Page-5 of Government of Pakistan Current Affairs, GK & News

Pakistan gets new Chief of Army Staff

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has appointed Lt Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa as Pakistan’s new army chief and has elevated him to the position of four-star general. He will succeed the popular military leader Gen Raheel Sharif. General Sharif who has been credited with improving security and driving back Islamist militant groups, has become the first ..

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Terrorist attack Pakistan’s Kamra air base

  Pakistan’s security structure was breached when terrorists belonging Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) attacked Pakistan Air Force’s Minhas Base in Kamra (a two-hour drive from Islamabad). Although all the terrorists were killed in the battle, the assault killed more than a dozen security personnel and destruction of three JF-17 thunder aircrafts. The attack was done to ..

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Pakistan releases Surjeet Singh

Pakistan freed Indian prisoner Surjeet Singh who has served a life term following his arrest on charges of spying in the 1980s. Singh was freed from Kot Lakhpat Jail. Indian team present at Wagah will receive over 300 fishermen being repatriated. Surjit Singh was arrested by Pakistani police on allegations of spying during the rule ..

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Pakistan elects Raja Parvez Ashraf as its new PM

Raja Parvez Ashraf, candidate of ruling Pakistan People’s Party is the new Prime Minister of Pakistan. He was elected in a special session of the National assembly held in Islamabad after getting 211 votes out of 300 cast in the voting The special session of National Assembly was called to elect a new PM after ..

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Supreme Court of Pakistan debars Pakistan Prime Minister Yusuf Raja Gilani from Office

The Supreme Court of Pakistan debarred Pakistan Prime Minister Yusuf Raja Gilani from his office and also disqualified Gilani as the member of the National Assembly, the lower house of the Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament). The court’s ruling came after Gilani refused to launch probe against Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari.  The 3-judge Bench of the highest ..

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