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Pakistan on Saturday denied its fighter jets are taking part in the Saudi-led operation in Yemen and declared that any decision to become part of the war will be taken after a visit of a high level delegation to Riyadh, which is due in the next 48 hours.

China's president Xi Jinping will arrive in Pakistan on April 9 for a two-day visit. During his stay in Pakistan, the Chinese dignitary will meet the civil and military leadership of Pakistan and sign various agreements.
Swat Police has started imparting the training of the use of weapons to watchmen for provision of public sector schools of the district. In first phase over 1000 watchmen were given formal training of the use of weapons and making targets. The initiative was started in the wake of Army Public School (APS) tragedy in Peshawar. Expert team of police is imparting the training.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has said that the Pakistan Army besides performing its role as custodian of national frontiers has always been a forerunner in terms of its contribution in the national development. Addressing the 3rd convocation of CMH Lahore Medical College on Saturday, General Sharif said that the entrenched role of the Army Medical Corps in forefronts of disasters, calamities and military operations against evil of terrorism and extremism has been highly impressive.
Federal Minister for Railways, Khawaja Saad Rafique on Saturday said that tapping anyone's phone is illegal and immoral, adding that PTI chairman Imran Khan levels allegations without any evidence. Saad Rafique said it will take time for PTI chief to become a 'better politician'.
Federal Information Minister Pervaiz Rasheed has said that Saudi Arabia was not only the brother country of Pakistan but due to Muslims' holy sites, the kingdom is respectable for Muslims across the world and any attack on Saudi Arabian territorial sovereignty will not be tolerated. Pervaiz Rasheed said that it was the duty of all Muslim countries to safeguard the interests of Saudi Arabia because of the holy sites. He said that may be Yemen war is not directly related to Pakistan but attack on Saudi Arabia is not the attack on a country but attack on the Muslim community.
-Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has demanded to nominate PTI leaders in the FIR already registered under anti terror laws for attacking Pakistan Television.


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Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
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