Zardari vows to fulfill Benazir Bhutto’s dream

Newswire Islamabad: Former President of Pakistan and President Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) Asif Ali Zardari this week expressed his determination of PPP to fulfill former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto’s dream of defeating the attitudes of ignorance, extremism and intolerance. In his message on the occasion of the birthday of Benazir Bhutto, President Asif Ali […]

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Shehbaz Sharif vows to advise smooth execution of CPEC SEZs

Gwadar Pro Rashakai: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif this week said that all problems and hurdles in the smooth execution of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would be addressed on a priority basis. During his visit to Rashakai Special Economic Zone, the PM stressed that focusing on establishing SEZs across the country […]

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Senator Mushahid urges Pakistan to follow peaceful rise of China

Newswire Islamabad: Chairman Senate Defence Committee Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed this week urged Pakistan to follow the peaceful rise of China. In a key note address at an International webinar comprising experts from three continents, who called for greater cooperation and connectivity to combat common challenges like Climate Change, hunger, poverty, and the Pandemic, rejecting […]

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Pakistan needs to brace for heavy monsoons, warns Sherry Rehman

Staff Writer Islamabad: Federal Minister for Climate Change, Senator Sherry Rehman this week sent out a warning for the upcoming monsoon season and urged the national and provincial disaster management authorities and relevant local authorities to take all-out precautionary measures to cope with possible disastrous impacts of the expected monsoon rains. “Pakistan will experience monsoon […]

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Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri criticizes India for denying human rights, imposing Hindutva

Newswire Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week criticized India for denying human rights and imposing Hindutva in the country. “Credible voices even from within India are increasingly pointing to this ‘dangerous transition’. Indeed the international community can’t look the other way,” he tweeted. he said though the Indian ruling party […]

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Ambassador Lis Rosenholm says Denmark committed to enhance cooperation with Pakistan

Newswire Islamabad: Ambassador of Demark to Pakistan Lis Rosenholm said this week that her country was committed to enhance cooperation with Pakistan. “Denmark is committed to deepen bilateral relations through economic cooperation and implementing green transition with an increased share of renewable energy?? Climate Change is a pre-eminent issue for both Pakistan and Denmark Look […]

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Commemorative stamp on 70th anniversary of Pakistan-Japan diplomatic ties launched

Staff Writer Tokyo: A commemorative stamp on the occasion of 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Japan was launched at a ceremony held here at Embassy’s event hall this week. A large number of people including Japanese government officials, academia, think-tanks, media and business personalities, members of diplomatic corps and […]

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Christian Turner discusses enhanced Pakistan-UK ties

Staff Writer Islamabad: British High Commissioner to Pakistan Dr. Christian Turner along with Antonia Murray Second Secretary Human Rights of British High Commission met with Federal Minister for Human Rights Mian Riaz Hussain Pirzada, this week. Secretary Human Rights Afzal Latif and other senior officers of the ministry also participated in this meeting. Both sides […]

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Christian Turner discusses bilateral relations with Punjab Governor

Staff Writer Lahore: British High Commissioner to Pakistan Christian Turner called on Governor Punjab Muhammad Balighur Rehman and discussed bilateral relations and cooperation in various fields, including education and trade, during a meeting at the Governor’s House here this week. Speaking on the occasion, the governor said the present government was taking concrete steps to […]

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Pakistan has a lot of potential for tourism: Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Italy to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese said this week that Pakistan had a lot of potential for tourism. The envoy called on Advisor to Prime Minister on Tourism and Sports, Awn Chaudhry, and Managing Director Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC), Aftabur Rehman Rana to discuss the matters of mutual cooperation in […]

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Building relations with Iran top priority: Bilawal Bhutto

Newswire Tehran: Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari this week reiterated the country’s commitment to strengthen bilateral relations with Iran in diverse areas and said that building close relations with Iran remained Pakistan’s high priority. “Iran is a very important neighbor of Pakistan, one with which we share immutable historic and fraternal bonds. For the Prime […]

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China generously supporting Pakistan’s education sector: Planning Minister

Gwadar Pro Narowal: Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal said this week that China was generously supporting Pakistan in the education sector. Addressing the Paigham-e-Pakistan (message of Pakistan) conference here, he maintained that the government had increased the higher education budget by 68% under the Public Sector Development Program (PSDP). “We have raised […]

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Pakistan-UK trade volume to be doubled by 2025: Christian Turner

Newswire Islamabad: British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Dr Christian Turner said this week that bilateral trade with Pakistan would be double by next year 2025 and in this regard a consensus between the two governments was in the making. The United Kingdom (UK) is Pakistan’s third largest global trade partner, with Pakistan’s exports reaching $2.1billion […]

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PM vows to strengthen Pakistan-UK trade, investment ties

