1992 in Pakistan

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1992 was a year mixed with euphoria and tragedy for Pakistan. While Pakistan won the finals of the Cricket World Cup, thousands died in the flooding that occurred in the northern regions of Pakistan as a result of torrential rains swelling the Indus river. The Nawaz government inaugurated a few projects in the province of Punjab towards the betterment of road networks and ordered a military operation in the province of Sindh to counter the growing language riots and ethnic tension.


  • 12 January - Lahore-Islamabad motorway project launched.
  • 22 February - Nawaz Sharif introduces yellow-cab taxi scheme.
  • 26 April - Pakistan's Alam Channa enters Guinness Book of World Records as the tallest man in the world.
  • 22 May - An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scales strikes northern Pakistan.[1]
  • 19 June - Military operation starts in Sindh.
  • 8 September - Almost 1000 people die and 3 million are evacuated due to flooding in Punjab province caused by torrential rains swelling the Indus river and its tributaries,[2] a thousand more are also killed in the Kashmir region.[3]
  • 28 September - Pakistan Airline's AP-BCP crashes near Kathmandu airport, Nepal - killing all 167 aboard.[4]





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