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Capital of the Countries

Afghanistan - Kabul
Albania - Tirane
Algeria - Algiers
Andorra - Andorra la Vella
Angola - Luanda
Antigua and Barbuda - Saint John's
Argentina - Buenos Aires
Armenia - Yerevan
Australia - Canberra
Austria - Vienna
Azerbaijan - Baku
Bahrain - Manama
Bangladesh - Dhaka
Barbados - Bridgetown
Belarus - Minsk
Belgium - Brussels
Belize - Belmopan
Benin - Porto-Novo
Bhutan - Thimphu
Bolivia - La Paz
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Sarajevo
Botswana - Gaborone
Brazil - Brasilia
Brunei - Bandar Seri Begawan
Bulgaria - Sofia
Burkina Faso - Ouagadougou
Burma - Rangoon
Burundi - Bujumbura
Cambodia - Phnom Penh
Cameroon - Yaounde
Canada - Ottawa
Cape Verde - Praia
Central African Republic - Bangui
Chad - N'Djamena
Chile - Santiago
China - Beijing

Liechtenstein - Vaduz
Lithuania - Vilnius
Luxembourg - Luxembourg
Macedonia - Skopje
Madagascar - Antananarivo
Malawi - Lilongwe
Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur
Maldives - Male
Mali - Bamako
Malta - Valletta
Marshall Islands - Majuro
Mauritania - Nouakchott
Mauritius - Port Louis
Mexico - Mexico City
Moldova - Chisinau
Monaco - Monaco
Mongolia - Ulaanbaatar
Morocco - Rabat
Mozambique - Maputo
Namibia - Windhoek
Nauru - Yaren District
Nepal - Kathmandu
Netherlands - Amsterdam
New Zealand - Wellington
Nicaragua - Managua
Niger - Niamey
Nigeria - Abuja
North Korea - Pyongyang
Norway - Oslo
Oman - Muscat
Pakistan - Islamabad
Palau - Koror
Panama - Panama City
Papua New Guinea - Port Moresby
Paraguay - Asuncion
Peru - Lima

Colombia - Bogota
Comoros - Moroni
Costa Rica - San Jose
Cote d'Ivoire - Yamoussoukro
Croatia - Zagreb
Cuba - Havana
Cyprus - Nicosia
Czech Republic - Prague
Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa
Denmark - Copenhagen
Djibouti - Djibouti
Dominica - Roseau
Dominican Republic - Santo Domingo
East Timor - Dili
Ecuador - Quito
Egypt - Cairo
El Salvador - San Salvador
Equatorial Guinea - Malabo
Eritrea - Asmara
Estonia - Tallinn
Ethiopia - Addis Ababa
Federated States of Micronesia - Palikir
Fiji - Suva
Finland - Helsinki
France - Paris
Gabon - Libreville
Georgia - Tbilisi
Germany - Berlin
Ghana - Accra
Greece - Athens
Grenada - Saint George's
Guatemala - Guatemala City
Guinea - Conakry
Guinea-Bissau - Bissau
Guyana - Georgetown
Haiti - Port-au-Prince
Honduras - Tegucigalpa
Hungary - Budapest
Iceland - Reykjavik

Philippines - Manila
Poland - Warsaw
Portugal - Lisbon
Qatar - Doha
Republic of the Congo - Brazzaville
Romania - Bucharest
Russia - Moscow
Rwanda - Kigali
Saint Kitts and Nevis - Basseterre
Saint Lucia - Castries
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Kingstown
Samoa - Apia
San Marino - San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe - Sao Tome
Saudi Arabia - Riyadh
Senegal - Dakar
Serbia and Montenegro - Belgrade
Seychelles - Victoria
Sierra Leone - Freetown
Singapore - Singapore
Slovakia - Bratislava
Slovenia - Ljubljana
Solomon Islands - Honiara
Somalia - Mogadishu
South Africa - Pretoria
South Korea - Seoul
Spain - Madrid
Sri Lanka - Colombo
Sudan - Khartoum
Suriname - Paramaribo
Swaziland - Mbabana
Sweden - Stockholm
Switzerland - Bern
Syria - Damascus
Taiwan - Taipei
Tajikistan - Dushanbe
Tanzania - Dar es Salaam
Thailand - Bangkok
The Bahamas - Nassau

