Clerics issue fatwas to end Pakistan polio vaccine panic

(AFP)
Updated 19 October 2019

Clerics issue fatwas to end Pakistan polio vaccine panic

October 19: The Weekend Australian report by Hugh Tomlinson and Imran Mukhtar states that leading Muslim clerics have ­issued fatwas supporting Pakistan’s polio vaccination program in an effort to end Islamist violence against medical staff and dispel panic that the shots can be fatal.

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Pakistan begins Afghan transit trade via Gwadar port

Updated 30 May 2020

Pakistan begins Afghan transit trade via Gwadar port

May 30: Pakistan Today states that Pakistan on Friday operationalised the Gwadar port for Afghan transit trade, with the first-ever cargo ship berthing at the seaport to mark the beginning of a new era of trade via sea route from Gwadar to Afghanistan.

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