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Nakhchivan- Capital of Islamic Culture 2018

BY ZAMAN BAJWA In a meeting of OIC, the cultural minister’s selected Nakhchivan city of Azerbaijan as capital of Islamic Culture for 2018.This city is the capital of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic which is the autonomous state within the Republic of Azerbaijan. The population of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic is about 450 …

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Pakistan ensures effective implementation of bilateral consular agreement with India

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria has said Pakistan has ensured effective implementation of the bilateral consular agreement with India. In a statement in Islamabad on Sunday, he said that Pakistan remains committed to the implementation of the 2008 Agreement on Consular access with India. He said that five Indian …

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India suppressing facts by calling Jadhav a ‘common prisoner:’ FO

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) said on Sunday India is suppressing facts by calling spy Kulbushan Jadhav a ‘common prisoner.’ A statement released by the FO rejected the Indian External Affairs Ministry’s statement on Jadhav and said Pakistan is working to implement the two-way agreement and will implement the consular …

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Pakistan hands over list of 546 prisoners to India: FO

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has handed over a list of 546 Indian prisoners to the latter country’s high commission, said Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria. According to a section of the India-Pakistan Joint Statement, May 2008 — pertaining to the consular access agreement — both the countries must exchange lists …

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Raheel Sharif took Saudi assignment in personal capacity: Sartaj

ISLAMABAD: Former army chief General (retd) Raheel Sharif was not sent to Saudi Arabia in an official capacity by the government but accepted his new job as the head of the Islamic military alliance as a personal assignment. This was reportedly stated by Sartaj Aziz, the prime minister’s adviser on …

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