Daily Mail: Mourners attend funeral of wife of former Pakistani PM

In this file photo, Kulsoom Nawaz attends the election campaign meeting in Lahore on May 4, 2013. (AFP/File)
Updated 14 September 2018
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Daily Mail: Mourners attend funeral of wife of former Pakistani PM

September 13 – Daily Mail states that mourners have attended the funeral of the wife of former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif in London, where she died at a hospital this week after months in critical condition. Thursday's funeral service of Kulsoom Nawaz, 68, was held at a mosque there. Her family plans to bring Nawaz's body to Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore, where she will be buried on Friday.

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The Diplomat: Imran Khan Takes on Corruption in Pakistan

Updated 20 October 2018
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The Diplomat: Imran Khan Takes on Corruption in Pakistan

October 19 – The Diplomat report by Sabena Siddiqi states that throughout his campaigns over the years, Imran Khan, now Pakistan’s prime minister, has always commented on his intention to carry out an intensive anti-corruption drive once in power. Pledging “strict accountability” and a crackdown against “the people who looted this country,” Khan visualized an extensive anti-corruption campaign. Finally, with his recent election, the time seems to have arrived, as unprecedented measures are being taken along with the announcement of a new “whistleblower law” to help end financial crimes.

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