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First in Pakistan (Pakistan General Knowledge)

First in Pakistan (Pakistan General Knowledge)
Shahzad F. Malik
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

First President of America who made an official visit to Pakistan
Dwight D. Eisenhower

The first elections held in the country after independence
Provincial Assembly of Punjab between 10–20 March 1951 for 197 seats

First President of All India Muslim league
Air Agha Khan

First President of Pakistan Muslim league
Chaudhry Khaliquzzaman

First Pakistani Prime Minister who visited China first
Hussain Shaheed Suhrawardy

World’s First University
Taxila University at Taxila, Pakistan (established in 700 B.C)

First secretary general of Pakistan
Ch. Muhammad Ali

First Chief Justice of the Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan
Justice Salahuddin Ahmad

First capital of Pakistan
Karachi

First Federal Minister for Defence of Pakistan
Liaquat Ali Khan

First Chief Scout Commissioner of Pakistan
Quiad-i-Azam

First Gazette of Pakistan was issued on August 15, 1947 for
appointment of Governor General of Pakistan

First indigenously designed car in Pakistan
Revo

First State that joined Pakistan
Bahawalpur

First radio station established After Independence
Karachi radio station

First DNA Test laboratory was inaugurated in March, 2006
Islamabad

First Geo Scientific Laboratory
Islamabad

First emergency was declared in Pakistan on August 27, 1948 for
rehabilitation of refugees

First Hindu Chief Justice of Pakistani Supreme Court
Justice Rana Bhagwan Das

First Non Muslim Chief Justice of Pakistani Supreme Court
A.R. Cornelius from 13 May 1960 to 29 February 1968

Pakistan’s first cabinet sworn on
August 15, 1947

First hockey gold medal in Asian Games
Asian Games 1958 Tokyo

First gold medal in Olympic Games
Olympic Games 1960 Rome (in hockey)

First medal in Olympic Games
Melbourne 1956 (Silver Medal in hockey)

First country visited by Liaquat Ali Khan
USA in 1950

First Five-Year Plan started in
1955

First Pakistani winner of Peace Nobel Prize
Malala Yousaf Zai

First country to recognize Pakistan’s independence, in 1947
Iran

First country’s head who visited Pakistan
Indonesia

First Chief election commissioner of Pakistan
Fateh Muhammad Khan (F.M Khan)

First administrator of Karachi
Syed Hasham Raza

First State bank which was inaugurated by Quaid-e-Azam
State Bank of Pakistan (1st July 1948)

First governor of state bank of Pakistan
Zahid Hussein

First captain of Pakistani cricket team
Hafeez Kardar

First five year plan implemented in Pakistan
1955-1960

First Chief Minister of Gilgit-Baltistan
Syed Mehdi Shah

First Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan
Dr. Shama Khalid

First Governor of Balochistan
Riaz Hussain

First Chairman of the Senate
Habib Ullah Khan Marwat

First agriculture reforms were introduced in Pakistan
January 24, 1959

First poet of Pushto
Amir Krore Sori

First speaker of constitution assembly of Pakistan
Molvi Muhammad Tamizuddin Khan

First Deputy Speaker of constitution assembly of Pakistan
Mr. C. E. Gibbon

First Muslim Deputy Speaker of constitution assembly of Pakistan
Ch. Mohammad Afzal Cheema

First President of Constitution Assembly of Pakistan
Quaid-e-Azam

First Deputy President of Constitution Assembly of Pakistan
Molvi Muhammad Tamizuddin Khan

First Pakistani who received noble prize
Dr. Abdus Salam (1979 in Physics)

First Pakistani who received Lenin prize
Faiz Ahmad Faiz (1962)

First Communications Minister
Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar

First constructed Barrage of Pakistan
Sukkur Barrage (1932)

