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Word Pakistan is of Persian language
2. ‘ Emergence of Pakistan’ written by Ch. Muhammad Ali
3. Word Pakistan was not used even a single time in Pakistan Resolution
4. Supreme commander of Pakistan Armed Forces is President
5. First census of Pakistan was held in 1951
6. Length of Indus river is 3200 km
7. Paala is important fish found in Indus River
8. On October 10, 2014, Malala became second Pakistani to receive noble prize for
peace
9. Wahga Border Suicide attack 2nd Nov 2014, 60 killed 110 injured
10. Pakistan formally launches military operation against insurgents in North Waziristan
on 15 jun 2014
11. Gunmen attack at Jinnah International Airport, karachi, June 2014
12. Pakistan Lifted ban on Death penalty on terrorism on 17th Dec 2014
13. Latest version of Hatf-5 is Shaheen -1
14. Punjab rangers Headquarter is in Lahore
15. Name of first Pakistan made sub-marine is: Augusta 90B
16. Range of Hatf 4 is 750 Km
17. Hub is a river of Sindh Province
18. Marala Head works located on Chenab River
19. Taxila University was established by King Ashoka
20. Dr. Mira Phailbus on 22 Feb 2014 became first woman of this slot becoming Punjab
Obduswoman
21. On Feb 17, Pakistan & Palestine agrred to form Joint commsiion comprising of Foreign
Ministers of two states.
22. On Feb 18, Mirza Omair Baig was appointed as Justice peace in South karachi

Sindh Local Govt. Indian Council Act was passed on 8 Aug 1858 46. Army Chief during 1965 war: Muhammad Musa Khan 28. Sir Syed Ahmed Khan wrote famous book ‘Indian Muslamans’ in 1871 43.23. Waheed u Zaman 35. Kashmir started freedom movement against Dogra Rule in 1930 44. replaced earlier of 1979 25. ‘Struggle for Pakistan’ was written by Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi 34. Indian Independence act was enforced on 14 Aug 1947 45. First Muslim C-in-C of Pak Army: Gen. Bannergy 39. Language of Lahore resolution was English 33. In 1946 leadership of Sikhs were in the hands of Tara sing and Baldev Singh 31. Burma separated from India in 1935 36. Kishanganga is another name of Neelam River 27. Viceroy of India at the time of partition of bengal: Lord Curzin 41. First President of Congress was W. Which state was attacked by India in 11 sep 1948: State of Hyderabad Daccan 42. Pathway to Pakistan written by Ch. Ordinance 2012.M. Total Number of Approved electoral Symbols in Pakistan: 197 24. Chaudhary 37. Aligargh trusteeship bill was passed in 1889 47. Kahliq u Zaman 40. Ayub Khan 30. Indian National Congress was founded in Bombay . Karachi remained capital of Pakistan from 1947 – 1959 38. ‘Muslim Politics in India’ written by B. Direct action day by Muslim League: 16 Aug 1946 32. ‘Towards Pakistan’ written by Dr. Pakistan’s Current envoy to US: Jalil Abbas Jillani 26. Swat is known as Switzerland of Pakistan 29.

Current Speaker of KPK: Asad Qaiser 66. Head Sulamanki is situated on Satluj River 60. Constitutionof 1962 was enforced by Ayub Khan 57. Second Prime Minister of pakistan Khawaja Nazim u Din 56. Captain Muhammad Sarwar was martured in war of 1948 70. Army Chief who died in Uniform: Gen. Zia ul haq on 17th Aug 1988 71. Aurangzeb had confined his father Shah Jehan to prison in 1658 68. Lower bari doab starts from Balloki 65. First Muslim C-in-C of Pak Airforce: Air Marshal Asghar Khan .48.344 sq km (3rd among provinces) 54. Which pass connects Pakistan with Afghanistan: Khyber Pass 53. SNGPL stands for Sui Nothern gas Pipeline Limited 55. Walur lake is situated on River Jehlem 59. In Thatha. ‘Khutbat e Ahmedia’ written by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan 49. Area of Punjab 205. Sadaqain is famous for painting and Caligraphy 64. Area between river Jehlem and Chenab is called Chaj 61. What was Fatimah Jinnah’s profession: Dentist 67. At the time of independence Muslims were in majority in kashmir 50. Range of Ghouri 1 is 1200-1500 Km 72. Abdul Rehman Chughtai was attached with the art of Painting 62. First Muslim C-in-C of Pak navy: Admiral Muhammad Siddique 69. Real name of Tito Mir: Nisar Ali 52. In 1847 British East India company occupied Punjab 51. Lower Chenab Canal starts from Head Khanki 58. shahi mosque was built during Mughal period 63.

