Tag: Farewell

New PCB chairman hosts farewell for Ijaz Butt

Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board Zaka Ashraf hosted a farewell reception for former PCB chief Ijaz Butt at the National Cricket Academy on Monday. Senior...

Misbah, Younus want a befitting farewell to Waqar

Senior Pakistan batsman and former captain Younus Khan along with the current skipper Misbah-ul-Haq on Tuesday promised a special send-off to the outgoing coach...

Sher Afgan bids farewell to APML

General Pervez Musharraf’s newborn political party- All Pakistan Muslim League- suffered a bruising blow today when veteran politician and close aide to former president...

Uncle Sam’s farewell

Economic analysts all over the globe couldn’t help but react to the consequences of the US debt deal, as it was approved by congress...

Turkish consul general bids farewell to Pakistan

Pakistan and Turkey are two brother states, but the ties between the two countries have been strengthened further during the past three to four...

Gates in Afghanistan on farewell visit

US Defense Secretary Robert Gates arrived in Kabul Saturday on a farewell visit to Afghanistan, an AFP reporter travelling with him said. Gates is expected...

Beyonce, Madonna honour Oprah

The stars came out to honor Oprah Winfrey in a pair of spectacular farewell shows taped in front of 13,000 ecstatic fans Tuesday as...

SMIC’s farewell for second year students celebrated with Sindh Jeay,...

KARACHI - First year students of the Sindh Madressatul Islam College (SMIC) organised a farewell party for the passing out students of second year. A passionate performance by the students on the Sindhi folk song 'Sindh Jeay, Sindh Wara Jean' (long live Sindh, long live its people) captivated the hearts and minds of the audience. Similarly, a '2Man Show' and skit on the subject of science, symbolising the provinces of Pakistan including Gilgit Baltistan, was entertaining and

Shoaib likely to get farewell from PCB

LAHORE - Speedster Shoaib Akhtar has not approached the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to allow him to play a farewell match for the national team. A PCB official there were only media reports about Shoaib wanting the board to allow him to play a farewell match but he had not filed any request with the PCB as yet. "So far he has not spoken to us about it and we are also reading things in the media, but when he does come to us with a proposal, obviously the chairman will consider it," a

Farewell extravaganza being planned for Shoaib

LAHORE - Senior officials in the Pakistan Cricket Board are planning a farewell extravaganza for speedster Shoaib Akhtar, it has been revealed.
Sources say that several regional cricket associations are planning to organise exhibition matches in a bid to give Akhtar, who retired from international cricket during the recently concluded ICC Cricket World Cup, a fitting farewell.
The 'Rawalpindi Express' appeared a spent force in the Pakistan squad during the ICC CWC. With

Shoaib wants farewell match

LAHORE - Pakistan's enigmatic fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar wants to be given an opportunity to play a final farewell match this year although he announced his retirement from international cricket during the World Cup. Although Shoaib himself has kept a low profile since returning from the World Cup, well-placed sources confirmed that the fast bowler had conveyed to the PCB about his desire to play a farewell match.
The experienced player suffered a setback in the World Cup as his

Muralitharan, Tendulkar set for Mumbai farewell

NEW DELHI - Praise and admiration rained down on Sachin Tendulkar and Muttiah Muralitharan on Friday, 24 hours before the two superstars bring their World Cup careers to an end.
Tendulkar, playing in his sixth and probably last World Cup at the age of 37, is desperate to capture the only piece of silverware missing from his record-breaking career.
Added spice is provided by Saturday's final against Sri Lanka being played at his home Wankhede stadium in Mumbai where a century

Sachin v Murali: a farewell battle to cherish

MUMBAI - Legends Sachin Tendulkar and Muttiah Muralitharan face-off in a mouth-watering duel for the last time when India and Sri Lanka clash in the World Cup final on Saturday. The contest between the world's leading batsman and highest wicket-taker in their final appearance in cricket's showpiece event will add spice to the big game at the Wankhede stadium. Muralitharan, who turns 39 next month, will leave international cricket after the World Cup with more Test (800) and one-day

British deputy HC holds farewell meeting with Qaim

KARACHI - British Deputy High Commissioner Robert W Gibson held a farewell meeting with Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah at the Chief Minister's House on Wednesday.
Gibson was accompanied by Daniel Tarshish and Shaharyar Niazi, whereas Senior Sindh Education Minister Pir Mazharul Haq, Sindh Local Government Minister Agha Siraj Durrani and Sindh Law Minister Ayaz Soomro were also present on the occasion.
The participants of the meeting discussed matters of mutual

After 3-decade service, SMI’s beloved teacher bids farewell

KARACHI - The Sindh Madressahtul Islam (SMI) bid farewell to one of its beloved teachers, Ramesh P Jethmalani, who retired on Saturday after having served the institution for 30 years.
A farewell party for Jethmalani was organised on Saturday by the institution at its Sir Shahnawaz Bhutto Auditorium, where the SMI principal and other senior teachers led the tributes for the selfless services of the in charge of SMI College Section.
Born on March 26, 1951 in Karachi,

Pakistan bids farewell to retiring Akhtar

COLOMBO - Team-mates and former greats Thursday welcomed paceman Shoaib Akhtar's decision to quit international cricket after the World Cup, saying he served the country well despite his controversies. The 35-year-old announced he wanted to put an end to a 14-year international career which was plagued with injuries and by discipline problems.
"We feel sad for Akhtar as he has been a very nice team-mate and we'll always remember him as someone who always tried hard for the team

NH&MP bids farewell to outgoing PRO

LAHORE - National Highways and Motorway Police (NH&MP) N-5 Central on Monday hosted a farewell party in the honour of outgoing Public Relations Officer (PRO) Syed Imran Ahmad Shah selected for United Nations Peace Mission in Darfur. DIG Syed Ibne Hussain paid tribute to Shah and said that NH&MP would remember his services. He praised the former spokesman for highlighting NH&MP's soft image through different events, press conferences, news letters and seminars and said that Shah