August 15: Financial Times reported that Saudi Arabia has agreed to renew a $3bn deposit at Pakistan’s central bank to bolster the south Asian state’s depleted foreign reserves as Islamabad negotiates an aid package with the IMF, according to people familiar with the deal.
Imran challenges rulers to arrest him
October 3: The Nation reported that former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek- e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has said that PML-N vice-president Maryam Nawaz wanted the cipher to be lost somewhere so that the public will not know about the conspiracy between her uncle Shehbaz Sharif and the US, but by doing so, she has given new life to the cipher.
PIA gives seven of its landing slots at Heathrow Airport to foreign airlines
October 3: The News reported that Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has given seven of its landing slots at London’s Heathrow Airport — one of the world’s most important and busiest airports — to two foreign airlines.
Cabinet greenlights legal action against Imran over 'cipher' audio
October 3: The Express Tribune reported that the federal cabinet gave its go-ahead on Sunday to initiating legal action against former premier Imran Khan, his key cabinet ministers and his principal secretary Azam Khan in connection with the audio leaks where the former rulers discussed how to “play on cipher”.
Militants killed in Gulshan-e-Maymar raid affiliated with IS-K: CTD
October 3: Dawn reported that the Sindh Police’s Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Sunday revealed that a pair of militants killed in an encounter in Karachi’s outskirts a day ago were affiliated with the outlawed militant Islamic State Khorasan (IS-K) group and had planned a suicide attack targeting the 12th of Rabiul Awwal procession.
Factories Making Towels and Bedsheets Are Shutting in Pakistan
October 3: Bloomberg reported that Pakistan’s small textile mills, which make products ranging from bedsheets to towels mainly for consumers in the US and Europe, are starting to shut after devastating floods wiped out its cotton crop.