1st woman who ruled Hindustan: Razia Sultana 92. In 1947 the ruler of Kashmir was: Hari Singh . Height 2000ft 74. Pervaiz Musharaf remained chief martial Law Administrator of Pakistan from 1999 to 2001. 1st round table conference held in: London 95. 87. Quaid e Azam 14 nakat were answer of: Nehru Report 94. Gen.73. Total no of individuals who served as chief martial law administrators of Pakistan: 5 88. Place where cooking is forbidden: Hunza 78. In north of Pakistan which country: China 90. Pearl of Hamaliya: Kaghan 76. Heart of KPK: Mardan 83. Land of Brave People: KPK And GB 77. 84. 85. Length of Batura Glacier (55km) and Baltur Glacier (62km) situated in Gilget Biltistan 75. Zia ul Haq 93. Peace agreement between Pakistan and India after 1965 war is known as Tashqand Declaration. Badshahi Mosque was Built by Aurangzeb Alamgir in 1674 81. Replica of Sahara: Sakardu 80. Length of Siachn Glacier: 75 Km. 1st woman to take part in Presidential Election in Pakistan: Fatima Jinnah 91. Ayub Khan became chief martial Law Administrator of Pakistan in 1957. Constitution 1973 was first time suspended by: Gen. Manchester of Pakistan: Faisalabad 79. 86. Shalimar Garden was built in 1642 82. Zia ul haq remained chief martial law administrator of Pakistan from 1977 to 1979 89. First ever civilian Chief martial Law administrator of Pakistan was Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto from 1971 to 1973.

 Agriculture sector accounts for 20. Gomel University is In: DI KHAN 98.1% in agriculture.9% (2.9% in prev year).88 % of GDP.7 % of previous. 43. 1.  o Growth rate of Agriculture= 2.12% o Forestry shares 2.30 % of GDP o Industrial growth rate= 3. 13 % to manufacturin . Punjab districts: 36 Economy of pakistan  GDP Growth rate = 4.5%  LSM (Large scale manufacturing). o Important crops contains 25. o Four sub sectors: Mining & quarriying.6% in GDP o livestock share 56.5%  SME/SSM growth rate 8.15% o Fisheries share 2.96.68 % to GDP. grew at 4.5% in last year).11 % agri value and contribute 2. employees 14. 11 % of industry and 80 % of manufacturing  LSM growth rate : 2. growth rate 5. SBP established on 1st July 1948 99.6 % of agri value and 64.5 % of employment. Nationalization was started first by: Bhutto 3. Energy generation & distribution.5 % in overall crops o Other crops contain 11..0% in agriculture. 10. In 1971 the president of India was: Andhra Gandhi 97.9% share in agriculture and .24% as compare of 2.3 % in agriculture. manufacturing.7 % to GDP.3% of GDP o Cotton ginning has 2.2%.8% to GDP.6 % (4.2% of labor o manufacturing growth 5. 1.75% Industry sector accounts for 20. 1. Qissa khwani bazaar is in: Peshawar 2. construction o Manufacturing contributes 13.3% to GDP. 11. growth rate 3.

2% in industry and grew at 1.4% to Industry.4% 9increase in pay & pension. Private Services/Social Services o Wholesale and retail trade grew at 3.9% Services sector accounts for 58. Wholesale & Retail Trade.21%.94% o Finances and Insurance grew at 6.8 last year o General Govt.7% tp GDP. General Govt. employees 5.56% o KSE 100 index witnessed highest in history o Market capitalization $ 71.1% as compared to 13.82% and growth rate 4.9% last year o Fixed investment to GDP 13. employees 7.2 % and reached at $ 2057.4 % to GDP. growth rate 1.52% o Private investment 9.66% of GDP o Public investment gre at 25. Finance & Insurance.33% of labor force. Storage & Communication.9% in GDP. 3702 billion – 10.66 million. services grew at 9.38% o Transport./Defense Services/Public Administration. Housing.3 % increase . growth of 16.  o Construction contributes 2.8 billion o FDI inflows : grew at 10.44 % of labor force o Housing Services grew at 4% o Other Private services grew at 5. growth rate 7% o Mining & quarrying 2.06 % o Gross fixed Capital Formation (GFCF) Rs.6% o Power Generation and Distribution contributes 1.95 % o Six sub sectors: Transport. low default rate) Total investment to GDP improved at 15.2% against 5. 4140 billion o Remittances reached at $ 14969. 8.5% ------Rs. 12% share to Industry.3 million o Savings improved to 14. 14. Storage and Communication grew at 4.

