known for family drama Babban Khala ki Betiyan passes away (May 14). National Assembly unanimously passes 26th Constitution Amendment Bill seeking more seats for tribal areas.


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