India - New Delhi


Indonesia - Jakarta
Iran - Tehran
Iraq - Baghdad
Ireland - Dublin
Israel - Jerusalem
Italy - Rome
Jamaica - Kingston
Japan - Tokyo
Jordan - Amman
Kazakhstan - Astana
Kenya - Nairobi
Kiribati - Tarawa
Kuwait - Kuwait City
Kyrgyzstan - Bishtek
Laos - Vientiane
Latvia - Riga
Lebanon - Beirut
Lesotho - Maseru
Liberia - Monrovia
Libya - Tripoli

The Gambia - Banjul


Togo - Lome
Tonga - Nuku'alofa
Trinidad and Tobago - Port-of-Spain
Tunisia - Tunis
Turkey - Ankara
Turkmenistan - Ashgabat
Tuvalu - Funafuti
Uganda - Kampala
Ukraine - Kiev
United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi
United Kingdom - London
United States - Washington D.C.
Uruguay - Montevideo
Uzbekistan - Tashkent
Vanuatu - Port-Vila
Vatican City - Vatican City
Venezuela - Caracas
Vietnam - Hanoi
Yemen - Sanaa
Zambia - Lusaka
Zimbabwe - Harare

About Pakistan

Who was the first Governor General of Pakistan?


Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
Name the last Governor General of Pakistan.
Major General Iskhandar Mirza.
Name the first President of Pakistan?
Major General Iskandar Mirza.
Name the Pakistani prime minister who was hanged to death:

Mr. Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. He was hanged to death on April 4, 1979, after having been
found guilty in the murder case of Nawab Muhammad Ahmed High Court and upheld
by the Supreme court of Pakistan.
Who proposed the word Pakistan?
Chaudhry Rehmat Ali.
Who presented the famous Pakistan Resolution?
A.K Fazal ul Haq of Bengal.
Who was the first Foreign Minister of Paksitan?
Sir Zafarullah Khan.
When and where was born Quaid I azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah?
He was born on December 25, 1876 at Karachi.
When did Quaid e Azam die?
He died on September 11, 1948. He was buried at Karachi.
When and where was born Dr. Sir Allama Muhammad Iqbal?
He was born on November 9, 1877 at Sialkot.
When did Dr. Sir Allama Muhammad Iqbal die?
He died on September 11, 1948. He was buried at Karachi.
Name the father of Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah?
Jinnah Poonjah.
Who is the head of Government of Pakistan?
Prime minister of Pakistan
Who is the head of state of Pakistan?
President of Pakistan.
Name the Pakistani who was awarded
The Nobel Prize
The Lenin prize
Dr.Abdul Salam (1979 physics prize)
Faiz ahmed Faiz (a poet)
Who is the national poet of Pakistan?

Dr. Sir Allama Muhammad Iqbal.


Who is pakistans Father of Nation?
Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
Who did write the National Anthem of Pakistan?
Hafeez Jullundhri.
Who was the first Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan?
Mr. Zahid Hussain.
Name five prominent poets of Pakistan.
Dr. Sir allama Muhammad Iqbal.
Abual Asr Hafeez Jullundhri
Faiz Ahmed Faiz
Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi
Ehsan Danish.
Who was the first woman provincial Governor in Pakistan?
Begum Rana Liaquat Ali Khan. She served as the governor of Sindh from 14 February
1973 to 29 February 1976. She died on June 13, 1990.
Who was the first woman minister of the federal cabinet of Pakistan?
Begum Viqar un Nisa Noon (minister of state for tourism Development Corporation
from 5 July, 1978 to 23 August 1978).
Who was the first President of the India Muslim League?
Nawab Viqarul Mulk(1906-7)
When did Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah become President of the All
India Muslim League?
The 9th sessiori on 30-31 December 1916 at Lucknow.
When did Quaid e Azam join the All India Muslim League and leave the
Congress?
Quaid e Azam joined the All India Muslim League on 10 October, 1913 and left eh
Congress in December, 1920.
Who presided over the inaugural session of the All India Muslim League?
Nawab Salimullah Bahadur, on 30 December, 1906 in Dhaka.

