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  •  Iran was first to recognize Pakistan.
    • Pakistan opened its first embassy in Iran.
    • Egypt was first to open its embassy in Pakistan. (chk)
    • First governor of State Bank Zahid Hussain.
    • First Lady governor Rana Liaquat Ali (Sindh) 1973-1976.
    • First lady federal minister Vikarun Nisa Noor (Tourism).
    • First state to join Pakistan was Bahawul Pur, 1954.
    • Pak: cricket team first visited England.(chk: India)
    • First captain of cricket team Abdul Hafeez Kardar.
    • First century Nazar Mohammd against India in 1954 in Lacknow.
    • First Woman University is located in Rawalpindi.
    • First governor of Punjab=Francis Moody.
    • First CM of Punjab=Iftikhar Hussain Mamdot.
    • First Governor of Sindh=Ghulam Hussain Hidayatullah.
    • First CM of Sindh=Ayub Khoro.General-Knowledge-pakistan-free-download
    • First Governor of Baluchistan=Lt: General Riaz Hussain.
    • First CM of Baluchistan=Attaullah Mengal.
    • First Chief Justice of Pak: Sir Abdur Rasheed.
    • First PM of Azad Kashmir=Abdul Hamid Khan.
    • First President of AJK=Sardar Ibrahim Khan.
    • First Commander-in-Chief of Pak: Army was Frank Miservi.
    • First chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee was General Mohd: Sahrif.
    • First chief of Staff of armed forces was General Tikka Khan.
    • First governor State Bank was Zahid Hussain.
    • First daily newspaper is Amroz 1947.
    • First lady pilot was Shukriya Khanum.
    • First museum of Pak established in Karachi in 1950.
    • First Bank was United Bank (7th August, 1947)
    • First Agriculture Reforms in Pak: Jan: 24, 1959.
    • First Chief Election Commissioner of Pak: Mr. Khan F.M.Khan (25th March, 1956)
    • Election Commision was created on 23rd March, 1956 under Article 137 of 1956 consititution.
    • First Muslim Commander in Chief of Pak: Ayub Khan.
    • First Radio Station established was of Karachi.
    • First T.V station was setup at Lahore on Nov: 26, 1964.
    • First lady Lady Major General in Pak: Dr. Shahida Malik.
    • First Space satellite was launched by Pak: in 1990.
    • First private TV Channel STN launched in 1990.
    • First Chairman Senate was Habibullah Khan.
    • First woman judge of High Court: Majida Rizvi.
    • First constructed barrage of Pak: Sukkur Barrage.
    • First Secretary General of Pak: Ch: Mohd: Ali.
    • Agro museum is at Lailpur.
    • First bio-gas plant was installed in 1974.
    • First woman bank established on Dec: 1, 1989.
    • Badshahi mosque built in 1670 A.D.
    • Designataion of GG changed into President on 23rd March, 1956.
    • Largest Hockey stadium is National Hockey Stadium Lahore.
    • First minority minister of Pak: Joginder Nath Mandal held the portfolio of law.
    • First Atomic Reactor established in Islamabad in 1956. (chk).
    • Largest railway tunnel is Khojak.
    • Smallest dam of Pak: Warsak dam.
    • Largest fort of Pak: “Rani Kot”.
    • City Bank is the largest bank in the country.(chk: Habib Bank)
    • Nishan-e-Pak: is the highest civil award of Pak:
    • Second highest civil award is Hilal-e-Pak:
    • Ayub National Park (Rawalpinidi) is the largest Park in Pakistan.
    • Lahore Museum is the biggest in Pak: (chk)
    • Largest Railway station is Lahore.
    • Highest Pass is Muztag Pass which connects Gilgit to Xinkiyang.
    • Largest canal is Lloyd Barrage Canal or Sukkur Barrage or Lance Down Pull built in 1936.
    • Largest Cement Plant is Lucky Cement Plant near Luki Marwat.
    • Largest road is Shahrah-e-Pak:
    • Shortest river is Ravi.
    • Smallest division is Karachi.
    • Largest division is Kalat.
