Current Affairs 2021 Important Events and Notes

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Added on 10th August 2021

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Unvaccinated people will not be able to travel through trains in Pakistan.

The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on 9th August meeting decided to ban unvaccinated people from travelling on trains from Oct 1.

Added on 8th August 2021

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Saudi Arabia opens Umrah to vaccinated worshipers from abroad

Saudi Arabia will slowly begin receiving Umrah pilgrimage requests from abroad for vaccinated pilgrims starting August 9 after about a year and a half of not receiving overseas worshippers due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Added on 7th August 2021

Current Affairs Notes added on 7th August

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1,949 new companies registered in Pakistan in the month of July.

With the registration of new 1,949 companies in the month of July 2021, the total number of companies in Pakistan reached 147,842.

Added on 6th August 2021

Current Affairs Notes added on 6th August

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Foreign Exchange Reserves of Pakistan reduced $24.853 bn on 30th July.

Foreign Exchange Reserves of the State Bank of Pakistan increased by $16 million to $17.846 bn. However, the reserves of the commercial banks of the country reduced by $38 million to $7.007 bn.

Added on 5th August 2021

Current Affairs Notes added on 5th August

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Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Elections 2021.

Election in the Azad Jammu and Kashmir was held on 25th August 2021. Total number of seats were 45. PTI emerged as majority party by securing 26 seats.

Results:

PTI                    26

PPP                  11

PMLN               06

After these elections PTI’s Chaudhry Anwar-ul-Haq and Riaz Ahmed were elected as speaker and deputy speaker AJK Legislative Assembly.

 

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Sardar Abdul Qayyum Niazi elected as new Prime Minister of AJK.

Sardar Abdul Qayyum Niazi became the 13th Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on 4th August 2021.

Mr Niazi was born in Darra Sher Khan, a village in Battal sector. He contested his first election in 1982, at the age of 23, and became the youngest district councilor in his Poonch district.

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SAYYID Ebrahim Raisi elected as the new President of Islamic Republic of Iran.

SAYYID Ebrahim Raisi elected as the 8th President of Iran. He scored a majority in 2021 Iranian Presidential  Election held on 18th June 2021.

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Tokyo Olympics 2020 started on 24th July 2021

Tokyo’s Olympics games is 16 day event started on 23th July 2021 will end on 8th August 2021. In this event, 33 sports are included and 339 gold medals will be distributed. Six Pakistanis athletes competing in the event.

  1. Talha Talib (Weighlifter)
  2. Najma Parveen (Runner)
  3. Ghulam Mustafa Bashir (Shooter)
  4. Khalil Akhter (Shooter)
  5. Muhammad Hasseb Tariq (Swimmer)
  6. Arshed Nadeem (Javelin Throw)

Unfortunately Pakistan did not win a single medal in Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

In Javelin Throw Pakistani athlete Arshad Nadeem Secured 5th position.

Ending ceremony of Tokyo Olympics 2020 took place on the 8th August 2021.

 

Top Medals Winner Countries 

 

Country              Gold                   Silver                 Bronze          Total

USA                       39                        41                       31                 113

China                     38                        32                      18                  88