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Official visit : Jordan’s King Abdullah II arrives in Islamabad

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD: Jordan’s King Abdullah II arrived in Pakistan on Thursday afternoon on an official two-day visit. The Jordanian monarch was received at Nur Khan Airbase by President Mamnoon Hussain and a 21-gun salute was presented in honour of the guest. The king …

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No threat to CPEC : Gwadar close to becoming global trading hub: Chinese Ambassador

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing has said that there was no threat to China Pakistan Economic Corridor, expressing the hope that Gwadar Port was close to becoming an international trading hub. In an interview with BBC Urdu, he said law and order …

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Pakistan,Indonesia sign several significant MoUs

ISLAMABAD UNS – Pakistan and Indonesia signed four memorandums of understanding (MoUs) for cooperation in energy, trade and training and education. The first agreement deals with the import of LNG and POL products from Indonesia. Minister for energy Sardar Awais Khan Leghari and Indonesian Minister …

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China has special place in our heart : NA Speaker

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that China has a special place in our heartand the friendship between two neighbours has no parallel in international relations. He expressed these views while talking to the Ambassador of the People’s Republic …

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Diplomats in Islamabad briefed on anti-terrorism efforts, challenges

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Ambassadors of the various countries in Islamabad attended a briefing on Wednesday held under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Heads of Missions and ambassadors in Islamabad were briefed by civil and military leadership, including Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, Foreign Secretary, Chief of …

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Pakistan has greater leverage over US: Olson

WASHINGTON -UNS: Former US ambassador to Islamabad Richard Olson has said that the Trump administration’s attempt at humiliating and penalizing Pakistan is unlikely to work, adding the South Asian nation has greater leverage over America than many imagine. In an opinion piece for The New …

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China acknowledges Pakistan’s matchless sacrifices in terror war: Envoy

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Newly appointed Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yajo Jing Tuesday said his country acknowledged Pakistan’s matchless sacrifices in war against terrorism and it stood firmly with Pakistan in all situations. Talking to National Security Adviser (NSA) Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Nasser Khan Janjua here, …

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Pakistan lodges protest with US envoy over Trump’s tweet

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Foreign Office on Monday night summoned US Ambassador to Islamabad David Hale and lodged a protest against US President Donald Trump’s tweet accusing Pakistan of “lies and deceit”. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will chair a meeting of the federal cabinet on …

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Attended rally against Israel: Palestine recalls ambassador to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD -UNS-Palestine on Saturday recalled its ambassador to Pakistan who attended a pro-Palestinian rally alongside Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) Emir Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, a statement issued by its foreign ministry said. Palestinian Ambassador Walid Abu Ali on Friday shared the stage with the JuD chief at …

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Pakistan occupies significant place in Russia’s foreign policy: Dr. Aleksandr

KARACHI: Pakistan and Russian relations had strengthened in last three to four years and the two countries were making efforts to find ways in bringing peace in the region, claimed Russian Consul General in Karachi Dr. Aleksandr Khozin. Addressing a press briefing in Karachi, Dr …

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