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CURRENT AFFAIRS-2018

LIST OF EUROPEAN LEADERS

1: England
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth P.M: Theresa May

2: France:
President: Emmanuel Macron P.M: Édouard Philippe

3: Germany
President: Frank Walter Chancellor: Angela Merkel

4: ITALY:
President: Sergio Mattarella P.M: Paolo Gentiloni

5: NEATHERLAND:
Monarch: Welliam Alexander P.M: Mark Rutte

6: GREECE:
President: Porkopis P.M: Alexis Trisipes

7: SPAIN:
Monarch: Philip VI P.M: Mariano Rojow

8: DENMARK:
Monarch: Queen Margaretha II P.M: Lars Lokke

9: UKRAINE:
President: PetroPoroshenko P.M: Volodymyr

10: BELGIUM:
Monarch: Philipe P.M: Charles Micheal

11: IRELAND:
President: Micheal D. Higgins P.M: Leo Varadkor

12: RUSSIA
President: Vladimir Putin P.M: Dimitry Medvedev

LEADERS OF ASIAN LEADERS:

1: CHINA:
President: Xi Jinping P.M: Li Keqiang

2: INDIA:
President: Ramnath Kovind P.M: Narender Modi

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3: PAKISTAN:
President: Mamnoon Hussain P.M: Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

4: IRAN
Supreme Leader: Ali Khamanei President: Hassan Rouhani

5: AFGHANISTAN:
President: Ashraf Ghani Chief Executive: Abdullah Abdullah

6: TURKEY:
President: Erdogan P.M: Binali Yildrim

7: JAPAN:
Monarch: Akihito P.M: Shinzo Abe

8: SOUTH KOREA
President: Moon Jae-in P.M: Le Nak-yeon

9: NORTH KOREA:
President/ Supreme Leader: Kim Jong Un

10: INDONESIA
President: Joko Widodoo

11: MALAYSIA
Monarch: Abdul Haleem P.M: Najeeb Razzak

12: BRUNEI DAR-US-SALAM


Monarch/ P.M: Hassanal Bolkiah

13: MYANMAR
President: Htin Kyaw State counselor: Aung Sang Su kyi

14: BANGLADESH
President: Abdul Hamid P.M: Sheikh Haseena

15: SRILANKA
President: Srisena P.M: Ranil

16: TAIWAN (The Republic of China):


President: Tsai Ing-wen

LEADERS OF NORTH AMERICA:

1: THE UNITED STATE OF AMERICA


President: Donald Trump

2: CANADA:
Governor General: Julie Payatte P.M: Justin Trudeau

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LEADERS OF SOUTH AMERICA:

1: BRAZIL
President: Micheal Temer

2: ARGENTINA:
President: Macri

3: CHILE:
President: Sebestian Pinera

4: MEXICO:
President: Enrique

5: PANAMA:
President: C- Verela

LEADERS OF ARABIAN COUNTRIES:

1: SAUDI ARABIA:
Monarch and P.M: Salman

2: UAE:
President: Zayed bin Al-Nahyan P.M: Muhammad bin Rashid Al-Makhtoon

3: Oman:
President and P.M: Qaboos bin Saeed al Saeed

4: QATAR:
Monarch: Tamim Bin Hammad Al-Thani P.M: Abdullah bin Naseer

5: KUWAIT:
President: Ahmed Al Sabah P.M: Al Hammad Al Sabah

6: BAHRAIN:
President: Sheikh Hammad P.M: Prince Khalifa bin Salman

7: YEMEN:
President: Mansoor Hadi P.M: Ahmed Obaid

8: IRAQ:
President: Fuad Masum P.M: Haider al- abadi

9: SYRIA:
President: Bashar al Asad P.M: Imad Khamis

10: LEBANON:
President: Micheal Aoun P.M: Saad Hariri

11: PALESTINE:

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President: Mehmood Abbas P.M: Rami Hamadullah

12: EGYPT:
President: Abdul Fatah al sisi P.M: Shareef Ismail

13: LIBYA:
President and P.M: Fayaz al siraj

14: ISRAIL:
President: Reuvin Revlin P.M: Benjamin

LEADERS OF GLOBAL SOUTH:

