Timeline of Pakistan
Timeline of Pakistan for PPSC Test Preparation
Q 1. Pakistan was created under which plan?
Ans 3rd June plan
Q 2. Pakistan become member of United Nation on
Ans 18th August, 1947
Q 3. India invaded Kashmir by Air Troops on?
Ans 27th October, 1947
Q 4. Dir and Chitral acceded to Pakistan on
Ans 11th November, 1947
Q 5. Urdu was declared national language of Pakistan on
Ans 25th February 1948
Q 6. State of Kalat decided to accede to Pakistan on
Ans 27th March, 1947
Q 7. Pakistan issued its first postage stamp on?
Ans 9th July 1948
Q 8. Khawaja Nazimuddin become governor General of Pakistan on?
Ans 13th November, 1948
Q 9. Muzaffarabad was declared capital of Azad Kashmir on?
Ans 8th February, 1949
Q 10. Objective Resolution was passed on?
Ans 12th March,1949
Q 11. Pakistan recognized China on?
Ans 4th January, 1949
Q 12. Liaqat-Nehro pact was signed in New Delhi on?
Ans 8th April, 1950
Q 13. Peshawar University was established on?
Ans 18th May, 1950
Q 14. Pakistan became member of IMF and World Bank on?
Ans 11th July, 1950
Q 15. First Commander in Chief (C-in-C) of Pakistani was?
Ans General Muhammad Ayub Khan – 6th September, 1950
Q 16. First census of Pakistan started on?
Ans 9th February 1951
Q 17. University of Karachi was established on?
Ans 11th May, 1951
Q 18. First Prime Minister of Pakistan Liaqat Ali Khan was assassinated on?
Ans 16th October, 1951
Q 19. Malik Ghulam Muhammad become Governor General of Pakistan on?
Ans 17th October, 1951
Q 20. Khawaja Nazimuddin become Prime Minister of Pakistan on?
Ans 17th October, 1951
Q 21. Martial law was imposed in Lahore on?
Ans 6th March, 1953
Q 22. Muhammad Ali Bogra Become Prime Minister on?
Ans 17th April, 1953
Q 23. What is Wazir mansion in Karachi
Ans Birth Place of Quaid-e-Azam
Q 24. Wazir Mansion was declared protected national monument on?
Ans 14th July,1953
Q 25. National Anthem of Pakistan was approved on?
Ans 7th August,1954
Q 26. PIA was established on?
Ans 1st January, 1954
Q 27. Kotri Barrage was inaugurated on?
Ans 15th March, 1955
Q 28. Chaudhary Muhammad Ali was elected as Prime Minister of Pakistan in?
Q 29. Governor General Ghulam Muhammad resigned on 6th October, 1955 and succeeded by?
Ans Iskander Mirza
Q 30. Pakistan was declared Islamic Republic by Constituent Assembly on?
Ans 21st February, 1956
Q 31. First Five year plan was presented by P.M Ch. Muhammad Ali on?
Ans 14th May, 1956
Q 32. Constitution of Pakistan was promulgated on?
Ans 23rd March, 1956
Q 33. Major General Iskander Mirza become first president of Pakistan on?
Ans 23rd March, 1956
Q 34. Hussain Shaheed Suharwardy become president on?
Ans 12th September, 1956
Q 35. Foundation stone of Guddu Barrage was laid down by Iskander Mirza on?
Ans 2nd February, 1957
Q 36. oundation stone of State Bank building Karachi was laid down by Iskander Mirza on?
Ans 8th March, 1957
Q 37. Agha Khan was died on?
Ans 11th July, 1957
Q 38. National Awami Party was formed by Maulana Bhashani on?
Ans 24th July, 1957
Q 39. 7th PM of Pakistan Malik Feroze Khan Noon sworn in on?
Ans 22nd December, 1957
Q 40. Martial Law was declared in Pakistan on?
