Pakistan spends 8% of budget on climate: PM

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says Pakistan is committed to play its role in global efforts for tackling the issue of climate change. Addressing the Climate Change Conference in Islamabad today, he said Pakistan had ratified the Paris Agreement on Climate Change in 2015 and...

Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Egypt condemns the terrorist attack in the Pakistani city of Quetta In a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on December 17th, the Arab Republic of Egypt condemned the terrorist attack against a church in the Pakistani city of Quetta, killing eight people and...

Politicians, people laud PM for bold speech at OIC

People from all walk of life including academicians, civil society and politicians have lauded the speech of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at extraordinary summit of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). Parliamentary leader in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Sardar...

No threat to democracy in country: PM

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says democracy will continue to prevail in the country and there is no threat to the democracy. Talking to newsmen along with Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif in London, he said government will complete its tenure and an interim...

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...