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  • Zulfi Bukhari appointed chairman of Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation

    The federal cabinet on Tuesday approved the appointment of Minister of State for Overseas Pakistanis Zulfi Bukhari as the chairman of the Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC), the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development announced via a tweet...

    The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government has laid emphasis on promoting tourism in Pakistan and has taken multiple steps to facilitate travellers...

  • Zulfi Bukhari, Ivanka Trump discuss cooperation for human development in Pakistan

    Minister of State for Overseas Pakistanis Syed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari has met US President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner, the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development announced on Saturday...

    According to the ministry's official Twitter account, Bukhari and Ivanka agreed on increasing cooperation between Pakistan and the US on various fronts...

  • Afridi v Ajmal: Pakistan stars set for T20 battle

    Pakistan's star all-rounder Shahid Afridi and spin wizard Saeed Ajmal are set to face off in the T20 Blast, the Friday evening clash between Northants Steelbacks and Worcestershire Rapids receiving top-billing in Northampton which has a large South Asian community...

    Match starts: (18:30 local | 22:30 PST)Afridi, who made his Northants debut against Warwickshire in England's domestic T20 tournament, scoring 16 off 11 balls and...

  • All eyes on Ajmal as Pakistan take on Bangladesh

    DHAKA: Saeed Ajmal returns to centre stage after almost eight months hoping to strike early form with a remodelled bowling action when Pakistan open their tour of Bangladesh on Friday...

    The 37-year-old was cleared to bowl again in February just before the World Cup Down Under, but was not picked for the showpiece event where Pakistan lost to eventual champions Australia in the quarter-finals...

  • Spotlight on Ajmal as Pakistan face Bangladesh today

    DHAKA: Saeed Ajmal returns to centre stage after almost eight months hoping to strike early form with a remodelled bowling action when Pakistan open their tour of Bangladesh with the first One-day International on Friday...

    The 37-year-old was cleared to bowl again in February just before the World Cup Down Under, but was not picked for the showpiece event where Pakistan lost to eventual champions Australia in the quarter-finals... ...

  • Pakistan will miss Ajmal, says Sri Lanka coach

    GALLE: Sri Lanka’s coach Marvan Atapattu has said Pakistan will miss spin spearhead Saeed Ajmal in the series...

    Ajmal has not been selected for the tour after struggling with a remodelled bowling action on the Bangladesh tour last month...

  • Dean Jones backs Ajmal for Pakistan return

    Pakistan’s out of favour off-spinner once again knocked on the doors of the selectors with an impressive bowling display for his Pakistan Super League (PSL) side Islamabad United against a star-studded Peshawar Zalmi on Friday...

    A capacity crowd at the Dubai Sports City stadium witnessed the Islamabad-Peshawar match with most of the spectators quite evidently present to support the Zalmis, which is lead by Pakistan’s T20 captain...

  • Ajmal set for Pakistan rebirth after developing new action

    NEW DELHI: Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal dismantled his technique to relearn the art of off-spin and put himself in line for an international recall with a remodelled action...

    The late-bloomer emerged as Pakistan’s main strike bowler with a dizzying array of tricks in his arsenal until a suspect action brought about a ban in 2014...

  • Ajmal determined to make Pakistan comeback

    ISLAMABAD: Vete­ran off-spinner Saeed Ajmal says that he is all ready to bowl once again in the National Twenty20 Championship that started on Tuesday...

    Talking to a private news channel, 37-year-old Ajmal said he was looking forward to playing again in the upcoming national domestic season...

  • Ajmal not a spent force, Worcestershire tell Pakistan

    Worcestershire's bowling coach Matt Mason issued a warning to batsmen around the world, proclaiming that spin wizard Saeed Ajmal was back to his best with a remodelled action...

    Ajmal returned figures of 8/100 in Worcestershire's innings defeat of Hampshire on Thursday, picking up his first five-wicket haul since returning to competitive cricket with a new bowling action in February this year...

  • Afridi, Ajmal miss out on Pakistan contracts

    Pakistan left out discarded Shahid Afridi and Saeed Ajmal from its list of central contracts announced on Thursday...

    The 36-year-old Afridi has not been selected since Pakistan's early exit from the World Twenty20 in India in April this year...

  • Tribute paid to Ustad Bukhari

    HYDERABAD: Describing Ustad Bukhari as a great poet of the 19th century, Sindhi poets and writers paid him tribute at a programme held at Mumtaz Mirza Auditorium, Sindh Museum Hyderabad, organised by the Sindh culture department here on Monday evening...

    He said Mr Bukhari was a popular poet in Sindh and India, and people held him in high esteem...

  • Qualifier Zahir, unseeded Bukhari advance to squash open semis

    KARACHI: Qualifier Zahir Shah and unseeded Ali Bukhari, who created a sensation the other day, kept their unbeaten run intact by winning their second round matches before advancing into the semi-finals of the seventh Roshan Khan Open Squash – 2017 at the PN Roshan Khan-Jahangir Khan Squash Complex on Thursday...

    Results:Quarter-finals: Zahir Shah (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) bt Ahsan Ayaz (PIA) 11-4, 11-9, 11-13, 17-15; Ali Bukhari (Punjab)...

  • MQM leader Shoaib Bukhari passes away

    KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader and former MPA Advocate Shoaib Bukhari passed away here on Tuesday after a long spell of illness...

    Bukhari was elected MPA several times since 1992 and was a member of MQM's Rabita Committee...

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