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Our desire for peace shouldn’t be considered as our weakness: PM tells India

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BAJAUR: Prime Minister Imran Khan while addressing a public gathering here today has said that the desire for peace in the region by Pakistan shouldn’t be considered as our weakness.

During his address, Khan said, “Pakistan was not desiring for engaging in any kind of tension with India and it was always ready for negotiations.”

He further added that Indian atrocities against Kashmiris have been exposed in front of the world.

“You [India] should know that you are killing innocent people in Kashmir. You should know that the world knows about your crimes against innocent Kashmiris. Stop doing that,” he said.

 

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Musharraf shifted to hospital in Dubai

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Former president Pervez Musharraf shifted to hospital

DUBAI: Former military dictator General (retired) Pervez Musharraf has been shifted to a hospital here after his condition suddenly worsened Saturday night, his party said on Sunday.

Afzaal Siddiqui, the APML overseas president, told reporters that Musharraf had suffered a reaction from amyloidosis, a rare condition for which Musharraf has been receiving medical treatment.

He is expected to be discharged by Monday (today), Siddiqui said.

Musharraf, who had been indicted on March 31, 2014 for suspending the constitution on November 3, 2007, left for Dubai in March 2016 to seek medical treatment. Musharraf had said in the past that he will return to Pakistan once his health gets stabilised.

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PM congratulates PCB, organizers, security forces for successful PSL

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday congratulated the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), all the organizers and security forces for holding a successful Pakistan Super League (PSL) extravaganza in Pakistan.

The Prime Minister in a tweet also congratulated Quetta Gladiators and their manager and his friend Viv Richards on their win.

“InshaAllah, the next PSL will be held entirely in Pakistan,” he added in his tweet.

 

 

 

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His Highness Aga Khan named Prince’s Trust Global Founding Patron

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KARACHI: His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales (Prince Charles), founder and President of The Prince’s Trust has nominated Prince Karim Aga Khan as Global Founding Patron of the Trust’s work.

Officials associated with Aga Khan Council for Pakistan here on Monday said the announcement comes at a time when The Prince’s Trust is expanding its work and network of expertise globally.

As Global Founding Patron, Agha Khan 49 was said to support the delivery of The Trust’s work in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and through local partners in Pakistan, Jordan, India, Malta, Barbados and Greece.

Founded by the Prince of Wales, The Prince’s Trust has been helping vulnerable young people across the UK since 1976, and is now helping to tackle the global issue of youth unemployment, and supporting young people and their communities to have more positive futures.

Prince Karim Aga Khan is the 49th hereditary Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network, that today works in 30 countries around the world to improve the quality of life of tens of millions of people.

The announcement with regard to the honour bestowed on Aga Khan as Global Founding Patron of The Prince’s Trust’s work was said to be made at a dinner in Buckingham Palace.

Supporters of the charity’s work such as Amal and George Clooney, and long-term Ambassadors Benedict Cumberbatch and Sir Tom Jones, also joined the dinner to celebrate the work of The Prince’s Trust around the world.

The Prince’s Trust helps young people to develop the confidence and skills they need to realise their ambitions, so that they can live, learn and earn. Founded by The Prince of Wales in 1976, the charity supports 11 to 30 year-old who are unemployed, struggling at school and at risk of exclusion.

Many of the young people helped by The Trust are in or leaving care, facing issues such as homelessness, mental health problems, or have been in trouble with the law.

The programmes offered by the charity give vulnerable young people the practical and financial support needed to stabilise their lives, helping develop self-esteem and skills for work.

Three in four young people supported by The Prince’s Trust move into work, education or training.

 

 

 

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