The strange case of the cricket match that helped fund Imran Khan’s political rise

Pakistan's then prime minister Imran Khan gestures during his address to PTI supporters in Karachi, Pakistan, on March 9, 2022. (APP/File)
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Updated 29 July 2022

The strange case of the cricket match that helped fund Imran Khan’s political rise

 

July 28: The Financial Times reported at the height of his success, the Pakistani tycoon Arif Naqvi invited cricket superstar Imran Khan and hundreds of bankers, lawyers, and investors to his walled country estate in the Oxfordshire village of Wootton for weekends of sport and drinking. Read More I 


US Asks Pakistan to Seek Debt Relief from China After Floods

Updated 28 September 2022

US Asks Pakistan to Seek Debt Relief from China After Floods

September 28: Bloomberg reported that US Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged Pakistan to discuss debt relief and restructuring with China, its single-largest creditor after the flood-ravaged South Asian nation made a similar appeal to other countries. Read more I 


Dengue claims 33 lives in Sindh over last 24 hours

Updated 28 September 2022

Dengue claims 33 lives in Sindh over last 24 hours

September 27: GEO News has reported another patient lost her life to the dengue virus in Karachi's central district on Tuesday, taking the death toll of the disease in Sindh to 33. Read more I 


Dar yet to surrender before court due to judge’s absence

Updated 28 September 2022

Dar yet to surrender before court due to judge’s absence

September 28: Dawn reported that Senator Ishaq Dar, who is replacing outgoing finance minister Miftah Ismail, could not surrender before the accountability court of Islamabad on Tuesday as the judge was on leave. Read more I 


Pakistan Rupee Rallies Amid New Finance Chief Appointment

Updated 27 September 2022

Pakistan Rupee Rallies Amid New Finance Chief Appointment

September 26: Bloomberg reported Pakistan’s rupee closed its best day in six weeks after reports that Ishaq Dar, known for his preference for a stronger currency, will be returning as finance minister. Read More I


Flood Relief for Pakistan: Interview with China International Development Cooperation Agency on aid & assistance

Updated 27 September 2022

Flood Relief for Pakistan: Interview with China International Development Cooperation Agency on aid & assistance

September 26: CGTN Beijing has provided aid to Pakistan as it faces multiple crisis from heavy rainfall and massive flooding. Read More I