DACCA: Mr Meer Toyed Hossain, Vice President of the outlawed Awami League, Magura sub-division, Jessore district, has appealed to the people to stand united against any evil design to disintegrate Pakistan. In an affidavit, Mr Toyed Hossain said that the recent happenings in our country had opened his eyes to the fact that a section of the outlawed Awami League leadership secretly conspired with India to barter away our hard-earned freedom. — Agencies

[Meanwhile, as reported by a staff correspondent in Karachi,] People from all walks of life throughout the country continued to flock to the banks for depositing Rs 500 and 100 rupee demonetised notes for the second day.... Reports reaching Karachi from various places indicated that the rush of depositors yesterday [June 9] at bank branches everywhere was lesser than on Tuesday [June 8] — the first day.

[Correspondent adds from Helsinki] Forecasting China’s admission into the United Nations at the autumn session of the world organisation, Ambassador Max Jakobson of Finland to UN, who is tipped as the most likely successor to U Thant as UN Secretary General, said ... that the United Nations would be better placed to resolve Asian conflicts.

Published in Dawn, June 10th, 2021

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