    • Largest division of Sindh is Therparkar.
    • Habib Bank Plaza Karachi has 23 stories (345 ft)
    • Minar-e-Pak: is 196 ft, 8 inches high.
    • Pakistan has its longest boundary with Afghanistan.
    • Pakistan is 34th largest country in the world, 6th population wise.
    • Smallest civil award is Tamg-e-Khidmat.
    • First census of Indo-Pak: 1881.
    • Highest dam is Mangla dam.
    • Pak: expedition to Antarctica reached on 5 Jan, 1991 established Jinnah Research Station
    • Longest tenure as Governor General was Ghulam Mohammad.
    • The Longest tenure as President was Ayub Khan.
    • Longest period of rule was of Zia.
    • Longest tenure as PM was of Liaquat Ali
    • Shortest tenure as PM of Ayub Khan (3 days) then Shujaat Hussain (47 days).
    • Shortest tenure as President is of Bhutto.
    • Shortest tenure as Governor General is of Quaid.
    • Longest tenure as Governor General is of Ghulam Mohd:
    • Largest library is Quaid-e-Azam library.
    • Largest University is in Punjab.
    • Oldest university is in Punjab.
    • The only non-military shaheed to receive Nishan-e-Haider was Subaidar Lalik Jan he belonged to NLI.
    • Highest peak of Sulaiman mountains is Takht-e-Sulaiman.
    • Highest peak is K2 (Goodwin Austin 5,611 meters)
    • 2nd largest glacier of Pak: is Batura.
    • Largest Island of Pak: is Manora.
    • Smallest city is Jehlum.
    • Longest tunnel rail= Khojak (2.43 miles) (Baluchistan), road=Lowari Tunnel (5 miles), water=Warsak Dam Tunnel (3.5 miles).
    • Rainiest city is RawalPindi.
    • Rainiest place is Muree.
    • First Medical College was Nishtar Medical College.
    • Smallest Dam is Warsak dam.
    • Largest mountain range is Karakoram.
    • First to receive Nishan-e-Hyder was Mohd: Sarwar Shaheed.
    • First private airline of Pakistan is Hajvari.
    • Pak’s Second largest city is Lahore.
    • Abdur Rasheed was the first chief Justice was the first chief justice of Pakistan.
    • Zafarullah khan was the first foreign minister of Pakistan.
    • Keenjhar is the largest man made lake in Pakistan.
    • Manchar Lake is the biggest lake of Pakistan.
    • Trich Mir is the highest peak of Hindu Kush.
    • Largest coal mine is in Quetta.
    • In Pakistan, first woman bank was established in the year 1989.
    • Pakistan’s first geo-scientific laboratory is functioning in Islamabad.
    • The highest point of the Khyber Pass is Landhi Kotal.
    • The first atomic power station of Pakistan was installed in Karachi.
    • The First President of America who made an official visit to Pakistan was Dwight D. Eishenhower
    • Largest airline is PIA.
    • Largest airport is Quaid-e-Azam Internationl Airport, Karachi.
    • Largest canal is Lloyd Barrage Canal.
    • Largest dam is Terbela.
    • Largest desert is Thar.
    • Largest district is Khuzdar (Baluchistan).
    • Largest industial unit is Pak: Steel Mill.
    • Largest industry is Textile.
    • Largest island is Manora (Karachi)
    • Largest Jungle is Changa Manga (Kasur).
    • Largest lake (artificial) is Keenjhar.
    • Largest lake (natural) is Manchar.
    • Largest library is Pujab Public Library, Lahore.
    • Largest mine is Salt Mines of Khewra.
    • Largest motorway is Lahore-Islamabad.
    • Largest museum is National Meseum, Karachi.
    • Largest circulated urdu newspaper is Jang, Enghish is The News.
    • Largest nuclear reactor is KANUPP, Karachi.
    • Largest oil field is Dhurnal Oil Field.
    • Largest park is Ayub National Park, Rawalpindi.
    • Largest Radio Station is Islamabad.
    • Largest university is Punjab University, Lahore.
    • Longest coast is of Baluchistan (771 km)
    • Largest railway platform is of Rohri.
