December 12 – The Nation report by Sajid Zia states that Leader of the Opposition in Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz was prevented from boarding a Doha-bound flight late Monday night following placement of his name on exit control list (ECL). Hamza Shehbaz was going to London to see his younger brother Salman Shehbaz through Qatar Airways which had to depart at 3am for the first stopover at Doha.
Bloomberg: Where the Latest India-Pakistan Conflict May Lead
February 15 – Bloomberg report by Iain Marlow states that tensions between India and Pakistan are escalating once again. India has blamed Pakistan for a Feb. 14 terrorist attack on security forces in Kashmir that killed dozens of paramilitary troops. The suicide attack was the worst incident of violence since India elected Narendra Modi in 2014 and took place in the run-up to a tightly contested general election due by May.