of Pakistan is a sovereign state
in South Asia
. It has a 1046 kilometres (650 mi) coastline along the Arabian Sea
and the Gulf of Oman
in the south and is bordered by Afghanistan
in the west, India
in the east and China
in the far northeast. In the north, Tajikistan
lies adjacent to Pakistan but is separated by the narrow Wakhan Corridor
. In addition, Oman
is also located in maritime vicinity and shares a marine border with Pakistan.
1887 The founder of Pakistan, Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, joins Sindh-Madrasa-tul-Islam, Karachi.
1893 The treaty of the Durand Line is signed between present day Pakistan and The treaty of the [[Durand Line]] is signed between present day Pakistan and The treaty of the [[Durand Line]] is signed between present day Pakistan and [[Afghanistan
1906 The All India Muslim League is founded in Dacca, East Bengal, British India Empire, which later laid down the foundations of Pakistan.
1930 Sir Muhammad Iqbal's presidential address in Allahabad introduces the Two-Nation Theory and outlines a vision for the creation of Pakistan.
1933 The name Pakistan is coined by Choudhary Rehmat Ali Khan and is accepted by the Indian Muslims who then thereby adopted it further for the Pakistan Movement seeking independence.
1935 A 7.7 Mw earthquake destroys Quetta in modern-day Pakistan: 40,000 dead.
1947 The "Indian Independence Bill" is presented before British House of Commons, suggesting bifurcation of British India into two sovereign countries – India and Pakistan.
1947 The Viceroy of India says the people of the North-West Frontier Province overwhelmingly voted the previous day to join Pakistan rather than India.
1947 Pakistan gains Independence from the British Indian Empire and joins the Commonwealth of Nations.
1947 Founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah is sworn in as first Governor General of Pakistan in Karachi.