Pakistan Affairs & Current Affairs

Pakistan Affairs & Current Affairs

  • The North-South gas pipeline will transport LNG from Karachi to Lahore
  • Abdul Sattar Edhi Died on July 8, 2016, Karachi.

ü Oct 16: Pakistan became the first head of the Saarc’s Anti Corruption Forum (ACF) for a year.

  • Oct 16: Comrade Lakhano Behrani — one of the first flag-bearers of leftist movements in Sindh — passed away.
  • Oct 15: The International Day of Rural Women is observed
  • Oct 15: Brazil won the inaugural BRICS U-17 Football Tournament 2016 held at Goa on the occasion of the 8th BRICS summit.
  • Oct 16: The World Food Day was observed globally
  • Russia will invest $2 billion in the construction of North-South gas pipeline.
  • The total length of North-South gas pipeline is 1,100 km
  • Around 12.4 billion m3 of gas would be transported from Karachi to Lahore per annum through North-South gas pipeline.
  • Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated construction of 393 km long Sukkur-Multan section of Karachi-Lahore Motorway in Sukkur on 6 May 2016
  • The total length of Karachi-Lahore Motorway is 1,100 km
  • Pakistan issued 10-year Eurobonds of $500 million in the international Eurobond market on 25 September 2015.
  • The pricing of the Eurobonds were held on 24 September 2015

Current Affairs

  • After Islamabad and Muzaffarabad, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on 2 May 2016 launched the National Health Program in Quetta
  • The Iranian President Dr. Hassan Rouhani arrived in Pakistan for a two-day visit on 25 March 2016
  • The National Action Plan announced on 25 December 2014 by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is a 20 point counter terrorism plan.
  • The construction work on Karachi green line (or Karachi Metro bus service) was inaugurated on 26 February 2016
  • The estimated cost of the Karachi green line is Rs 16,085 billion.
  • On 31 December 2015 PM’s National Health Program was launched in Islamabad
  • On 25 February 2016 PM’s National Health Program was launched in Muzaffarabad

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