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January, 2019

 

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman to visit Pakistan from 14-18 February

Saudi prince Mohammad Bin Salman to visit Pakistan from 14-18 February

ISLAMABAD, JAN 30 (DNA) – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman is expected to visit Pakistan from 14 to 18 February, diplomatic sources have confirmed. Saudi prince, during his visit, will also address the Pakistani nation, the sources said. The diplomatic sources further say that the announcement for the biggest investment in the history of Pakistan is also expected during the visit of Saudi Prince Mohammad Bin Salman. Agreements of over $14 billion would likely be signed during the visit of Saudi prince, the sources added.


Sindh doctors end three-day strike after successful negotiations

Sindh doctors end three-day strike after successful negotiations

KARACHI (DNA) – The three-day strike of doctors and paramedics in Sindh s government hospitals ended on Wednesday following successful negotiations with the Sindh government. Sindh chief minister s adviser Barrister Murtaza Wahab assured the protesters of raising their salaries equivalent to those of doctors in Punjab. Wahab said that the demands will be met within a week. After the declaration, the doctors announced to begin work in hospitals from Thursday. Earlier, provincial health minister Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho called the striking doctors for negotiations and assured them of a salary hike however; theRead More


Pakistan, Azerbaijan to constitute a Joint Working Group on Energy

Pakistan, Azerbaijan to constitute a Joint Working Group on Energy

ISLAMABAD, JAN 30 (DNA) – Federal Minister for Petroleum, Ghulam Sarwar Khan stated on Wednesday that Pakistan and Azerbaijan will constitute a Joint Working Group on Energy. He told this during a meeting with Chingiz Garibli, Deputy Head of Mission Azerbaijan, at Petroleum Division. Azerbaijan is interested in investing in LNG sector through State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR). The two sides had entered into an inter-governmental agreement (IGA) in February 2017 for supply of a number of oil and gas products, including furnace oil, petrol, diesel and liquefiedRead More


5th ODI: Pakistan set 241-run target for South Africa in series-decider

5th ODI: Pakistan set 241-run target for South Africa in series-decider

CAPE TOWN, (DNA) –  Opening batsman Fakhar Imam smashed a half-century as Pakistan set a tough target for South Africa to win the fifth and final one-day international (ODI) at Cape Town on Wednesday. On a pitch that had good pace, Pakistan’s batsmen made a cautious start. Fakhar Zaman made a fine fifty and set the stage for a challenging total of 240-8. South Africa won the toss and decided to bowl first against Pakistan in the deciding one-day international. The Proteas went in with just three front line bowlers inRead More


Pakistan, Azerbaijan to constitute a Joint Working Group on Energy

Pakistan, Azerbaijan to constitute a Joint Working Group on Energy

ISLAMABAD, JAN 30 (DNA) – Federal Minister for Petroleum, Ghulam Sarwar Khan stated on Wednesday that Pakistan and Azerbaijan will constitute a Joint Working Group on Energy. He told this during a meeting with Chingiz Garibli, Deputy Head of Mission Azerbaijan, at Petroleum Division. Azerbaijan is interested in investing in LNG sector through State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR). The two sides had entered into an inter-governmental agreement (IGA) in February 2017 for supply of a number of oil and gas products, including furnace oil, petrol, diesel and liquefiedRead More


England’s rising star claims he can’t wait to play in Pakistan

England’s rising star claims he can’t wait to play in Pakistan

England’s rising star, Liam Livingstone, is eagerly awaiting the start of the fourth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL), which is scheduled to begin from 14th February. The captain of England’s local county team Lancashire, Livingstone will wear the Karachi Kings colors. The 25-year-old has represented England in 2 T20Is and remains a crucial figure in their domestic circuit. He was recruited by Karachi Kings back in November thanks to Wasim Akram, the Karachi Kings president. Speaking to media, Liam Livingstone said: I am delighted to have been chosen by KarachiRead More