World Bank (WB) appointed ____ as new country director for Pakistan.

A. Illango Patchamuthu
B. Najy Benhassine
C. Adhanom Ghebreyesus
D. Bob Behnken

Answer

Correct Answer: B. Najy Benhassine


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The World Bank (WB) on August 3, 2020, announced appointed Najy Benhassine as new country director for Pakistan. Mr. Najy Benhassine is the World Bank`s new country director for Pakistan effective Aug 1, said WB press statement. He succeeds in Illango Patchamuthu, who completed his term on July 31.

The Foreign Office on August 5, 2020 notified ____ as its new spokesman.

A. Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri
B. Hafeez Shiekh
C. Fawad Chaudhry
D. Aisha Farooqui

Answer

Correct Answer: A. Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri


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The Foreign Office on August 5, 2020, notified Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri as its new spokesman. Mr. Chaudhri replaces Aisha Farooqui. `It has been decided that Mr. ZahidHafeez Chaudhri, Director General (SA & SAARC) in addition to his own duties will also look after the work of the spokesperson vice Ms. Aisha Farooqui with immediate effect and until further orders,` the notification read.

When Senate of Pakistan to hold special session in AJK capital?

A. July 25, 2020
B. Aug 5, 2020
C. Aug 14, 2020
D. Sep 5, 2020

Answer

Correct Answer: B. Aug 5, 2020


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The Senate of Pakistan will hold a special session in the capital of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on Aug 5 to express solidarity with Kashmiris and condemn abolition of the special status of occupied Kashmir by India on the occasion of unlawful move`s first anniversary. This was conveyed by Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani to AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider, according to a statement issued by the latter`s office on July 26, 2020.

When government of Pakistan unveiled a new political map of the country?

A. August 1, 2020
B. August 2, 2020
C. August 3, 2020
D. August 4, 2020

Answer

Correct Answer: D. August 4, 2020


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The government on August 4, 2020, unveiled a new political map of the country essentially asserting its longstanding position on Kashmir and Sir Creek disputes. The map was launched after the approval by the federal cabinet. The new map was made public a day before Pakistan observes the first anniversary of the annexation of occupied Kashmir.

When PM Imran Khan appointed Dr Faisal Sultan as his Special Assistant on Health?

A. August 2, 2020
B. August 3, 2020
C. August 4, 2020
D. August 5, 2020

Answer

Correct Answer: B. August 3, 2020


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Prime Minister Imran Khan on August 3, 2020, appointed Dr. Faisal Sultan as his special assistant on health with the status of federal minister days after the resignation of Dr. Zafar Mirza amid a declining number of coronavirus cases. According to a notification of the cabinet division, signed by Joint Secretary Taimor Tajammul and available with Dawn, PM Khan appointed Dr. Sultan as a special assistant to the prime minister on health with the status of a federal minister, with immediate effect.

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on August 3, 2020 appointed how many lawyers in Kulbhushan case?

A. One
B. Two
C. Three
D. Four

Answer

Correct Answer: C. Three


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The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on August 3, 2020, appointed three leading lawyers as amici curiae in Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav case. `We appoint Mr. Abid Hassan Manto, Mr. Hamid Khan, Senior Advocates of the Supreme Court and former presidents of the Supreme Court Bar Association, and Mr. Makhdoom Ali Khan, Senior Advocate Supreme Court and former Attorney General of Pakistan, as amici curiae for our legal assistance in general and, in particular, to ensure that the judgment of the International Court is effectively implemented,` the court order said.

When Pakistan issued a commemorative postal stamp to honor Kashmir’s sacrifices?

A. August 1, 2020
B. August 3, 2020
C. August 5, 2020
D. August 7, 2020

Answer

Correct Answer: August 3, 2020


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Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz on August 3, 2020, unveiled a commemorative postal stamp to honor the sacrifices rendered by the people of India-occupied Kashmir and to highlight one year of illegally annexed on of Jammu and Kashmir by the fascist Modi government.