Ans 7th October, 1958
Q 41. Who was Chief Martial Law Administrator on 7th October, 1958?
Ans General Ayub Khan
Q 42. Iskander Mirza was exiled on?
Ans 2nd November,1958
Q 43. PRODA was enforced in Pakistan by Martial Law Authorities on?
Ans 21st March, 1959
Q 44. Who was first woman pilot of Pakistan?
Ans Shykriya Niaz Ali
Q 45. Shukriya Niaz Ali become first woman pilot of Pakistan on?
Ans 12th July, 1959
Q 46. Islamic Research Institute was established on?
Ans 16th September, 1959
Q 47. Islamabad was declared new capital of Pakistan by Presidential Cabinet on?
Ans 24th February, 1960
Q 48. Foundation of Minar-e-Pakistan was laid on?
Ans 23rd March, 1960
Q 49. Pakistan won first Gold Medal in Olympic games in Hockey on?
Ans 9th September, 1960 – defeated India at Rome
Q 50. Which is the national flower of Pakistan?
Q 51. Jasmine was chosen as national flower of Pakistan on?
Ans 15th July, 1961
Q 52. Constitution of 9162 was promulgated on?
Ans 23rd March, 1962
Q 53. Faiz Ahmed Faiz was awarded Soviet Union award Lenin Prize on?
Ans 1st June, 1962
Q 54. Pakistan’s 1st weather rocket REHBA-I was launched by SUPARCO on?
Ans 7th June, 1962
Q 55. Ayub Khan took oath as 1st President under constitution of 1962 on?
Ans 8th June, 1962
Q 56. Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto become Foreign Minister on?
Ans 24th January, 1963
Q 57. Border agreement between Pakistan and China was signed in Peking on?
Ans 2nd March, 1963
Q 58. Pakistan Television Lahore Station was inaugurated by President Ayub Khan on?
Ans 26th November, 1964
Q 59. Ayub Khan was re elected as president for the 2nd term in presidential election on?
Ans 2nd January, 1965
Q 60. Accord on Rann of Kutch was signed by Pakistan and India on?
Ans 30th June, 1965
Q 61. Indo-Pak second war over Kashmir was started on————-
Ans 6th September, 1965
Q 62. Cease-fire between Indo-Pak come into force on———–
Ans 23rd September, 1965
Q 63. Taskent Declaration between Indo-Pak was signed on———-
Ans 10th January, 1966
Q 64. Sheikh Mujeeb (Awami League) presented six points in Karachi on———-
Ans 12th February, 1966
Q 65. Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto resigned as foreign Minister on——–
Ans 17th June, 1966
Q 66. Montgomery was renamed as Sahiwal on——–
Ans 13th November, 1966
Q 67. Fatima Jinnah was died in Karachi on———-
Ans 9th July, 1967
Q 68. First Steel Mill of Pakistan was inaugurated at Chittagong on?
Ans 24th August, 1967
Q 69. Pakistan Peoples Party was formed on?
Ans 1st December, 1967
Q 70. Pakistan Television Station Dhaka was inaugurated on?
Ans 26th October, 1968
Q 71. Pakistan become Hockey Champion by defeated Australia
Ans 26th October, 1968
Q 72. Ayub Khan resigned on______ and powers were handed over to General Yahya Khan, Martial law imposed?
Ans 25th March, 1969
Q 73. Tehrik-e-Istiqlal was formed by Air Marshal Asghar Khan on?
Ans 1st March, 1970
Q 74. Pakistan’s first Ordinance factory was inaugurated at Ghazipur on?
Ans 6th April, 1970
Q 75. One Unit was abolished in West Pakistan by restoring provinces on?
Ans 1st July, 1970
Q 76. First General Elections of Pakistan were held on?
Ans 7th December, 1970
Q 77. Korakoram Highway between China and Pakistan was opened on?
Ans 16th February, 1971
Q 78. Operation Searchlight was launched by Pakistan Army on?