Name the first Chief Ministers (post independency) of the following.


The Punjab, Sindh, NWFP Baluchistan
Khan iftikhar Hussain Momdot(15 August 1947 to 14 November, 1948).
Mr. Muhammad Ayub Khuro (15 August 1947 to April 1948)
Khan Abdul Qayyum Khan (15 August 1947 to 17 April, 1953)
Sardar Ataullah Khan Mengal (1 may, 1972 to 15 February, 19
Longest Largest Shortest Coldest Hotest and Tallest in Pakistan

The Highest Radio Station: Gilgit Radio Station in Northern Areas.


The Highest Pass: Muztagh Pass in Norther Areas, at an elevation of 19.030 feet.
The Highest Railway Station: Khan Mehtarazai Railway Station, Baluchistan, at an
elevation of about 2,221 feet.
The Highest Civil Award: Nishan-e-Pakistan.
The Highest Military Award: Nishan-e-Haider.
The Highest Pea: K-2, in Skardu (Northern Areas), with a height of 28, 250feet
(8,610 metres). It is the second highest peak in the world behind Mount Everest
The Tallest tower and Monument: Minar e Pakistan in Lahore, with a height of
about 196 fee 8 inches.
The Tallest Minaret: The Four Minarets of Shah Faisal Mosque, Islamabad, with a
height of 286 feet each.
The Tallest Building: the Habib Bank Plaza in Karachi, Sindh, with a height of 345
feet. It consists of 23 stories.
The Largest Commercial Bank: National Bank of Pakistan, with deposits worth
Rs.208.2 billion at 31st, December 1995.
The Largest Railway Station: The Lahore Railway Station.

The Largest Lake: Manchhar Lake in Dadu District, Sindh. It is also the largest lake
of Asia.
The Largest Man-Made Lake: Keenjhar Lake in Sindh, with a length of 32 km (20
miles) and width of 10 km (6miles) It is about 25 kilometres from Thatta.
The Largest Railway, Workshop: the Mughlpura Railway Workshop in Lahore.
The Largest Library: The Punjab Public Library in Lahore, Punjab.
The Largest Museum: The Lahore Museum, Lahore.
The Largest and Oldest University: The Punjab University, Lahore.
The Largest Mosque: Shah Faisal Mosque, Islamabad.
The Largest Industry: cotton Textiles industry, Faisalabad is its main centre.
The Largest Iindustrial Plant: Pakistan steel mills Karachi (Sindh).
The Largest Oil Field : Mazari field, with a production of 3724 barrels per day in the
first 9 ,month of 1995-96(July-March).
The Largest Natural Gas Field: Sui in Baluchistan. Its share to the countrys total
natural gas production was 36.62 percent in the first 9 months of (July- March).
The Largest Province: Baluchistan, with an area of 347,190 sq km.
The Largest City: Karachi, Sindh, Lahore (the Punjab) and Hyderabad (Sindh) are
the second and third largest cities of Pakistan respectively.
The Largest Dam: The Tarbela dam, NWFP, with a volume of 148,000,000 cubic
meters.
The Largest River: The Indus River.

