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Pakistan committed to policy of restraint but will safeguard its vital interests: FO

Pakistan committed to policy of restraint but will safeguard its vital interests: FO

Pakistan committed to policy of restraint but will safeguard its vital interests: FO Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) Answering a question during weekly news briefing in Islamabad today (Thursday), Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said India uses Pakistan card to influence its internal politics. He said Indian media is active vis-a-vis Pakistan and New Delhi is […]

FO denies handing over Dr Shakeel to US

FO denies handing over Dr Shakeel to US

ISLAMABAD ;Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal on Wednesday categorically rejected the possibility of handing over Dr Shakeel Afridi to the United States. In a statement issued on Thursday, the foreign office spokesman announced that there were no chances of deal with the US over Dr Shakeel Afridi. He also denied reports of handing Afridi […]

Pakistan sacrifices 75000 civilian and 6000 military official. Says FO

Pakistan sacrifices 75000 civilian and 6000 military official. Says FO

Pakistan sacrifices 75000 civilian and 6000 military official. Says FO Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) The spokesman ministry of foreign affairs Pakistan said that Pakistan has sacrificed 75,000 civilians & 6000 soldiers to the scourge of terrorism (we have one of the highest officer-to-soldier casualty rate globally) and suffered economic losses worth USD 123 bn Pakistan […]

Contempt case: ECP issues non-bailable arrest warrants for Imran

Contempt case: ECP issues non-bailable arrest warrants for Imran

ISLAMABAD: (Monitoring Desk)The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), on Thursday, issued non-bailable arrest warrants for October 26 against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan in a contempt case. The warrants have been issued for the said date to ensure presence of the PTI chairman before the ECP on the next hearing. The five-member bench of […]

India stands totally exposed on issue of terror financing in Pakistan: FO

India stands totally exposed on issue of terror financing in Pakistan: FO

By News Desk Rejecting New Delhi’s brouhaha over the death sentencing of an Indian spy, Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said on Saturday that India stands totally exposed on the issue of terror financing and perpetrating subversive acts in Pakistan. A Pakistani military court has recently sentenced Kulbushan Jadhav – an Indian national– to death […]

FO receives request about two Indian clerics

FO receives request about two Indian clerics

KARACHI: Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said on Thursday that an Indian request seeking assistance for the recovery of two clerics had been received. He said the request had been forwarded to the interior ministry, which is actively pursuing the matter. According to a report in the Times of India, two senior Indian clerics went […]

Lobbying under way for top job at FO

Lobbying under way for top job at FO

ISLAMABAD: Intense jockeying for the foreign secretary’s position has begun as the time for a final decision is drawing closer and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has initiated deliberations over prospective candidates. The post will fall vacant after incumbent foreign secretary Aizaz Chaudhry, who has been designated as ambassador to the US, moves to Washington to […]