Current Affairs 2017

Current Affairs 2017
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• Iran was first to recognize Pakistan.

• Pakistan opened its first embassy in Iran.

• Egypt was first to open its embassy in Pakistan. (chk)

• First governor of State Bank Zahid Hussain.

• First Lady governor Rana Liaquat Ali (Sindh) 1973-1976.

• First lady federal minister Vikarun Nisa Noor (Tourism).

• First state to join Pakistan was Bahawul Pur, 1954.

• Pak: cricket team first visited England.(chk: India)

• First captain of cricket team Abdul Hafeez Kardar.

• First century Nazar Mohammd against India in 1954 in Lacknow.

• First Woman University is located in Rawalpindi.

• First governor of Punjab=Francis Moody.

• First CM of Punjab=Iftikhar Hussain Mamdot.

• First Governor of Sindh=Ghulam Hussain Hidayatullah.

• First CM of Sindh=Ayub Khoro.

• First Governor of Baluchistan=Lt: General Riaz Hussain.

• First CM of Baluchistan=Attaullah Mengal.

• First Chief Justice of Pak: Sir Abdur Rasheed.

• First PM of Azad Kashmir=Abdul Hamid Khan.

• First President of AJK=Sardar Ibrahim Khan.

• First Commander-in-Chief of Pak: Army was Frank Miservi.

• First chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee was General Mohd: Sahrif.

• First chief of Staff of armed forces was General Tikka Khan.

• First governor State Bank was Zahid Hussain.

• First daily newspaper is Amroz 1947.

• First lady pilot was Shukriya Khanum.

• First museum of Pak established in Karachi in 1950.

• First Bank was United Bank (7th August, 1947)

• First Agriculture Reforms in Pak: Jan: 24, 1959.

• First Chief Election Commissioner of Pak: Mr. Khan F.M.Khan (25th March, 1956)

• Election Commision was created on 23rd March, 1956 under Article 137 of 1956 consititution. 

• First Muslim Commander in Chief of Pak: Ayub Khan.

• First Radio Station established was of Karachi.

• First T.V station was setup at Lahore on Nov: 26, 1964.

• First lady Lady Major General in Pak: Dr. Shahida Malik.

• First Space satellite was launched by Pak: in 1990.

• First private TV Channel STN launched in 1990.

• First Chairman Senate was Habibullah Khan.

• First woman judge of High Court: Majida Rizvi.

• First constructed barrage of Pak: Sukkur Barrage.

• First Secretary General of Pak: Ch: Mohd: Ali.

• Agro museum is at Lailpur.

• First bio-gas plant was installed in 1974.

• First woman bank established on Dec: 1, 1989.

• Badshahi mosque built in 1670 A.D.

• Designataion of GG changed into President on 23rd March, 1956.

• Largest Hockey stadium is National Hockey Stadium Lahore.

• First minority minister of Pak: Joginder Nath Mandal held the portfolio of law.

• First Atomic Reactor established in Islamabad in 1956. (chk).

• Largest railway tunnel is Khojak.

• Smallest dam of Pak: Warsak dam.

• Largest fort of Pak: “Rani Kot”.

• City Bank is the largest bank in the country.(chk: Habib Bank)

• Nishan-e-Pak: is the highest civil award of Pak:

• Second highest civil award is Hilal-e-Pak:

• Ayub National Park (Rawalpinidi) is the largest Park in Pakistan.

• Lahore Museum is the biggest in Pak: (chk)

• Largest Railway station is Lahore.

• Highest Pass is Muztag Pass which connects Gilgit to Xinkiyang.

• Largest canal is Lloyd Barrage Canal or Sukkur Barrage or Lance Down Pull built in 1936.

• Largest Cement Plant is Lucky Cement Plant near Luki Marwat.

• Largest road is Shahrah-e-Pak:

• Shortest river is Ravi.

• Smallest division is Karachi.

• Largest division is Kalat.

• Largest division of Sindh is Therparkar.

• Habib Bank Plaza Karachi has 23 stories (345 ft)

• Minar-e-Pak: is 196 ft, 8 inches high.

• Pakistan has its longest boundary with Afghanistan.

• Pakistan is 34th largest country in the world, 6th population wise.

• Smallest civil award is Tamg-e-Khidmat.

• First census of Indo-Pak: 1881.

• Highest dam is Mangla dam.

• Pak: expedition to Antarctica reached on 5 Jan, 1991 established Jinnah Research Station

• Longest tenure as Governor General was Ghulam Mohammad.

• Longest tenure as President was Ayub Khan.

• Longest period of rule was of Zia.


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