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Pulwama investigations

The Foreign Office told foreign diplomats that India’s allegation that Pakistan-based elements were involved in the Pulwama attack could not be corroborated by the dossier sent by New Delhi in February. Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal, in a briefing to foreign diplomats, said that in order to cooperate with …

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Mahathir’s visit to Pakistan

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad departed for Jakarta after concluding a successful three-day trip to Islamabad. Pakistan and Malaysia have said dialogue is the only way forward to ensure peace and stability in the region and to resolve outstanding issues, said a press release issued by the Foreign Office at …

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Consultations on NAP

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has written letters to the leaders of all parliamentary parties to hold consultations over the National Action Plan and key parliamentary matters. FM Qureshi has summoned a consultative conference of all parliamentary parties on March 28 at 4pm at the Parliament House. The latter further …

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PSL’s success

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani said that the recent staging of eight Pakistan Super League (PSL) matches in Karachi is a sign that PCB’s credibility has hit a new level and the board is now taken seriously at an international level. The PCB head made the remarks during …

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New Zealand carnage

Pakistani flag will remain half-mast at all national buildings on Monday to mourn the deaths of Pakistanis who were martyred, among others, in the terrorist attacks on mosques in New Zealand. Addressing a news briefing in Islamabad on Sunday, he said the Prime Minister has also decided that martyred Mian …

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Bilawal’s hard-hitting remarks

Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari came down hard on the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government and the National Accountability Bureau over what he called a massive political engineering being done to suppress his party and its leadership. He added that NAB was founded for the purpose of political engineering and …

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Resolving regional conflicts

Minister for Foreign Affairs Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that being an important stakeholder in Afghan peace process, Pakistan wanted a responsible withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan. He was addressing a joint press conference with his German counterpart Heiko Maas, who arrived here earlier in the day to hold discussions …

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Bilawal-Nawaz meeting

Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari showed a good gesture by visiting Kot Lakhpat jail to inquire about the health of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif despite the fact that both parties have bitter political history. After the meeting, Bilawal Bhutto asked the government to ensure provision of medical …

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Shutdown in IHK

In occupied Kashmir, shutdown was observed in Srinagar and adjoining areas against the summoning of Hurriyat Leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq by India’s National Investigation Agency to New Delhi for questioning. According to media reports, Call for the strike was given by the Srinagar-based Traders Coordination Committee, an amalgam of various …

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Undermining the SAARC

Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua while reiterating Pakistan’s desire to strengthen ties with all its neighbours has said that Islamabad would continue with its efforts for peace in its neighbourhood despite New Delhi’s negative attitude. Addressing a conference on “Conflict and Cooperation in South Asia: Role of Major Powers” hosted by …

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