First Finance Minister of Pakistan
Ghulam Muhammad

First Interior Minister of Pakistan
Fazlur Rehman

First Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Sir George Cunningham

First Muslim Governor of KPK
Sahibzada Mohammad Khurshid

First Chief Minister of KPK
Abdul Qayyum Khan

First governor general of Pakistan
Quaid-e-Azam

First president of Pakistan
Iskandar Mirza

First elected president of Pakistan
Field Marshal Ayub Khan

First Vice president of Pakistan
Noor-ul-Amin

First Prime Minister of Pakistan
Nawab Liaqat Ali Khan

First nuclear reactor of Pakistan
Karachi Nuclear Power Plant 1972

First Chief Justice of Pakistan
Justice Sardar Abdur. Rashid

First Chief Justice of Federal Court of Pakistan
Justice Sardar Abdur. Rashid

First Chief Justice of Supreme Court of Pakistan
Justice Muhammad Munir

First commander-in-chief of army
Gen. Frank meservy

First Muslim commander-in-chief of army
G.M. Ayub Khan

First commander-in-chief of air force
Air Vice Marshal Allan Perry Keene

First Muslim commander-in-chief of air force
Air Marshal Asghar Khan

First commander-in-chief navy
Rear Admiral James Wilfred Jeffords

First Muslim commander-in-chief of navy
Haji Muhammad Sadique Chaudhry

First joint chief of staff committee
General Muhammad Sharif

First Foreign Minister of Pakistan
Sir Zafarullah Khan

First Pakistani Judge of the International Court of Justice
Sir Zafarullah Khan

First governor of Punjab
Sir Francis Mudie

First Muslim governor of Punjab
Abdur Rab Nishtar

First Chief Minister of Punjab
Iftikhar Hussain Khan

First Governor of Sindh
Ghulam Hussain Hidayat Ullah

First Motorway of Pakistan which was constructed in 1997
Islamabad-Lahore motorway

First Chief Minister of Sindh
Muhammad Ayub Khuhro

First Chief Election Commissioner of Gilgit-Baltistan
Mr. Rahim Nawaz Khan Durrani

First Chief Minister of Balochistan
Ataullah Mengal

First President of Azad Kashmir
Sardar Muhammad Ibrahim Khan

First Pakistani postal stamp issued
July 1948

First Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir
Abdul Hamid Khan

First person who received Nishan-e-Haider
Captain Raja Sarwar

First Pakistani Bank
Habib Bank Limited (August 17, 1947)

First Pakistani who climbed Mount Everest
Nazir Sabir

Pakistan’s first tea processing plant
Mansehra

First natural gas reserves was discovered in 1952
Sui

First sports channel of Pakistan
Super Geo

Pakistan launched first Cruise missile on August 11, 2005
Hatf VII (Babur)

First children complex in Pakistan
Lahore children complex

First military truck
Yahsoob

First guided missile of Pakistan
Hatf 1-1989

First racket was launched by Pakistan
Rahbar

First Tank of Pakistan was
Al-Khalid

First satellite of Pakistan
Badr (launched 16th July 1990)

Ordinance factory
Wah (28th December 1951)

First uranium mining and processing project
Lacky Marwat 20th October 1995

First university of Pakistan
Punjab University

First university of Pakistan after creation
Sindh University

First telephone factory
Haripur (2nd October 1952)

First Cancer Hospital
Shaukat Khanum cancer hospital, Lahore

First Pakistani who reached South Pole (17th January 1996)
Surgeon Dr. Arif Ali Ch

First Textile Mill of Pakistan
Voleeka textile mills

First open university of Pakistan
Allama Iqbal Open University

First water canal agreement on 4th May 1948
Between Pakistan & India

First boundary agreement on 6th January 1960
Between Pakistan & India

First constitution of Pakistan
Enforced on 23rd March 1956

Second constitution of Pakistan
Enforced on 8th June 1962

Third constitution of Pakistan
Enforced on 14th August 1973

First Pakistani to win Pulitzer Prize
Adrees Latif

First SOS village of Pakistan
Lahore (1977)

Pakistan first private channel
STN (1990)

First martial law was imposed in Pakistan
7 October 1958

First general elections held in Pakistan
1970

First Cinema House in Subcontinent
It was built by J.F. Madan in 1907 in Calcutta.

First English Newspaper in Subcontinent
Bengal Gazette printed in 1790 by James Augustus in Calcutta

First Urdu Newspaper in Subcontinent
Jam-i-Jahan Numa 1822 from Calcutta

First Postage Stamp in Subcontinent
It was issued in India in 1852 at Karachi.

First Printing Press in Subcontinent
It was set up in Goa in 1556 by the Portuguese.

First Railway Line in Subcontinent
It was opened on April 16, 1853 between Bombay and Thane.

First Rupee in Subcontinent
It was minted during the reign of Sher Shah Suri in 1542.

First silent feature film in Subcontinent
Pundalik made in 1912 by N.G. Chitre and R.G. Torney. It was half British in its make.

First Talkie Film in Subcontinent
Alam Ara (1931)

First Telegraph Line in Subcontinent
It was laid between Calcutta and Agra in 1854. This line was 1280 km long. It was extended up to Lahore in 1857.

First Telephone system in Subcontinent
It was started in 1881 from Calcutta.

The first radio programme was broadcast in Subcontinent
In 1923 by the Radio Club of Bombay

First Pakistani Urdu film
Teri Yaad

First Pakistani Panjabi film
Phairay

First census in subcontinent
1881

First census in Pakistan
1951

First zoological garden of Pakistan
Jallo National Park

First Pakistani Station in Antarctica
Jinnah station (January 15, 1991)


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