3% and reached Rs.3% o Capital Adequacy ratio (CAR) of banking 17. 601.24% o Declining oil prices led to shortfall in FBR collection by Rs.5 % o FBR collected Rs. reserves(of country): $ 17.2 % of GDP.1 billion against 240.4 billion with a growth rate of 13% (GST on Petroleum 27%.4 billion o Decline in current subsidies from Rs.45% and stood at Rs. 201.1% and reached Rs.  o Commodity Producing Sector accounts for 41.1 billion o NDA of banking sector grew by 5.1% and reached Rs. +ve change of 25% o Total Revenue grew by 8.8 % (July-March 2014-15) o Fiscal /Budget Deficit 5% of GDP (FY 2014-15 o Trade deficit: 0. 1972. 3446. 499.33% and stood at Rs.2 billion. 2063. 730.2 pre o Credit to Private sector grew by 4. growth rate 3.5 bill o Net Foreign Assets (NFA) grew and stood at Rs.3% o Decline in NPL ratio to 12. 2% withholding tax on non filers) o Total Expenditure Rs.8 billion to Rs. growth rate of 15.739 billion. 2682. 594 bill o PSDP grew by 27. borrowing for budgetary support Rs.6 billion against Rs.9% and reached Rs.1 billion o Dev expenditure and net lending grew by 6. 185. 3199.9 billion Money and Credit o SBP Discount Rate in monetary policy = 7% o Broad money M2 witnessed increase of 7.5 billion o Govt. 510.7% o Foreign Ex.6 billion o Total tax collection Rs. 205 billion Fiscal Development o Fiscal Deficit: 3. 3731. 220.4% .2 billion o Current Expenditure grew by 10.

24 % increase o Medical Facility ratio: 1073 persons / doctor. Sindh 56%. 5499 dispensaries.1 % Capital Market: o 27 % return for investors (31 % return in terms of US $) o Gained 6870 points till 32131 level o Auto sector top performer with market capital increase by 133 % o Domestic Sukuk : Rs. 90276 nurses in the country . 669 RHC’s. 5438 BHU. 114. 118041 beds in hospitals.o    Pak Rupee recorded a depreciation of 3. 510. one hospital bed for 1593 persons o 1142 hospitals.4% reached 42. o 175223 doctors. 15106 dentists. 26 billion o International Sukuk : $ 1 billion o TFC’s : Rs. KPK 53%.2 billion o Calories intake per day per person increased from 2484 to 2490 – 0. 12447 persons / dentist.920 – increase of 14% o Portfolio of National Saving (NSS) Rs.1 million Health o Expenditure on health 0.4 % of GDP – Rs. 6 billion o Mutual Fund Industry stood at Rs. Balochistan 43% o Increase in enrollment by 2. 2938920.21 million constituting 25 % share of overall domestic debt of GOP. Education o Literacy Rate 58 % as compared to 60 % last year o LR in urban and rural areas 74% and 49 % respectively o LR for men and women 81 % and 66% respectively o Province wise LR for Punjab 61%.

28. 250 billions including current payments o Turkmanistan-Afghanistan.2% in Europe.   Population & Employment o Estimated population 191.133 mill tons of cargo o Total volume of Port Qasim 15. losses reduced from 44. 56.189 mill tons o Gawadar Port – future centerpiece alongwith china Energy o Last year govt retired circular debt of Rs 480 billion. growth rate 1.1342 billion o Pakistan Railway o Revival of PIA.52 are employeed o 49 % of overseas Pakistanis are in middle east.2 miilion .09 million. 6th populous country o Unemployment rate : 6% o Total labor force 60. 32 billion o Ports and shipping earned Rs 11.752 million o Per Capita Income: $1512 Transport and Communication o NHA – highways.424 billion – o Karachi Port Trust 11.71 milion.5 km long.3 billion cubic feet gas to Pakistan o Jamshoro Power project will be complete in 2018 with 1300 MW. o Enhancement of distribution network and upgradation of 284 grid stations with investment of $ 167. o Manpower export increased to 0. Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline ($10-12) will be materialized till 2017 will provide 1. 16 % in USA. portfolio of 72 projects costing Rs. turning basin of 600 meters provides upto 75000 metric tons deadweight and handled 31. now again circular amounts Rs.3 bill to Rs. motorways of about 12313 km. 12 meters deep. expressways.92 %.

8 %.364 billion (. wind.5 % less than prev  Tax to GDP ratio= 8. 1139 billion – 44.o Dasu Hydro Power –I on Indus River through IDA credit of $ 588. o Different MoU signed with china on energy projects of coal. Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal  Foreign Exchange reserves(of SBP): $ 12. and hydro project by 2017 adding 10400 MW o Neelum Jehlum Hydropower to be completed in 2016  Telecom: Total Subscribers 134 million  Allocation of 4.6% and 5. investment and export  Inflation: 4.8% of GDP – Rs.5% of GDP to social safety Nets through BISP.836 billion  Sale of EURO Bonds: $ 2 billion  Issuance of Sukuk bonds in international market: $ 1 billion Budget 2015-16 .1 billion  Three main drivers of economic growth are consumption.086 billion – decline of 1. RSPNs. In china 29.5 % of total revenues  EDL stock $ 62.4 million will add 2160 MW. Food and Non Food Inflation 3.7%.7% and Bangladesh 76.550 billion as on 8th May  Public Debt 61.  Financial Account balance: $2.06% of GDP).3% decline  External Account posted a surplus of $2.61%  Export Volume: $20. 16936 billion.7 % respectively  Import Volume: $34. 53. India 68. PPAF. increase of 940 billion from prev  Public Debt servicing Rs.7% (min average in world is 15%)  If Poverty line= $2 per day then 60.12 billion  Current Account deficit: $ 1.176 billion .5% of population is below poverty line. sola.19% Population fall below poverty line in Pakistan.6 billion out of which external public debt $ 49.

