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 Regional Planning Council of ECO in Islamabad today. The...

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 has been able to overcome the energy shortage due to its...

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 Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In his message...

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 eliminate this menace. In his message, President Mamnoon...

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 participation of the regional countries in the CPEC...

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 Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Army Chief General Qamar Javed...

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 from the GCC member-states since a major Gulf crisis...