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Abdul Razzaq awarded honorary life membership of MCC

Former all-rounder Abdul Razzaq has been awarded honoray life membership of MCC on his tremendous performance to win the ICC Twenty20 World Cup at Lord’s in 2009. Honorary life membership is awarded to some of the finest cricketers and men and women associated with the game, and his inclusion makes it four players from Pakistan to be awarded Honorary Life Membership within the past 12 months, following Misbah-ul-Haq, Shahid Afridi and Younis Khan, who were all awarded the same honour in 2017. Read More: Former cricketer…

Malala to become honorary Canadian citizen

OTTAWA, Canada: Malala Yousafzai will travel to Canada to become an honorary citizen, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Friday, the same day the 17-year-old education rights campaigner was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize.

Britain makes Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie an honorary dame

LONDON: Britain has made the Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie an honorary dame for services to UK foreign policy and her campaigning to end sexual violence in war zones. Jolie, who is special envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), was among 1,149 people to receive an award for their contribution to British society in the annual Queen's Birthday Honours list published on Saturday. The list includes a posthumous MBE for teenage cancer sufferer and fundraiser Stephen Sutton and a knighthood for…