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Chinese President Xi Jinping is scheduled to visit Pakistan next week

Advertisements Chinese President Xi Jingping is going to make his first official visit to Pakistan either on April 20 or 21, as stated by officials. Advertisements Earlier, in a joint press conference, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi confirmed the president’s visit to Pakistan within the next few months but no …

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PTA chairman says Non-verified SIMs will be blocked on April 12, Youtube in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) Chairman Dr Syed Ismail Shah said on Friday that all non-verified SIMs will be blocked in the Pakistan on April 12. “The SIMs not verified by April 12 will be closes and consumers will need to have biometric verification done to have them reopened,” Chairman …

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Parliament to finalise resolution on Yemen today

ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly, Ayaz Sadiq on behalf of government has called a special meeting of the heads of parliamentary parties today to decide the role of Pakistan in Yemen crisis. During the joint session of parliament, draft resolution on the Yemen crisis will be tabled. During the last, sessions three …

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Pakistan condemns killing of Iranian border guards: Tasnim Aslam

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office spokesperson Tasnim Aslam says the government of Pakistan has conveyed sincere condolences to members of the bereaved families.Pakistan has strongly condemned terrorist act in Negour area of Iran in which eight border guards were killed, Radio Pakistan reported.   Ina statement issued by Foreign Office spokesperson Tasnim …

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US approved Pakistan’s request for arms worth $1 billion

The US State Department has endorsed Pakistan’s demand to purchase US-made attack helicopters, missiles and other equipment intended at combating insurgents in the country’s mountainous and west regions. US defence companies are engaged in a three-way clash with Russia and China to sell arms to Pakistan, complicated by the requirement …

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FIR to be registered against former CIA station chief: IHC

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday ordered to file a First Information Report (FIR) against former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) station leader Jonathan Banks for the bereavement of two tribesmen in a US drone attack. The order issued by Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddique while hearing a petition registered …

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Unfit Sohaib Maqsood ruled out of Bangladesh tour

LAHORE: Middle-order batsman Sohaib Maqsood has been ruled out of the Bangladesh tour due to fracture in his left arm, a statement issued by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).   Maqsood was selected in the ODI and T20 squads for the Bangladesh tour which will start from April 17. Middle-order batsman …

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Sri Lankan president arrives in Pakistan on three day official visit

ISLAMABAD: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena  arrives Pakistan today on a three day official visit. This is the first visit by the new Sri Lankan President who came to his power in January of this year. Officials told that, Sri Lankan President will pay a state visit to Pakistan from …

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Third PIA flight lands in Sanaa to evacuate 174 stranded Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD: Third special fight of PIA have arrived at Yemen’s capital Sanaa to evacuate 174 stranded Pakistanis from the war-torn capital. Third special flight of Pakistan International Airline (PIA) PK-7005 departed from Pakistan, early in the day. “All possible means are being utilised for early and safe evacuation of all …

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Bangladesh tour is not a ‘piece of cake’ for Pakistan team: Rameez Raja

KARACHI: Former Test captain of Pakistan cricket team Rameez Raja gave an alert to the team which is going to tour Bangladesh within few days. Expressing his concerns under the light of Pakistan’s current performance and Bangladesh’s recent improvements, the former cricket-chic has warned Pakistan team not to consider Bangladesh …

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Saudi Arabia’s sovereignty is priority: Pakistan-Turkey commitment

ANKARA: Pakistan and Turkey on Friday mutually expressed apprehensions at the toppling of a legitimate government in Yemen using force by non-state elements. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu during one-day visit to Turkey. They expressed their views about the ongoing issue of Middle East in …

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Pakistan’s Najam Sethi will be ICC President after Mustafa Kamal quits

KARACHI: After the resignation of Bangladesh’ Mustafa Kamal from ICC Presidency over the objection from Kamal regarding not allowing him to award World Cup trophy to the Australian captain Micheal Clark in post match ceremony. Pakistan’s former PCB chief Najam Sethi will hold the office of the ICC President. MUST …

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Delegation led by Khawja Asif leaves for Saudia Arabia for talks over Yemen crisis

KARACHI: A high-level delegation led by Defence Minister Khwaja Asif left Islambad on Tuesday for Riyadh, Saudia Arabia to discuss important issues in the context of on-going Middle East (Yemen) crisis.Radio Pakistan reported.   PM’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and senior military officials including Chief of General Staff …

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Decision to join military campaign in Yemen will be made after KSA visit: official

ISALAMABAD: As a high-level defence delegation is planned to visit Saudi Arabia, a security official told Reuters that there would be no verdict on joining the Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen before the visit. “There can be no decision (on joining the military campaign) before the delegation’s visit,” one official …

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