January 10 – The Washington Post states that Soccer greats Luis Figo and Kaka arrived in Pakistan on Thursday to launch the World Soccer Stars event in a country more known for its cricket. A private England-based group, Touchsky Group, will organize the event in late April in Karachi and Lahore with an aim toward portraying a softer image of Pakistan around the world.
Airline in Pakistan Crash Saw 52 Safety Incidents in Half Century
June 5: Bloomberg report by Faseeh Mangi and Anurag Kotoky states that a deadly Pakistan International Airlines Corp. crash that killed 97 people in May has put a plan to revive the company, which has more accumulated losses than any other publicly-traded carrier in Asia, in jeopardy.
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