The Largest Shipping Company: The Pakistan National shipping Corporation


(PNSC) Karachi.
The Largest Desert: The Thar Deser, Sindh. It is the 9th largest desert in the World.
Largest Park: Ayun National Park in Rawalpindi (Punjab), with an area of 2,300
acres.
The Largest Seaport: Karachi.
The Largest District in the Punjab: the Bahawalpur District in Bahawalpur
Division, area: 24830 sq km.
The Largest Cement Plant: Lucky cement plant at Pizu in district Lakki Marwat,
NWFP. It was commissioned in August 1996.
The Longest Platform: The platform of Rohri Railway Station (Sindh) with length of
about 1,894 feet. The platform of Sahiwal Railway Station (Punjab) is also believed to
be the longest platform in Pakistan.
The Longest Railroad: From Karachi to Peshawar, with a length of 1,045 miles
(1,681 kilometers).
The Longest Tunnel: The lowari Tunnel, with a length of 5 miles. It is 30 feet wide,
and connects Chitral with Northern Areas.
The Longest Railway Tunnel: the Khojak Tunnel, Baluchistan, with a length of 2.43.
The Longest Road: The sharah-e-Karakoram, Northern area, at an elevation of 1,200
feet. This 965 km long road connects Pakistan with China through Khunjrab Pass. It is
also called the Silk Route.
The Longest River: The Indus River, with a length of about 2,880 km (1,790 miles).
The Shortest River: The Ravi River, with a length of about 710 km.

The Most Beautiful Lake: Lake Saiful Maluk in Kaghan Valley, NWFP.
The Coldest Place: Skardu, in Northern Areas, where a record -26 degree recorded
on January 6, 1995. The previous lowest temperature in Skardu was -21 centi grade
recorded on 11 January in 1986.
The Coldest City: Ziarat, Baluchista.
The Rainiest City: Rawalpindi, Punjab.
The Hottest Place: Jacobabad in Sindh, temperature rising up to 128 furan hight in
summer. In Sibbi, Baluchistan, temperature also raises up to 128 furan heights in
summer.
The Most Published and Circulated Newspaper: The daily Jung (Urdu)
The Place of Highest Snowfall: Skardu in Gilgit district, Northern Areas.
The Rainies Place: Murree in Rawalpindi district (Punjab), with mean annual rainfall
of about 1,484 millimetres.
The Raies Place: Murree in Rawalpindi district (Punjab), with mean annual rainfall
of about 1,484 millimeters (mm), 164 centimeters (cm).
The Most Populous Province: The Punjab.
The Least Populous Province: Baluchistan
The Smallest Provinces: NWFP, with an area of 74521 sq km.
The Most Modern City: Islamabad (Capital of Pakistan).

Pakistan Remembrance Days

March 23,1940
On March 23,1940 the Pakistan Resolution was passed at Lahore. It was
moved by A.K Fazal-ul Haq of Bangal. This resolution is also known as
"Lahore Resolution". 23rd of March is also celebrated as "Pakistan Day" every
year.
March 23, 1956 On March 23, 1956 the first constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
was announced.
August 14,
1947

On August 14, 1947 Pakistan became an independent state.

January 10,
1966

On January 10, 1966 Tashkent Declaration was signed at Tashkent,


Uzbekistan, between Pakistan and India. The Declaration provide for bringing
back the armed forces to pre August 5, 1965 position. It was signed by the
president of Pakistan Muhammad Ayub Khan and the Prime Minister of India
Mr. Lal Bahadur Shastri.

December 3,
1971

On December 3, 1971 third war between Pakistan and India began which
continued until December 16, 1971.

March 25, 1979 On March 25, 1979 field Marshal Muhammad Ayub Khan resigned as the
President of Pakistan.
April 4, 1979

On April 4, 1979 Mr. Z.A Bhutto was hanged to death after being given
sentenced to death by Lahore high Court I the murder case of Nawab
Muhammad Ahmed Khan.

February 10,
1979

On February 10, 1979 Islamic laws relation to four


Hudud namely Theft, auditory, Qazf and Drinking were enforced in Pakistan.

June 20, 1980

On June 20, 1980 Zakat Ordinance was enforced in Pakistan.

July 3 1972

Only July 3 1972 the Simla Agrement was signed by the President of Pakistan
Mr. Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and India Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi at Simla
in India.

September 6,
1965

On September 6, 1965 second war between Pakistan and India broke out and it
is celebrated every year as Defence of Pakistan Day to pay homage to soldiers
of the motherland.

July 5,1977

On July 5,1977 Genera Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq took over as the Chief Martial
Law administrator by ousting the then Prime Minister Mr. Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto,
in order to save the country of Mr. Bhutto and the Pakistan National Alliance.

