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Sharif, Australian PM discuss bilateral issues -
BIRGU, Malta, Nov 28 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull met here Saturday and discussed ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation in diverse fields.

PM Nawaz due in Paris to represent Pakistan at UN Climate Change Summit -
PARIS, Nov 28 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will arrive here on Sunday to represent Pakistan at the 21st UN Climate Change Conference (COP21) being held in the French capital from November 30 to December 11, to reach a new global deal to tackle climate change by cutting greenhouse emissions.

PM attends CHOGM's retreat sessions on violent extremism, SDGs -
app37-28pm-malta.jpgBIRGU, Malta, Nov 28 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Saturday along with other world leaders attended two retreat sessions on the second day of Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) that focused on violent extremism, Sustainable Development Goals and migration.

UN chief calls for action on climate change to Commonwealth summit -
UNITED NATIONS, Nov 28 (APP): UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon took his call for urgent action on climate change to the Heads of Government of the 53-nation, 2.2-billion-people-strong Commonwealth on Friday, declaring that the stars seemed aligned for major progress on the critical issue.

PM greets new Commonwealth Secretary General -
VALLETTA, Malta, Nov 28 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has greeted Baroness Patricia Scotland on her election as the new Secretary General of Commonwealth.

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Rehman leads second day of chief of naval golf
LAHORE, Nov 28 APP): Mohammad Rehman of Royal Palm maintained his supremacy in this 5th Chief of Naval Staff Golf Championship at the end of second round at the fabulous par 72, Royal Palm Golf and Country Club Golf Course here on Saturday. 
Rehman leading opening day play of Chief of Naval Staff golf
LAHORE, Nov 27 (APP): Mohammad Rehman of Royal Palm was the star at the conclusion of the first round as he drifted through the first eighteen holes on the opening day of the 5th Chief of Naval Staff Championship here on Friday at Royal Palm golf course.
FIH to assist PHF in revival of hockey
LAHORE, Nov 27 (APP): International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Friday vowed to assist Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) to revive international hockey in Pakistan while the Punjab government has assured provision of fool proof security to the foreign teams visiting the country.
Richardson praises CA, NZC for playing historic day-night Test
ISLAMABAD, Nov 26 (APP): The International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive David Richardson on Thursday was all praise for Cricket Australia, New Zealand Cricket and their teams for having the vision to engage the historic day-night Test milestone for world cricket.
The show must go on: Afridi
ISLAMABAD, Nov 26 (APP): Pakistan's Twenty20 skipper Shahid Afridi believes the show must go on referring to the Pak-India series but said it will be great if India tours Pakistan in this difficult time for support.

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Pakistan working for Womenís empowerment: Sherry Rehman PDF Print E-mail
WASHINGTON, June 9 (APP): Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States Sherry Rehman has said the country is witnessing a great deal of good things like political and societal efforts towards protection of women’s rights.She made it clear it is not just a place about conflict as often wrongly refracted through the lens of ongoing war in the region.Ambassador Sherry Rehman was speaking at a reception she hosted in honor of prominent Pakistani women’s rights advocate and documentary filmmaker Samar Minallah, whose distinguished efforts were recognized by Vital Voices Organization this week.US special envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan Marc Grossman, Coordinator for US non-military assistance for Pakistan Ambassador Robin Raphel, Chairperson Vital Voices Board Susan Davis, American journalists, writers and Pakistani-American women leaders were among those who attended the event.
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