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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 »

Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka to reach semi-finals

Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka to reach semi-finals

Pakistan will meet England in the first semi‑final at Cardiff on Wednesday Pakistan cricket team defeated Sri Lanka in a nail-biting contest after Sarfraz produced a captain’s innings of 61 not out in ICC Champions Trophy. Pakistan completed their three-wicket victory with 31 balls to spare, Pakistan to face England in first semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy. In yesterday match ... Read More »

Audi launches all-new A5 Sportback in Pakistan

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The starting price of Audi A5 Sportback in Pakistan is Rs. 6.85 million If you’ve driven the Audi A5, then there’s not much more to say about this Sportback. The look says it all. The Audi A5 is a series of compact executive cars produced by the German automobile manufacturer Audi since March 2007. The good news for Pakistani Audi ... Read More »

Pakistani ranked world’s number one boxer in flyweight category

Pakistani ranked world’s number one boxer in flyweight category

Muhammad Waseem is the first Pakistani boxer to be listed as the number one boxer in the flyweight category Pakistan Boxing star and two-time silver flyweight world champion Muhammad Waseem has topped World Boxing Council’s latest rankings. Waseem also becomes the first Pakistani and South Asian boxer, who have been listed as the number one boxer in the flyweight category ... Read More »

Pakistani women entrepreneurs encouraged by response of EU market

Pakistani women entrepreneurs encouraged by response of EU market

Pakistani businesswomen delighted to see the demand for Pakistani products in Europe The recent visit of Pakistani women entrepreneurs to Europe proved to be very encouraging after which they have decided to hold exhibitions in different countries annually to introduce Pakistani products. Women entrepreneurs linked to Islamabad Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IWCCI) recently visited Hungary and Italy where they ... Read More »

UK Elections: List of 12 Pakistanis who made it to British Parliament

UK Elections:

In General Election 2015, only nine British-Pakistani candidates were elected Pakistani community living in UK showed a remarkable sign of unity in United Kingdom’s general election 2017. At least one dozen Pakistani & Kashmiri origin candidates have been elected for members of British Parliament. According to the media reports, Over 40 men and women candidates of Pakistani and Kashmiri origin contested ... 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 »

GE Transportation to supply 20 locomotives to Pakistan Railways

GE Transportation to supply 20 locomotives to Pakistan Railways

General Electric Transportation completes agreement with Pakistan Railways to supply 20 locomotives‍  GE Transportation has signed an agreement with Pakistan Railways to deliver 20 FDL C20EMP locomotives for use in freight and passenger transportation across the country’s mountainous northern terrain. These lighter weight 2,000 horsepower locomotives are designed to better maneuver high gradient tracks in the country. The AC/DC locomotives enable ... Read More »

UNHCR and BUITEMS launch centre for refugees and migration studies in Quetta

UNHCR and BUITEMS launch centre for refugees and migration studies in Quetta

UNHCR will fund university to establish Centre for Refugees and Migration Studies its premises The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) signed a partnership agreement with Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS) on Wednesday. The collaboration is aimed at establishing a Centre for Refugees and Migration Studies (CRMS) as well as provision of training for refugee teachers and opportunities for ... Read More »

Kulsoom Hazara – the rising Karate star from Pakistan

Kulsoom Hazara - the rising Karate star from Pakistan

Kulsoom Hazara is first female ‘karateka’ to represent Pakistan at international competitions Karate as a sport has grown traction all over the world. We mostly witnessed Karate in movies associated with Chinese and Japanese culture. Kulsoom Hazara, is young enthusiastic, passionate and determinant Pakistani karateka belongs to ‘Hazara Community’ located in Baluchistan. Unfortunately, the series of deadly attacks targeting the ... Read More »

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