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Afghan Minister in Islamabad for Refugee and Terrorism talk

Advertisements ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to work together to eradicate terrorism in Pak-Afghan region, an understanding came at a meeting in Islamabad between Syed Hussain Alimi Balkhi, the Afghan Minister for Refugees and Repatriation, Khayber Pakhtoonkhwa Governor Sardar Mehtab Khan Abbasi and Chief Minister Pervez Khatak. Advertisements The …

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Pakistani Envoy Abdul Basit met Hurriyat Leader Geelani in Delhi

NEW DELHI: Couple of days after Indian Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar’s visit to Pakistan, its envoy Abdul Basit today paid a visit to Hurriyat Leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani in what is likely to be considered as provocation by Islamabad. The meeting lasted for about half-an-hour the past afternoon at …

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Pakistan conducts 2,750 km range successful missile test

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan today conducted a successful test launch of Shaheen-III Surface to Surface Ballistic Missile, capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads to a range of 2,750 Kms, Radio Pakistan reported. According to report, the test launch was aimed to verify various design and technical parameters of the weapons system …

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143,000 Pakistanis to perform Hajj in 2015

ISLAMABAD: Minister of Religious Affairs and Inter-Faith Harmony, Sardar Muhammad Yousaf says about 143,000 Pakistanis will perform Hajj this year according to pact signed between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia on January 29, 2015. Addressing a meeting at Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI), he said Saudi government has reduced …

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Pakistan Foreign Secretary will visit India when invited, says Sartaj Aziz

ISLAMABAD: On Sunday Sartaj Aziz Advisor to Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs said that Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary will visit India, when he will be invited by his counterpart. He also said Pakistan wants continuation of Comprehensive dialogues to get resolve all outstanding issues. Foreign Minister , also …

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International Women’s Day: Pakistan stands 141 in Women Development Index

ISLAMABAD: Today, 8th March is celebrated as the ‘International Women’s Day’, all across the globe including Pakistan. Pakistan is ranked 141 in the list of countries in which women development takes place. According to the survey, 2 billion women all around the world are said to be “struggling” or “suffering”. …

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Till the eradication of Militancy, the operations will continue: Gen Raheel

PESHAWAR: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif at his visiting to the Corps Head Quarters in Peshawar on Saturday was briefed about the development made in the ongoing Zarb-e-Azb and Khyber-1 operations. #COAS visits Corps HQ Psr.Briefed in detail on security situation in KP/FATA,progress of ongoing ops ZarbeAzb in …

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PM: Overseas Pakistanis have to play their role

MADINA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif lauded the role of overseas Pakistanis in the development of Saudi Arabia and said they have to play major roles also for the development of their native country while addressing to Pakistani community in Madina Munawwara. He said that Saudi Arabia is like a second …

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LIVE UPDATES: Senate Elections 2015

 ISLAMABAD: Senate Elections for 48 seats is being held today in National and four Provincial Assemblies. Members of National Assembly and Members of all the Provincial Assemblies will elect 48 senators out of 125 contesting candidates to replace the members of Senate, retiring on March 11. LVE UPDATES: 4:40PPP claimed …

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US Army General admits efficacy of Zarb-e-Azb

WASHINGTON: Commander of United Stated Central Command (CENTCOM), General Lloyd James Austin III, has acknowledged the effectiveness and achievements of the ongoing Pak military operation, Zarb-e-Azb, in North Waziristan and adjacent areas, reported by Daily Times. General Lloyd James Austin in front of House Armed Services Committee in the Washington, …

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Senate elections for 48 seats today

ISLAMABAD: Senate elections for 48 seats is being held today in National and four Provincial Assemblies. Members of National Assembly and Members of all the Provincial Assemblies will elect 48 senators out of 125 contesting candidates to replace the members of Senate, retiring on March 11. Pooling would be held …

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Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif meets Saudi king Salman

Riyadh: On Wednesday Prime PM Nawaz set for his three day official visit to Saudi Arabia and meets with Saudi king Salman. This was the first visit to Saudia Arabia by Nawaz Sharif since King Salman assumed the throne. Saudi King Salman arrived to the airport to receive Nawaz Sharif, …

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Premier Nawaz Sharif is going to visit Saudi Arabia tomorrow

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be visiting Saudi Arabia as invited by King Salman Bin Adbul Aziz Al-Saud. According to Foreign Office spokesperson Tasneem Aslam, on this tour, the premier will be accompanied by high-level delegation comprising Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Special Assistant to …

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Karachi is the ‘cheapest’ and Singapore City is most expensive: EIU

After analyzing cities across the world, Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has declared Karachi to be the cheapest city in the world. Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) conducted a survey comprising 133 cities globally and used New York as a base to discover cost of living in each city. The EIU compared …

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