Ans 26th March, 1971
Q 79. Rashid Minhas was awarded Nishan-e-Haider on?
Ans 29th Auguest, 1971
Q 80. Pakistan Hockey team won first World Cup by defeating Spain at Barcelona on?
Ans 24th October, 1971
Q 81. India attacked on east Pakistan on?
Ans 22nd November, 1971
Q 82. Bangladesh comes into being on?
Ans 16th December, 1971
Q 83. General Yahya Khan handed over power to Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto who become President of Pakistan and CMLA on
Ans 20th December, 1971
Q 84 Major Shabbir Sharif was martyred on?
Ans 6th December, 1971
Q 85. Sheikh Mujib-ur-Rehman was released on?
Ans 8th January 1972
Q 86. Nuclear Weapon Development Program was launched by ZA Bhutt on?
Ans 20th January, 1972
Q 87. Simla Deputation was lead by?
Ans Sir Agha Khan
Q 88. Bhutto was elected President in first session of National Assembly on?
Ans 14th April, 1972
Q 89. Martial law was lifted on?
Ans 21st April, 1972
Q 90. Labour day was observed in Pakistan first time on?
Ans 1st May, 1972
Q 91. Simla agreement was signed by PM Indira Gandhi and President Bhutto on?
Ans 2nd July, 1972
Q 92. KANUPP- Karachi Nuclear Power Plant was launched by Bhutto on?
Ans 28th October, 1972
Q 93 Begum Rana Liaqat Ali was first Woman Governor of Sindh who took office on?
Ans 13th February, 1973
Q 94. Constitution of Pakistan was enacted by National Assembly on?
Ans 10th April, 1973
Q 95. Ch.Fazal Elahi was elected as President of Pakistan on?
Ans 11th August, 1973
Q 96. Pakistan Steel Mill was founded by Z.A Bhutto on?
Ans 30th December, 1973
Q 97. Pakistan recognized Bangladesh on?
Ans 21st February, 1974
Q 98. Second Islamic Summit Conference was started at Lahore on?
Ans 22nd February, 1974 (Heads of 22 states participated)
Q 99. State of Hunza was dissolved by PM Z A Bhutto on?
Ans 25th September 1974
Q 100. Peshawar Television Station was opened on?
Ans 5th December, 1974
Q 101. Council of introduced Zakat by abolishing Riba on?
Ans 27th July, 1975
Q 102. Sardari System was abolished in Baluchistan on?
Ans 8th April, 1976
Q 103. Samjhota Express started on?
Ans 24th July 1976 (Lhr – Amritsar)
Q 104. A.Q Khan Research Laboratories was established on?
Ans 31st July, 1976
Q 105. Foundation Stone of Port Qasim was laid by ZA Bhutto on?
Ans 6th August, 1976
Q 106. General Elections were held on?
Ans 7th March, 1977
Q 107. Friday was declared weekly holiday instead of Sunday on?
Ans 1st July, 1977
Q 108. Martial law was enforced by General Zia ul Haq on?
Ans 5th July, 1977
Q 109. Bhutto was arrested on?
Ans 17th September, 1977
Q 110. Residence in Lahore of Allama Iqbal was declared as national monument on?
Ans 1st February, 1978
Q 111. Death sentence was awarded to Bhutto by Lahore High Court on?
Ans 18th March, 1978
Q 112. General Zia ul Haq assumed the office of President on?
Ans 16th December, 1978
Q 113. Hudood Ordinance was enacted in?
Q 114. Bhutto was hanged in Rawalpindi on?
Ans 4th April 1979
Q 115. Pakistan joined NAM- Non-Aligned Movement on?
Ans 1st September, 1979
Q 116. Dr. Abdus Salam was awarded Noble Prize in Physics on?
Ans 15th October, 1979
Q 117. Announcement for establishment of Federal Shariat Court was made on?
Ans 26th May, 1980
Q 118. Collection of Zakat was started on?