December 19,
1984

On December 19, 1984 President of Pakistan General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq


held a referendum to find the peoples opinion for his next five year term.
97.71 per cent votes out of the total votes cast were in favour of him.

December 25,
1879

On December 25, 1879 the founder of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad


Ali Jinnah was born at Karachi.

September 11, On September 11, 1948 Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah died.
1948
November 9,
1877

On November 9, 1877 the national poet of Pakistan Sir Allama Muhammad


Iqbal was born at Sialkot.

April 21, 1938 On April 21, 1938 Allama Iqbal died.


October 16,
1951

On October 16, 1951 the first Prime Minister of Pakistan Khan Liaquat Ali
Khan was assassinated at Rawalpindi, during a public meeting.

February 25,
1985

On February 25, 1985 the third general elections for the national Assembly
were held in Pakistan under the government of President General Zia-ul-Haq,
and on February 28, 1985 election were held for the provincial assemblies, the
election were held on non party basis. The turnout of the voters for the
National Assembly was 52.93 per cent while it was 56.91 percent for the
provincial Assemblies.

December 30,
1930

On December 30, 1930, at the Allahabad annual session of the All India
Muslim League. Dr Sir Allama Muhammad Iqbal in his presidential address
presented for the first time the concept of a separate homeland for the Muslims
of India.

December 30,
1985

On December 30, 1985 President of Pakistan general Zia-ul-Haq, lifted the 8


year old Martial Law imposed by him on July 5, 1977-in Pakistan to put the
country on the road to democracy.

March 22 to
24, 1940

From March 22 to 24, 1940 the 27th annual meeting of the all India Muslim
League held in Lahore in which Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah
delivered his presidential address and the Pakistan resolution was adopted on
March 23.

April 14, 1988 On April 14, 1988 the UN mediated Geneva Accord on Afghanistan was
signed between Pakistan and Afghanistan. The United States (US) and the
Soviet Union signed the accord as guarantors. According to the Geneva
Accord, the Soviet Union will withdraw its 115, 00 troops from Afghanistan
within 9 months by August 15, 1988 and facilitate return of the Afghan refuees
to their homes, in order to make an end to the 9 year old Soviet aggression in
Afghanistan. The Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan on December27, 1979.
March 7 1949, On March 7 1949, the objectives resolution was moved by the Prime Minister
Khan Liaquat Ali Khan in the Constituent Assembly. The main ideas, on
which the Constitution of Pakistan was based are proclaimed in the objectives
resolution.
June 15, 1988

On June 15, 1988, Shariah Ordinance, was enforced in Pakiatan by President


of Pakistan General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq.

May 29, 1988

On May 29, 1988, the National Assembly (elected during) February 28, 1985
general elections) was dissolved by the president General Muhammad Zia-ulHaq; Federal Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Muhammad Khan Juneju,
was dismissed by President General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq.

November 16
and 19, 1988

On November 16 and 19, 1988 the General Elections were held respectively to
the National Assembly and the four provincial Assemblies on party basis.

April 10, 1988 On April 10, 1988 the Ojheri ammunition dump in Rawalpindi blew in one big
explosion causing excessive deaths and a great loss to property in Rawalpindi
and Islamabad.
August 17,
1988

On August 17, 1988 President of Pakistan and chief of the Army Stuff,
General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq died in a plane crash near Bahawalpur (soon
after takeoff from Bahawalpur Airport) Along with all other 29 persons on
board.

July 6, 1989

On July 6, 1989 Pakistans first test tube baby was born in Lahore at the
infertility Centre, a private medical center, under the supervision of prof.
Rashid Latif (a leading Gynecologist)

July 22 1990

On July 22 1990, Pakistans first indigenously produced military vehicle


Yasoob was handed over to Pakistan Army at Rawalpindi.

August 6, 1990 The President of Pakistan Mr. Ghulam Ishaq Khan, dismissed the corrupt
Federal Government Peoples Party (PPP) and also dissolved the National
Assembly.
October 24,
1990

Elections to the National Assembly were held while on October 27, 1990,
election to the Provincial Assemblies were held.