Pakistan orders Monday closure of schools and offices in Lahore to cut smog

In this file photo, Pakistani children walk to school in heavy smog in Lahore on Nov. 6, 2017. (AFP/ FILE)
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Updated 25 November 2021

Pakistan orders Monday closure of schools and offices in Lahore to cut smog

November 25: The Guardian reported that Pakistan has ordered private offices and schools to remain closed on Mondays in Lahore in the hope that a three-day weekend will help reduce toxic levels of smog in the country’s second-largest city.

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All Missions being provided requisite resources: FO

Updated 06 December 2021

All Missions being provided requisite resources: FO

December 6: The Nation reported that all Pakistan Missions are being provided the requisite resources for effective functioning in accordance with relevant financial and budgetary rules and regulations.

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Malik Adnan to be awarded for standing against mob

Updated 06 December 2021

Malik Adnan to be awarded for standing against mob

December 6: The News reported that Prime Minister Imran Khan Sunday said he wanted to salute on behalf of the nation the moral courage and bravery of Malik Adnan, who tried his utmost to shelter and save Priyantha Diyawadana from vigilante mob in Sialkot.

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PML-N retains NA-133 by winning by-poll

Updated 06 December 2021

PML-N retains NA-133 by winning by-poll

December 6: The Express Tribune reported that the PML-N on Sunday maintained its position in the National Assembly by winning the NA-133 Lahore by-election – its fourth consecutive victory in the constituency.

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Pakistan renews call for release of Afghan assets

Updated 06 December 2021

Pakistan renews call for release of Afghan assets

December 6: Pajhwok reported that Pakistan has renewed its call for the immediate release of Afghanistan’s frozen assets.

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Pakistan: Brutal mob killing of Sri Lankan sparks protests

Updated 06 December 2021

Pakistan: Brutal mob killing of Sri Lankan sparks protests

December 6: BBC reported that a brutal mob killing of a Sri Lankan man accused of blasphemy in Pakistan has sparked protests in both countries, with Pakistan's leader condemning the vigilante violence.

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