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23O8 Pakistani serving jail time in Saudi Arabia, says FO

Advertisements ISLAMABAD: On Thrusday, Foregin Office spokesperson Syed Qazi Khalilullah said that 2,308 Pakistanis are serving jail time in Saudi Arabian jails, Radio Pakistan reported. Advertisements FO spokesperson also said that these people involced in Umra and Hajj visa violations. At weekly news briefing, Qazi Khalilullah on Inida-Pakistan relations said, Pakistan …

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FO summons Indian diplomat to address deaths in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: Protesting against ceasefire violations alongside Line of Control (LoC), Pakistan summoned a senior Indian diplomat on Monday. Three civilians including a teenage girl in Kashmir were buffed off last week by Indian forces in the Shakargarh and Zafarwal sectors of the Working Boundary. “Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh …

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Pakistan willing to hold unconditional talks with India: FO

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is firm to follow the four-points initiative presented by the Prime Minister during the UN General Assembly as a way forward for lessening tension and solving the major disputes between Pakistan and India. While briefing media in Islamabad on Thursday, Foreign Office Spokesman Qazi Khalilullah said Pakistan has …

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Crane accident in Makkah: 47 Pakistanis injured

47 Pakistani pilgrims sustained injuries in the last night’s crane-falling incident in Makkah’s Grand Mosque, which overall claimed 107 lives. Foreign Office (FO) spokesman Qazi Khalilullah stated on Saturday that 22 Pakistanis out of the total were admitted in three hospitals in the adjacent of the mosque but only 16 …

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1.9 billion dollars spent so far on Zarb-e-Azb, IDPs: FO

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Foreign Office said on Friday that $1.9 billion have been spent on the grand Operation Zarb-e-Azb and on the return of internally displaced persons (IDPS). Pakistan has met these expenditures from its own resources,” said FO spokesperson during his weekly press briefing in Islamabad. “The Coalition Support Fund …

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Pakistan committed with objectives of nuclear disarmament

Pakistan has repeated again its assurance to the world, which expresses its longing of disarmaments and nuclear non-proliferation. In this regard, Pakistan has denied the reports that are propagating and raising concerns that Pakistan is rapidly growing nuclear weapons. The Foreign Office (FO) maintained that such totally baseless reports are …

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India advises Pakistan against meeting Separatist, but FO says ‘no compromise on meeting with them’

Ahead of Pak-India dialogues on Aug 23, India said on 21 that it has requested Pakistan to avoid meeting Hurriyat leaders. According to foreign ministry, it would not a be a good thing for Pakistan National Security Adviser Sartaj Aziz to stage the meeting on Sunday in New Delhi just …

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Boat burning incident proved drama fabricated by India, says FO

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Tasneem Aslam said in a statement on Friday that boat burning incident proved drama fabricated by India as DIG Indian Coast Guard B.K. Loshali revealed the plot. Aslam was pointing to the report in Indian media on February 18 whihc said that DIG Indian …

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Talks with India are inevitable for peace: FO

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan counteracted India’s harsh posture on dialogue, saying on Thursday that it does not accept stipulations on complex dialogue with the neighboring country. Foreign Office Spokesperson Tasneem Aslam during her weekly briefing in Islamabad said, “Dialogue with India is not a favor, but a necessity for peace and development …

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Chinese president will visit Pakistan very soon

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) said on Thursday that Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit soon. Talking to media correspondents, FO spokesperson Tasneem Aslam said Jinpings vist to India will not have any bearing on Pak-China relations. “The visit of the Chinese president to India will not affect Pak-China ties …

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Reports of ISIS spreading in Pakistan are baseless: FO

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that they were not aware of Pakistani nationals working in association with the Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi led militant group, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). “Reports about ISIS in Pakistan’s tribal areas are not correct and Pakistani forces are fighting against terrorists …

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