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$20bn glass slipper

CROWN Prince Charming has come and gone. He left behind a glass slipper worth $20 bn. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman's visit to Islamabad over Feb 17-18 was as grand as any palace ball.

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Opposition parties should have been allowed to meet crown prince: Gilani

ISLAMABAD: Former premier and senior PPP leader Yousuf Raza Gilani said on Monday that opposition parties should have been given a chance to meet Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman who is on a historic two-day trip to the country.Former PM Gilani appears before court in corruption reference.The PPP leader also expressed his pleasure at the royal visit while speaking to the media outside the court.
“I am very happy with the visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to Pakistan as the two countries enjoy cordial relations,” said Gilani.Prince Salman arrived at Nur Khan Airbase in Islamabad on Sunday evening.He was warmly received by Prime Minister Imran Khan, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and other government officials.The government decided not to invite opposition leaders at the official banquet that was later hosted for the prince at the Prime Minister’s House.Opposition ‘not invited’ to banquet in honour of Saudi crown princeAccording to Gilani, “When PPP was in the government, it not only let the opposition meet foreign guests but they were even allowed to stay in their homes.”“Had I been the prime minister,” Gilani added, “I would have made the Saudi crown prince address the National Assembly.

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Ex-COAS Raheel Sharif calls on Gen Bajwa at GHQ

Former army chief Gen (r) Raheel Sharif Monday met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters, an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release said.
The army chief lauded the efforts of the Islamic military coalition headed by Gen Raheel Sharif for enduring peace, the ISPR added.A delegation of the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition led by Gen (r) Raheel Sharif arrived in Islamabad late Sunday. This is the maiden visit of the coalition delegates to Pakistan. During the two-day visit, the delegates will meet top civil and military leadership. Gen(r) Raheel Sharif is also scheduled to meet Prime Minister Imran Khan, reports said.
According to sources, the focus of the meetings with top civil and military leadership will be the regional situation as well as counter-terrorism measures taken by the coalition. The delegation is also expected to discuss the upcoming visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman to Pakistan. The 41-nation armed coalition was initially proposed as a platform for security cooperation among Muslim countries and included provisions for training, equipment and troops, and the involvement of religious scholars for devising a counter-terrorism narrative February12th  2019.

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