Thursday, 27 February 2020

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Pakistan not mentioned in FATF grey list

PARIS/ISLAMABAD: Contrary to speculations, Pakistan doesn’t feature on the watchlist of Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global money-laundering watchdog. Earlier in the day, there were speculations that FATF has placed Pakistan back on its terrorist financing watchlist. However, FATF has finally announced outcome after a week-long session concluded in ...

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Pakistan avoids terrorism financing watch list for 3 months

LONDON: Hectic diplomatic maneuvering in Europe and the Middle East has saved Pakistan from being put on a terrorism financing watch list by a global money-laundering watchdog, officials in Islamabad said on Wednesday. The U.S. and some of its European allies – Britain, Germany and France – had sought to ...

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Pakistan’s top court rules against disqualified PM

KARACHI: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has announced the verdict on Election Act 2017 earlier on Wednesday and has declared that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was ineligible to head the PML-N, his own political party. The Supreme Court ruled that a person disqualified under Article 62 and 63 of ...

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Captains launch third edition of PSL in style

DUBAI: The six captains of Pakistan Super League (PSL) assembled at the Dubai International Stadium to unveil the glittering crystal trophy for the third edition on Tuesday. The colourful function was attended by all the franchise owners, Najam Sethi, the chief of PSL, title sponsor HBL’s Chief Marketing Officer Naveed ...

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Chinese approved as official language of Pakistan

BEIJING/ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani Senate approved a motion to declare Mandarin as one of the official languages of Pakistan. With this move, Pakistan has accepted Mandarin as the fourth official language after English, Urdu and Arabic. As per the Pakistani media, this has been done to further strengthen the relations between ...

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Malik backs Sarfraz Ahmed to lead Pakistan in 2019 World Cup

LONDON: Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik believes that Sarfraz Ahmed has done an excellent job as captain and should lead the national team during the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales. Sarfraz was in charge when Pakistan secured their first-ever Champions Trophy title in June last year. However, during their ...

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Iran, India to work for stability in Afghanistan

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani agreed on Saturday to step up efforts to bring stability to war-ravaged Afghanistan. Modi reiterated India’s commitment to help Afghanistan become “a peaceful, secure, permanent, prosperous and pluralistic country” after holding talks with Rouhani in New Delhi on ...

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‘Bajwa doctrine’ helps Pakistan stand up to US: British think-tank

LONDON: Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), a British think-tank, in an analysis stated that the Pakistan Army under the “Bajwa doctrine” Pakistan appears far more confident than it was when the US threatened then president General (r) Pervez Musharraf and coerced the country into cooperating. In a report published on ...

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Pakistan to deploy troops in Saudi Arabia

In a major policy shift, Pakistan will deploy troops in Saudi Arabia under an existing bilateral security cooperation agreement with its close ally which is involved in a civil war in neighbouring Yemen. Pakistan Army announced the decision to send troops on a “training and advise mission” to Saudi Arabia ...

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Twinkle Khanna has an important message for Pakistanis

BOLLYWOOD: Twinkle Khanna recently reacted to Pakistan banning Bollywood flick PadMan, stating that the country needed to see the flick since this was a problem women in general go through. When Twinkle Khanna and director R. Balki were asked as to what they thought about the flick being banned in Pakistan, the ...

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