August 8: Mail Online report by Sophie Law states that distressing footage has emerged of a desperate mother screaming at flight attendants on a crowded plane to open the passenger door after her baby allegedly passed out. The woman was heard pleading for help when her baby got into breathing difficulties on board the Pakistan International Airlines flight from Paris to Islamabad, which had been delayed on August 3, according to Geo News.
Mail Online: Frantic mother screams for airline staff to open the door on sweltering plane after her baby 'passed out from heat' while waiting to take off in Paris
New Delhi Times: China to Fund Installation of Modern Facilities at Pakistan-Afghan Border Crossings
February 13 – New Delhi Times states that China plans to fund and install modern reception centers, drinking water and cold storage facilities at main entry points on the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan. The Chinese project aims to better serve the daily movement of tens of thousands of people as well as trade convoys, and will help ease tensions between the two countries, officials said.