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Motiwala lauds PM’s efforts for peace,economic prosperity between Pakistan,Afghanistan

KARACHI -UNS- Chairman Pakistan Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PAJCCI), Zubair Motiwala acknowledged Honorable Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Prime Minister of Pakistan for his efforts to ease strained relations between the two countries and revive a push for peace talks. Motiwala established that at …

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Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to achieve common aim of regional security

KABUL -UNS : Prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Afghan president Muhammad Ashraf Ghani Friday agreed on achieving the common aim of regional security through connectivity. The call was made during the bilateral meeting between Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Afghanistan President Ashraf …

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‘Early resolution of Afghan conflict is a top priority for US,Pakistan’

BY SAJJAD HUSSAIN ISLAMABAD: The early resolution of Afghan issue is a top priority for the US and Pakistan.This was stated by National Security Adviser Lt Gen ( R ) Nasser Khan Janjua on Thursday . Janjua’s statement came after a meeting with Principal Deputy …

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Uzbekistan offers to host Afghan govt, Taliban talks

TASHKENT: Uzbekistan offered  to host peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, a move that could make Tashkent a player in settling the decades-long conflict in the neighboring country. The former Soviet republic is seeking to raise its international profile as part of …

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PAJCCI developing peace ,economic prosperity across border

BY SAJJAD HUSSAIN ISLAMABAD- In line with the chain of events pertinent to Afghan-Pak economic connectivity, Pakistan Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PAJCCI) recently conducted a roundtable meeting on Mar 26, 2018. The main emphasis of this event was to nurture the environment …

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Pak-Afghan ties: Ghani invites Abbasi for talks

By Baqir Sajjad Syed ISLAMABAD: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday invited Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to Kabul to kick-start a ‘comprehensive bilateral dialogue’ with the aim of repairing the fractured relationship between the two countries. Ghani extended this invitation during a meeting with …

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Elements in Taliban open to peace talks: Mattis

KABUL (AFP) – Elements of the Taliban are open to talks with the Afghan government, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday as he arrived in Kabul on an unannounced visit. Mattis flew into the war-torn city two weeks after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani unveiled …

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US announces head money for TTP’s Fazlullah among three commanders

WASHINGTON -UNS/AFP – United States (US) has put head money on commanders of banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan(TTP) Mullah Fazlullah, Abdul Wali and Mangal Bagh on Thursday. The step taken by US authorities has come in ahead of talks with Pakistan to better curb extremism in the …

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Over 20 terrorists killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan

KUNAR -UNS – A US drone attack carried out in Afghanistan province of Kunar killed at least 20 suspected militants on Wednesday. According to sources, the terrorists killed in the US drone attack belonged to Swat area of Pakistan and affiliated with Tehreek-e-Takiban Pakistan (TTP). …

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One killed as Kabul car bomb targets foreign forces: ministry

KABUL (AFP) – A suicide car bomb targeting a foreign forces convoy rocked eastern Kabul early Friday, killing at least one civilian and injuring four in an area where many expatriates reside, the Afghan interior ministry said. “Unfortunately around 9:00 am, a car bombing took …

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