Commonly used abbreviations (random)

CPEC – China–Pakistan Economic Corridor

SOS – Save Our Souls

ISPR – Inter-Services Public Relations

NADRA – The National Database and Registration Authority

c/o – care of

UPS – Uninterruptible Power Supply

PhD – Doctor of Philosophy

CMH – Combined Military Hospital

PUBG – PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

IELTS – International English Language Testing System

IMF – International Monetary Fund

SAARC – South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

OIC – Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

AIDS – Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

HTN – Hypertension

IHD – Ischemic Heart Disease

HS – Hour of Sleep (bedtime)

APD – Auditory processing disorder, Acid Peptic Disease

STD – Sexually Transmitted Disease

TB – tuberculosis

UTI – Urinary Tract Infection

URI – Upper Respiratory Infection

ICU – Intensive Care Unit

IQ – Intelligence Quotient

OPD – Outpatient Department

RDI – Recommended Daily Intake

Rx – Prescription, Treatment

ECG or EKG – Electrocardiogram

IM – Intramuscular

IV – Intravenous

LASER – Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation

USB – Universal Serial Bus

LCD – Liquid Crystal Display

LED – Light-Emitting Diode

AC – Air Conditioning, Alternating Current

DC – Direct Current

SHO – Station House Officer

SIM – Subscriber Identity Module

IMEI – International Mobile Equipment Identity

LTE – Long Term Evolution

NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

FDA – Food and Drug Administration

NATO – North Atlantic Treaty Organization

SOPs – Standard Operating Procedures

NTDC – National Transmission and Despatch Company

ICC – International Cricket Council

DDT – dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane

SAPM – Special Assistant to the Prime Minister

NRO – National Reconciliation Ordinance

Ogra – Oil & Gas Regulatory Authority

CAA – Civil Aviation Authority

FATF – Financial Action Task Force

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