3 billion – 3.513.5 % higher than previous.849.5 billion 12.5 % for holding securities for 2-4 years o For commission agents/non filers increased to 3 % against 2 % o Adjustable Advance income tax on banking instruments 0.6 % increase. Total Outlay : Rs. o Est.8 % higher o Current expenditure is Rs 3.2%)  o Defense Budget Rs.128 billion (78.5%.  Estimated gross revenue receipts are Rs.that is Rs. 75000/- o A tax @ 10 % for not distributing dividend o An additional withholding tax of 10 % for renting machinery. for non filers 17.4451.1% for each transaction at PMEX o Adjustable advance income tax of 7. 1625 billion  Taxation o Capital gain Tax 15 % and 12.463.3 billion with decline of 12. 9. scientific instruments alongwith already final tax of 15 % .5 % for securities held for 1 year and 2 years respectively and 7. 29 % higher  Size of PSDP Rs 1.5%. o Estimated net capital receipts Rs 606.5 % at electricity bills amounting to Rs.2 %.313 billion . equipment.089 billion.4 billion with 3.4 % higher. provincial share in federal taxes Rs 1.1 % higher.1 % higher  o Estimated net revenue receipts Rs 2.3 % (Cheques) o Income tax for banking companies income @ 35% o For dividend income 12.780 Billion. Estimated expenditure Rs 4. 4.4.7 billion  Target Budget deficit 4.4 billion 17. 11 % higher Development Budget is Rs 700 billion.3 % . for mutual funds 10 % o Adjustable adnace income tax @ 0. o Estimated external receipts Rs 751.

5 million against Rs.75% on each filter rod o Rates of further tax enhanced from 1 % to 2% o Sales tax on Mobile phones increased from 150. 1 million o Sales tax on bricks and crushed stones is exempted for 3 years. 500 & 1000 rupees respectively o FED on aerated water increased from 9% to 12 %  Reduction in maximum tariff slab from 25 % to 20% and reduction in number of slabs from 6 to 5  Powers of FBR to issue exemptions are withdrawn and subjected to circulars through parliament  Construction o Markup on housing credit be deductable to income upto 50 % of taxable income or Rs. 500 million for rehabilitation of TDPs o Proposed income tax of 32 % for companies instead of 35 % earlier in lieu of 1% reduction strategy annually. and 7% for non salaried persons having income between 4-5 Lac o FED on cigarettes increased from 58 % to 63%. 50 million o Reduction in income tax to 2% for salaried persons with income 4 – 5 lac. 0. 250 and 500 rupees to 300. o Custom duty on import of construction machinery is reduced from 30% to 20% o Tax/mport duty exemption for solar panels .o Additional one time tax of 3 % on banking companies and 4 % for others having income above Rs. 1 million earlier o Reduction in Withholding Tax On Token Tax by 20-25% for tax filers o Reduction in Withholding Tax On Transfer of Vehicles by 75 % for tax filers and one third for non filers o Reduced income tax of 25% for small company and propsed limit enhancement to Rs. o Tax credit for enlistment is increased to 20 % against 15% earlier o Tax credit for new investment – limit is proposed to increase to 1.

Rs 13000 . 1.55%.9 billion  NFC Composition: Punjab 51. KPK 14. Agriculture o Income Tax holiday of 3 years for agri supply chain if set upto 2016 o Tax exemption for halal food manufacturers for four years if set upto 2016 o Reduction of sales tax from 17 to 7%. medical allowance increased to 25 %. withholding tax to 0%. 7. merging of previous adhoc relief allowances to basic pay.1 million for solar tubewells against deposit of Rs.3 % of current expenditure  Income tax holiday for all manufacturing units set up in KPK upto 2018  7.74%.62 %.5% increase in pension  Minimum wage rate.5% adhoc relief allowance on running basic pay.09 %  Expenditure on General Public Services is 70. 100000  Estimated bank borrowing Rs 282. Baluchistan 9. Sindh 24. and import duty to 2 % o n import or local supply of agril machinery o Income Tax reduction for rice mills to minimum level o Interest free loansof Rs.