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Is the backchannel delivering?

The News International 11 May 2021
This is not just obvious from observable LOC violence data, but also from open-source reporting of an agreement to dial down cross-LOC fire from both countries’ DGMOs in late May of 2018 ... A dramatically more robust implementation of Pakistan’s counterterrorism laws is another positive outcome that Pakistanis can observe since 2018.
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Saudi Arabia ready to mediate between India, Pakistan

Anadolu Agency 11 May 2021
Saudi Arabia has offered to mediate between India and Pakistan in an attempt to reduce long-running tensions between the two nuclear neighbors.  ... Pakistan, he observed, has a "very important" role to play vis-a-vis the peace talks, which aim to bring an end to a decades-long conflict in Afghanistan.
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‘Migratory birds help with seed dispersal, pollination and pest control’

The News International 10 May 2021
This was stated by the WWF-Pakistan through a press release released on the occasion of World Migratory Birds Day, which is observed every year on May 8 ... On this day the WWF-Pakistan released a video of migratory birds that take refuge at the Borith Lake in Gilgit-Baltistan.
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Pakistan to introduce 'new' rules to meet FATF demands: Report

Hindustan Times 10 May 2021
Pakistan, keen to ... Because of this statement and rules, Pakistan’s compliance with FATF recommendations in Post Observation Period Report (POPR) would further improve with corresponding enhancement in the ratings or effectiveness of the FATF’s relevant Immediate Outcomes, it said.
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New rules in the works to meet FATF conditions

Dawn 10 May 2021
So far, Pakistan has submitted three FURs in Feb and Oct 2020 and Feb 2021 ... Because of this statement and rules listed above, Pakistan’s compliance with FATF recommendations in Post Observation Period Report (POPR) would further improve with corresponding enhancement in the ratings or effectiveness of the FATF’s relevant Immediate Outcomes.
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Lockdown SOPs observed in Peshawar on first eid holiday

Urdu Point 10 May 2021
PESHAWAR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 10th May, 2021 ) .A complete lockdown was observed here on Monday with all businesses markets and commercial plazas were closed as per provincial government directives to ensure a strict implementation of the decisions taken by ...
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Saudi Arabia backs India-Pak dialogue

Hindustan Times 09 May 2021
New Delhi Saudi Arabia has welcomed the decision by India and Pakistan to observe a ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) and backed a dialogue between the South Asian rivals to address all outstanding issues, including the Kashmir dispute.
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Saudi Arabia calls for dialogue between India and Pak to resolve their issues

The Siasat Daily 09 May 2021
The militaries of India and Pakistan, in a surprise announcement on February 25, said that they have agreed to strictly observe all agreements on ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir and other sectors ... They signed an agreement on the establishment of the Saudi-Pakistan Supreme Coordination Council (SPSCC).
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Saudi Arabia backs India-Pakistan dialogue to resolve issues such as Kashmir

Hindustan Times 09 May 2021
Saudi Arabia has welcomed the decision by India and Pakistan to observe a ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) and backed a dialogue between the South Asian rivals to address all outstanding issues, including the Kashmir dispute ... Pakistan Army chief Gen Qamar Bajwa too visited Saudi Arabia last week.
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Duty-free sites along Pak-Afghan border

Dawn 09 May 2021
Having observed the fate of some earlier similar adventures on the Pakistan side of the border over the last 50 years, most funded by the Pakistan government and some by donors, like the USAID, the introduction of the proposed bill in the US Senate can likely lead to another round of disaster.
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SMOKERS’ CORNER: KARACHI'S PARADIGM SHIFT

Dawn 09 May 2021
In the 2018 elections, this seat had been narrowly won by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) ... But whereas analysts sitting in Islamabad and Lahore were left perplexed, and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) asked for a re-recount, many seasoned observers in Karachi were not as shocked by the outcome.
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Pakistan's PM Imran Khan meets Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on visit to Saudi Arabia ...

The Daily Mail 09 May 2021
Pakistan's Prime Minister has met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on a three-day state visit to Saudi Arabia ... While the wealthy kingdom has supported Pakistan with billions of dollars in aid and loans in recent years, observers say the kingdom is also keen not to upset India, a key business partner and importer of Saudi oil.
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66 more trains to be run for Eid rush

The News International 09 May 2021
After observing the rush, Pakistan Railways decided to run 66 more trains for all cities ...
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World Thalassaemia Day observed in Sukkur

Urdu Point 09 May 2021
SUKKUR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 9th May, 2021 ) .World Thalassaemia Day observed in Sukkur to create awareness about thalassaemia, its prevention, and measures to avoid its transmission among people.
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Rise seen in migratory bird population in Pakistan’s water bodies despite threats

Dawn 09 May 2021
Pakistan has seen an increase in the population of migratory birds across its water bodies over the last two years, raising the hope that the country can become a safe haven for these species, said World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-P) officials on Saturday. Their comments came in the backdrop of World Migratory Birds Day, observed on May 8.
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