    • Longest railway track: Karachi to Landi Kotal.
    • Longest road: Karachi to Peshawar.
    • First TV station in Pakistan started at Lahore.
    • Pakistan’s first radio station was set up at Karachi.
  • National Flag of Pakistan was selected on 11th August 1947.
  • National Flag of Pakistan was first hoisted in Karachi by Allama Shabbir Ahmad Usmani.
  • Area of Pakistan is 796096 square Kilometers.
  • Justice Mian Abdul Rasheed took oath from Quaid -e-Azam on 14th August 1947.
  • First chief of Pakistan Army was General Gressy.
  • Urdu was declared National Language by Quaid-e-Azam on 24th March, 1948.
  • First Governor of Punjab was Francis Moody.
  • First Muslim Governor of Punjab was Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar.
  • Iftikhar Hussain Mamdot was  the first Chief Minister of Punjab.
  • Ghulam Hussain Hidayatullah was the first Governor of Sindh.
  • Ayub Khoro  was  the first Chief Minister of Sindh.
  • Pakistan was given membership of UNO on 30th September 1947.
  • Music of National Anthem of Pakistan was made by Abdul Kareem Chagla.
  • Writer of National Anthem of Pakistan is Hafeez Jalandhari.
  • National Anthem of Pakistan was first recited by Hafeez Jalandhari.
  • First coin currency of Pakistan was issued on 3rd January 1948.
  • State Bank of Pakistan was inaugurated on 1st July 1948.
  • National Flag of Pakistan was designed by Amir-ud-din Qudwai.
  • First Postal stamp of Pakistan was issued on 9th July 1948.
  • Minar-e-Pakistan was Architected by Murad Khan.
  • The Cornerstone of Minar-e-Pakistan was laid by Akhtar Hussain (Governor of West Pakistan) on 23rd March 1960.

  • Islamabad was made Capital of Pakistan on 1st August 1960.
  • First museum of Pakistan was built in Karachi.
  • First Railway Station of Pakistan was in Lahore.
  • Punjab University was built in 1882.
  • Largest Library of Pakistan is Library of Punjab University.
  • National Identity card scheme was started in Pakistan on 1st July 1973.
  • First general election were held in Pakistan on 7th December 1970.
  • Switzerland of Pakistan is Sawat.
  • Manchester of Pakistan is Faisalabad.
  • Largest lake of Pakistan is Manchar Lake.
  • Red cross society was established in Pakistan on 20th December 1947.
  • Mango is the largest fruit commodity of Pakistan.
  • First foreign head quarter established in Pakistan was of Great Britain.
  • Zahid Hussain was the first Governor of State Bank of Pakistan.
  • Sir Abdur Rasheed was the first Chief Justice of Pakistan.
  • Mr. Khan F.M.Khan (25th March, 1956) was the Chief Election Commissioner of Pakistan.
  • United Bank (First Bank of Pakistan) was built on 7th August 1947.
  • General Mohammad Sharif was the chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee.
    • Sardar Ibrahim Khan was the first President of Azad Jammu & Kashmir.
    • Abdul Hamid Khan was the first Prime Minister of Azad Jammu & Kashmir.
    • Lt. General Riaz Hussain was the First Governor of Baluchistan.
    • Attaullah Mengal was the First Chief Minister of Baluchistan.
    • Harappa was discovered in 1920-21.
    • Mohenjo-daro was rediscovered in 1922.
    • Mehrgarh is the most ancient archaeological site in Pakistan. It is categorized in Pre-Harappan culture of Indus Valley civilization.
    • Chagai is the largest district of Pakistan.
    • Number of districts in Punjab is 36.
    • Number of districts in Sindh is 24.
    • There are 32 districts in Balochistan.
    • KPK province constitutes 26 districts.
    • Coastline of Pakistan is 1046 Km long.
    • Nanga Parbat is also known as the Killer Mountain.
    • Largest district of Pakistan is Chagai. It covers an area of 44,748 sq Km.
    • Punjab Public Library is the largest library in Pakistan.

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