The Galle International Stadium will host its fourth straight Test in the past few weeks after the two Australia matches and the ongoing Pakistan opener.
The move comes just days after the World Economic Forum, in its Global Gender Gap Report, ranked Pakistan as the second worst country in terms of gender parity in the world.
Ismail on Saturday referred to the shortfall in foreign reserves highlighted by the International Monetary Fund, Dawn newspaper said. As per the IMF, there is a USD 4 billion gap, the minister.
One of the children, 10-year-old Kamran, had succumbed to the injuries inflicted by the employers, while his younger sibling, Rizwan (6), was injured.
For 12 years, Afsheen Gul spent her life confined to her house in Mithi, in the Sindh province of Pakistan. The youngest of seven siblings, she never went to school or played with her friends.
"Therefore, selling coal cheaply to Pakistan would inevitably paint them as Pakistani puppets," said Hameed Hakimi, an Afghanistan expert at the Washington-based Atlantic Council.
Nusrat Mirza, a Pakistani journalist had recently claimed in a YouTube interview that he visited India five times during the UPA rule and passed on sensitive information to the ISI.
Sri Lanka have managed to successfully host Australian cricket team without any security breach despite civil unrest after former president Gotabaya Rajapakse fled the country.
The England Cricket Team are scheduled to tour Pakistan for the first time since 2015 when they play a 7-match T20I series and three Tests in September or October.
Ansari, however, has dismissed the charge as a "litany of falsehood" and said he never met or invited the journalist.
Preliminary investigations and the children's statements suggested that the suspect strangulated his wife with a pillow before boiling her in the cauldron in front of them, police said.
The agreement paves the way for the release of the much-awaited USD 1.17 billion loan tranche that had been on hold since earlier this year, the Dawn News reported.
All-rounder Dhananjaya de Silva, pacer Asitha Fernando and spinner Jeffrey Vandersay are all named in the squad and are in contention to return to Sri Lanka's XI.
The country has been facing a serious threat from its external front as the State Bank of Pakistan's foreign exchange reserves fell to single digits despite a USD 2.3 billion inflow from China.
India was placed fourth with 105 points but the 10-wicket win on Tuesday propelled them to 108 rating points, leaving Pakistan behind at 106 in the latest chart.
With eye on Indian Ocean, China and Pakistan kick off naval, air drills to jointly deal with maritime threats
The newly delivered Taimur's participation in the drills indicates its high technical maturity, the success in the Pakistani sailors' training.
As Mithali Raj announced her retirement, Harmanpreet picked up from where she left at the World Cup, winning the player of the series award in both T20I and ODI series against Sri Lanka.
The incident comes after three Pakistani fishermen with nine Pakistani boats were apprehended by BSF in June. The BSF challenged the Pakistani infiltrators as they tried to escape.
Imran Riaz Khan was arrested near Islamabad by Punjab's Attock district police on Tuesday night in a case filed against him last month for inciting violence and hatred.
Climate change unlocks new dimensions of natural disasters; melting glaciers threaten Pakistan's north
At least 16 such glacial lake outburst floods linked to heatwaves have occurred this year already, compared with an average of five or six per year, the Pakistani government said earlier this week.