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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 »

Iran urges cooperation with Pakistan to counter US

Iran urges cooperation with Pakistan to counter US

Iran and Pakistan, to expand cooperation against the U.S. while being vigilant and taking deterrent measures Iran’s Secretary of Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said that Islamic countries, especially Iran and Pakistan, should expand cooperation against the U.S. policies. The decision surfaced in a meeting between Pakistan’s National Security Adviser Nasser Janjua Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council ... Read More »

Pakistan summons US ambassador in protest after Trump’s ‘lies and deceit’ tweet

Pakistan summons US ambassador in protest after Trump's 'lies and deceit' tweet

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif dismissed the outburst as a political stunt Pakistan has summoned the US ambassador David Hale in a rare public rebuke after Donald Trump angry tweet on Islamabad with threats to cut aid over “lies” about militancy. Ambassador David Hale was asked to go to the foreign office in the Pakistani capital on Monday night after Islamabad ... Read More »

Pakistan rejects ‘disappointing’ US criticism and new Pak-Afghan policy

Pakistan rejects ‘disappointing’ US criticism and new Pak-Afghan policy

Pakistan rejects role of ‘scapegoat for U.S. failures’ in Afghanistan Foreign Office has reacted over US President Donald Trump’s disappointing speech regarding safe havens of Taliban inside Pakistan. In a statement, Pakistan’s foreign office said that US has ignored the contributions and sacrifices Pakistan has made in fighting terrorism. “No country in the world has done more than Pakistan to ... Read More »

First overseas Pakistanis policy on the cards

Overseas Pakistanis play vital role by rendering huge contribution to the country’s economy in form of remittances The federal government has finalized the draft of first-ever policy for overseas Pakistanis on their vital contribution to national progress and economy. Ministry of Overseas and Human Resource Development would soon announce Overseas Policy with special focus on providing maximum facilities to the ... Read More »

Pakistan’s first woman foreign secretary Tehmina Janjua assumes charge

Pakistan’s first woman Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua

Tehmina Janjua became Pakistan’s first Woman Foreign Secretary. Tehmina Janjua on Monday assumed charge as the new foreign secretary of Pakistan, becoming the first woman in the history of the country to assume the position. Janjua served as a representative to the United Nations Geneva before being assigned this post. She replaces Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry, who has been ... Read More »

Kuwait lifts its visa ban on Pakistan after six years

Kuwait lifts its visa ban on Pakistan after six years

The visa ban was applied due to ‘difficult security conditions in the five countries’ in 2011. Pakistanis citizen willing to go Kuwait can now apply for Kuwait’s visa as the country has announced to lift its visa prohibition on Pakistan after six years. This big announcement was made after a meeting held between Pakistan’s Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif and ... Read More »

Maritime cooperation urged at 37-nation naval exercises in Pakistan

Maritime cooperation urged at 37-nation naval exercises in Pakistan

Naval Chief says, Pakistan Navy’s role crucial in maintaining peace in Indian Ocean region The Naval chief Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah on Sunday visited the ships of foreign navies participating in the Multinational Naval Exercise AMAN-17. During his visit the Naval chief Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah was welcomed by senior officers, task group commanders and commanding officers of the ships and was ... Read More »

65 years of friendship: Pakistan-China ties can improve regional security, economic growth

Pakistan China mark 65 years of Pakistan-China diplomatic ties

Pakistan and China mark 65 years of diplomatic ties and friendship “Pakistan and China, enjoy special friendship and have achieved much .. But we must continue to work for lasting peace and stability in the region to attain regional security and economic development” By Masood Khan This year, 2016, is a special year for Pakistan-China relations. On the 65th anniversary ... Read More »

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