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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 »

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar

Saudi led alliance accused Qatar over support for militant groups and its relations with Iran Saudi Arabia and three other important Arab countries announce the suspension of military and diplomatic relation with the Qatar. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates and Egypt are going to shut land crossings with its neighbor, potentially depriving the emirate of imports through its only ... Read More »

Sharmeen Obaid appointed new counsel general of Norway in Karachi

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy with ambassador Tore Nedrebo standing besides the letters of her appointment as new honorary consul general for Norway in Karachi.

Ms. Chinoy looks forward to building stronger ties between Pakistan and Norway Pakistani filmmaker and activist Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has been appointed as the new honorary consul general of the Kingdom of Norway in Karachi on 23rd May 2017. Ms. Obaid Chinoy takes over from Mr. Muhammad Moonis, who is retiring after 38 years as the consul general of Norway in ... Read More »

Canada denied entry to retired Indian officer over ‘human rights violations’ in Occupied Kashmir

Canada denied entry to retired Indian officer over 'human rights violations' in Occupied Kashmir

Immigration authorities argued that he served in an organization that allegedly engaged in terrorism and human rights violations Canadian Immigration authorities had denied entry to retired Inspector General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Tejinder Singh Dhillon, who served at Central Reserve Police Force in 2010. Dhillon landed in Canada with his wife on May 18 and was put ... Read More »

France supporting green energy development in Pakistan

France supporting green energy development in Pakistan

France and EU through the French Agency for Development (AFD) have provided Pakistan 4 million euros funding for green development Ambassador of France H.E. Mrs. Martine Dorance, along with Ambassador of European Union H.E. Jean-François Cautain, visited the construction site of the national Hydropower Training Institute (HPTI) in Mangla on May 22 nd 2017 to participate in the corner stone ceremony ... Read More »

Nawaz Sharif met Vladimir Putin at One Belt One Road Forum in Beijing

Nawaz Sharif met Vladimir Putin at ‘One Belt One Road’ Beijing

Russian and Chinese Presidents want to facilitate meeting for Sharif and Modi during upcoming Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit On the sidelines of the international summit on China’s new Silk Road plan titled as ‘Belt and Road Forum’ aimed at getting international support to build the world’s largest infrastructure project. Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Russian President Vladimir Putin had ... Read More »

ICJ has no jurisdiction in Indian spy Jadhav case, Pakistan says

Pakistan sentences Indian spy Kulbhushan Yadav to death

Pakistani legislator says under Vienna Convention hearing of criminal cases doesn’t fall under ICJ Pakistan has responded International Court of Justice (ICJ) to Indian charges regarding Kalbushan Jadhav, Pakistan said it would not be cowed down by terrorists and would utilise all legal means to safeguard its people and soil. International Court of Justice (ICJ), which is the UN’s principal ... Read More »

Pakistan, Turkey sign deals to boost defence cooperation

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Turkey to buy 52 Super Mushshak training aircraft from Pakistan Pakistan, Turkey signed memorandum of understanding in the field of defence industry elevates strategic partnership to a new level. According to a message received from Pakistan embassy in Ankara, the agreements signed in Istanbul in the presence of Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain and Turkish Minister for National ... Read More »

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