1: AUSTRALIA
Governor General: Peter Cosgrove P.M: Malcolm Turnbull

2: NEWZEALAND:
Governor General: Patsy Reddy P.M: Jacinda

LEADERS OF CENRTRAL ASIA:

1: KAZAKHSTAN
President: Nursultan P.M: Bakhytzhan

2: AZERBAIJAN
President: Iiham P.M: Artur

3: TURKMENISTAN
President: Gurbanguly

4: TAJIKISTAN
President: Emomali P.M: Kokhir

5: UZBEKISTAN
President: Shavkat P.M: Abdullah Aripov

6: KYRGYZSTAN
President: Sooranbay P.M: Sapar Isokov

THE NAMES OF THE MINISTERS OF THE IMPORTANT COUNTRIES

S# COUNTRY FOREIGN MINISTER DEFENCE


MINISTER
1 RUSSIA Sergey Levrov Sergey
2 ENGLAND Boris Johnson Gavin
3 GERMANY Heiko Ursula
4 FRANCE Jean Yves Florence
5 ITALY Angeline Roberta
6 SPAIN Alfonso

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7 NETHERLANDS Stef Blok


8 UKRAINE Pavlo
9 DENMARK Anders samuelsen
10 BELGIUM Didier
11 PORTUGAL Augusto
12 POLAND Jacek
13 CZECH Martin
14 CHINA Wrang yi Chang Wanquan
15 INDIA Sushma Nirmala
16 PAKISTAN Khuwaja M-Asif (disqualified) Eng Khurram Dastagir
17 IRAN M. Javed Amir hatami
18 AFGHANISTAN Salahudin Rabbani Tariq shah
19 MYANMAR (BURMA) Ang Sang Su kyi
20 SOUTH KOREA Kang Kyuang wah Song young mo
21 NORTH KOREA Ri yong ho Jang Jong naam
22 JAPAN Taro kono Itsunori
23 TURKEY Mevlut Fikri isik
24 INDONESIA Retno Ryamizard
25 MALAYSIA Anifah Hishamuddin
26 BANGLADESH Abul Hassan Sheikh Hasina
27 SAUDI ARABIA Adel- al Jubair Salman bin abd
28 OMAN Qaboos and Yousf
29 UAE Sheikh Abdullah M. bin Rashid
30 KUWAIT Sheikh Sabah Khalid al Jarrah
31 BAHRAIN Sheikh Khalid Yousif bin ahmed
32 YEMEN Hisham and Abdul malik
33 IRAQ Ibrahim al jafri Khalid
34 SYRIA Walid Fahd Jasem
35 LEBANON Jebran Yacoub
36 EGYPT Sameh Sedki sobhi
37 NEPAL Pardeep
38 ISRAEL Benjamin Avigdor
39 SOUTH AFRICA Lindiwe Nosiwive
40 BRAZIL Aloysio Aldo
41 ARGENTINA Jorge Oscar
42 MEXICO Luis
43 CUBA Bruno
44 CHILE Roberto
45 AMERICA Rex Tillerson James matis
46 CANADA Chrystia Freeland Harjit Sajjan
47 KAZAKHSTAN Kairat
48 AZERBAIJAN Elmar
49 TURKMENISTAN Rasit
50 TAJIKISTAN Sirodgidin
51 UZBEKISTAN Abdul Aziz
52 KYRGYZSTAN Erlen
53 PHILIPPINES Alan peter
54 QATAR Sheikh Mohammad Khalid bin Muhammad

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55 AUSTRALIA Julie Bishop Marise


56 NEW ZEALAND Winston Ron mark
57 PALASTINE Riyad

S# COUNTRIES FINANCIAL MINISTER


1 US Steve
2 INDIA Arun Jaitley
3 ENGLAND Philip
4 CANADA Bill
5 RUSSIA Anton
6 AGHANISTAN Eklil
7 IRAN Masoud
8 BRAZIL Henrique
9 ARGENTINA Alfanso
10 GERMANY Olaf
11 FRANCE Bruno Le
12 TURKEY Naci Ajbal
13 JAPAN Taro Aso
14 UAE Hamdin bin
15 CHINA Xiao Jie

