PM reiterates desire to resolve Pakistan-India issues through composite dialogue

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistan wants to resolve all the outstanding issues with India through composite dialogue. He was speaking on a motion moved by Law Minister Zahid Hamid regarding discussion on Kashmir issue including human rights violations in...

Pakistan expresses concern over JASTA to target sovereign states

Pakistan, Wednesday has noted with concern the overturning of the United States Presidential veto on Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) which is a law passed by the US Congress “ aimed at targeting sovereign states”. “We have noted with concern the overturning of...

PM for enhancing bilateral trade with Belarus upto $1 bln in 4 years

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Wednesday emphasizing the need to fully tap the business potential between Pakistan and Belarus, urged to work towards enhancing the bilateral trade volume from existing $50 million to $1 billion in the next four years. “We need to encourage...

Pakistan signs agreement with qatar to import 1.3m tons LNG annually

Pakistan and Qatar have signed an agreement in Islamabad for import of initially 1.3 million tons per annum Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to Pakistan. The agreement was signed at the PM House between Global Energy Infrastructure Limited of Pakistan and Qatar Gas. Prime Minister...

Pakistan calls for briefing to UNSC over Indian provocations on LOC

Pakistan’s UN Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi is meeting UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Friday to inform him about the continued provocations by India along the Line of Control. Earlier, Maleeha Lodhi met with New Zealand’s UN Ambassador Gerard van Bohemen, who is current president...

Federal cabinet meets today to discuss prevailing situation in kashmir

Federal Cabinet meets in Islamabad today to discuss the prevailing situation in Kashmir. Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif will chair the meeting. On the directions of the Prime Minister, Kashmir would be the number one agenda item of the meeting. The Cabinet would also...

UN chief reiterates offer to mediate between Pakistan, India

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has reiterated his offer to mediate between Pakistan and India to resolve their disputes, including Kashmir issue. This was stated by Secretary General’s spokesman Stephane Dujarric at a regular briefing in New York in response to series of...

Pakistan to host 19th SAARC summit in November: FO

Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria says Pakistan will host the 19th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation summit in November. In a statement, he said it was learnt from the Indian External Affairs Ministry’s tweet that India is not going to participate in...

PM returns home after representing Pakistan at UNGA session

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has returned home after representing Pakistan at the UN General Assembly session. In his speech at the UN General Assembly session, the Prime Minister effectively raised the Kashmir issue, highlighting the grave human rights violations in...

Pakistan strongly condemns continued illegal detention of Kashmiri human rights activist Khurram Parvez-urges India to release him immediately

By M.Saeed Yousafzai, September 27, 2016  Islamabad: Pakistan strongly condemns the continued illegal detention of well-known Kashmiri human rights activist, Mr. Khurram Parvez who was arrested on 16 September 2016. He has been slapped with draconian law ‘Public Safety Act’ and...