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  • Australian FM to visit Pakistan in May

    ISLAMABAD: Australian Foreign Minister Ms Julie Bishop’s will arrive in Pakistan on May 6 on a two-day official visit...

    "During her visit, Minister Bishop will hold meetings with Advisor to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal," a spokesman for the Australian High Commission to Pakistan told DawnNews...

  • Pakistan to feature in Victorian Open, Australian Open

    ISLAMABAD: A three-member Pakistan squad will proceed to Australia on July 22 to feature in Victorian Open and Australian Open, Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) secretary Group Captain Aamir Nawaz said on Tuesday...

    “We will send three players — Nasir Iqbal, Farhan Zaman and Tayyab Aslam — to represent the country in Victorian Open and Australian Open events,” Aamir said...

  • Aisam links up with Pakistan cricket team ahead of Australian Open

    As tennis greats Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams prepare to take part in the Australian Open, the New Zealanders next door are bracing for some hard-hitting cricket entertainment when the Kiwis take on the Shahid Afridi-led Pakistan side in a series of T20s and ODIs...

    Pakistan's top tennis player Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi is flying the country's flag at the Australian Open, and the star linked up with...

  • Australian expert shows concern over ‘growing’ illegal organ trade in Pakistan

    KARACHI: A three-day joint session conducted with visiting Australian doctors and Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) concluded on Wednesday with concerns over the growing trend of illegal organ transplantation in Pakistan...

    On the basis of a monitoring report that indicated that in Pakistan the trend of organ trade had showed a decline till 2013 but resurfaced thereafter, Prof Chapman said in his dissertation that...

  • Australian seamers decimate Pakistan to take charge

    BRISBANE: A withering spell of fast bowling backed up by exceptional catching had Pakistan on their knees as Australia took charge of the day-night first Test in Brisbane on Friday...

    At the close, Pakistan were hanging on at 97 for eight and trailing by 332 runs, still 133 runs short of avoiding the follow-on...

  • Pakistan great Abdul Qadir's son chosen for Australian PM's XI

    The 25-year-old Usman Qadir's father took 236 wickets in 67 Tests from 1977 to 1990 and is generally regarded as Pakistan's best-ever leg-spinner...

    Usman Qadir, who also played first-class cricket in Pakistan, took 36 wickets in just six games in Sydney, figures that brought him to the attention of current Australia coach Justin Langer and former test bowler Geoff Lawson...

  • Cash award for Pakistan trio

    KARACHI: Nadeem Omar, prominent sports organiser and managing director of Omar Associates, has announced cash award Rs100,000 each for Pakistan wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed, batsman Asad Shafiq and leg spinner Yasir Shah on their brilliant performance against Sri Lanka in the first Test in Galle...

    Azam Khan, secretary of Pakistan CC, also lauded the national team’s outstanding show and hoped that this success will propelled Pakistan...

  • Pakistan wins US award for combating tuberculosis

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan received a rare pat on the back in the US capital on Thursday night when it was declared the most successful country in fighting multi-drug resistance tuberculosis (MDR-TB)...

    Ambassador Jalil Abbas Jilani, who received the TB Champion Award 2016 on behalf of the country at a ceremony at the US Institute of Peace, pointed out that Pakistan had one of the highest treatment success rates in the world...

  • Pakistan wins WHO’s award for anti-tobacco campaign

    ISLAMABAD: While anti-tobacco advocates have been criticising policies of the government and its failure to implement the Pictorial Health Warning (PHW) due since June 30, 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) regional office for the eastern Mediterranean has announced the World No Tobacco Day 2021 Award for Pakistan for its effective anti-tobacco campaign...

    Former technical head of the Health Ministry’s Tobacco Control Cell...

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