Diplomatic News

Pope Francis lands in Myanmar for difficult visit amid Rohingya crisis

Pope Francis lands in Myanmar for difficult visit amid Rohingya crisis

Pope Francis already used the word Rohingya in two appeals from the Vatican this year Pope Francis has arrived in Myanmar where tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees have faced brutal military crackdown in the past three months. It’s Pope Francis first trip to the Southeast Asian nation, Myanmar who hold month-long country widely crackdown on ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims. After touching ... Read More »

President Trump slaps new sanctions on North Korea and Chinese trading firms

These fresh sanctioned are barred from holding U.S. assets or doing business with Americans The United States has imposed new sanctions on North Korean and Chinese trading companies to isolate the rogue nation over its nuclear weapons development and deprive it of revenue. The Treasury Department also designated six North Korean shipping and trading companies and 20 vessels as part of ... Read More »

Indonesia marks 72nd Independence Day in Islamabad

Indonesia celebrates 72nd Independence Day in Islamabad

A colourful and exotic reception was held in Islamabad to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia. The ceremony was organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia and hosted by the Indonesian Ambassador Iwan Suyudhie Amri and Madame Rita Berlinia Amri to celebrate the country’s 72nd Independence Day. Indonesian artifacts, signature umbrellas, ... Read More »

Saudi forces prepare for joint military drill with Pakistani Army

Saudi forces prepare for joint military drill with Pakistani Army

Pakistan has maintained its bilateral relationship with Saudia is its most important diplomatic relationship Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Special Security Forces are preparing to carry out a joint military drill – Shehab 2 – with the Pakistan Army Services Group in the city of Riyadh soon. According to official Saudi Press Agency, the Commander of the Forces, Lieutenant General Mufleh ... Read More »

UK Minister for Asia and the Pacific visits Pakistan to bolster Pak-UK ties

United Kingdom Minister for Asia and the Pacific, Mark Field in Pakistan

UK Minister held meetings with Ayaz Sadiq and Raza Rabbani to strengthen Pak-UK relations United Kingdom Minister for Asia and the Pacific, Mark Field, has arrived on his first official visit to Pakistan’s capital, Islamabad. British Minister had a meeting with Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, which was focused on mutual interests, Pakistan’s regional relations and UK-Pakistan cooperation. In his meeting, the Foreign ... Read More »

India will soon realize benefits of CPEC, says acting envoy of china

India will soon realize benefits of CPEC, says acting envoy of china

CPEC and other initiatives promises to be an immense economic and strategic windfall for Pak-China China’s acting envoy to Pakistan Zhao Lijian says India would soon realise the benefits of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) initiative for the region. Zhao Lijian while answering on to question about India’s criticism against CPEC said that the certain country ... Read More »

Army chief visits Iran to meet civilian and military leadership

Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa reached Tehran on Sunday on a three-day official visit, which is the first official visit of any army chief in over two decades. Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa reached Tehran on Sunday to hold talks with the Iranian leaders regarding bilateral matters, the military said. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director ... Read More »

Pakistan summoned British HC over anti-Pakistan slogans in London

Islamabad has conveyed its ‘serious concerns’ over the display of anti-Pakistan slogans on taxis plying the roads in London. Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua on November 3, 2017 summoned British High Commissioner Thomas Drew to convey the concerns over the slogans seen on display by some cabs in London. The development came after Pakistani social media users spotted the cabs in ... Read More »

Saudi Airlines to operate first Baghdad flight in 27 years

Saudia will fly twice a day from the Red Sea city of Jeddah to Baghdad The Saudi Arabia state-owned airline will start regular flights to Baghdad on October 30, Flynas plane land in the Iraqi capital is first commercial flight since 1990.. Saudi Arabia state media said the resumption of flights is in line with growing ties between the two brotherly countries and ... Read More »

US Secretary of State Tillerson to arrive in Islamabad to discuss bilateral issues

Rex Tillerson will talk with Pakistani leadership on bilateral cooperation and regional security situation United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives in Islamabad on his maiden visit to hold high level meeting for building a future course Pak-US relations. US Secretary of State Rex Tillersond will talk on bilateral issues with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif ... Read More »

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