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UN rights chief calls for major probe into occupied Kashmir abuses

UN rights chief calls for major probe into occupied Kashmir abuses

GENEVA;The UN human rights chief on Thursday called for a major investigation into abuses in occupied Kashmir, as his office released its first-ever report on alleged violations in the disputed territory. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said he would urge the Human Rights Council, which opens a new session next week, “to consider establishing a Commission […]

Putin dismisses G7 criticism as ‘babbling’, calls for cooperation

Putin dismisses G7 criticism as ‘babbling’, calls for cooperation

MOSCOW ;Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday dismissed criticism by the Group of 7 nations as “creative babbling” and said it was time to start cooperating again.”I believe it’s necessary to stop this creative babbling and shift to concrete issues related to real cooperation,” Putin told reporters on a visit to China, when asked to […]

Nuclear watchdog calls for ‘timely’ cooperation from Iran

Nuclear watchdog calls for ‘timely’ cooperation from Iran

VIENNA: The head of the UN’s nuclear watchdog called on Monday on Iran to ensure “timely and proactive cooperation” with inspections mandated under the 2015 deal with world powers over its nuclear programme.Speaking at the first meeting of the IAEA’s board of governors since US President Donald Trump threw the future of the deal in […]

UN rights investigator calls for pressure on China, Russia over Myanmar abuses

UN rights investigator calls for pressure on China, Russia over Myanmar abuses

SEOUL: The United Nations’ independent investigator into human rights in Myanmar has called for international pressure on China and Russia to try to get them to oppose human rights abuses in Myanmar. UN special rapporteur Yanghee Lee, who was last week barred by the Myanmar government from visiting the country, singled out China and Russia […]

Pakistan High Commissioner calls on SAARC Secretary General to discuss SAARC process and promotion, goals and objectives

Pakistan High Commissioner calls on SAARC Secretary General to discuss SAARC process and promotion, goals and objectives

By: Asghar Ali Mubarak: January, 19, 2018 Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood called on the Secretary General of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), Mr. Amjad Hussain B. Sial, during the latter’s visit to India. During the meeting, matters related to the SAARC process and promotion of its goals and objectives were […]

Alice G. Wells calls on Adviser on Finance Dr. Miftah Ismail

Alice G. Wells calls on Adviser on Finance Dr. Miftah Ismail

  Islamabad (Asghar Ali Mubarak) US Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, Ambassador Alice G. Wells called on Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Dr. Miftah Ismail here Monday. They discussed current state of Pak-US ties with particular emphasis on economic cooperation. Adviser Miftah Ismail welcomed Ms. Wells and said that […]

Ambassador of UAE calls on Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance

Ambassador of UAE calls on Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance

Islamabad: By.Asghar Ali Mubarak  The Ambassador of UAE, Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Alzaabi called on Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Miftah Ismail here Friday. Ambassador Hamad discussed with the Adviser matters concerning Pak-UAE collaboration in different spheres. He said there was need to foster collaboration in health and education sectors which would ultimately help […]

Pakistan Steel Melters Association delegation calls on MOS for Finance Rana Afzal

Pakistan Steel Melters Association delegation calls on MOS for Finance Rana Afzal

Islamabad: A delegation of Pakistan Steel Melters Association led by its Chairman Ch. Sarwar called on Minister of State for Finance and Economic Affairs, Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan here Tuesday.During the meeting tax related matters were discussed. The Minister said that the issues raised by the delegation would be taken up with Federal Board of […]

US Ambassador calls on Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance

US Ambassador calls on Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance

Islamabad (Asghar Ali Mubarak) US Ambassador David Hale called on Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Dr. Miftah Ismail here on Tuesday. During the meeting matters relating to Pak-US economic cooperation were discussed. Mr. David Hale informed the Adviser about the forthcoming visits to Pakistan by US business delegations. He said that the delegation would look to make […]

Trump calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea missile

Trump calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea missile

Monitoring Desk President Donald Trump called for tougher sanctions against North Korea after it test-fired a ballistic missile on Sunday in an apparent attempt to test the South’s new liberal president and the US. “Let this latest provocation serve as a call for all nations to implement far stronger sanctions against North Korea,” the White […]

China calls for restraint after North Korea missile launch

China calls for restraint after North Korea missile launch

China called on Sunday for restraint and for no party to do anything to exacerbate tension after North Korea fired a ballistic missile in defiance of calls to rein in its weapons program. “Relevant Security Council resolutions have clear rules about North Korea using ballistic missile technology to carry out launches. China opposes relevant launch […]

Former President Asif Ali Zardari calls for freedom of expression, RTI Legislation and end to impunity of crimes against media persons

Former President Asif Ali Zardari calls for freedom of expression, RTI Legislation and end to impunity of crimes against media persons

“There is a systematic erosion of freedom of expression in the name of ideology and national security on the one hand and crimes against media persons are being committed with impunity on the other”. This has been stated by former President Asif Ali Zardari in a message on the international Press Freedom Day on Wednesday […]