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Sunday, July 29th, 2018

 

Nawaz Sharif Shifted to PIMS Hospital After Serious Cardiac Conditions

JUL 29, 2018: Incarcerated former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a 10-year jail term after being convicted for owning assets beyond income in the Avenfield reference, was shifted from Adiala Jail to Islamabad’s Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) after developing serious cardiac complications, DawnNewsTV reported on Sunday. TV footage showed a convoy of vehicles, including police vans, an armored personnel carrier and at least two ambulances, on the road after leaving the jail in the evening. PIMS spokesman Wasim Khwaja said Sharif was in the hospital’s CardiacRead More


Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani Invites Imran Khan to Visit Kabul

JUL 29, 2018 (Updated): Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday held a telephone conversation with Prime Minister-elect Imran Khan and joined other heads of States in congratulating Khan on his party’s victory in the July 25 elections. The two leaders agreed to overcome the past and lay a new foundation for a prosperous political, social and economic future of both Afghanistan and Pakistan, report the Ariana News. “I extended an open invitation to Mr. Khan and he expressed his wishes to visit Kabul soon,” President Ghani tweeted. This comes asRead More


‘Follow Nelson Mandela’s Policy of Peace and Reconciliation’: Khaled Almaeena’s Advice to Imran Khan

Qurratulain Wahab: Saudi Arabia’s leading media and political analyst Khaled Almaeena has congratulated Pakistan’s incoming Prime Minister Imran Khan on his spectacular victory in the recent elections and advised him to follow a policy of peace and reconciliation toward his political adversaries. Speaking to well-known radio journalist Behjat Gilani during her popular Jahan Rang radio program (23:45-29:27) on Voice of America’s Urdu Service on Friday, Almaeena said his prayers have always been with the successful cricketer-turned-politician. Saudis and longtime expats in Jeddah are too well aware of Almaeena’s close andRead More