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Pakistan eager to boost navy cooperation with Azerbaijan: Gen Qamar

Chief of Military Employees (COAS) Basic Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday met Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev and Defence Minister Colonel Basic Hasanov Zakir Asgar in Baku, navy mentioned. Gen Qamar, who's on a two-day official go to to Azerbaijan, mentioned issues of mutual curiosity, regional safety state of affairs together with latest developments in Afghan peace course of and bilateral defence and safety cooperation in numerous fields through the conferences, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) mentioned in an announcement. Pakistan and Azerbaijan share widespread values based mostly on wealthy cultural, spiritual and historic affinities and have great geo-strategic significance and potential for mutually helpful and enhanced cooperation in any respect boards, the navy’s media ...
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Pakistan suffered heavy losses on account of Afghan warfare: PM Imran

Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has mentioned Pakistan wouldn't permit the US (US) to make use of its bases for cross-border army actions after American forces’ withdrawal from Afghanistan. In an interview with a US TV HBO Axios, Imran Khan mentioned Pakistan suffered quite a bit on account of warfare in Afghanistan. When requested if Islamabad would permit the Central Intelligence Company (CIA) to conduct cross-border counter-terrorism missions in Afghanistan, he replied: “Completely not.” “There’s no means we're ever going to permit,” the premier acknowledged in clear phrases. “Any bases, any type of motion from Pakistani territory into Afghanistan, completely not.” The USA has mentioned it'll withdraw all its troops from Afghanistan on Sept. 11 after a two-decade pres...
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Pakistan data 1,907 corona cases inside a day

Pakistan continues to document a decline in COVID-19-related deaths and new cases, because the nation registered 30 deaths over the previous 24 hours, knowledge launched by the Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) confirmed on Monday. In line with the nationwide dashboard, 30 extra individuals succumbed to the illness throughout this era, taking the nationwide demise toll to 22,007.Pakistan recorded a coronavirus positivity price of two.60 per cent as of the whole 34,754 samples examined for the presence of the an infection, 907 have been declared constructive. This brings the whole variety of confirmed cases within the nation to 949,175. With 829 individuals getting their well being again in the course of the previous 24 hours, the general variety of the reco...
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Cleric Aziz confesses to molesting seminary pupil

LAHORE: Cleric Mufti Aziz-ur-Rehman, who was arrested for molesting his seminary pupil, confessed to the crime on Monday. In his confessional assertion, the cleric stated, "The video of molestation is of me; I made a mistake and I am embarrassed about it." He additional acknowledged that the "pupil videotaped the prevalence out of my information," including, "Once I came upon [about the video] I informed him to not disseminate it." "He made the video viral regardless of the very fact I had warned him about it. After it went viral, my sons referred to as him out and threatened him [of consequences]," the cleric added. On Sunday, Punjab police arrested the cleric for molesting his pupil. The 70-year-old was booked after a video of him sexually assaulting the coed went viral on social med...
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Neither IMF programme suspended, nor World Financial institution loans withheld for Pakistan: finance ministry

Finance ministry says Pakistan accomplished all targets given by IMF in March. Ministry says World Financial institution has not stopped any loans to the nation, including that it authorized a mortgage for Pakistan a day earlier.Ministry says there isn't a fact in authorities's transfer to withhold Rs700 billion in tax refunds. After PML-N’s allegations, the Finance Ministry clarified that Pakistan’s IMF programme had not been suspended and neither has the World Financial institution withheld any loans for the nation.In an announcement, the ministry mentioned that the IMF crew will go to Pakistan in August and overview the financial efficiency of the nation. The ministry additionally mentioned that Pakistan accomplished all of the targets given by the Fund in March and claimed Pakist...
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Afghanistan should cease making Pakistan a scapegoat for its personal failures: FM Qureshi

International Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi mentioned that Pakistan was not chargeable for Afghanistan's inside issues and was blamed and made out to be a scapegoat by Afghanistan at any time when its affairs did not seem like transferring in the appropriate course. In an interview with Afghanistan's Tolo Information at his workplace in Islamabad final week, the overseas minister mentioned the interviewer's query on Taliban presence and freedom of motion in Pakistan was an "exaggeration". "Sadly when things aren't transferring in the appropriate course, you are (Afghanistan) in search of scapegoats and the favorite scapegoat you may have is Pakistan. When there's failure inside (Afghanistan) you blame Pakistan for that. "Pakistan isn't chargeable for the failure inside,...
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Govt must cease counting on charity: Shahbaz on vaccine shortages

Chief of the Opposition within the Nationwide Meeting Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday expressed grave concern on the scarcity of vaccines in Pakistan and referred to as for the federal authorities to vary its method with regard to procuring vaccines. "Planning must be achieved preserving in view the 220 million inhabitants. The small-minded view of ordering a couple of million vaccines and counting on donations wants to vary," the PML-N's official Twitter account quoted Shahbaz as saying. He mentioned that the unavailability of the coronavirus vaccine is one other proof of the federal government's "legal negligence and incompetence". Shahbaz mentioned the Opposition had sounded the alarm repeatedly for the federal government to make sure well timed reserving of vaccines to mai...
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Pakistan a part of the answer for Afghanistan, not the issue: UN particular envoy

The United Nations' particular envoy for Afghanistan Thomas Nicholson has stated that Pakistan will not be a part of the issue, moderately it's a part of the answer for a peaceable and settled Afghanistan.Talking on Geo Information programme "Jirga" on Saturday evening, the envoy went on to state that Afghanistan too, in the long term, is the answer for Pakistan owing to the broader connectivity it will possibly present to Central Asia.Nicholson stated that Pakistan and Afghanistan share a protracted historical past and have a protracted border, however sadly there may be "a excessive degree of distrust" between the management of each nations."What occurs in Afghanistan will have an effect on what occurs in Pakistan. An insecure, violent, unsettled Afghanistan can have spillover resu...
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Pakistan Ladies to tour Caribbean for 3 T20Is, 5 ODIs and 6 A crew matches

NewsAll of the matches shall be hosted by Antigua after the Pakistan contingent arrives on June 23Pakistan Ladies will journey to the Caribbean for 3 T20Is and 5 ODIs, with their A crew set to shadow the senior aspect for an extra six matches. All of the matches shall be hosted by Antigua after the Pakistan contingent arrives on June 23, precisely per week earlier than the primary T20I. The ODI sequence shall be performed from July 7 to 18.As for the A groups, they are going to play three T20s, which shall be performed on the identical day and on the identical venues because the T20Is as "double-headers", adopted by three one-dayers from June 30 to July 16. All matches shall be performed on the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium and the Coolidge Cricket Floor.That is the most recent step from Cri...