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Malaysia, Palestine to end Pakistan sports isolation

Malaysia, Palestine to end Pakistan sports isolation

LAHORE – Football teams of Palestine and Malaysia will tour Pakistan in February and March for home and away series, the Pakistan Football Federation announced on Sunday. The PFF has done what the country’s major sports like cricket and hockey have failed to do – bring international teams to the country.
Although the PHF has announced a series against Egypt but dates of it are yet to be finalised. Palestine footballer will visit Pakistan from February 27 to play two matches at

Malaysia wins ASEAN Suzuki Cup

JAKARTA – Malaysia won its first ASEAN Suzuki Cup Wednesday by beating Indonesia with an aggregate score of 4-2 for the first and second legs of the Southeast Asian championships final.
In the final’s second leg, held in Jakarta’s Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Indonesia beat Malaysia 2-1 in a match attended by Indonesia’s President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
However, the score was not enough to overcome Indonesia’s 3-0 defeat to Malaysia in the first leg at the national stadium

Malaysia, NZ sign halal meat deal

WELLINGTON – In what is a blow to Pakistani aspirations to break into the global halal industry, New Zealand’s meat exports are set to rise after Malaysia this week agreed to a halal standards agreement, according to a statement.
New Zealand’s meat trade with Malaysia has been restricted since 2005, when Malaysian auditors unlisted many New Zealand beef plants for export as they failed to fully comply with Malaysia’s new halal standards. However, the new agreement, which sets out

Pakistan looks on Malaysia to halt Petronas retreat

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has finally sought intervention from the Malaysian government to stop the exit of its state owned petroleum company Petronas.
An informed source disclosed that the government has sent a letter to the Malaysian government, seeking their help to stop the exit of Petronas. The letter was issued following the Petroleum Ministry’s failure to resolve issues with the Malaysian state owned firm.
The decision to involve Malaysian government was made considering

Pakistan upset Malaysia to claim squash gold

GUANGZHOU: Aamir Atlas Khan avenged his singles final loss to Mohamad Azlan Iskandar as Pakistan won the men’s team title Thursday, preventing Malaysia from sweeping the Asian Games squash golds. But world number one Nicol David grabbed her fourth Asiad gold medal as she powered Malaysia to a 2-0 win over Hong Kong in the women’s team final.
It was only Pakistan’s second gold of these Games after the women’s cricket title. It was also their second squash gold since the racquet

Malaysia makes it double, Atlas brings home the silver

GUANGZHOU: Five-time World Open champion Nicol David clinched a third Asian Games title on Sunday with compatriot Mohamad Azlan Iskander completing a Malaysian double with the men’s gold.
Top seed David carved out a 11-8, 8-11, 11-6, 11-7 win over Hong Kong’s Annie Au. The victory follows the Malaysian star’s Asiad gold triumphs in Kuala Lumpur in 1998 and Doha four years ago. David, who has been world number one for a record 56 consecutive months, arrived in Guangzhou having

Meat export to Malaysia is a great achievement: CM

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that shipment of 25 tons meat to Malaysia is a big achievement.
He was addressing a function at the occasion of first shipment of kosher meat to Malaysia by Zenith Associates in Raiwind on Saturday. He said that development of livestock could help increase export of kosher meat as well as strengthen national economy.
If the exporters promise to achieve $ two billion export of meat in next two years, he would allocate Rs

DVS Malaysia approves export of meat to Malaysia

KAULA LUMPUR: The department of veterinary services (DVS), ministry of agriculture and members of the Malaysian agro-based industry has approved an ‘abattoir and processing plant’ set up in Pakistan to export halal meat to Malaysia.
According to Pakistan’s high commission in Kaula Lumpur, the DVS, Malaysia has informed the Pakistan high commission that after considerable inspections of abattoirs and processing plants in Pakistan by DVS and department of Islamic development

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