Ans 21st June, 1980
Q 119. Interest Free Banking in Pakistan was started on?
Ans 1st January, 1981
Q 120. International Islamic University was made functional on?
Ans 3rd January, 1981
Q 121. Census was started in Pakistan on?
Ans 1st March, 1981
Q 122. Pakistan Steel Mill was made functional on?
Ans 31st August, 1981
Q 123. Pakistan won Hockey World Cup at Bombay by defeating Argentina on?
Ans 3rd January, 1983
Q 124. Hafeez Jalandhari passed away on?
Ans 21st December, 1982
Q 125. MQM was formed by Altaf Hussai on?
Ans 18th March, 1984
Q 126. Faiz Ahmad Faiz died on?
Ans 20th November, 1984
Q 127. Presidential referendum was held by Zia on?
Ans 19th December, 1984
Q 128. Party less national elections in Pakistan were held on?
Ans 25th February, 1985
Q 129. Muhammad Khan Junejo assumed the office of Prime Minister and Zia sworn in as President on?
Ans 23rd March, 1985
Q 130. Martial law was lifted on?
Ans 31st December, 1985
Q 131. Peshawar Dry port was inaugurated by Zia on?
Ans 8th July, 1986
Q 132. Benazir was married with Asif Ali Zardari on?
Ans 18th December, 1987
Q 133. Ojheri Camp incident took up in Rawalpindi – 100 died on?
Ans 10th April, 1988
Q 134. Junejo Cabinet and National Assembly was dissolved by Zia on?
Ans 29th May, 1988
Q 135. Sharia Ordinance was promulgated by Zia on?
Ans 15th June, 1988
Q 136. Zia was killed in plane crash near Bahwalpur on?
Ans 17th August, 1988
Q 137. Benzair assumed the office of Prime Minister on?
Ans 2nd December, 1988
Q 138. Pakistan again joined Commonwealth on?
Ans 1st October, 1989
Q 139. Kashmir solidarity day was observed in Pakistan for the first time on?
Ans 5th February, 1990
Q 140. President Ghulam Ishaq Khan dissolved Benazir Government and Jatoi become caretaker PM on
Ans 6th August, 1990
Q 141. Nawaz Sharif was elected Prime Minister on?
Ans 6th November,1990
Q 142. Jehangir Khan won British Open Squash title for consecutive 10 times on?
Ans 22nd April, 1991
Q 143. Sharia Bill was adopted by National Assembly on?
Ans 16th May, 1991
Q 144. Motorway Project from Lahore – Islamabad was launched on?
Ans 12th January, 1992
Q 145. Pakistan won Cricket World Cup by defeating England in Melbourne on?
Ans 25th March, 1992
Q 146. President Ghulam Ishaq Khan dissolved Nawaz Sharif Government on?
Ans 18th April, 1993
Q 147. Supreme Court of Pakistan restored Nawaz Sharif Government on?
Ans 26th May, 1993
Q 148. President Ghulam Ishaq Khan and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif quit offices on?
Ans 18th July, 1993
Q 149. Benazir again elected as Prime Minister on?
Ans 19th October, 1993
Q 150. Farooq Leghari was eight president of Pakistan elected on?
Ans 13th November,1993
Q 151. Pakistan won world Hockey Cup by defeating Holland on?
Ans 4th December, 1994
Q 152. Cricket World Cup jointly hosted by Pakistan, Sri Lanka and India on?
Ans 11th February, 1996
Q 153. Imran Khan formed new political party Tehrik-e-Insaf on?
Ans 25th April, 1996
Q 154. President Farooq Leghari dissolved Benazir Government and Meraj Khalid Became caretaker P M on?
Ans 5th November, 1996
Q 155. General Elections held on PML-N secures 135 seats on?
Ans 3rd February, 1997
Q 156. Nawaz Sharif assumed the office of PM second time on?
Ans 17th February, 1997
Q 157. Sunday was declared as weekly holiday instead of Friday on?
