January 22: The Express Tribune states that a lawyer for the accused in the Daniel Pearl murder case told the Supreme Court that the case did not fall in the category of terrorism as per the apex court orders, as the hearing of the appeals against a high court ruling in the case continued on Thursday.
Pak-Qatar relations transforming into mutually beneficial ties
March 4: The Nation states that Commander Qatar Emiri Land Forces Major General Saeed Hassen Mohammad Al-Khayareen called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters (GHQ) on Wednesday.
Pakistan’s trade deficit widens 24%
March 4: The Express Tribune report by Shahbaz Rana states that Pakistan’s exports have plunged for the successive second month to slightly over $2 billion in February, proving once again that a recent peak in exports was the result of some external factors and policy measures, including 30% currency devaluation, did not help.