Pakistan

Erdogan’s visit starts today with heavy business-to-business agenda ISLAMABAD: Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan is set to launch a two day visit to Pakistan along with a huge delegation of business leaders from today (Thursday) with a more focussed business-to-business (B2B) meetings which may fetch exports and imports orders for both sides. The two days, […]

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Iran conflict: Gen Bajwa offers ‘sound counsel’ to US Defence Secretary Mark Esper Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday “offered sound counsel” to US Defence Secretary Mark Esper amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over last week’s killing of a top Iranian general in Baghdad. Esper, in a […]

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  Pak soil not to be used against anyone: DG ISPR RAWALPINDI: Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor on Sunday said that Pakistan will only play the role of a peacemaker and not take sides in the ongoing conflict between the United States and neighbouring Iran. The DG ISPR, in an […]

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India installs missiles at LoC: No talks with India until Kashmir solution, says FM Qureshi MULTAN: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said no talks can be held with India until the Kashmir issue is resolved according to the UN resolutions and the wishes of Kashmiri people, and the anti-Muslim legislation issue is settled. Addressing […]

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ADB approves loans worth $1.3 billion for Pakistan ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank on Friday approved two loans of $1.3 billion in total for budgetary support and key reforms in Pakistan. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved $1 billion in immediate budgetary support to Pakistan to “shore up the country’s public finances” and help strengthen […]

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Randi Zuckerberg finds Pakistan friendliest country LAHORE: The third and final day of AdAsia 2019 belonged to Randi Zukerberg, sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. She kept the fully packed hall spell-bound during her one-hour lecture, describing Pakistan as the friendliest country. She justified her praise for Pakistani nation by citing the names of Malala […]

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PM launches Ehsas Financial Inclusion Strategy initiative PM launches Ehsas Financial Inclusion Strategy initiative. Photo: Radio Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Tuesday launched Financial Inclusion Strategy initiative under the government’s flagship poverty alleviation Ehsas programme. During the launching ceremony, Queen of Netherlands Maxima, in her capacity as the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for […]

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Queen Maxima’s visit to promote financial inclusion in Pakistan: PM   ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Tuesday appreciated Queen Maxima’s commitment to promote financial inclusion for development and said her visit to Pakistan would provide an added impetus to the ongoing efforts of the government. He was talking to Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, in […]

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Ex-Chinese CG in Karachi appointed China’s ambassador to Afghanistan BEIJING: Former Consul General of China in Karachi, Wang Yu has been appointed as new Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Afghanistan. Wang presented the copy of Letter of Credence to the General Directorate of Protocol Department, Foreign Ministry of the Islamic Republic of […]

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  Renewable energy more relevant for climate vulnerable Pakistan: PM Imran ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said targets set by his government   to increase the share of renewable energy  would ensure affordable, sustainable and clean electricity for Pakistan which is currently facing high risks of climate change. Addressing the signing ceremony of 310 […]

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