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Key points of PM Imran Khan’s Speech at United Nations General Assembly: https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/09/1101222 

India’s reply to Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s UN General Assembly address https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/immediately-vacate-pok-india-in-reply-to-pakistan-pm-imran-khans-unga-address-316002 

Pakistan’s Reply to Indian Claims at UN General Assembly. https://www.dawn.com/news/1648371 

New Zealand and England cricket teams’ withdrawal from Pakistan tour. https://www.dawn.com/news/1647435 

Threatening email was sent to New Zealand cricket team from Mumbai. https://www.geo.tv/latest/371878-fawad-chaudhry-holds-important-press-conference-on-new-zealand-withdrawal

Taliban Interim (Acting) Government Cabinet: Most important are names of Prime minister, deputy prime minister and Interior minister.

NameMinistry/Department
Mullah Mohammad Hasan AkhundPrime Minister
Mullah Abdul Ghani BaradarDeputy Prime Minister
Mullah Rahmatullah NajibDeputy Director National Directorate of Security
Mullah Hedayatullah BadriFinance Minister
Sirajuddin HaqqaniInterior Minister
Mullah Mohammad YaqoobDefense Minister.
Khalil Ur Rehman HaqqaniMinister of Refugees
Mawlawi Taj Mir JawadDeputy Chief of Intelligence  
Mawlawi Amir Khan MutaqiForeign Minister
Sheikh Mawlawi Noorullah MunirEducation Minister
Mullah Abdul Haq WasiqHead of NDS
Nooruddin AziziCommerce and Trade Ministry
Dr. Qalandar Ibad Minister of Health
(Interior minister Sirajuddin Haqqani is the Son of Jalauddin Haqqani; the founder of Haqqani Network)  

Fall of Kabul: During a military effort against the Afghan government that began in May 2021, Taliban militants on 15 August 2021 took control of Kabul, Afghanistan’s capital city. President Ashraf Ghani had fled the country when Kabul was captured. In the midst of a US army retreat, most of Afghanistan’s provincial capitals have fallen in sequence, according to a February 2020 US–Taliban agreement that ended on August 30, 2021. Although US intelligence assessments as recently as July predicted that Kabul would fall within months or weeks of US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, the security situation quickly deteriorated, prompting US President Joe Biden to admit on August 16 that “this did unfold more quickly than we had anticipated.”

The US and its coalition partners evacuated more than 123,000 people from Afghanistan via airlifts from the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul between 14 August and 31 August 2021 (when the US military completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan). The US military and its NATO partners provided security for the airport and airfield. Foreign diplomats and military people, foreign citizens, Afghan allies, and vulnerable Afghans like as journalists and human rights activists were among those evacuated. Over the course of the 18-day campaign, US military soldiers took 79,000 civilians through the airport and out of Afghanistan, making it the greatest non-combatant evacuation mission in US military history. Approximately 6,000 Americans were among those evacuated.

Around a thousand U.S. citizens and Afghans with U.S. or other visas were left stranded by the Taliban after the US pullout. It was “several thousand” US residents and one hundred US citizens, Blinken revealed two weeks later. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fall_of_Kabul_(2021) 

Fall of Punjshir: https://www.aljazeera.com/gallery/2021/9/7/photos-afghanistan-panjshir-the-last-pocket-of-resistance-falls-to-taliban 

Hasty induction of Electronic Voting machines; objections by Opposition and Election Commission of Pakistan. https://www.dawn.com/news/1644935  https://www.dawn.com/news/1645100 

Reshuffling in Punjab Bureaucracy: In yet another top-level reshuffle in Punjab bureaucracy, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government on Tuesday changed the police chief and chief secretary of the province. Sardar Ali Khan has become the 7th Inspector General and Kamran Ali Afzal the 5th Chief Secretary of Punjab during three years of the PTI government. Sardar Ali has replaced Inam Ghani as Punjab police chief, while Kamran Ali took charge from outgoing chief secretary Jawad Rafique Malik. Further details: https://www.dawn.com/news/1645093 

Nawaz Sharif ‘received first Covid-19 shot’ in Lahore: On September 22, a fake coronavirus vaccine entry was issued in the National Immunization Management System (NIMS) at the Government Kot Khawaja Saeed Hospital using former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s identity. According to the bogus entry, Nawaz Sharif, who is now in London, had his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination Sinovac at the hospital at 4:03 p.m. on Wednesday. Further details: https://www.geo.tv/latest/372024-fake-covid-19-vaccine-entry-made-in-nims-of-nawaz-sharif-at-lahore-hospital 

Ms. Saleha Saeed posted as Special Secretary, Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department. Mr. Farid Ahmad, Additional Secretary, Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department transferred from the position and directed to report to Services and General Administration Department.  Mr. Salman Ghani, Special Secretary, Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department transferred and posted as Special Secretary (Budget and Resource), Finance Department Government of Punjab. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1qNnWGHcD1xrvCZuIzEUQtbTTzGkoeHTY/view?usp=sharing 

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