Some Countries’ Ambassadors to Pakistan:

S# COUNTRIES NAMES
1 CHINA Sun weidong
2 INDIA Ajay bisaria
3 IRAN Mehdi Hanoor dost
10 JAPAN Takashi Kura
29 AMERICA David Hale

LIST OF SOME AMBASSADORS OF PAKISTAN TO MAJOR COUNTRIES

S# COUNTRIES NAMES
1 CHINA Masood Khalid
11 SRILANKA Qasim Qureshi
24 FRANCE Moeen ul haq
25 GERMANY Johar Saleem
29 AMERICA Aizaz Ahmed
31 AUSTRALIA Naila Chohan
32 NEW ZEALAND Afrasiab

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International Organizations and their Headquarters


1) United Nations Organization(UNO): NewYork, UnitedStates
2) Asia Pacific Economic Forum: Singapore
3) Association of Southeast Asian Nations(ASEAN): Jakarta,Indonesia
4) Amnesty international: London,UK
5) Common wealth of Nations: London,UK
6) International Atomic Energy Agency(IAEA): Vienna,Austria
7) International Civil Aviation Organization: Montreal,Canada
8) International Court of Justice(ICJ): TheHague,Netherlands
9) International Labour Organization: Geneva,Switzerland
10) International Monetary Fund(IMF)): Washington,UnitedStates
11) Non Aligned Movement(NAM): Jakarta,Indonesia
12) North Atlantic Treaty Organization(NATO): Brussels,Belgium
13) Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries(OPEC): Vienna,Austria
14) South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation(SAARC): Kathmandu,Nepal
15) Transparency International: Berlin,Germany
16) World Bank: Washington,UnitedStates
17)World Health Organization (WHO): Geneva,Switzerland
18) United Nations Children’s Education Fund: NewYork,UnitedStates
19) United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees: Geneva,Switzerland
20) United Nations Development Programme: NewYork,UnitedStates
21) European Union: Brussels, Belgium
22) World Economic Forum: Cologny,Switzerland
23) International Committee of the Red Cross: Geneva,Switzerland
24) New Development Bank (BRICS): Shanghai,China
25)UnitedNationsEducationScientific&CulturalOrganisation(UNESCO): Paris,France
26) International Maritime Organisation (IMO): London,UK
27)TheFédérationInternationaledeFootballAssociation(FIFA): Zurich,Switzerland
28) Asian Development Bank (ADB): Manila,Philippines
29) International Maritime Organisation: London,UK
30) World Intellectual Property Organisation: Geneva,Switzerland
31) Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC): Jeddah,SaudiArabia

IMPORTANT INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS


UNO - United Nations Organization
Established on 24 October 1945
Headquarters: New York City, USA
Membership: 193 member states, 2 observer states
Secretary General - Antonio Guterres
Deputy Secretary General - Amina J. Mohammed
UNO Day – 24 October

World Bank
Motto: Working for a World Free of Poverty
Established in July 1944
Headquarters - Washington, USA
President – Dr. Jim Yong Kim
Membership: 180 countries (IBRD), 173 countries (IDA)

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IMF - International Monetary Fund


Established on 27 December 1945
Headquarters - Washington, USA
Managing Director - Christine Lagarde
Membership - 189 countries
Fund - Special drawing rights (SDR)

ADB - Asian Development Bank


Motto: Fighting poverty in Asia and the Pacific
Established on 19 December 1966
Headquarters - Manila, Philippines
President - Takehiko Nakao
Membership - 67 countries

WBG - World Bank Group


The World Bank Group (WBG) is a family of five international organizations, they are
1. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)
2. International Development Association (IDA)
3. International Finance Corporation (IFC)
4. Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)
5. International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID)
Formation - 27 December 1945
Headquarters - Washington, USA
President – Dr. Jim Yong Kim
Membership - 189 states (188 UN countries and Kosovo)

WHO - World Health Organization


Established on 7 April 1948
Headquarters - Geneva, Switzerland
Director General – Dr. Margaret Chan
World Health Day - 7 April

