2017 February 04

Archive for February 4th, 2017

Govt taking effective measures for provision of free medicines to cancer patients: Shahbaz

February 4, 2017 |

Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif says the government is taking effective measures for provision of free medicines to cancer patients in the province.

This he said in a message on the occasion of International Cancer Prevention Day.

Shahbaz Sharif …

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UN Removes Afghan Warlord Hekmatyar From Terrorist List

February 4, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � The United Nations has removed notorious Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar from its list of designated terrorists following his recent peace agreement with the Kabul government.

Therefore, the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo … no longer apply …

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Pakistani Official Signals Flexibility in Discussing Afridi Case With US

February 4, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � A top Pakistani official has hinted that his government would be willing to discuss with the new American administration freedom for Shakil Afridi, the jailed doctor who helped the United States hunt down Osama bin Laden in 2011.…

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