Nawaz Sharif: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi elected as Prime Minister of Pakistan  

Published: August 1, 2017

Pakistan’s Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was elected the 18th Prime Minister of Pakistan by the National Assembly. Abbasi, nominee of ruling Pakistan Muslim League (N) secured 221 votes in the House of 342. Abbasi succeeds Nawaz Sharif who was disqualified by the Supreme Court over the Panama Papers scandal. He will be interim PM ..

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Shahid Khaqan Abbasi elected as Prime Minister of Pakistan

Published: August 1, 2017

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the member of the Pakistan Muslim League (N)(PML-N), is the newly elected interim Prime Minister of Pakistan after defeating his rival Naveed Qamar of PPP by 221 votes on August 1, 2017. Abbasi was chosen by Nawaz Sharif as an interim Prime Minister for 45 days which would allow significant time for ..

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Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigns

Published: July 28, 2017

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has resigned from his post after the Supreme Court disqualified him in the Panama Papers case. This is the third time Nawaz Sharif has been unable to complete his term in the chief executive’s office. In a landmark judgment, a five Judge bench of Pakistan Supreme Court unanimously ruled to ..

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Pak PM approves financial plan for Diamer-Basha Dam project in PoK

Published: December 6, 2016

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan has given his approval for the financial plan of 4500 megawatt Diamer-Basha Dam project to be built over Indus river in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).  Sharif has also urged the officials concerned to speeden the construction of the dam. The dam is slated to come up in Gilgit-Baltistan’s Diamer district. ..

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Pakistan gets new Chief of Army Staff

Published: November 28, 2016

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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