WTO - World Trade Organization


Founded: 1 January 1995
Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland
Director General: Roberto Azevedo
Membership - 164 member states

ICJ - International Court of Justice


Commonly referred to as the World Court
Established in 1945
Headquarters: Peace Palace in The Hague, Netherlands
President - Ronny Abraham

ILO - International Labour Organization


Established in 1919
Headquarters - Geneva, Switzerland
Director General - Guy Ryder
Membership - 195 member states

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FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization

Motto: "Let there be bread"


Established in 16 October 1945
Headquarters: Rome, Italy
Director General: Jose Graziano da Silva
Membership - 194 Member Nations, 2 associate members & the European Union
World Food Day - 16 October

UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization


Founded: 16 November 1945
Headquarters: Paris, France
Director General: Irina Bokova
Membership - 195 member states

UNICEF - United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund


Founded on 11 December 1946
Headquarters: New York City, USA
Executive Director - Anthony Lake

UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees


Formation - 14 December 1950
Headquarters - Geneva, Switzerland
Head - Filippo Grandi

IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency


Established on July 29, 1957
Headquarters - Vienna, Austria
Director General - Yukiya Amano
Membership - 168 member states

IMO - International Maritime Organization


Formation – 1959
Headquarters - London, United Kingdom
Secretary General - Kitack Lim

ITU - International Telecommunication Union


Formation - 17 May 1865
Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland
Secretary General - Houlin Zhao

World Tourism Organization


Formation - 1975
Headquarters - Madrid, Spain
Secretaries General - Taleb Rifai
World Tourism Day – 27 September

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WIPO - World Intellectual Property Organization


Formation - July 14, 1967
Headquarters - Geneva, Switzerland
Director General - Francis Gurry

WMO - World Meteorological Organization


Formed in 1950
Headquarters - Geneva, Switzerland
Secretary-General: Petteri Taalas
President - David Grimes
World Meteorological Day – 23 March

LIST OF CURRENT PAKISTANI FEDERAL MINISTERS & GOVERNORS

1) President: Mamnoon Hussain


2) PrimeMinister: Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
3) Speaker(NA): Ayaz Sadiq
4)DeputySpeaker(NA): MurtazaJavedAbbasi
5)OppositionLeader(NA): SyedKhursheedShah
6)Chairman(Senate): Sadiq Sanjrani
7)DeputyChairman(Senate): Saleem Mandviwalla
8)HouseLeader(Senate): RajaZafarUlHaq
9)OppositionLeader(Senate): SherryRehman
10)PresidentofAJK: Sardar Masood Khan
11)PMofAJK: RajaMuhammadFarooqHaiderKhan
12)ChiefMinisterGilgitBaltistan: HafizHafeezurRehman
13)GovernorGilgitBaltistan: MirGhazanfarAliKhan
14)ChiefMinisterPunjab: ShahbazShareef
15)GovernorPunjab: MalikMuhammadRafiqueRajwana
16)ChiefMinisterSindh: SyedMuradAliShah
17)GovernorSindh: MuhammadZubairUmar
18)ChiefMinisterKhyberPakhtunkhwa: ParvezKhattak
19)GovernorKhyberPakhtunkhwa: IqbalZafarJhagra
20)ChiefMinisterBalochistan: MirAbdulQuddusBizenjo
21)GovernorBalochistan: MuhammadKhanAchakzai
22)SpeakerBalochistanAssembly: RahilaDurrani
23)SpeakerSindhAssembly: AghaSirajKhanDurrani
24)SpeakerPunjabAssembly: RanaMuhammadIqbal
25)ChiefofArmyStaff: GenQamarJavedBajwa
26)ChiefofNavalStaff: ZafarMahmoodAbbasi
27)ChiefofAirStaff: MujahidAnwarKhan
28)ChairmanJointChiefsofStaffCommittee: GeneralZubairMahmoodHayat
29)DirectorGeneralISPR: MajorGeneralAsifGhafoor
30)ISIChief: Lieutenant-GeneralNaveedMukhtar
31)DefenseMinister: Khurram Dastageer

