Pak, Russia ties improving due to govt’s effective foreign policy: Asif

Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif says Pakistan’s relations with Russia are improving due to the government’s effective foreign policy. In an interview, he said there is a trust deficit between Pakistan and the United States. He said Pakistan wants to have good...

SAARC important platform for regional cooperation based on sovereign equality: PM

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says secure and peaceful environment in South Asia is crucial for development of the region’s economy and for its prosperity. Speaking during his visit to SAARC Secretariat in Kathmandu today (Tuesday) the Prime Minister said Pakistan...

CPEC turns Pak-China ties into strong economic bond: Ahsan

Minister for Planning Ahsan Iqbal has said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has turned the bilateral relationship between Pakistan and China into a strong economic bond. He was speaking at a function to mark the Chinese New Year and progress to CPEC in Islamabad. The Minister...

China offers full assistance to Afghan peace process

China, while welcoming Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s offer of talks to Taliban has extended full assistance to the Afghan reconciliation and peaceful reconstruction process. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson, Hua Chunying in a press briefing in Beijing, said that...

Pak, Russia agree to further cooperation in diverse fields

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has said there is consensus between Pakistan and Russia on regional and international issues particularly Afghanistan. In a tweet, he said that he had a very fruitful meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov. He said matters pertaining to...

Foreign Minister leaves for Russia today to discuss regional issues

Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif is paying a four day visit to Russian Federation from today at the invitation of his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov. During his stay in Moscow, the Foreign Minister will hold official talks with his Russian counterpart. The two sides...

Pakistan, UK agree to strengthening bilateral relations

Pakistan and the United Kingdom have agreed to continue to work together for further strengthening bilateral relations. The consensus was expressed at a meeting between Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal and UK’s Minister of State for Commonwealth and UN Lord Tariq Ahmad in...

PM to represent Pakistan at World Economic Forum

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will represent Pakistan in the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. According to Foreign Office, the Prime Minister will participate in a number of important events and hold bilateral meetings with world...

UNSC considering visit to Afghanistan to get up-close view of country

UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council is planning to visit Afghanistan for an update of the situation in war-torn Afghanistan, Kazakhstan’s UN Ambassador Kairat Umarov said. He told reporters that he hopes to lead the council mission but wouldn’t discuss the timing....

PM lauds performance of SSG in counter-terrorism operations

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Special Services Group Headquarters in Cherat on Thursday. Upon arrival, the Prime Minister laid floral wreath at the Yadgar-e-Shuhada. He was briefed about SSG organization, capabilities and...