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Major General Sikandar Mirza 23-Mar-1956 to 27-Oct-1958
Muhammad Ayub Khan 27-Oct-1958 to 25-Mar-1969
Yahya Khan 25-Mar-1969 to 20-Dec-1971
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto 20-Dec-1971 to 13-Aug-1973
Fazle Ilahi Choudry 13-Aug-1973 to 16-Sep-1978
General Zia-ul-haq 16-Sep-1978 to 17-Aug-1988
Ghulam Ishaq Khan 17-Aug-1988 to 18-Jul-1993
Wasim Sajjad 18-Jul-1993 to 14-Nov-1993
Farooq Leghari 14-Nov-1993 to 2-Dec-1997
Wasim Sajjad 2-Dec-1997 to 1-Jan-1998
Muhammad Rafiq Tarar 1-Jan-1998 to June-2000
General Pervaiz Musharraf June-2000 to today




Governor Generals:


Muhammad Ali Jinnah 14-Aug-1947 to 11-Sep-1948
Khwaja Nazimuddin 14-Sep-1948 to 17-Oct-1951
Malik Ghulam Muhammad 17-Oct-1951 to 6-Oct-1955
Major General Sikandar Mirza 6-Oct-1955 to 23-Mar-1956
End End


Prime Ministers/Chief Martial Law Administrators:


Liaquat Ali Khan 19-Jul-1947 to 16-Oct-1951
Khwaja Nazimuddin 17-Oct-1951 to 17-Apr-1953
Muhammad Ali Bogra 17-Apr-1953 to 12-Aug-1955
Choudry Muhammad Ali 12 Aug 1955 to 12-Sep-1956
Husayn Shaheed Suharwardy 12-Sep-1956 to 17-Oct-1957
Ismail Ibrahim Chundrigar 17-Oct-1957 to 16-Dec-1957
Malik Firoz Khan Nun 16-Dec-1957 to 7-Oct-1958
Martial Law
Chief Martial Law Administrators
Muhammad Ayub Khan 7-Oct-1958 to Mar-1969
Yahya Khan 25-Mar-1969 to Dec-1971
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto 20-Dec-1971 to 4-Apr-1972
End Martial Law
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto 3-Jul-1972 to 5-Jul-1977
Martial Law

Chief Martial Law Administrators

General Zia ul Haq 5-Jul-1977 to 24 Mar 1985
End Martial Law
Mohammad Khan Junejo 24-Mar-1985 to 29-May-1988
Benazir Bhutto 2-Dec-1988 to 6-Aug-1990
Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi 6-Aug-1990 to 6-Nov-1990
Balakh Sher Mazari 18-Apr-1993 to 26-May-1993
Nawaz Sharif 26-May-1993 to 18-Jul-1993
Moeen Qureshi 18-Jul-1993 to 19-Oct-1993
Benazir Bhutto 19-Oct-1993 to 5-Nov-1996
Miraj Khalid 5-Nov-1996 to 17-Feb-1997
Nawaz Sharif 17-Feb-1997 to 12-Oct-1999
General Pervaiz Musharraf (Chief Executive) 14-Oct-1999 to June-2000
Zafarullah Khan Jamali 23-Nov-2002 to 26-June-2004

Ch. Shujaat Hussain

 30-June-2004 to 4-july-2004

Shukat Aziz

At Present


Pakistan's Official Map Drawn by Mian Mahmood Alam Suhrawardy (1920-1999)
National Flower  Jasmine
National Tree  Deodar (Cedars Deodar)
National Animal Markhor
National Bird Chakor (Red-legged partridge)
Flora Pine, Oak, Poplar, Deodar, Maple, Mulberry
Fauna The Pheasant, Leopard, Deer, Ibex, Chinkara, Black buck, Neelgai, Markhor, Marco-Polo sheep, Green turtles, River & Sea fish, Crocodile, Waterfowls
Industry Textiles, Cement, Fertilizer, Steel, Sugar, Electric Goods, Shipbuilding
Popular games Cricket, Hockey, Football, Squash
Tourist's resorts Murree, Quetta, Hunza, Ziarat, Swat, Kaghan, Chitral and Gilgit
Major Cities Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta, Rawalpindi, Hyderabad, Faisalabad, Multan and Sialkot
Archaeological sites Moenjo Daro, Harappa, Taxila, Kot Diji, Mehr Garh, Takht Bhai.
Major Crops Cotton, Wheat, Rice and Sugarcane
Agricultural Growth Rate 7.5% in 2004-05
Total cropped area 22.94 million hectares
Major sources Electricity (Hydel, Thermal, Nuclear) Oil, Coal, and Liquid Petroleum Gas
Power Generating Capacity 19,389 MW


Hospitals 1216
Dispensaries 4,900
Basic Health Units (BHUs) 5,801
Maternity & Child Health Centres 956
Rural Health Centres (RHCs) 582
Tuberculosis (TB) Centres 289
Hospital Beds 125,908
Doctors (registered) 113,906
Dentists (registered) 6,427
Nurses (registered 49,446
Paramedics 23,659
Lady Health Workers 8,741


Primary Schools 185,000
Middle Schools 29,728
High Schools 19,100
Secondary Vocational Institutions 686
Arts & Science Colleges 1,966
Professional Colleges 432
Universities 56

Transport & Communication:

Total length of roads 259, 758 km
Pakistan Railway network 7,791 km
Locomotives 580
Railway stations 781
Pakistan International Airlines Covers 38 international and 24 domestic stations with a fleet of 49 planes.
Major Airports 8 (Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Quetta, Peshawar, Multan, Faisalabad and Gwadar)


International 2 (Karachi and Bin Qasim) Gwadar deep sear port is under construction
Fish Harbours-Cum-Mini Ports 3 (Minora, Gawadar, and Keti Bandar)


Post Offices 12,170
Telephone connections 5,052,000 approx.
Public Call Offices 217,597
Telegraph offices 299
Internet Connections 2 million approx.
Mobile Phones 10,542,641 approx.


