1999 in Pakistan

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  • 20 May - massive hurricane
    1999 Pakistan cyclone
    The 1999 Pakistan cyclone was a deadly tropical cyclone that brought further devastation to a region struck by a powerful storm nearly a year earlier.-Meteorological history:An area of disturbed weather in the Arabian Sea was monitored in early May for possible development...

     strucks Sindh.
  • The Kargil
    Kargil War
    The Kargil War ,, also known as the Kargil conflict, was an armed conflict between India and Pakistan that took place between May and July 1999 in the Kargil district of Kashmir and elsewhere along the Line of Control...

     conflict between Pakistan and India
    India , officially the Republic of India , is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people, and the most populous democracy in the world...

  • 31 May - Bangladesh defeats the Pakistan cricket team during the world cup.


  • 20 June - The Pakistan cricket team lose the 1999 World cup final to Australia at Lords.


  • 12 October - Nawaz Sharif
    Nawaz Sharif
    Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif is a Pakistani conservative politician and steel magnate who served as 12th Prime Minister of Pakistan in two non-consecutive terms from November 1990 to July 1993, and from February 1997 to October 12, 1999...

     is deposed in a coup d'état by general Pervez Musharraf
    Pervez Musharraf
    Pervez Musharraf , is a retired four-star general who served as the 13th Chief of Army Staff and tenth President of Pakistan as well as tenth Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee. Musharraf headed and led an administrative military government from October 1999 till August 2007. He ruled...



  • 23 November - Pakistan is suspended from the commonwealth
    Commonwealth of Nations
    The Commonwealth of Nations, normally referred to as the Commonwealth and formerly known as the British Commonwealth, is an intergovernmental organisation of fifty-four independent member states...

    , after emergency rule is applied following the coup.

See also

  • 1998 in Pakistan
    1998 in Pakistan
    -Events:*The fifth census of Pakistan is compiled.*The Australian cricket team begin their first successful tour of Pakistan for 39 years.*Pakistan carries out a nuclear test on 28 May, to become the seventh declared nuclear-capable country and the first Muslim nation to do so.-See also:*1997 in...

  • Other events of 1999
  • 2000 in Pakistan
    2000 in Pakistan
    -October:*13 October - Pakistan's supreme court rules that the 1999 coup d'état was justified.-See also:*1999 in Pakistan*Other events of 2000*2001 in Pakistan*Timeline of Pakistani history...

  • Timeline of Pakistani history
    Timeline of Pakistani history
    Although, the land of Indus, as a state gained independence on August 14, 1947, it has a very long history that goes back over thousands of years and it is one of the world's oldest continuously inhabited regions. The Indus Valley was known as Meluhha in Mesopotamia when the Harappan civilization...