May 9: Global Times reported that Pakistan on Saturday dispatched one C-130 aircraft to Mazar-i-Sharif, capital of Afghanistan's northern Balkh Province, carrying emergency relief items for the people hit by flash floods, the Pakistani Foreign Ministry said.
We are not taking sides in Ukraine-Russia conflict: FM Bilawal
October 3: GEO News reported that Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari reiterated Pakistan’s position in the Ukraine-Russia war, asserting that “we would not be taking sides as we are sick and tired of wars and conflicts.” Read more I
Pakistan can benefit from US ‘relaxation’ on Russia oil
October 4: DAWN reported a State Department spokesperson during an interview on Monday said Pakistan can be one of the beneficiaries of a US decision to “keep Russian oil available” in the market for lower and middle-income countries. Read more I
Islamizing transgender bill: Senate panel hangs on to bill a little longer
October 4: SAMAA TV reported that a senate panel on Monday decided against returning a transgender bill to the house and then to an Islamic advisory body. Instead, it decided to hold further deliberations on the matter. Read more I
Pakistan’s PM says rival Imran Khan is ‘biggest liar on earth’
October 4: The Guardian reported Pakistan’s prime minister, Shehbaz Sharif, has accused the former premier Imran Khan of being “the biggest liar on the face of the earth” and injecting poison into society to “dangerously polarise the electorate” after he was toppled from power earlier this year. Read more I
Pakistan floods: 'It’s like fighting a war with no end'
October 4: BBC reported more than 2,000 hospitals and health centres were damaged or destroyed in recent floods in Pakistan - and families and their children are battling malnutrition and infection in what's now a public health emergency. Read more I