2005 in Pakistan

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2005
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Pakistan
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See also: Other events of 2005
List of years in Pakistan

Events[edit]

May[edit]

  • 1 May - Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi leaves Pakistan after two days of talks with President Pervez Musharraf and Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz - the first by a Japanese PM for 5 years. At the conclusion of the trip a joint declaration between the two nations announces their commitment to cooperate.[1]

October[edit]

  • 5 October Perpetrators of the racially motivated murder of Glasgow teenager Kriss Donald, extradited to the United Kingdom to face trial in a one-off agreement negotiated with Pakistan.[2][3]
  • 8 October - An earthquake of magnitude 7.6 strikes Pakistan. The Government of Pakistan say over 1000 may have died; many villages are flattened.[4]
  • 10 October - The President of Pakistan appeals for international help following the earthquake, saying the country cannot deal with crisis on its own.[5]

November[edit]

  • 3 November - Pakistan announces that the official death toll from the quake is over 73,000.[6]

December[edit]

  • England complete their tour of Pakistan with a victory against the Pakistan cricket team at Rawalpindi.[7]

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