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Pak-Turkman Presidents outline vectors of partnership activation

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Presiden of Pakistan Mamnun Hussein and President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov outline the vectors of the partnership activation During the visit to the capital of Tajikistan where he arrived for the participation in forum “Water for Sustainable Development”, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov had a meeting with …

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Good governance,economic connectivity focus of OSCE Regional Ministerial Conference

“Good Governance and Economic Connectivity – best practices within the OSCE region” was the topic of the OSCE Regional Ministerial Conference organized by the OSCE and the Government of Turkmenistan that ended in Ashgabat on 31 May 2018. The two-day conference brought together some 120 …

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Pakistan wants to get out of zero-sum dynamics of Cold War era: COAS

RAWALPINDI -UNS– Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday said that Pakistan wants to get out of the zero-sum dynamics of Cold War era that is still prevalent in South Asia. In a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), …

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Pakistan, Uzbekistan agree to form joint working group on trade, investment

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Pakistan and Uzbekistan on Thursday agreed to form a joint working group on trade and investment to explore opportunities to fortify relations. This was decided while a high-ranking ministerial delegation from Uzbekistan led by Uzbek Minister for Foreign Trade Khodjaev Jamshaid called …

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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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An underrated driver of Saudi hostility towards Iran and Qatar

By James M. Dorsey Debilitating hostility between Saudi Arabia and Iran is about lots of things, not least who will have the upper hand in a swath of land stretching from Central Asia to the Atlantic coast of Africa. While attention is focused on ensuring …

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Pakistan: A Land of Opportunities for Central Asian Republics

ISLAMABAD -UNS- The CGSS organized a Conference “Pakistan: A Land of Opportunities for Central Asian Republics” on 21st March 2018 at Serena Hotel, Islamabad. The Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS) arranged a conference on “Pakistan: A Land of Opportunities for Central Asian Republics”. …

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New Cold War: Pakistan’s critical role in global,regional affairs

BY M. K. Bhadrakumar Afghanistan, no doubt, was what brought Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif to Moscow on a ‘working visit’ on February 20. This was Asif’s second meeting with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the past 5-month period. They last met in New York …

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TAPI pipeline project important as energy, trade,transit corridor

ISLAMABAD -APP/UNS :Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Thursday said that Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline was an important project for Pakistan due to its growing energy needs. Referring to prospective purchase of electricity from Turkmenistan, he said it would add a new dimension to the bilateral …

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Groundbreaking ceremonies of TAPI projects:PM Abbasi to pay visit to Turkmenistan today

BY TARIQ KHAN ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will pay an official visit to Turkmenistan and Afghanistan today at the invitation of Presidents of Turkmenistan and of Afghanistan. He will participate in the groundbreaking ceremonies of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline project, lines of electricity transmission …

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