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FM Qureshi arrives in Saudi Arabia on one-day visit

RIYADH:    Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday has arrived in Saudi Arabia on one-day visit. According to media reports , the minister will hold important meetings with his Saudi counterpart as well as other prominent leaders. Bilateral ties between the two countries and significant regional issues including situation in Jammu and Kashmir will be discussed during the meetings.

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Pakistan boycotts Indian minister’s speech at Turkey conference

ANKARA:     Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi boycotted on Monday Indian Minister VK Singh’s speech at the Heart of Asia conference in Turkey. As soon as the Indian minister began his speech, Qureshi rose from his seat and walked out of the hall. The boycott was in protest against the brutalities and the grave violation of human rights exercised by …

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Human rights violations at peak in occupied Kashmir: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD:      Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said the human rights violations are at peak in Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IOJ&K), and urged the international community to play its role in settling the dispute according to the United Nations (UN) resolutions. In his message on the Human Rights Day on Tuesday, the foreign minister said he wants …

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FM Qureshi leaves for Turkey to attend Heart of Asia Conference

ISLAMABAD:      Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday has left for Turkey on a two-day official visit to attend the Heart of Asia Conference in Istanbul. According to details, the foreign minister will inform about the Afghan peace process and the steps taken by Pakistan for stability in the region during the conference. He will also interact with …

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Turkish Diplomat briefed about COMSATS-Turkey collaborations

ISLAMABAD, (Parliament Times):    A delegation of COMSATS led by Dr. S. M. Junaid Zaidi, Executive Director COMSATS visited the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Islamabad and held meeting with its Deputy Head of Mission,HuseyinEmrah Kurt and other Members of the Mission.   Dr. Zaidi appreciated the active involvement of Turkey in the programmes and activities of COMSATS, and …

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August 16 meeting of UNSC was a significant development: Maleeha Lodhi

Islamabad:     Reform of the UN is essential to restore public faith in the world body as confidence in it has been waning across the world. This was stated by Dr. Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan’s former Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN in a public lecture at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) on Pakistan and the UN: Challenges …

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Rizwan Saeed Sheikh appointed permanent representative to OIC: FO

JEDDAH:    Pakistan’s newly-appointed Permanent Representative to the OIC Rizwan Saeed Sheikh has presented his credentials to OIC Secretary General Dr. Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen at the Organization’s headquarters in Jeddah. The presentation of credentials by the Permanent Representative marks the establishment of Pakistan’s dedicated Permanent Mission to the OIC. Pakistan’s decision to establish its Permanent Mission to OIC comes in …

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FM Qureshi reaches Sri Lanka on two-day official visit

ISLAMABAD:     Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi reached Sri Lanka on a two-day official visit. Upon his arrival in Colombo, he was received by Ambassador P Selvaraj, Additional Secretary Bilateral Affairs (East), Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sri Lanka, Pakistan High Commission in Sri Lanka in a tweet said. Shah Mahmood Qureshi will call on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister …

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Pakistan supports Afghan peace process: Munir Akram

NEW YORK:     At the United Nations, Pakistan has expressed hope that the resumption of direct talks between the United States and the Taliban would lead to a peaceful settlement in Afghanistan. Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations, Munir Akram was speaking in the UN General Assembly’s debate on the situation in Afghanistan. Ambassador Akram said Pakistan supports …

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