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32)FederalInteriorMinister: AhsanIqbal
33)ForeignMinister: Khawaja Asif (disqualified)
34)FinanceMinister: RanaMuhammadAfzalKhan
35)ChairmanNAB: Justice(Retired)JavedIqbal
36)ChiefJusticeSupremeCourt: JusticeSaqibNisar
37)GovernorStateBank: TariqBajwa

The World Largest


#Continent—Asia(4,45,79,000 kilometers).
#Country(Area)—Russia(1,70,73,280Squarekilometers).
#Country(Population)—China.
#Ocean—PacificOcean.
#Sea—SouthChinaSea.
#Desert—SaharaDesert.
#Delta—Bangladesh.
#Planet—Jupiter.
#Star—R136A.
#Lake—Kampiyan.
#Island—Greenland.
#Tinkler—MoscowTinkler.
#City(Area)—London.
#City(population)—Tokyo,Japan.
#Dam (height)—Ragun,Tajikistan.
#Dam (Area)—Tarbela,Pakistan.
#Mosque—ShahFaisalMosque,#Pakistan.
#Museum —TheBritish#Museum,London.
Volcano—ManunaLea,Hawai.
#Bay—MexicoBay
#Islands—Indonesia.
#Peninsula—India.
#Park—YellowstoneNationalPark,U.S.A.
#Palace—ImperialPalace,China.
#Church—SaintPeter’sPalace,Vatican.
#Ravine—GrandCanyon.
#Forest—Taiga,Russia.
#Port—NewYorkPort.
#Desert(Asia)—Gobi,Mongolia.
#Forest—KanphorasForest.
#Company—CityGroup,UnitedStates.
#parliament—ChynaNationalkangres.
#Politicalparty—ChinesesosyalistParty.
#Bank—CityBank,UnitedStates.
#ComputerOrganization—MicrosoftLtd.
#Jail—KharkabhJail,Russia.
#Passengerair—AirbusA–380.
#Diamondmine—Kimbarli,SouthAfrica.
#Waterpower—Turakhanask,Russia.
#Flower—Rafletiaarnoldi(11kilograms).

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#Wing—Elabartras.
#Landanimals—Elephant.
#Animal—Sibbald.
#Embassy—JudgeW.Place,Iraq.
#Microscopicmachines—Maint,palomara,UnitedStates.
#Democracy—India.
#Muslim Countries(Area)—Kazakhstan.
#Muslim Countries(population)—Indonesia.
#Bird—Ostrich.
#Day—21June(NorthernHemisphere).
#Night—22December(NorthernHemisphere).
#MangroveForest—Sunderban,#BangladeshandIndia.
#Peninsula—Arabia.
#SeaBird—Albatross.
$Radio—NewMexico,U.S.A.
#Zoo—KrugerNationalPark,SouthAfria.
#Epic—Mahabharat.
#Dome—Astrodome,U.A.S.
#Diamond—TheCullinan.
#Lake(Freshwater)—Superior.
#Lake(Saltwater)—Caspian.
#Lake(Artificial)—LakeMead(BoulderDam)

