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Timeline of events in Pakistan

1947: Pakistan is born; Muhammad Ali Jinnah becomes governor-general of the new nation; Liaquat Ali Khan becomes Prime Minister

1948: Jinnah dies; Khwaja Nazimuddin becomes governor-general

1951: Liaquat assassinated; Nazimuddin becomes Prime Minister

1955: Governor-General Ghulam Mohammad resigns, succeeded by Iskander Mirza

1956 Constitution adopted; Mirza becomes president

1958 Mirza abrogates Constitution, declares martial law; Mirza sent into exile; General Mohammad Ayub Khan assumes presidency

1965 Second war between India and Pakistan over Kashmir

1969: Martial law declared; Ayub Khan resigns; General Agha Mohammad Yahya Khan assumes presidency

1970 First general elections; Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's Awami League secures absolute majority in new National Assembly; West Pakistan-dominated government declines to convene assembly

1971 East Pakistan attempts to secede; civil war begins; Bangladesh declares itself independent issued; India intervenes on behalf of Bengali separatists; Pakistani military surrenders to Indian armed forces; Yahya Khan resigns; Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto becomes president of Pakistan

1972: Bhutto and India's prime minister Indira Gandhi sign Simla agreement which adjusts cease-fire line between the two countries and creates new Line of Control

1973: New constitution goes into effect; Bhutto becomes prime minister
1976: Diplomatic ties established between Pakistan and Bangladesh

1977: General Mohammad Zia ul-Haq proclaims martial law

1978: Zia becomes Pakistan's sixth president

1979 Islamic penal code introduced; Bhutto hanged

1983: Zia announces that martial law will be lifted, says army will retain key role in future governments

1985: General elections held

1988: Zia dismisses Prime Minister Mohammmad Khan Junejo's government, orders new elections; Zia killed in mysterious place crash; investigation concludes that his death was caused by "criminal act of sabotage;" elections held; Benazir Bhutto sworn in as first woman prime minister of a Muslim nation

1990: National elections see Benazir Bhutto's PPP losing to coalition of rightist parties; Nawaz Sharif elected prime minister

1993: President Ishaq Khan dismisses Sharif's government, citing corruption; elections held; Benazir Bhutto's government wins slim margin; Benazir becomes prime minister

1996: President Farooq Leghari dismisses Benazir Bhutto; accuses her government of corruption and nepotism

1997: National elections held; Sharif comes to power again

1999: Army citing corruption, arrests Sharif and takes over. General Pervaiz Musharraf becomes chief executive of Pakistan.

Date/Time Last Modified: 6/18/2002 8:06:39 AM


Readers' Comment

Zala Kintue: 2/26/2006 5:26:57 PM
you have never mentioned when the child labor had started because i am doing a report on it. i just find it disgraceful that your website isn't telling the WHOLE STORY!!!!!!!

something: 5/15/2006 3:52:44 PM
i need timeline even before 1947!!!

Shahnaz Khan: 5/15/2006 9:23:40 PM
To something, You can get more information by ordering the DVD "Story of Pakistan". You can get more information about this by clicking the title in the left hand column. Shahnaz

khadeeja: 5/24/2006 7:00:14 PM
i need a timeline that keeps on going untill 2006

annoyed: 7/23/2006 12:47:52 AM
I need details!!! the info is so random! half the time i have no idea what you are talking about!!!!!!!!

Usman: 8/29/2006 10:12:57 AM
This information tells you the key deciding moments for pakistan. Ofcourse he/she didnt mention when we won the cricket world cup '92, something good happen. Child labour is just one of the problems that was always there. lack of education etc etc etc.. that i think cannot be mention in a one page timeline of events.

happy malacky: 10/18/2006 6:41:29 PM
i think this websites time line is to much about the president which ISNT VERY GOOD and i think it is inappropreiate

fatima: 12/11/2006 12:38:17 PM
its nt a v gd tymliyn is it?u dun even mntion alama iqbal or kaydi azam!

Raja Umar: 1/29/2007 10:50:02 AM
yeah interesting but what I feel that a million events have ben left behind....... time line means the events day by happened .......... but what can I say there are so many drawbacks in this time line as far as the events are concerned.... try to modify it with more and more events so that this site may become a useful site for students as well..........

alona tizon: 2/6/2007 4:10:14 AM
more information please....!!!

annoyed: 2/6/2007 11:25:18 PM
This articles bad az its all about the gay presidents need more information

someone who cares: 2/7/2007 3:55:57 PM
I need info on Pakistan that has happened even after 1999. Like during 2001. Can you help me???

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