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PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif condoles demise of Musharraf

He shared the message to his Twitter account.

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London: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo and former prime minister of Pakistan Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Sunday grieved at the demise of former president and retired gerenal Pervez Musharraf.

Turning to Twitter, Nawaz Sharif shared a holy verse, “We belong to Allah and to Him we shall return,” adding #PervezMusharraf.

Earlier, different political figures, ISPR and people belonging to different walks of life expressed the grief over the death of Pervez Musharraf.

It is pertinent to note that the former president passed away in Dubai today (Sunday) morning where he was hospitalized due to a rare disease called amyloidosis.

Gen. (Retd) Pervez Musharraf, 79-year-old- had served as president of Pakistan during 2001 and 2008. Later, he founded the All Pakistan Muslim League in 2010.

 

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Iftikhar hits six sixes off Wahab Riaz in an over

Iftikhar Ahmad played an unbeaten aggressive innings of 94 runs off 50 balls.

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Quetta: Quetta Gladiators player Iftikhar Ahmed Sunday hit six sixes in a single over of newly appointed Punjab Sports Minister Wahab Riaz in exhibition match of Pakistan Super League 8 (PSL).

He hit six sixes in Wahab Riaz's last over after which “IftiMania” became the top trend on Twitter.

Iftikhar Ahmad played an unbeaten aggressive innings of 94 runs off 50 balls.

Quetta Gladiators have set a target of 185 runs to Peshawar Zalmi for the loss of 5 wickets in 20 overs.

Earlier in the exhibition match, Peshawar captain Babar Azam won the toss and decided to field.

Gladiators squad:

Khushdil Shah, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Muhammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah, Umar Akmal, Bismillah Khan, Saud Shakeel, Umaid Asif, Abdul Wahid Banglazai, Aimal Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed and Muhammad Nawaz.

Zalmi squad:

Babar Azam, Danish Aziz, Saim Ayub, Haider Ali, Usama Mir, Usman Qadir, Aamer Jamal, Haseebullah Khan, Sufyan Muqeem, Azam Khan

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Pakistan stands in solidarity with Kashmiris for freedom struggle: PM

Shehbaz Sharif stressed upon forging of unity for the national interests.

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Muzaffarabad: Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif Sunday said that the entire Pakistani nation was standing shoulder to shoulder with their Kashmiri brothers in their struggle for freedom.

He said: “He had exposed the atrocities and brutalities committed by India against the Kashmiri people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) at different world fora”.

The prime minister was talking to a delegation of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) that called on him, PM Office Media Wing said in a press release.

Shehbaz Sharif stressed upon forging of unity for the national interests by leaving behind all political affiliations.

He expressed that the freedom of IIOJK was not far off if they continued this unity on national issues.

During the meeting, AJK Prime Minister Sardar Tanveer Ilyas, AJK Legislative Assembly Speaker Chaudhry Anwar ul Haq, APHC leaders Mahmood Ahmed Saghir, Altaf Hussain Wani, Muhammad Hussain Khateeb, Faiz Ahmed Naqshbandi, Syed Yousaf Naseem, Manzoor Ahmed Ilyas and Zia Hussain were present.

Federal ministers Khawaja Saad Rafique, Rana Tanveer Hussain, Marriyum Aurangzeb, Murtaza Javaid Abbasi and Adviser to Prime Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira were also present on the occasion.

The APHC delegation while warmly welcoming the prime minister expressed that the presence of the prime minister in AJK on the observance of Kashmir Solidarity Day and for the Kashmir cause was a good gesture.

They also appreciated the prime minister for exposing the atrocities and aggression of India before the world community and raising the voice of the Kashmiri people across the globe.

They said that visit of the prime minister reflected his personal priority to the cause of Kashmir.

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