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Pakistan welcomes scheduled visit of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Kate Middleton and Prince William

Prince William and Kate Middleton to Visit Pakistan this fall for the first time Prince William and Kate Middleton are set to visit Pakistan in the fall, Kensington Palace announced on Saturday. “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will undertake an official visit to Pakistan at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office,” a statement from the palace read. “The visit will take place ... Read More »

Pakistan HC Zakaria meets leaders and officials in Scotland

Pak HC to UK, Nafees Zakaria, with the Pakistani community in Glasgow

Pakistan HC visits Scotland, calls on the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, meets Trade & Investment officials, addresses community Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, during his visit to Scotland, called on Rt. Hon. Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland, at her official residence, Bute House, Appreciating the Scottish Government’s Pakistan Engagement Plan, Mr. Zakaria apprised her ... Read More »

Death toll in Sri Lanka Easter Sunday blasts climbs to 290

Sri Lanka attack 2019

Coordinated blasts on several churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday have left more than 290 people dead and hundreds more injured in the worst attacks since the island’s civil war ended a decade ago. Sri Lankan police have arrested 24 men in connection with the blasts, officials said on Monday. There was no immediate claim of ... Read More »

Pakistan reacts with shock at New Zealand mosque attacks

New Zealand attack

Pakistani leaders expressed their shock and anger at deadly shooting at two mosques in New Zealand Pakistani leadership, politicians and common people expressed their shock and anger at deadly shooting at two mosques in New Zealand, with some citing rising “Islamophobia” as being responsible. A gunman opened fire on Friday prayers at a mosque in New Zealand killing many worshippers ... Read More »

Pakistan Navy’s Aman-19 exercise continues in Karachi, Pres. stresses importance of CPEC

45 countries are participating in multinational maritime exercise AMAN-2019 by Pakistan Navy KARACHI — As five-day multinational naval exercise Aman-2019 continued its demonstration off in Karachi, President Arif Alvi, while addressing an International Maritime Conference said that the purpose of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was to ensure peaceful trade in the region, signifying that war is no solution. He ... Read More »

Turkish aid agency completes 44 projects in Croatia, open park in Afghanistan

ZAGREB, Croatia (By Lejla Biogradlija) — The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) has completed 44 projects in Croatia, an agency official was quoted as telling Turkey’s Anatolia news agency. Hasim Koc, a TIKA coordinator in the capital Zagreb, said the projects, mostly in the education field, were conducted in last three years. TIKA launched its first aid activities in ... Read More »

Pak-China joint Air Exercise ‘Shaheen-VII’ concludes at PAF Operational Base  

Karachi —   Pak-China Joint International Air Exercise ‘Shaheen-VII’ concluded at an Operational Air Base of Pakistan Air Force.  To mark the conclusion of the exercise, an august culmination ceremony was held on December 21, 2018. Air Marshal Muhammad Haseeb Paracha, Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Operations) was the chief guest at the occasion. Major General Chen Wenrong, Defence ... Read More »

Turkey’s Erdogan opens world’s biggest airport in Istanbul

Turkey opens 'world's largest airport' in Istanbul

Turkey opens world’s biggest Airport with a grand ceremony on Republic Day Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan opened a new $11.7 billion airport outside Istanbul that will be one of the world’s largest airport when it will be fully operational in January. The new airport, located some 20 miles outside Istanbul on the coast of the Black Sea, will cover 76.5 ... Read More »

Pakistan approves sale of JF-17 to Nigeria for $184.3m

JF-17 Pakistan

Pakistan government has approved the sale of three JF-17 aircraft to Nigerian Air Force against a sum of $184.3 million. The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) has approved the issuance of a certificate of sovereign guarantee to show commitment for the aircraft sale to the Nigerian Air Force. Nigeria is Pakistan’s second international customer for its domestically assembled JF-17 “Thunder” multirole ... Read More »

Erdogan wants Istanbul trial over ‘planned’ Khashoggi murder

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Erdogan calls on Saudis to put Khashoggi murder suspects on trial in Istanbul Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said journalist Jamal Khashoggi “was murdered in a ferocious manner” in a “planned incident,” laying out a timeline of events from the moment Saudis arrived in Istanbul. “Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of a ferocious murder,” Erdogan said, adding that ... Read More »

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