June 13: News 18 states that Pakistan halted Scotland's giant-killing heroics with a 48-run victory over the minnows in a Twenty20 clash in Edinburgh on Tuesday. Having taken out the world's top one-day international side with a historic win over England on Sunday, the Scots were looking to complete a stunning double by toppling a Pakistan team rated as the top Twenty20 nation. But Grant Bradburn's side were unable to emulate their epic success thanks to solid Pakistan display.
Asharq Al-Awsat: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Receives Pakistan's President
December 12 – Asharq Al-Awsat states that the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received at Al-Yamamah Palace President Dr. Arif-ur-Rehman Alvi of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. President Alvi arrived in Riyadh Wednesday and was received at King Khalid Airport, by Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region, and number of officials.