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Certain countries in the region out to disrupt Iran-Pakistan ties: Mehdi Hunar Dost

ISLAMABAD: Iranian ambassador in Pakistan Mehdi Hunar Dost has said some countries in the region want to disrupt iran-Pakistan ties and some countries are pursuing conspiracies of anti Islam forces. He said this while addressing a ceremony held here Tuesday in private hotel. He held that Iran has rendered unprecedented …

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FM Qureshi stresses importance of Pak-UK cooperation in various sectors

ISLAMABAD: United Kingdom’s Minister of State for Commonwealth and United Nations Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon called on Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Islamabad on Monday. The Foreign Minister underlined the need for increased cooperation in trade, investment and education spheres. He acknowledged assistance of UK’s Department for International Development …

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Pakistan calls back high commissioner from India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday called back its high commissioner appointed in India for consultations in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack. Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal tweeted, “We have called back our high commissioner in India for consultations. He left New Delhi this morning,” Dr Faisal added. The already …

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India must end state repression against Kashmiris & pursue path of dialogue: FO

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reminded India that bluster, belligerence and pursuit of expedient standards to suit internal political interests is both delusional and counterproductive. Responding to media queries on absurd claims made by spokesperson of the Indian Ministry of External Affairs about Foreign Secretary’s briefing to the diplomatic corps, the Foreign …

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Baseless Indian allegations, aggressive rhetoric threat to regional peace: Tehmina

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua has said baseless Indian allegations and aggressive rhetoric is counterproductive and threat to regional peace. Briefing the African Ambassadors regarding Pulwama Attack in Islamabad on Sunday, she said deliberate anti-Pakistan frenzy is being spurred in India. Tehmina Janjua also apprised Ambassadors from Shanghai Cooperation Organizations’ …

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Pakistan discards Indian charges on Pulwama attack

Islamabad: Pakistan has rejected the Indian allegations of involvement in Pulwama attack. The spokesperson of Ministry of Foreign Affairs , Dr Muhammad Faisal posted a tweet message in which he strongly condemned the Pulwama attack in some 42 Indian soldiers were killed. He said that Pakistan always denounce the sabotage …

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Pakistan boosts female participation in UN peacekeeping operations

NEW YORK: Pakistan has met the United Nations target of deploying 15 percent female military and staff officers in UN peacekeeping missions in line with efforts to enhance women”s participation in the world body”s flagship activity, a senior Pakistani diplomat has said. Speaking in the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations …

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Pakistan to present evidences on Feb 19 in Kalbhusan case

MANCHESTER: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi says Pakistan’s legal team will present its stance in Kulbhushan Jadhav case at International Court of Justice in The Hague on 19th of this month. Speaking at a reception in Manchester, he said Kulbhushan Jadhav has confessed involvement in subversive activities carried out in …

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FM Shah Qureshi expresses support for Kashmir as Modi’s visits the occupied valley

LAHORE: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday had a telephonic conversation with Kashmir Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, triggering a diplomatic spat between Pakistan and India, ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Indian-occupied Kashmir. Qureshi had discussed the deteriorating situation in Kashmir and the …

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Iranian Ambassador hosts reception in Beijing to celebrate its 40th national day

BEIJING: (Parliament Times): Iranian Ambassador to China Mohammad Keshavarz-Zadeh hosted a reception at the Iranian Embassy in Beijing to celebrate the upcoming 40th national day of Iran. The event was attended by Shen Yueyue, Vice-Chairperson of the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China, Chen Xiaodong, Assistant Minister …

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