Total Labour force 46.84 million
Employed Labour Force 43.22 million
Agriculture Sector 18.60 million
Manufacturing & Mining sector 5.96 million
Construction 2.52 million
Trade 6.39 million
Transport 2.48 million
Others 6.98 million



Print Media (In accordance with Central Media List)

Dailies 540
Weeklies 444
Fortnightlies 55
Monthlies 268
News Agencies Official APP
Private PPI, NNI, On Line and Sana.
Electronic Media

TV Centres

Five TV centres at Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta and Karachi covering 88.58% population and 49 re-broadcasting stations.
Pakistan Television 4 channels (PTV-I, PTV-II (PTV World), PTV-III & PTV National
Radio Stations Public: Total 25, Home services in 19 languages. External Services cover 81 countries in 15 languages
Private: Radio stations 22.Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority has so far awarded 72 FM Radio broadcast licenses including nine (9) specialized subject licenses for universities. Fifteen (15) licenses have been granted for the establishment of Satellite TV Channels. Nine Satellite TV channels have started their operation.
Cable Operators 900


Central Bank State Bank of Pakistan
Nationalized Scheduled Banks First Woman Bank Ltd.
National Bank of Pakistan
Specialized Banks Zari Taraqiati Bank (ZTBL)
Industrial Development Bank of Pakistan
Punjab Provincial Cooperative Bank Ltd
Private Scheduled Banks Askari Commercial Bank Limited
Bank Al-Falah Limited
Bolan Bank Limited
Faysal Bank Limited
Bank Al-Habib Limited
Metropolitan Bank Limited
KASB Commercial Bank Limited
Prime Commercial Bank Limited
PICIC Commercial Bank Limited
Soneri Bank Limited
Union Bank Limited
Meezan Bank Limited
Saudi-Pak Commercial Bank Limited
Crescent Commercial Bank Limited
Dawood Bank Limited
NDLC-IFIC Bank Limited (NIB)
Allied Bank of Pakistan Limited
United Bank Limited
Habib Bank Limited
SME Banks
Foreign Banks ABN Amro Bank N.V
Albaraka Islamic Bank BSC (EC)
American Expresss Bank Limited
Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi Limited
Citibank N.A
Deutsche Bank A.G.
Habib Bank A.G. Zurich
Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corp Limited
Oman International Bank S.O.A.G
Rupali Bank Limited
Standard Chartered Bank Limited
Development Financial Institutions Pakistan Industrial Credit and Investment Corp. Limited
Pak Kuwait Investment Company (Pvt) Limited
Pak Libya Holding Company (Pvt) Limited
Pak-Oman Investment Company (Pvt) Limited
Saudi Pak Industrial and Agricutural Investment Company (Pvt) Limited
Investment Banks Crescent Investment Bank Limited
First International Investment Bank Limited
Atlas Investment Bank Limited
Security Investment Bank Limited
Fidelity Investment Bank Limited
Prudential Investment Bank Limited
Islamic Investment Bank Limited
Asset Investment Bank Limited
Al-Towfeek Investment Bank Limited
Jahangir Siddiqui Investment Bank Limited
Franklin Investment Bank Limited
Orix Investment Bank (Pak) Limited


Famous Mountain Peaks:

Name Height World Rating
K-2 (Chagori) 8616 m 2nd
Nanga Parbat 8125 m 8th
Gasherbrum-I 8068 m 11th
Broad Peak 8065 m 12th
Gasherbrum-II 8047 m 14th
Gasherbrum-III 7952 m 15th
Gasherbrum-IV 7925 m 16th
Disteghil Sar 7885 m 20th
Kunyang Kish 7852 m 22nd
Masherbrum (NE) 7821 m 24th
Rakaposhi 7788 m 27th
Batura I 7785 m 28th
Kanjut Sar 7760 m 29th
Saltoro Kangri 7742 m 33rd
Trivor 7720 m 36th
Tirich Mir 7708 m 41st

Famous Mountain Passes:


The Khyber Pass NWFP
The Kurram Pass FATA
The Tochi Pass FATA
The Gomal Pass NWFP
The Bolan Pass Balochistan
The Lowari Pass Chitral (NWFP)
The Khunjrab Pass Northern Areas


Name Length
The Indus 2,896 km
Jhelum 825 km
Chenab 1,242 km
Ravi 901 km
Sutluj 1,551 km
Beas (tributary of Sutluj) 398 km

Famous Glaciers:

Name Length
Siachin 75 km
Batura 55 km
Baltoro 65 km




Thar Sindh
Cholistan Punjab
Thal Punjab




Manchar Sindh
Keenjar Sindh
Hanna Balochistan
Saif-ul-Maluk NWFP
Satpara Northern Areas
Kachura Northern Areas

Major Dams:



Mangla Dam Punjab
Tarbela Dam NWFP
Warsak Dam NWFP





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