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Pakistan slide to 6th in ICC Test Ranking
KARACHI, Aug. 19 (APP)- England and Sri Lanka have improved their positions on the ICC Test Team Championship after winning their series against India and Pakistan, respectively.
 
Independence Day Cup Golf at DACGC from Friday
KARACHI, Aug 19 (APP)- The 6th edition of Independence Day Cup Golf Championship will be held here at Defence Authortity Country and Golf Club from Friday with top professionals and amateur in the fray.
 
Six Pakistan Test players arrives from Colombo
KARACHI, Aug. 19 (APP)- Six-member of Pakistan Test team returned here on Tuesday from Colombo after sffering humiliating 2-0 defeat Sri Lanka in the Test series.
 
Hamza shock holder Asif to storm in 6-Reds Asian Snooker quarters
KARACHI, Aug. 19 (APP)- Former Pakistan Champion Hamza Akbar pulled off a major shock in the Jubilee Insurance 6-Reds Asian Snooker Championship when he ousted compatriot and defending champion Muhammad Asif with a thumping 6-3 victory here at the Khorshed Hall of Hotel Avari Towers on Tuesday.
 
Pakistan International Circuit-II Squash Tournament from Aug 21: Qamar
PESHAWAR, Aug 19 (APP): Pakistan International Circuit-II squash tournament carrying a prize money of 10,000 US $ will be commencing here at PAF Hashim Khan Squash Complex.
 
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Eight Pakistani cities have 47 sister cities around the world PDF Print E-mail
ISLAMABAD, May 16 (APP): Eight Pakistani cities have 47 sister cities in various parts of Asia, Europe, North America and Africa.Shanghai, Beijing, Chicago, Houston, Ankara, Istanbul, Ankara,Manchester,Glasgow, Rome, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Amman, Dhaka, Beirut, Kolkata,Bukhara, Samarkand and Tashkent are some of the important cities which are sisters of cities in Pakistan.According to official sources, Istanbul was the first city which became sister city of Lahore in 1975 and the latest addition is Saint Petersburg, Russia which became sister city of Karachi this month.

During the recent visit of President Asif Ali Zardari to Russia, it was decided to declare St Petersburg and Karachi as sister cities to further boost bilateral trade and commercial ties.
Karachi is the largest city, main sea port and financial hub of Pakistan with a population of about 15 million.
While Saint Petersburg is often described as the most Western city of Russia. With over one million people, Saint Petersburg is the northernmost city in Russia.
Saint Petersburg is also home to The Hermitage, the largest art museum in the world. A large number of foreign consulates, international corporations,banks and other businesses are located in Saint Petersburg.
The cities are made sisters to promote educational, business, professional and cultural ties and expand youth exchanges.
Istanbul, Turkey,  Sariwon, North Korea, Xi’an, China, Kortrijk, Belgium,Fez, Morocco, C¢rdoba, Spain, Bukhara and Samarkand, Uzbekistan, Isfahan, Iran,Mashad, Iran, Glasgow, Scotland, Chicago, United States, Belgrade, Serbia,Fresno, United States, Krakow, Poland, Coimbra, Portugal and Dushanbe, Tajikistan are sister cities of Lahore.
Port Louis, Mauritius, Kolkata, India, Shanghai, China, Hong Kong, Jeddah,Saudi Arabia, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Istanbul, Turkey, Beirut, Lebanon, Dhaka,Bangladesh, Chicago, United States, Izmir, Turkey, Houston, United States,Manama, Bahrain, Pristina, Kosovo, Dubai, UAE and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia are sister cities of Karachi.
Amman, Jordan, Ankara, Turkey, Beijing, China and Seoul, South Korea are sister cities of Islamabad.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and Cairo, Egypt are sister cities of Rahim Yar Khan.Manchester, England and Kobe, Japan are sister cities of Faisalabad while Redditch, England is a sister town of Gujar Khan.
Urumqi, China and Makassar, Indonesia are sister cities of Peshawar and Rome, Italy and Konya, Turkey are sister cities of Multan.
 

     

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