Your afternoon update on stories from Pakistan, world
Ramiz Raja, in his first act as the Pakistan Cricket Board chairman, has appointed former Australian opener Matthew Hayden and South African Vernon Philander as consultant coaches of the national team for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf leads with 64 seats in cantonment boards elections, with PML-N a close runner-up. The PPP trailed far behind.
Karachi cantonment elections: PTI, PPP, PML-N address post-results press conferences. Provincial Minister Saeed Ghani thanks Karachi for ‘trusting’ PPP.
President Dr Arif Alvi to address a joint session of Parliament on Monday. Prime minister, chief ministers, governors invited.
The journalist fraternity sets a stage outside Parliament House against the Pakistan Media Development Authority (PMDA).
Pakistan reports 2,988 new coronavirus cases, 67 deaths in the past 24 hours. Azad Kashmir’s Mirpur records the highest positivity rate, 15.57%, in the country.