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Pakistan nominates new envoys in US, UK and other countries

Pakistan designates new ambassadors in US, UK, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Serbia and other countries The government of Pakistan on Friday decided to replace all the political appointees approved by the previous government in key diplomatic missions including the United States and the United Kingdom. Speaking at a news conference in Islamabad, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi told reporters that the ... Read More »

Pakistan Navy commissions indigenously built 17,000-tonne fleet tanker

Pakistan Navy commissioned a 17,000-ton fleet tanker it has built in collaboration with a Turkish defense company

Pakistan Navy commissioned a 17,000-ton fleet tanker it has built in collaboration with a Turkish defense company Pakistan Navy on Tuesday commissioned an indigenously built 17,000-tonne fleet tanker named PNS Moawin to its fleet during a ceremony held at Pakistan Navy Dockyard in Karachi. The fleet tanker has been built in collaboration with a Turkish defense company, STM Defence. The ... Read More »

Turkey, Pakistan reach their largest-ever defense contract for T-129 copters

Turkish T129 ATAK multirole combat helicopters

ANKARA — (By Burak Ege Bekdil)  — Turkey and Pakistan have agreed on the sale of a batch of 30 Turkish-made T129 ATAK multirole combat helicopters, Turkish officials have said. A government election manifesto revealed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey and Pakistan “just recently” agreed on the contract, which is the largest-ever Turkish-Pakistani defense contract. The two countries ... Read More »

Maldives President receives new Pakistani Ambassador 

The Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Vice Admiral (Retd.) Waseem Akram on March 20 presented his Letter of Credence to President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom and discussed bilateral ties, According to an official press release from Maldives President’s Office at a ceremony, President Abdulla Yameen welcomed the Ambassador to the Maldives and congratulated him on the commencement of ... Read More »

India dispatching Commandos to Iraq

India has decided to send its elite Police Commandoes to Iraq apparent to protect Indian Embassy and its diplomatic staff there. According to a report by New Delhi Television (NDTV) the approval for deployment has been given the Ministries of Home and External Affairs. The NDTV report added that India’s Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has been tasked to provide ... Read More »

Chinese expert warns India’s interventionist policy causing unrest in Maldives, region

SHANGHAI (PPA) — A senior Chinese expert on South Asia affairs has warned that India’s continued quest for interference in neighbor country’s internal affairs have caused political crisis in Maldives. Writing in Global Times on February 9, 2018, Chen Xizhong, a member with the Chinese Association for South Asian Studies suggested that India was trying to maintain its grip over ... Read More »

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