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Time in Pakistan is given by Pakistan Standard Time (PKT).



Period in use Time offset from GMT[1] Notes
1842–1906 UTC+04:28:12 Local Mean Time (LMT)
1907–1951 UTC+05:30:00
1951–1971 UTC+05:00:00 in West Pakistan
UTC+06:00:00 in East Pakistan
Karachi Time (KART)
Dacca Time (DACT)
1971–present UTC+05:00:00 in Pakistan Pakistan Standard Time (PKT)


4:28 pm, 13 June 2019 PKT [refresh]

Daylight saving timeEdit

Daylight saving time in Pakistan is no longer observed.

IANA time zone databaseEdit

The IANA time zone database contains one zone for Pakistan in the file, named Asia/Karachi.


  1. ^ "Time Zone & Clock Changes in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan".