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Pakistan urges for wide-range cooperation among ECO members

Pakistan has called for greater connectivity, enhanced trade and closer cooperation for development in ECO region. The call was made by Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal while inaugurating 28th Meeting of...

Govt policies helped overcome energy crisis

Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal says the PML-N government is fulfilling its all promises made with the public and raising their living standard. Addressing a big public gathering in Narowal on Saturday, he said the government...

Int’l Human Rights Day being observed today

International Human Rights Day is being observed today, with the theme “Stand up for Human Rights”. This year, the day has assumed special significance as it coincides with the 70th anniversary of the adoption of...

Int’l Anti-Corruption Day being observed today

International Anti-Corruption Day is being observed on Saturday (December 9) to raise awareness about the evil effects of corruption on the society. The Day is also marked to bring an attitude change about efforts to...

CPEC has great deal of potential: Iranian envoy

Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan, Mehdi Honardoost has said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a project with a great deal of potential. He was speaking at a function in the Press Club in Karachi. The Ambassador said that...

US Defence Secretary arrives in Islamabad

US Defense Secretary James Mattis has arrived in Islamabad on a day-long visit to Pakistan. High officials of Defense and Foreign ministries received him at the airport. James Mattis will hold meetings with Prime Minister...

GCC Foreign Ministers to meet in Kuwait today

Foreign Ministers of all six member states of Gulf Cooperation Council will meet in Kuwait City on Monday to fine-tune the agenda for the 38th GCC Summit due to start from Tuesday. It will be the first gathering of officials...

PM leaves for Russia today to attend SCO summit

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi leaves for Russia today to represent Pakistan at two-day Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit beginning in Sochi today. It is the first SCO Heads of Government meeting that Pakistan...

Azerbaijani, Turkish, Pakistani FMs to meet in Baku

By Merve Aydogan ANKARA Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will attend a trilateral meeting of the ministers of foreign affairs of Turkey, Azerbaijan and Pakistan, a statement said. According to the statement issued by Turkish...

Power Minister invites Japanese to invest in Pakistan

Minister for Power Sardar Awais Ahmed Khan Leghari has invited Japanese investors to invest and explore Pakistan’s four billion dollar market in Power Distribution system. He extended the invitation in a meeting with...

Pakistan desirous of expanding ties with friendly countries

Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq says Pakistan is desirous of expanding relations with friendly countries. He was talking to the ambassadors of France, Sudan and the United Arab Emirates who called on him...

Pakistan should strengthen its relations with neighbors and especially with central Asian states: Mian Fazal Elahi

Peshawar, November 17, 2017: Positive and developmental approaches in diplomacy which based on mutual respect, cooperation, tolerance, peace, non-interference and for betterment of the humanity is the need of day, said by...

Pakistan’s candidate for WHO top slot outlines her vision

Pakistan’s candidate for the Director General World Health Organization (WHO) Dr. Sania Nishtar presented her vision and plan for the Organization at a forum hosted by the Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International...

Pakistan’s relations with Bahrain on upswing: Javed Malik

Pakistan’s Ambassador to Bahrain, Javed Malik on Sunday said that relations between Pakistan and Bahrain will receive a renewed boost as Speaker National Assembly, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq starts a three day official visit to the...

Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan agree to deepen bilateral cooperation

Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan Wednesday agreed to deepen bilateral cooperation and develop connectivity projects for the mutual benefit of the two countries. This was discussed when Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and Kyrgyz...

PM visits Azerbaijan parliament in BAKU

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif visited Parliament of Azerbaijan in Baku on Saturday. On arrival, Azerbaijan Milli Majlis Speaker Ogtay Asadov received the Prime Minister. The Speaker briefed prime minister about...

Pakistan, Azerbaijan to transform bilateral ties into sustainable economic cooperation

Pakistan and Azerbaijan have agreed to transform their close friendly relations into sustainable economic cooperation. The understanding came at a meeting between Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and his Azerbaijani...

President of Azerbaijan to visit Pakistan next year: FATEMI

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi says the President of Azerbaijan will visit Pakistan in the beginning of next year. In an interview in Baku, he said Commerce Ministers of Pakistan and...

Pakistan not facing any isolation at diplomatic front: Sartaj

Rejecting the view about the country’s isolation at diplomatic front, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Thursday said, with the major re-alignments underway at global and geo-strategic levels,...

PM condoles sad demise of King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday expressed his grief on the sad demise of King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand. “We are deeply grieved by the sad news of passing away of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. On...