Posted on 12 February 2011 by PakBee - Total hits: 11,746
CAIRO: Beleaguered president of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak finally yielded to the relentless public protests and stepped down as the head of state on Friday, Geo News reported.
Jubilations erupted at Tehrir Square, the epicenter of the protests that had been going on in Egypt, demanding ouster of Hosni Mubarak who had been ruling the country for the past 29 years.
Hosni Mubarak stepped down and handed power to the military, Vice President Omar Suleiman said in a brief televised statement.
“Taking into consideration the difficult circumstances the country is going through, President Mohammed Hosni Mubarak has decided to leave the post of president of the republic and has tasked the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces to manage the state’s affairs,” Suleiman said.
Posted on 08 April 2010 by PakBee - Total hits: 1,430
KARACHI: Former captain of Pakistan cricket team Shoaib Malik has expressed gratitude for nation and media for supporting him.
In a statement, Shoaib said he is thankful to God and Pakistani nation who extended full support during his tough times. He said God knows everything and said he will personally thank the media friends as soon as he reach back home.
“ I apologize if anyone feels hurt as far as my decision is concerned,” Shoaib added.
On the other hand, Indian police said investigations are on as the case against Shoaib Malik has not been abolished.