PTV 'accidentally' trolls Imran Khan with an offensive typo

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PM Khan also said that Pakistan will continue to support the restoration of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi's government, and would play its role to bring all parties together for a political settlement.

Khan was in Beijing seeking financial aid to help end a spiralling balance of payments crisis after securing US$6 billion in support from Saudi Arabia and before Pakistan sat down to talks with the International Monetary Fund.

Ministry of Information and Broadcast removed Pakistan Television (PTV) Managing Director col. (retd) Hassan Immad Mohammadi over 20 seconds mistake.

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"The foreign minister made a long speech in Senate and while it revolved around the prime minister's offer of acting as a mediator between Saudi Arabia and Yemen, he did not answer any of the questions put forth by the Opposition", Rehman said.

"We had told you about the $12 billion financing gap, of which $6 billion have come from Saudi Arabia, and the rest has come from China. A relationship that has been operating at a high level and we have been offering our assistance to Pakistan in the best of our capacity". "I want to make that clear in unequivocal terms that we do not have any balance of payments crisis now".

Pakistan begins almost two weeks of talks with the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday over what would be the South Asian country's 13th IMF bailout since the 1980s to help it end a spiralling current account crisis.

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During Khan's visit to China, Pakistan media reported that Beijing had agreed to provide USD 6 billion in aid to the cash-strapped country which included a loan of USD 1.5 billion along with an additional package of USD 3 billion for the CPEC.

The sources had further said that Dr Siddiqui's request had been conveyed to the prime minister. Both the U.S. and Pakistani officials, however, say that she was arrested in Afghanistan.

Prosecutors in NY had called her an al Qaeda sympathiser and sought life imprisonment.

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