Ans 23rd February, 1997
Q 158. Saeed Anwar scored 194 runs against India on?
Ans 21st May, 1997
Q 159. Pakistan Singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan died at the age of 48 on?
Ans 16th August, 1997
Q 160. Rafiq Tarar assumed the office of President on?
Ans 1st January, 1998
Q 161. Population census started in Pakistan on?
Ans 8th March, 1998
Q 162. Pakistan tested nuclear weapons in Chaghi on
Ans 28th May,1998
Q 163. Lahore Declaration was signed by Nawaz Sharif and Vajpai on?
Ans 21st February, 1999
Q 164. Pakistan tested Shaheen Missile on?
Ans 15th April, 1999
Q 165. Kargil war between Pakistan and India ended on?
Ans 26th July, 1999
Q 166. General Musharraf ousted Nawaz Sharif and takeover the Power of Country on?
Ans 12th October, 1999
Q 167. Nawaz Sharif was sentenced for life imprisonment in hijacking and terrorism case on?
Ans 6th April, 2000
Q 168. Local Government Ordinance was introduced by Musharraf on?
Ans 14th August, 2000
Q 169. General Pervaiz Musharraf hold the office of President alongwith Chief of Army Staff on?
Ans 21st June, 2001
Q 170. General Pervaiz Musharraf hold and won presidential referendum on?
Ans 30th April, 2002
Q 171. General Pervaiz Musharraf issued LFO-Legal Framework Order 2002 on?
Ans 24th August, 2002
Q 172. Mir Zafarullah Jamali assumes the office of Prime Minister on?
Ans 23rd November, 2002
Q 173. Mir Zafarullah Jamali quit and nominated Ch, Shujaat Hussain as successor on?
Ans 26th June, 2004
Q 174. Shoukat Aziz assumed the office of Prime Minister on?
Ans 28th August, 2004
Q 175. Hasba bill was passed by NWFP Assembly on?
Ans 14th July, 2005
Q 176. Earthquake hit Kashmir and NWFP and killed 80000 people on?
Ans 8th October, 2005
Q 177. Dr. Shahmshad Akhtar was appointed first woman Governor of State Bank of Pakistan on?
Ans 2nd January, 2006
Q 178. Foundation stone of Dia Meer Bhasha Dam was laid down by Musharraf on?
Ans 26th April, 2006
Q 179. Akbar Bugti was killed by Army on?
Ans 26th August, 2006
Q 180. President Musharraf dismissed Chief Justice of Pakistan on?
Ans 9th March, 2007
Q 181. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Ch. restored on?
Ans 20th July, 2007
Q 182. Benazir returned to Pakistan after exile of 8 years on?
Ans 18th October, 2007
Q 183. President Musharraf imposed emergency and ousted most judges on?
Ans 3rd November, 2007
Q 184. Nawaz Sharif returned Pakistan after exile of 7 years on?
Ans 25th November, 2007
Q 185. Emergency was lifted on?
Ans 16th December, 2007
Q 186. Benazir was assassinated in Rawalpindi on?
Ans 27th December, 2007
Q 187. General Elections were held on ?
Ans 18th February, 2008
Q 188. Yousaf Raza Gillani was elected as Prime Minister of Pakistan on?
Ans 24th March, 2008
Q 189. President Musharraf resigned as president Muhammad Mian Soomro assumed the office of President on?
Ans 18th August, 2008
Q 190. Asif Ali Zardari was elected President by securing 481 votes on?
Ans 6th September, 2008
Q 191. Asif Ali Zardari took oath as President on?
Ans 9th September, 2008
Q 192. Sri Lankan Cricket team was attacked in Lahore on?
Ans 9th March, 2009
Q 193. Operation Rah-e-Rast was launched against millitant in Swat on?
Ans 23rd May to 15th July, 2009
Q 194. Air Blue crashed and 152 people (all on board) were killed on?
Ans 28th July, 2010