This writing talks about all the good news that happened in Pakistan on August 16, 2022. From winning against the Netherlands in 1st ODI to handing down modern machinery and vehicles to rescue 1122, this is all you need to know.
1. Pakistan Won by 16 Runs Against Netherlands in 1st ODI
A 16-run victory over the Netherlands in Pakistan’s first ODI came despite the team’s poor start and the early loss of their opener. With strong contributions from opener Fakhar Zaman and captain Babar Azam, Pakistan scored 314 for 6 in the first one-day international against the Netherlands.
Before Fakhar Zaman and Babar Azam could put together a solid partnership, Team Green quickly lost wickets in their opening match against the Netherlands. Star batsman Babar Azam was out on 74 runs, while Fakhar hit a century. Before losing their wickets, the two had helped the visitors to a 168-run second-wicket stand.
2. Fatima Sana Becomes First Pakistani Woman to Play Franchise Cricket in West Indies
Fatima Sana, a Pakistani fast bowler, has signed with the Barbados Royals of the first Women’s Caribbean Premier League. The star bowler will also participate in the The 6ixty for the West Indies.
Upon making her debut, Fatima Sana quickly rose to prominence, and in 2021, she was named the Emerging Women’s Cricketer of the Year by the International Cricket Council. She has joined on with the Barbados Royals of the Women’s Caribbean Premier League after impressing with both bat and ball in the league’s debut season.
3. Health Ministry Rejected DRAP’s Summary to Increase Medicine Prices
An attempt to raise drug prices, proposed in a summary by the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP), was shot down by the health minister. The request to raise the pricing of 40 medications was submitted to the health ministry. Abdul Qadir Patel, minister of health, disagreed with this statement and said the government will continue to provide aid to the people.
4. CM Punjab Handed Over Modern Machinery, Vehicles To Rescue 1122
The Chief Minister’s Office hosted a ceremony to present DG Rescue 1122 with 17 brand new vehicles, pieces of machinery, and other stuff. Prime Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi provided new vehicles, equipment, and supplies to the PDMA Rescue 1122 team. In the event of a disaster, whether it be a flood, an earthquake, or anything else, the rescue 1122 team is always the first to arrive.