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  • Diplomatic calendar: ‘Now Pakistan lives in me’

    “I have lived in Pakistan for three years and enjoyed it very much...

    Now Pakistan lives in me,” said the Egyptian Ambassador Said Mohammed Hindam in a farewell speech at a large dinner hosted by the Argentine Embassy and the Global Affairs Magazine in Islamabad this week...

  • 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...

  • Diplomatic calendar : Farewell to Brazil’s popular ambassador

    “Among all the good things in Pakistan, it is the people I will miss the most,” said Brazilian Ambassador Alfredo Leoni, in his farewell speech at a reception held in Islamabad last Thursday...

    “During Alfredo Leoni’s term, a generous, long-term visa system for Pakistani business people was established and it should be made use of it,” Azhan-ul-Haq Khan said...

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    Pakistan’s outgoing and incoming chiefs of the protocol attended the event and were given special recognition; Tasawar Khan, who is the new protocol chief and Moinul Haque, who has left, were praised for their good cooperation...

    In his speech, Dauda Danladi said Nigeria was expecting an increased trade with Pakistan...

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    Three of the five departing envoys will retire upon completion of their assignments to Pakistan, including Sherif Shahin from Egypt, Hasrul Sani Mujtabar from Malaysia and Nguyen Xuan Luu from Vietnam...

    They all praised Pakistan as a duty station, with friendly local people and a great diplomatic community...

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    The head of the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan and several colleagues were also among the guests...

    Several guests also remarked on the friendliness that he and his wife had shown to both foreigners and locals in Pakistan...

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