T20 WC: USA defeat Canada by 7 wickets

The United States of America defeated Canada by seven wickets in the first match of ICC Men's T-20 World Cup 2024 at Dallas today. Batting first, Canada set a victory target of 195 runs and the United States of America achieved this in 17.4 overs. Source: Radio Pakistan

PM hails Hamzah Sheeraz’s victory in Riyadh boxing bout

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has felicitated the brotherly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on hosting an impressive bout of boxing at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh. In a post on social media platform X today, he said that he is delighted on the victory of Pakistani origin young boxing superstar Hamzah Sheeraz. He said we are proud of Hamzah Sheeraz and look forward to welcoming him in Pakistan soon as World Champion. Source: Radio Pakistan

Shehbaz Sharif congratulates first Christian female brigadier

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has congratulated Helen Mary Roberts on her promotion to the rank of Brigadier in the Army Medical Corps. In a statement, he said Helen Mary Roberts has become the first Christian woman officer to be promoted to the rank of Brigadier in the armed forces. The Prime Minister said Brigadier Helen Mary Roberts proved with her hard work that Pakistani women are not behind men in any field. He said the entire nation, including the Pakistani Christian community, is proud of Brigadier Helen Mary Roberts. The Prime Minister said Brigadier Helen Mary Roberts' hard work, dedication and passion for service to humanity is a source of motivation for women. Source: Radio Pakistan

Minister urges quick settlement of overseas Pakistanis’ issues

Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi today visited the High Commission of Pakistan in London. He held a one-on-one meeting with Pakistan's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Dr. Muhammad Faisal, and commended the High Commission's services. While chairing a meeting at the High Commission, he directed that the issues of Overseas Pakistanis should be resolved on priority basis and an efficient system based on modern technology should be devised for this purpose. The Interior Minister highlighted that Pakistanis residing abroad represent the homeland and stressed the importance of sparing no effort in addressing their concerns. Source: Radio Pakistan

Maryam Nawaz approves Lahore Development Project

Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz has approved the Lahore Development Project. The project was presented in a special meeting in Lahore today, chaired by the Chief Minister. Under the Chief Minister's direction, a Project Management Unit has been established. In the first phase, development work will be done in six zones of Lahore city within ten months. This development work will cost over 74 billion rupees. Source: Radio Pakistan