#Highest,#Longest,#Biggest,#Largest,#Deepest,#Smallest#of#the#World

● LargestAirport:KingAbdulKhalidInternationalAirport(SaudiArabia)
● HighestAirport:LhasaAirport,Tibet
● TallestAnimal:Giraffe
● LargestAnimal:BlueBottom whale
● LargestBay:HudsonBay,Canada.
● FastestBird:Swift
● LargestBird:Ostrich
● SmallestBird:Hummingbird
● LongestBridge:HueyP.LongBridge(USA)
● TallestBuilding:DubaiBurj(Dubai)
● LongestCanal:BalticseaWhiteCanal
● LargestCathedral:CathedralChurchofNewYork
● LargestCemetry:OhlsdorfCemetry(Hamburg,Germany)
● LargestChurch:BaliscaofSt.PeterintheVaticanCity,Rome.
● LargestContinent:Asia
● SmallestContinent:Australia
● LargestCountry(Area):Russia
● SmallestCountry(Area):VaticanCity
● BiggestCinemaHouse:Roxy,NewYork
● HighestCity:Wenchuan,China
● MostPopulousCity:Tokyo
● LongestDay:June21
● ShortestDay:December22
● LargestDelta:Sunderban(India)
● LargestDesert:Sahara,NorthAfrica
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● BiggestDome:GolGumbaz(Bijapur),India
● LargestDams:GrandCouleeDam,USA
● TallestFountain:FountainHills,Arizona
● LargestGulf:GulfofMexico
● LargestHotel:ExcaliburHotel(LasVegas,Nevada,USA)
● LargestIsland:Greenland
● LargestLake:CaspianSea.
● DeepestLake:Baikal(Siberia)
● HighestLake:Titicaca(Bolivia)
● LargestLibrary:UnitedStatesLibraryofCongress,Washington
● LargestMosque:JamaMasjid,Delhi(India)
● HighestMountainPeak:MountEverest(Nepal)
● HighestMountainRange:Himalayas,Asia.
● LargestMountainRange:Andes(SouthAmerica)
● BiggestMuseum :AmericanMuseum ofNaturalHistory(NewYork).
● LargestMinaret:SultanHassanMosque(Egypt)
● TallestMinaret:QutubMinar,Delhi(India)
● BiggestOceans:PacificOcean
● DeepestOceans:PacificOcean
● BiggestPalace:Vatican(Rome)
● LargestPalace:ImperialPalace(China)
● LargestPark:NationalParkofNorth-Eastern(Greenland)
● LargestAirport:KingAbdulKhalidInternationalAirport(SaudiArabia)
● HighestAirport:LhasaAirport,Tibet
● TallestAnimal:Giraffe
● LargestAnimal:BlueBottom whale
● LargestBay:HudsonBay,Canada.
● FastestBird:Swift
● LargestBird:Ostrich
● SmallestBird:Hummingbird
● LongestBridge:HueyP.LongBridge(USA)
● TallestBuilding:DubaiBurj(Dubai)
● LongestCanal:BalticseaWhiteCanal
● LargestCathedral:CathedralChurchofNewYork
● LargestCemetry:OhlsdorfCemetry(Hamburg,Germany)
● LargestChurch:BaliscaofSt.PeterintheVaticanCity,Rome.
● LargestContinent:Asia
● SmallestContinent:Australia
● LargestCountry(Area):Russia
● SmallestCountry(Area):VaticanCity
● BiggestCinemaHouse:Roxy,NewYork
● HighestCity:Wenchuan,China
● MostPopulousCity:Tokyo
● LongestDay:June21
● ShortestDay:December22
● LargestDelta:Sunderban(India)
● LargestDesert:Sahara,NorthAfrica
● BiggestDome:GolGumbaz(Bijapur),India
● LargestDams:GrandCouleeDam,USA
● TallestFountain:FountainHills,Arizona

