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Pakistan HC Abdul Basit seeks early retirement as tension grows

Pakistan HC Abdul Basit seeks early retirement as tension grows

Sohail Mahmood may replace him as new High Commissioner to India Pakistan High Commissioner in India Abdul Basit has decided to take retirement from his post, in a sudden announcement. Abdul Basit has sent his resignation letter to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The official sources confirmed that Prime Minister has accepted his resignation letter. Abdul Basit who is currently serving ... Read More »

Pakistan, Cuba sign MoU on Disaster Management

Pakistan, Cuba sign MoU on Disaster Management

The MOU will enhance mutual cooperation between the two countries in the areas of Disaster Management and Risk Mitigation Pakistan and Cuba signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to co-operate in the field of Disaster Management. The MOU was signed by Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lieutenant General Omar Mehmood Hayat and Ambassador of Cuba to Pakistan, Mr. Gabriel ... Read More »

Pakistan and Tajikistan agree to boost bilateral ties in diverse sectors

Pakistan and Tajikistan agree to boost bilateral ties in diverse sectors

Pakistan desires peaceful resolution of all issues, including the Jammu and Kashmir, PM Nawaz Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived on official visit to Tajikistan on Wednesday to boost bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries. A high-level delegation, including federal ministers and officials, is also accompanying the PM Nawaz Sharif on two-day visit. In a one-on-one meeting with ... Read More »

Khamenei tells Iranian judiciary to adopt official position on Kashmir issue

Khamenei tells Iranian judiciary to adopt official position on Kashmir issue

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei told the Iranian Chief Justice to pursue official support to Bahrain, Kashmir and Myanmar Iran’s supreme leader – Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, has called upon the Judiciary of his country to pursue support and adopt official position for Kashmiris who are fighting against Indian oppression in the occupied valley. According to Iranian media, Supreme leader Ayatollah ... Read More »

US urges Pakistan, India to resolve Kashmir issue through negotiations

McCain urges India, Pakistan to hold talks on Kashmir issue

No change in policy on Kashmir issue, Senator John McCain A high-level US Senate delegation led by Republican John McCain, Chairman Senate Armed Services Committee visits Pakistan for regional security talks with Pakistan’s top foreign affairs official and military chief in Islamabad. US Senate delegation has  discussed different dimensions of regional security as Washington gears up to send more troops to ... Read More »

Pakistan demands NSG to ensure equal treatment for membership

Pakistan demands NSG to ensure equal treatment for membership

Ambassador Maleeha urges discriminatory waivers to India is another challenge to non-proliferation norms, rules Pakistan’s ambassador to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi has called for the Nuclear Suppliers Group to establish and adhere to more objective and non-discriminatory criteria to ensure equal treatment of Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) applicants for the Group’s membership. Earlier Pakistan’s Foreign Office argued that, Nuclear ... Read More »

Pakistan Army chief meets Turkish President Erdogan to discuss regional security affairs

Pakistan Army chief meets Turkish President Erdogan to discuss regional security affairs

Turkish President acknowledged Pakistan’s role for regional peace and stability Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa called on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara and discussed matters of mutual interest and regional security. Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa discussed matters of mutual interest with the Turkish leader and thanked the Turkish president for ... Read More »

Pakistan will not take sides in Qatar-Saudi Dispute

Saudi demand Pakistan’s efforts to cooperate them in isolating Qatar The breaking off all diplomatic ties by Saudi Arabia ally nations with Qatar has created a chaos in many Muslim countries. Qatar who is close ally to Pakistan, by land and sea made headline news around the world, when Saudi asked Pakistan to clear their position “are you with us or with Qatar”. Pakistan in light of the current diplomatic tensions, Islamabad has issue a quick statement in response of Saudi’s demand that Pakistan will not take sides in the brewing diplomatic crisis in the Middle East. The Saudi demand for Pakistan to take a clear position on Qatar came during a meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz, diplomatic sources unveiled. Premier Sharif, who accompanied by army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and other senior officials, dashed to Jeddah on Monday to discuss the emerging situation in the Arab world. Pakistan has been treading a careful path since Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries snapped diplomatic ties with Qatar after accusing the oil-rich country of supporting terrorist groups. Meanwhile, Riyadh wants Islamabad to side with the kingdom as it ramped up efforts to participate them in isolating Qatar. However, Pakistani leaders instead Saudi expectation and offered to use its influence over Qatar to defuse the situation. Pakistani told the Saudi leadership that Islamabad would support any efforts to foster unity among the Muslim Ummah. However, Pakistan would not take sides in any event that would create divisions within the Muslim world. For this purpose, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will undertake visits to Kuwait, Qatar and Turkey, who are currently spearheading efforts seeking de-escalation of tensions between Qatar and other Gulf countries. Earlier this week, the Gulf States after cutting Qatar relations have given a time of two weeks to the Qataris to leave their shores. Qatar has also been taken out of the Islamic Military Alliance to Fight Terrorism (IMAFT) fighting in Yemen presently. Abu Dhabi also has announced stopping its flights to and from Doha.

Saudi demand Pakistan’s efforts to cooperate them in isolating Qatar The breaking off all diplomatic ties by Saudi Arabia ally nations with Qatar has created a chaos in many Muslim countries. Qatar who is close ally to Pakistan, by land and sea made headline news around the world, when Saudi asked Pakistan to clear their position “are you with us ... Read More »

Pakistan becomes full member of SCO at Astana summit 2017

Pakistan becomes full member of SCO at Astana summit 2017

Pakistan has gained a key place in annual summit, membership memoranda was signed during 2016 Uzbekistan summit Pakistan has been admitted today as a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, in what appears to be a considerable victory in times of diplomatic turmoil. Pakistan was awarded the membership at the Astana summit in Kazakhstan, when Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev ... Read More »

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