Year in review,significant Events of the Year 2018

3 March – The 2018 elections to the Senate of Pakistan were held.

24-27 May – The twenty-fifth amendment to the Constitution of Pakistan was approved by the Parliament of Pakistan and the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), giving way to the merger of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) into the Province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).

6 July – Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Safdar Awan were given prison sentences of 10, 7 and 1 years respectfully on controversial corruption charges.

The 2018 Pakistani general elections were held.

4 September – The Pakistani presidential election, 2018 were held.

Pakistani police repelled an armed attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi, suffering two casualties

President Mamnoon Hussain – September 2013 – September 2018 stepped down from office

Arif Alvi – September 2018 – assumed charge as President of Pakistan

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi – August 2017 to May 2018 stepped down from office

Nasirul Mulk – May 2018 to August 2018 served as Interim Prime Minister

Imran Khan – August 2018 assumed office as Prime Minister of Pakistan

22 February 25 March 2018 – Third season of Pakistan Super League was held

26 May 2017 – The Federal budget 2017 for the fiscal year beginning from 1 July 2017 and ending on 30 June 2018 was announced.

5 November – Anti-encroachment drive begins from Karachi’s Saddar area

28 November 2018 – PM Imran laid foundation stone of Kartarpur corridor

8 December 2018 – Acclaimed Journalist Nusrat Javed survives attempt on life, blames Prime Minister of Pakistan for it.

December 24 2018 – Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif awarded 7 year jail term for Al-Azizia corruption, fined heavily.

26 December 2018 Prominent Politician Syed Ali Raza Abidi gunned down on his front porch.

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