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● LargestGulf:GulfofMexico
● LargestHotel:ExcaliburHotel(LasVegas,Nevada,USA)
● LargestIsland:Greenland
● LargestLake:CaspianSea.
● DeepestLake:Baikal(Siberia)
● HighestLake:Titicaca(Bolivia)
● LargestLibrary:UnitedStatesLibraryofCongress,Washington
● LargestMosque:JamaMasjid,Delhi(India)
● HighestMountainPeak:MountEverest(Nepal)
● HighestMountainRange:Himalayas,Asia.
● LargestMountainRange:Andes(SouthAmerica)
● BiggestMuseum :AmericanMuseum ofNaturalHistory(NewYork).
● LargestMinaret:SultanHassanMosque(Egypt)
● TallestMinaret:QutubMinar,Delhi(India)
● BiggestOceans:PacificOcean
● DeepestOceans:PacificOcean
● BiggestPalace:Vatican(Rome)
● LargestPalace:ImperialPalace(China)
● LargestPark:NationalParkofNorth-Eastern(Greenland)
● LargestPeninsula:Arabia
● HighestPlateau:Pamir(Tibet)
● LongestPlatform :Kharagpur,W.Bengal(India)
● LargestPlatform :GrandCentralTerminal,(Rly.Station),NewYork(USA)
● BiggestPlanet:Jupiter
● SmallestPlanet:Mercury
● BrightestPlanet:Venus
● ColdestPlanet:Neptune
● NearestPlanet(totheSun):Mercury
● FarthestPlanet(from theSun):Neptune
● LongestRiver:Nile,Africa
● LongestRiverDam :HirakudDam,India
● LargestSea:SouthChinaSea
● LargestStadium :StarhoveStadium,Prague(CzechRepublic)
● BrightestStar:SiriusA
● TallestStatue:Motherland(Russia)
● LargestSea-bird:Albatross
● BiggestTelescope:Mt.Palomar(USA)
● LongestTrain:FlyingScotsman
● LargestTemple:AngkorwatinCombodia.
● OldestTheatre:TeatroOlimpico(Itlay)
● TallestTower:C.N.Tower,Toronto(Canada)
● LongestWall:GreatWallofChina
● HighestWaterfall:Angel(Venezuela)
● WidestWaterfall:KhoneFalls(Laos)
● LowestWaterLevel:DeadSea
● LongestEpic:Mahabharata
● HottestPlace:Azizia(Libya)
● RainiestPlace:Mosinram,nearCherrapunji(India)
● HighestRoad:Leh-Nobra,LadakhdivisionIndia.
● HighestVillage:Andean(Chile)

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● HighestVolcano:OjosdelSalado,(Argentina)Chile
● LargestVolcano:ManunaLea(Hawai)
● LightestGas:Hydrogen
● FastestAnimal:Cheetah
● BiggestFlower:Rafflesia(Java)
● LongestCorridor:Rameshwaram Temple(India)
● LargestDemocracy:India
● HighestCableCarProject:Gulmarg(Jammu-Kashmir)
● BiggestAirbus:DoubleDeckerA-380
● HighestRailTrack:Kwinghai-TibbetRailway(China)\

Biggestreptile…………………….SaltwaterCrocodile
Biggestlizard…………………………KomodoDragons
Biggestbird……………………………..AfricanOstrich
Biggesteggs……………………………….OstrichEggs
Biggestflower…………………………………..Rafflesia.
Biggestplanet……………………………………..Jupiter
Biggestpassengership…………..QueenElizebethII
Biggestdiamondmine……Kimberley(SouthAfrica)
Biggestcarmanufacturer……………GeneralMotors
(Detroit,America)
Irrigationscheme…………..Llyodbarraye(Pakistan)
Island……….Greenland(RenamedKalaallitNunnat)
Waterfall……………………………………Guaira(Brazil)
Hotel………………………………………..ConradHilton
BiggestPark……………..YellowstoneNationalPark
BiggestAuditorium …………..MunicipalAuditorium
atAtlanticCity
Biggestfootballstadium ………….Marakana(Brazil)
TALLEST–World
Tallestfountain……………….FountainHills,Arizona
Tallestfreestandingstructure(tower)….CNTower,
Toronto(Canada)
Tallestactivegeyser……………..Steam boatGeyser
YellowstoneNationalPark,(USA)
Tallestbuilding…………………BurjKhalifainDubai.
Tallesttree…………………………..TheRedwoodTree
Tallestanimal………………………………………..Giraffe
Tallestroad….KhardunglaPass(LehManali,India)
Tallestofficebuilding…………..PetronasTwinTower(Kualalumpur,Malaysia)
Tallestbridge……RoyalGorgeArkansas,America)
TallestStatue………..StatueofMotherland(USSR)
TallestMinaret……SultanHassanMosque(Egypt)
TallestRailwayline……….Quin–Hai–Tibet(China)
Biggestdome………………………GolGumbaz(India)
Deepestocean……………………………..PacificOcean
Deepestlake………………………LakeBaikal,(Siberia)
Deepestgorge…………………..Hell’sCanyon,(USA)
Deepestpointintheocean……..ChallengerdeepofMarianaTrenchinPacificOcean

