Asia / Pacific

Japanese FM visit to Pakistan for renewed relations in the background of fast changing regional and global scenarios

Japanese FM visit to Pakistan for renewed relations in the background of fast changing regional and global scenarios

Islamabad(News Desk) After a hiatus of eight years, high level diplomatic contact between Pakistan and Japan was renewed with the visit of Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono to Islamabad on January 3-4, 2018. Mr. Kono’s visit served to advance Pakistan-Japan bilateral ties in the background of fast changing regional and global scenarios. Last year also […]

British Ambassador to Afghanistan visits Islamabad, Emphasized the importance of Pak-Afghan cooperation

British Ambassador to Afghanistan visits Islamabad, Emphasized the importance of Pak-Afghan cooperation

Islamabad (Asghar Ali Mubarak) The British Ambassador to Afghanistan, Sir Nicholas Kay, has visited Islamabad for a series of meetings with the Pakistani government. The visit is the latest in a series of exchanges by British Ambassadors and High Commissioners to share perspectives and increase understanding of the region. It follows the visit of the […]

US denies suspending military-intelligence cooperation with Pakistan

US denies suspending military-intelligence cooperation with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Asghar Ali Mubarak) After Pakistan Defense Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan announced to suspend military and intelligence cooperation with the US, the latter has denied such reports. The defence minister on other day speaking at a meeting entitled “Contours of Security Environment in Pakistan” said that the cooperation with the US had been ended, adding that […]

National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Nasser Khan Janjua visiting Iran to attend the 2nd Tehran Security Conference

National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Nasser Khan Janjua visiting Iran to attend the 2nd Tehran Security Conference

Islamabad ;The National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Nasser Khan Janjua is presently visiting Iran to attend the 2nd Tehran Security Conference on the invitation of Iran Government. Speaking as a keynote Speaker, the National Security Advisor projected Pakistan’s perspective on the security challenges of the region particularly the decades old conflict in neighbouring Afghanistan […]

Public Talkon“Contours of Security Environment of Pakistan” held at Islamabad

Public Talkon“Contours of Security Environment of Pakistan” held at Islamabad

By; Asghar Ali Mubarak “Now all veils are off…It is time for a courteous yet ruthlessly candid dialogue between Pakistan and the United States”. This was stated by Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan, Federal Minister for Defense at a Public Talk on “Contours of Security Environment of Pakistan”, organised by the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad […]

Karandaaz to Invest PKR 700 Million from DFID in ORIX leasing for Strengthening small enterprises

Karandaaz to Invest PKR 700 Million from DFID in ORIX leasing for Strengthening small enterprises

By,Asghar Ali Mubarak Islamabad; The Karandaaz Pakistan, supported by UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), is providing a loan of PKR 700 million to ORIX Leasing Pakistan to increase access to finance for small enterprises. ORIX will use this facility to on-lend to small businesses and grow the share of loans to small enterprises in […]

H.E. Maj. Gen. (R) Ashimiyu Adebayo Olaniyi, High Commissioner of Nigeria in Pakistan called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

H.E. Maj. Gen. (R) Ashimiyu Adebayo Olaniyi, High Commissioner of Nigeria in Pakistan called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

By.Asghar Ali Mubarak Islamabad: H.E. Maj. Gen. (R) Ashimiyu Adebayo Olaniyi, High Commissioner of Nigeria in Pakistan called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at PM Office today.The Prime Minister congratulated Ambassador Olaniyi on his appointment to Pakistan. The Prime Minister stated that Pakistan can provide cooperation in various sectors including health, infrastructure, education and […]

Ambassador of China to Pakistan H.E. Mr. Yao Jing meets Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Ambassador of China to Pakistan H.E. Mr. Yao Jing meets Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

By.Asghar Ali Mubarak Islamabad: The Ambassador of China to Pakistan H.E. Mr. Yao Jing called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at Prime Minister’s Office today. The Prime Minister congratulated Ambassador Yao on his appointment to Pakistan and reiterated strengthening the all-weather strategic cooperative partnership between the two nations. The Prime Minister stated that deepening […]

Federal Minister of Energy, Mining and Industry of Bosnia & Herzegovina held a bilateral meeting with Rana Tanveer Hussain

Federal Minister of Energy, Mining and Industry of Bosnia & Herzegovina held a bilateral meeting with Rana Tanveer Hussain

By.Azmat Ali Islamabad;H.E Mr. Nermin Dzendic, Federal Minister of Energy, Mining and Industry of Bosnia & Herzegovina held a bilateral meeting with Rana Tanveer Hussain Federal Minister for Defence Production at Ministry of Defence Production Rawalpindi. Secretary Defence Production Lt Gen (Retd) Muhammad Ejaz Chaudhary and other high officials also attended the meeting. Federal Minister […]

Terrorism, Poverty, Illiteracy and unemployment are the Global Challenges, We have to tackle through our Parliaments: Sardar Ayaz Sadiq

Terrorism, Poverty, Illiteracy and unemployment are the Global Challenges, We have to tackle through our Parliaments: Sardar Ayaz Sadiq

Islamabad; January 9, 2018( Asghar Ali Mubarak)Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that terrorism, extremism, poverty, illiteracy and unemployment are the global challenges and these can be overcome through in exchange of knowledge, expertise and experiences. According to a message received from Victoria, Republic of Seychelles, he expressed these views while […]

NEWBORN ABUSE Cruel nurses who were filmed giggling as they squashed a newborn baby’s head have been struck off

NEWBORN ABUSE Cruel nurses who were filmed giggling as they squashed a newborn baby’s head have been struck off

CRUEL nurses who filmed themselves LAUGHING while squashing the face of a newborn baby have been fired. The three members of staff at a maternity hospital in Taif, Saudi Arabia, have also had their licences revoked after the shocking footage emerged online. The video shows one of the nurses grasping the baby by its neck […]

UK Cabinet reshuffle: Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire resigns

UK Cabinet reshuffle: Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire resigns

Monitoring DeskMr Brokenshire understood to be standing down over ill health, as he is due to undergo major surgery within weeksNorthern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire has stood down from his post amid reports of ill health.Mr Brokenshire – who has held the job since July 2016 – is understood to be preparing to undergo major surgery within the next few […]