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Government only has ‘begging policy’: Bilawal

Government only has ‘begging policy’: Bilawal

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said the incumbent government only has the ‘begging’ policy.Speaking to the media after the National Assembly session on Wednesday, he claimed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government had no foreign and economic policy. He said only ten days were left in the 100 days agenda of the government […]

Stakeholders express reservations over Punjab’s agriculture policy draft

Stakeholders express reservations over Punjab’s agriculture policy draft

LAHORE: The Punjab government’s draft of new agriculture policy 2018 has been slammed by leading stakeholders of agri-business.The businessmen are of the view that the new policy, commissioned under the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led government does not ensure a level playing field for domestic consumers. They believe that it will benefit multinational companies working for the […]

FDI drops 35% as investors wait for economic policy changes

FDI drops 35% as investors wait for economic policy changes

KARACHI: Foreign investors largely remained shy of driving up investments in Pakistan’s economy as they waited for clarity on economic policies to be announced shortly by the new government.Foreign direct investment (FDI) dropped 35% to $160.1 million in August compared to $246.8 million in the same month of previous year, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported […]

Protesters across US to march against immigration policy

Protesters across US to march against immigration policy

WASHINGTON: Demonstrations were expected across the United States on Saturday against President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policy, as calls grow by activists for abolition of the country’s frontline immigration enforcement agency. “We’re rallying in Washington DC, and around the country,” organisers of the “Families Belong Together” protest said on their website. The Washington protest was to begin […]

Withdrawal of India’s BJP from Kashmir government could herald ‘muscular policy’

Withdrawal of India’s BJP from Kashmir government could herald ‘muscular policy’

NEW DELHI;India’s governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) quit the ruling coalition in occupied Kashmir state on Tuesday and called for federal control over the disputed Himalayan region, citing a deterioration in security that could herald a new crackdown. The Hindu nationalist BJP entered into an unlikely alliance with a regional party after an inconclusive election […]

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 […]

We start with a brief round-up of the activities on the foreign policy front: Opening Remarks by Spokesperson

We start with a brief round-up of the activities on the foreign policy front: Opening Remarks by Spokesperson

We start with a brief round-up of the activities on the foreign policy front: Opening Remarks by Spokesperson Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) Pakistan Day was celebrated on 23 March 2018 in Islamabad and by all our Missions abroad. Our Missions organized flag hoisting ceremonies and receptions as part of the celebrations.  Various buildings including the […]

Pakistan will keep Kashmir on top agenda of Foreign Policy Sardar Yousuf- Minister of Religious Affairs

Pakistan will keep Kashmir on top agenda of Foreign Policy Sardar Yousuf- Minister of Religious Affairs

Pakistan will keep Kashmir on top agenda of Foreign Policy Sardar Yousuf- Minister of Religious Affairs Kashmir’s are indebted for inclusive support of Pakistan- Zaffar Akbar Butt-Senior Leader APHC, Chairman Salvation movement Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) Minister of Religious Affairs Sardar Yousuf called Zaffar Akber Butt, who is nowadays for one week private visit to attend […]

The 5th round of the Pakistan-Philippines Bilateral Policy Consultations was held in Islamabad

The 5th round of the Pakistan-Philippines Bilateral Policy Consultations was held in Islamabad

The 5th round of the Pakistan-Philippines Bilateral Policy Consultations was held in Islamabad. Islamabad: (Asghar Ai Mubarak) The two sides reviewed the entire spectrum of bilateral relations and identified opportunities and possibilities for further cooperation including in the fields of security, counter-terrorism, economic development and trade, education, science and technology and agriculture.

Foreign Office Pakistan briefed media in detail about Foreign policy

Foreign Office Pakistan briefed media in detail about Foreign policy

Asghar Ali Mubarak, 18 January 2018 Islamabad: Foreign office, Pakistan summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner Mr. J.P. Singh today and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Working Boundary on 18th January 2018, in Sialkot Sector, resulting in the shahadat of two innocent civilian ladies (45 years old Perveen Bibi […]

Bilateral Policy Consultations between Foreign Secretary and Philippines Deputy Minister

Bilateral Policy Consultations between Foreign Secretary and Philippines Deputy Minister

Asghar Ali Mubarak: January 18, 2018 Islamabad: The 5th round of the Pakistan-Philippines Bilateral Policy Consultations was held in Islamabad today. Pakistan side was led by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua, while Mr. Enirque A. Manalo, Undersecretary (Deputy Minister) for Policy, Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines headed the Philippines side. The two sides reviewed […]