Karachi Kings, as they gear up for the 9th edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), have finalized their list of retained players, opting to keep five key members for the upcoming season.
According to credible sources, the retained players comprise James Vince, Hasan Ali, Shoaib Malik, Mir Hamza, and Tabraiz Shamsi. However, there is speculation that Muhammad Amir will not be part of the retained squad this time.
There are indications that Tayyab Tahir from Karachi Kings might be in discussions for a potential move to another franchise. Nevertheless, the Kings’ management has expressed confidence in their retained quintet, emphasizing their commitment to keeping these players within their roster for the upcoming season.
The stage is set for the player draft of Pakistan Super League 9, scheduled to occur on December 13 in Lahore. The strategic decisions made by Karachi Kings in player retention suggest a clear intention to construct a formidable lineup for the forthcoming season of the league.
Qatar And Pakistan Hold IT Conference In Doha To Foster Collaboration In IT Realm
Meanwhile, a delegation led by Caretaker IT Minister Dr. Umar Saif actively participated in the Pakistan-Qatar IT Conference in Doha, aiming to foster collaboration in the tech realm between the two nations.
Comprising members from the Special Investment Facilitation Council, the Pakistan Software Export Board, Zohaib Khan of the Pakistan Software Houses Association, and 30 leading IT companies, the delegation witnessed a warm reception for Pakistani entities in Qatar.
Dr. Umar Saif expressed contentment with the positive bilateral strides in technology and emphasized the primary conference goal: strengthening ties between investors and firms from Pakistan and Qatar.
“Our aim is for Pakistani and Qatari companies to join forces, sharing investments and expertise,” Dr. Umar Saif affirmed, highlighting the potential for collaboration in crucial areas like artificial intelligence and cybersecurity.
Drawing attention to Pakistan’s 30,000 IT companies working tirelessly to digitize the nation, Dr. Saif spotlighted the production of 75,000 IT graduates annually, underscoring Pakistan’s dedication to top-notch training.