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CURRENT AFFAIRS 786 BY: SHARJEEL WASSAN
& Dr. MUHAMMAD SABEEH

Nick names:
•Brasilia of Pakistan is called to Islamabad.
•City of angles is called to Bangkok.
•City of bazaars is called to Cairo.
•City of colleges is called to Lahore.
•City of conference is called to Geneva.
•City of cosmonauts is called to Moscow.
•City of eternal spring is called to Quito.
•City of golden temples called to Amritsar.
•City of Golden Gate is called to San Francisco.
•City of mosques is called to Dhaka.
•City of parks is called to Kiev.
•City of palaces is called to Calcutta.
•City of pope is called to Rome.
•City of spaceflights is called to Cape Kennedy.
•City of peace is called to Baghdad.
•Forbidden City is called to Lahaska.
•Gateway to the east is called to Beirut.
•Gateway to the gulf is called to Abu Dhabi.
•Gateway to India is called to Bombay.
•Gate way to Pakistan is called to Karachi.
•Little Pakistan is called to Bradford.
•Manchester of Pakistan is called to Faisalabad.
•Pyramid city is called to Cairo.
•Rose pink city is called to Jaipur.
•Windy city is called to Chicago.
•Lusitanian is the alternative name of Portugal.
•Emerald Island is called to Ireland.
•Land of Prophets is called to Palestine.
•Yellow River is known as China’s Sorrow because of devastating floods.
•Gibraltar of the west is said to Quebec.
•Zambia is known as" country of Copper"
•Albania means the “Land of Eagles”.
•Argentian means “ Like Silver”.
•Bahrain means two seas.
•Brazil means “Red wood”.
•Costa Rica means “Richcoast”.
•Cyprus means “Land of copper”.
•Guuatnemalamean “Land of Eagles”.
•Jamaica means“ Goodwater”.
•Kuwait means “Fort”.

* Liberiameans“Landoffreepeople”.
•Netherlandsmeans“lowland”.
•Nigeriameans“agreatriver”.
•SierraLeonemeans“LionMountains”.
•Singaporemeans“cityoflions”.
•Sudanmeans“Landofblackpeople”.
•Turkeymeans“LandofTurks”.

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CURRENT AFFAIRS 786 BY: SHARJEEL WASSAN
& Dr. MUHAMMAD SABEEH

•Whichcountryispopularlycalled‘TheLandoftheMapleLeaf’?Canada
•MistressoftheEasternSeasisepithetreferredtoSriLanka.
•HongKongiscalledasPearloftheOrient.
•WhichworldscityisknownasTheGoldenCityPragueCzech
•Whatplacewasnicknamed"ThePearloftheOrient"-Manilla-Philippines
•Whatcountriesnametranslatesaslionmountains-SierraLeone
•Whatplaceisnicknamed"TheCityofLilies"-Florence
•Mesopotamiameans-BetweentwoRivers

Land of Canals...................Netherlands
LandoftheGoldenPagoda.........Myanmar
LandoftheKangaroo...................Australia
LandoftheTulips………………Netherlands
LandofThousandElephants………….Laos
LandofThousandLakes……………Finland
LandofThunderBolt………………..Bhutan
LandofThunderDragon………………China
Landoftigers....................MadhyaPradesh
LandofWhiteElephant................Thailand
LandofWindmills....................Netherlands
ManchesteroftheOrient……………..Osaka
ManchesterofIndia…………....Ahmedabad
MilkbowlofIndia..........................Haryana
NationofThousandHills………….Rwanda
NeverLand……..Prairies,NorthAustralia
ParadiseofEarth...........................Kashmir
PearlofAntilles……………………………Cuba
PearlofArabia…………………………Bahrain
PearloftheAntilles.............................Cuba
PillarsofHercules……..StraitofGibralter
PinkCity..............................................Jaipur
PlaygroundofEurope..............Switzerland
PortoffiveSeas..............................Moscow
QuakerCityofUSA……………Philadelphia
QueenofArabianSea...........Cochin,India
QueenoftheAdriatic…………Venice,Italy
QueenoftheAdriatic.......................Venice
RoofoftheWorld………………………Pamirs
Scotlandoftheeast....................Meghalaya
SickManofEurope..........................Turkey

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