Twenty-sixteen is coming to an end, thankfully! It hasn’t been a great year; many icons have passed on, tragedies have happened around the world and many other unexpected political moves around the world have scarred us. You can’t say 2016 has been a great year. But amid all the tragedies there have been some amazing things that have happened in Pakistan.

Here are nine amazing things that have happened in Pakistan;

1. Ahmed Mujtaba an undefeated fighter fought in Asia’s biggest MMA platform, and won!

2. A chai-wala gained international fame because of one picture… and his good looks

3. We got our first transgender model

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4. Our first ever international boxing champion Muhammad Waseem defended his belt

5. Pakistan’s first ever online movie is being made

#OyeKuchKarGuzar Official Trailer

6. We became the number one Test team

7. Three-time Grammy nominee, Diplo, came and performed in Pakistan

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8. Pakistan passed its first anti-honour killing and anti-rape bills

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9. Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy won her second Oscar for Pakistan

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Well done, Pakistan. Whatever the case may be, you have done well for yourself.

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