September 17: The Intercept reported secret Pakistani arms sales to the U.S. helped to facilitate a controversial bailout from the International Monetary Fund earlier this year, according to two sources with knowledge of the arrangement, with confirmation from internal Pakistani and American government documents. The arms sales were made for the purpose of supplying the Ukrainian military — marking Pakistani involvement in a conflict it had faced U.S. pressure to take sides on. Read More I
PM Kakar criticises West for dismissing India's 'reality' for 'economic, strategic reasons'
September 22: GEO News reported Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar has voiced Pakistan's disapproval of Western nations' failure to acknowledge the "reality" regarding New Delhi's right-wing leadership. Read more I
‘Anti-aircraft guns in Kacha areas’ spark aviation concerns
September 22: The Express Tribune reported pictures of outlaws brandishing anti-aircraft weaponry in the riverine areas of Sindh making the rounds on social media have created a serious situation for the aviation sector officials, who are moving swiftly to placate the global flyers. Read more I
Faulty refrigeration system blamed for UAE meat ban
September 22: DAWN reported A faulty refrigeration system of the shipping line has been blamed for the fungus detected in the fresh chilled meat shipment of a Pakistani company to the United Arab Emirates that prompted the Gulf state to ban imports, at least for the time being, and bringing a bad name to Pakistan. Read more I