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Current Affairs of Pakistan and the World 2019
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.