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Pakistan ‘safely’ recovers five abducted Iranian gaurds

Pakistan ‘safely’ recovers five abducted Iranian gaurds

ISLAMABAD (AFP) – Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Muhammad Faisal on Thursday said that five abducted Iranian border guards have been safely recovered with concerted efforts of Pakistani law enforcement agencies (LEAs) and armed forces.The spokesperson said Pakistan security forces safely recovered five Iranian guards, abducted near the countries  shared border a month ago. Banned outfit […]

Pakistan, China agree to expedite Gwadar projects

Pakistan, China agree to expedite Gwadar projects

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China on Thursday agreed to expedite implementation of Gwadar projects, particularly development of the social sector, recommending the New Gwadar International Airport (NGIA), China-Pakistan Friendship Hospital and Vocational and Technical Institute as main deliverables for the Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) meeting to be held in Beijing next month.During meetings of Joint Working Groups […]

Pakistan to get $3 billion in aid in next few days: Saudi envoy

Pakistan to get $3 billion in aid in next few days: Saudi envoy

ISLAMABAD: Saudi ambassador to Pakistan, Nawaf Saeed Al-Malki said on Wednesday the first installment of financial aid amounting to $3 billion will be released in the next few days.The Arab kingdom will release the amount of three billion dollars in terms of balance of payment, he stated in a short interview with a private news channel.The ambassador […]

Women’s World T20: Pakistan beat Ireland by 38 runs

Women’s World T20: Pakistan beat Ireland by 38 runs

GUYANA  – Javeria Khan s unbeaten 74 off 52 balls, the highest individual score by a Pakistani woman in Twenty20 Internationals, set up Pakistan s 38-run win against Ireland in Match 9 of the ICC Women s World T20 2018.Ireland won the toss and put Pakistan in on Tuesday, 13 November, at the Guyana National Stadium at Providence, […]

Pakistan France bilateral Relations improving in all sectors

Pakistan France bilateral Relations improving in all sectors

Paris, November 13, 2018. A 10-member delegation of 109th National Management Course of Pakistan called on the Ambassador of Pakistan to France Mr. Moin ul Haque at the Embassy of Pakistan to France in Paris yesterday. The Ambassador gave the visiting delegation a briefing about Pakistan and France bilateral relations. He said that the two […]

Pakistan ‘wants swift completion of CPEC’

Pakistan ‘wants swift completion of CPEC’

ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said the friendship between Pakistan and China is based on mutual respect, trust, strong strategic partnership and economic cooperation.The speaker stated this in a meeting with a 15-member delegation of the National People’s Congress of China (NPC) led by Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of NPC Zhang Chunxian.“The everlasting […]

Exit from Pakistan: Aasia Bibi report sourced from BBC Urdu rebutted

Exit from Pakistan: Aasia Bibi report sourced from BBC Urdu rebutted

The government has rebutted a front page story in Thursday’s edition of The Express Tribune, “Aasia Bibi flies out of Pakistan”.To put the record straight, The Express Tribune wants to clarify to its readers that the story in question was based on a BBC Urdu report which claimed on the authority of “interior ministry sources” that Aasia Bibi […]

China ‘willing to assist Pakistan for country’s social uplift’

China ‘willing to assist Pakistan for country’s social uplift’

BEIJING: A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson has termed Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to China as successful, saying that both countries agreed to work together to implement all agreements signed during the visit and further elevate the all-weather strategic cooperative partnership.“We believe PM Imran’s visit has been very successful. We are very satisfied with the results,” […]

I want to serve Pakistan cricket with respect: Hafeez

I want to serve Pakistan cricket with respect: Hafeez

Veteran all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has said that he wants to serve Pakistan cricket with respect in the remaining years of his career.Speaking in an exclusive interview with Cricket Pakistan, the 38-year-old said his first priority is to represent Pakistan cricket rather than pursuing alternate options.“I want to serve Pakistan team with respect and my first […]

It’s in our DNA: Youthful Pakistan race to Twenty20 domination

It’s in our DNA: Youthful Pakistan race to Twenty20 domination

DUBAI (AFP) – Brash young players, peak fitness and a winning mentality “in their DNA”, Pakistan are the current kings of international Twenty20 cricket.The last two Sundays have seen Pakistan race to series whitewashes in the game s shortest format against Australia and New Zealand. They also have registered 11 consecutive series wins — a world […]

Iran FM arrives in Pakistan to discuss border guard abduction

Iran FM arrives in Pakistan to discuss border guard abduction

ISLAMABAD:Iranian Foreign Minister Jawad Zarif arrived in Pakistan on Wednesday after 14 Iranian security personnel, including Revolutionary Guards intelligence officers, were abducted on the volatile south-eastern border with Pakistan earlier this month.Iran asks Pakistan to help secure borderZarif is accompanied by a high-level delegation for the one-day visit and was welcomed by officials at Noor Khan Airbase. He […]

Babar, Shadab help Pakistan whitewash Australia

Babar, Shadab help Pakistan whitewash Australia

DUBAI (AFP) – Opener Babar Azam struck a half-century and leg-spinner Shadab Khan claimed three wickets as Pakistan secured a 3-0 T20 series whitewash over Australia with a 33-run victory in Dubai on Sunday.Azam s 40-ball 50 lifted Pakistan to another challenging total of 150-5 before Shadab s 3-19 helped bowl Australia out for 117 in 19.1 […]

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