2005 in Pakistan

Events from the year 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

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MayEdit

  • 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 five years. At the conclusion of the trip a joint declaration between the two nations announces their commitment to cooperate.[1]

OctoberEdit

  • 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 – The 7.6 MwKashmir earthquake strikes with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe), leaving 86,000–87,351 people dead, 69,000–75,266 injured, and 2.8 million homeless.
  • 10 October – The president of Pakistan appeals for international help following the earthquake, saying the country cannot deal with crisis on its own.[4]

NovemberEdit

  • 3 November – Pakistan announces that the official death toll from the quake is over 73,000.[5]

DecemberEdit

  • England complete their tour of Pakistan with a victory against the Pakistan cricket team at Rawalpindi.[6]

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