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‘SAARC yatra’ to improve relations among the SAARC countries, says Indian foreign secretary

Advertisements Islamabad:  On Tuesday, Indian Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar on his visit to Pakistan, which he termed as ‘SAARC yatra’. Talking to the media he told that it is much necessary to ensure peace and tranquility along the Line Of Control (LOC). Advertisements “This visit is the part of the …

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Indian Foreign Affairs Secretary arrives in Capital

ISLAMABAD: Indian Foraging Affairs Secretary Subramanium Jaishankar has arrived in Federal capital Islambad on a two-day visit to resume halted dialogue process again. He was received by senior officials of Foreign Office and Indian High Commission, Radio Pakistan reported. Pakistan is expecting to discuss all major issues over the years …

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PM Nawaz to listen to public complaints directly on helpline

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary Secretary of Interior, Maryam Aurangzeb in an interview with Radio Pakistan  said on Monday that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will soon restart a helpline to directly listen to the complaints of the people, Radio Pakistan reported. Maryam Aurangzeb said implementation of Nation Action Plan to counter terrorism is …

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PPP and JUI-F are involved in horse-trading: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan accused the Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarian (PPP-P) of being involved in horse-trading along with the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazal group (JUI-F) because of not agreeing with the Senate’s election polling procedure that promises transparency in coming senate elections , statement released by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman’s Office. According to statement released …

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Senate session to be held today

ISLAMABAD: Meeting of the Senate is going to be held today at 3 p.m. to discuss country’s political situation and various national issues according to statement released by Senate of Pakistan. The Senate will meet at 3 p.m. under the chairmanship of Syed Nayar Hussain Bokhari. The session is also …

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Pakistan Ranks 3rd in ‘human slavery’ across the globe

Multan: Pakistan ranks 3rd among the countries where human slavery is most severe, list out of 167 countries. On Saturday a consultation session on topic of ‘Existing Laws to Stop Bonded Labour: Gaps and Recommendations’ was held. Justice and Peace Commission Executive Secretary Hyacinth Peter said that Pakistan stood third …

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PM Nawaz Sharif will visit Saudi Arabia on March 3

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will vivist to Saudia Arabia on March 3 to meet King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, according to English daily. Sharif decided to visit after “a special invitation” of King Salman came, the PM office said in a statement The agenda of the visit …

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Asian Development Bank approves $30 million loan for LNG project

PHILIPPINES: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $30 million project loan to Engro Elegy Terminal Private Limited, a special purpose company which will build Pakistan’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminal at the Port Qasim, Karachi, news released on the official site of the ADB. “Pakistan urgently needs …

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Handling of LeT will be the irritant between India-Pakistan: US offical

WASHINGTON: Pakistan’s provision of safe have to Lashkar-e-Tayyiba will probably continue to be a key irritant in relation with India, America spymaster James Clapper said on Thursday in his testimony on “World Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community” before the Senate Armed Service Committee. Clapper remarked  Indian prospective towards Pakistan, he said India …

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Ceasefire violation: General Raheel warns India

ISLAMABAD: Army Chief General Raheel Sharif has warned India by stating that Pakistan would give a “befitting response” to any offence along the Line of Control (LoC) and Working Boundary. The Army  chief delivered the statement while being in those areas affected by Indian firing along the Working Boundary near …

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Maleeha Lodhi first femlae takes charge to present Pakistan in UN

NEW YORK: The former Pakistan Ambassador to the United States, Dr Maleeha Lodhi took charge as the permanent representative to the United Nations (UN) of Pakistan. She is the first female who has been assigned to do the job for Pakistan. Maleha said in his first media talk after her …

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U.S. fund to Pakistan again links to Dr. Afridi’s release: Congress Suggestion

WASHINGTON: American Congress has again pressurized Obama’s administration to revoke the fund of $33 million for Pakistan, established under Pakistan Counterinsurgency Capability Fund (PCCF), until the freedom of Dr. Shakeel Afridi by Pakistani Government, as mentioned in the ‘Budget for Fiscal Year 2016 of U.S.’ released by the U.S. Department …

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All outstanding issues to be discussed during Indian foreign secretary’s visit: Foreign Office

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office says all outstanding disputes including Jammu and Kashmir, Sir Creek and Siachen will be discussed during the foreign secretary level talks with India during the visit on 3rd and 4th March. At her weekly news briefing, Foreign Office Spokesperson Tasnim Aslam said that Agenda of the talks …

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Govt drafts 22nd Amendment Bill for Senate Elections

ISLAMABAD: The government of Pakistan has drafted an amendment bill to bring important changes to the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973, The Senate (Election) Act, 1975 and The Senate (Election) Rules, 1975, in the voting process of Senate elections for the upcoming elections to 52 Senate seats to end any kind …

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