Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Pakistani doctor ready to take on the world

LONDON: The World Health Organization announced that three finalists are in the running to become the next director general of the global health agency. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, 51, of Ethiopia, Dr. Sania Nishtar, 53, of Pakistan, and Dr. David Nabarro, 67, of Britain were selected as finalists in the competition to ...

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Azhar Ali’s captaincy to be reviewed post Australia tour: PCB

Azhar Ali

SYDNEY: The chairman of the PCB has said that the captaincy of the national one-day team skipper Azhar Ali will be reviewed after the Australian tour. “Once the Australian tour is over we will review the captaincy issue and take a decision on it,” Shaharyar Khan said. “I don’t want ...

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Islamabad girds up for ‘tough talk’ with Kabul

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is preparing for ‘tough talk’ with Afghanistan in coming weeks when army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa will travel to Kabul at the invitation of President Ashraf Ghani. Although Gen Qamar has in principle accepted Ghani’s invitation, he is waiting for the ‘appropriate time’ to visit Afghanistan in a ...

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Mickey Arthur wants to get rid of international Twenty20 matches

PERTH: Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur believes Twenty20 cricket should be played almost exclusively at the domestic level in order to give ailing one-day international format a much-needed boost. Arthur was in the stands during the Perth Scorchers’ 27-run win over Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash League, an Australian ...

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PM meets Bill Gates, Queen of Netherlands in Davos

Pakistan ready to do business with the world, PM DAVOS: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistan is now on the track of sustainable growth and is “ready to do business with the world”. “Offering attractive investment policies, Pakistan is a destination that no global player can miss,” ...

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3rd ODI: Babar, Sharjeel helps Pakistan reach 263

PERTH: Babar Azam and Sharjeel Khan scored half-centuries to help Pakistan to a competitive total in the third ODI in Perth, but Australia struck regularly enough to ensure their target remained a very gettable one. Azam top scored with 84 as Pakistan reached 7 for 263 after having been sent ...

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Alibaba founder expresses interest in Pakistan’s e-commerce sector

DAVOS: Chairman Alibaba Group Jack Ma met Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday and expressed his interest in investing in Pakistan’s e-commerce sector. “We are ready to invest for establishing an e-commerce platform in Pakistan,” said Ma while meeting the premier on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in ...

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Pakistan wasn’t aware of Osama’s presence, says ex-US envoy

KARACHI: Former US ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter on Wednesday revealed that Pakistan did not know about the presence of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad and the detection of the Al Qaeda leader’s location there created mistrust between Islamabad and Washington. He was speaking at a dinner hosted by the ...

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Inzamam invites FICA officials to visit Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq has invited the officials of Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA) to visit Pakistan and check the security situation themselves. Inzamam’s statement was in reaction to FICA’s report which was issued earlier suggesting overseas players not to participate in the final of ...

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