Newswire Islamabad: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif this week expressed his government’s resolve to further strengthen Pakistan-UK bilateral relations in diverse fields especially in the areas of trade and investment. Speaking as chief guest at the 75th Coronation Ceremony of Queen Elizabeth here at British High Commission, he referred to his recent telephonic conversation with British […]

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Denmark launches project to strengthen Pakistan’s border management capacity

Newswire Islamabad: The Embassy of Denmark in Islamabad together with the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) this week launched a project aiming to support Pakistan to implement sustainable, rights based border management practices in the area of document security and control of national borders. The project ‘Rights Based Border Management in the Silk […]

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Italy will support Olive Culture in Pakistan: Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese

Staff Writer Islamabad: Italy’s Ambassador to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese said this week that Italy will support Olive Culture in Pakistan. The envoy and his wife Albana Ferrarese hosted an event at their residence to highlight Italy’s contribution to the promotion of Olive and Olive Oil and its Value Chain in Pakistan, through the technical support […]

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OIC, UN, HR organizations must rein in Modi’s fascist govt: Sherry Rehman

Staff Writer Islamabad: Federal Minister for Climate Change, Senator Sherry Rehman this week strongly condemned state barbarism against Muslim protesters in India. The Minister said, “OIC, UN and all Human Rights (HR) organizations must rein in Modi’s fascist government.” In her condemnation message, the minister said Indian Muslims were being jailed for protesting against blasphemy […]

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Govt to provide resources for GB development: Qamar Zaman Kaira

Staff Writer Islamabad: Advisor to Prime Minister on Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan Qamar Zaman Kaira reiterated that Federal Government would provide all possible resources for the development and prosperity of the Gilgit-Baltistan. In a meeting with the members of Gilgit-Baltistan Council here this week, he said that the Ministry of Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan would […]

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Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese boosts Pakistan-Italy ties

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Italy to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese has boosted Pakistan-Italy ties since assuming responsibilities ion Islamabad. According to senior a businessman, the envoy is a key driving force behind the further cementing trade relations between Pakistan and Italy. Chief Executive Officer Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) Mian Kashif Ashfaq said that Ambassador of […]

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Zardari, Sujaat stay united

Staff Writer Islamabad: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari and Pakistan Muslim League (Quaid-e-Azam) President Chaudry Shujaat Hussain reiterated their resolve this week to support the incumbent government and stand with each other. Zardari, the President of PPP Parliamentarians, visited the residence of Federal Minister Chaudhry Salik Hussain and held talks with the […]

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Shehbaz Sharif for reinvigorating ties with Japan in trade, investment

Newswire Islamabad: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif this week said his government was focusing on reinvigorating ties with Japan in the field of trade and investment. In a meeting with a delegation of Japanese companies, the prime minister said hurdles would be removed in the way of smooth functioning of the investment infrastructure. The prime minister, […]

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Indus Waters are not controlled by India: Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri

Newswire Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week said the Indus Waters are not controlled by India. “Absolutely wrong to say that Indus Waters are controlled by India. The Indus Waters are governed by the Indus Waters Treaty – an international Treaty arranged, negotiated & guaranteed by the World Bank,” he […]

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Pakistan deeply concerned about ongoing conflict in Ukraine: Hina Rabbani Khar

Rawalpindi: Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Hina Rabbani Khar said this week that Pakistan is deeply concerned about the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. She expressed these views during a ceremony held in connection with handing over humanitarian assistance to the people of Ukraine at Noor Khan Airbase in Rawalpindi. The Minister, while expressing deep […]

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Bilawal Bhutto Zardari had further cemented Pakistan-China ties with successful visit: Umer Rehman Malik

Staff Writer Islamabad: Emerging young politician Umer Rehman Malik said this week that Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari had further cemented Pakistan-China ties with his successful recent visit. The Pakistan People’s Party leader said Bilawal Bhutto, who is also the PPP chief, had chosen China for his first bilateral visit keeping in view the long […]

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Italy to extend all possible cooperation to Pakistani women for business: Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese

Newswire Islamabad: Ambassador of Italy to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese said this week that Italy would extend all possible cooperation to Pakistani women for raising awareness on business and other issues. “We can provide full support to engage Pakistani businesswomen in our business sector,” he said. Speaking at the concluding session of a conference organized by […]

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Chinese breeding technology helping Pakistani farmers cultivate high-yield new rice varieties: PHHSA chief

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Chairman of Pakistan Hi Tech Hybrid Seed Association (PHHSA) Shahzad Ali Malik said this week that Chinese breeding technology helps Pakistani farmers easily cultivate high-yield, disease-resistant new rice varieties for exports. Talking to a delegation of progressive farmers led by Shafiqueur Rehman here, he mentioned that Chinese enterprises and research institutes with […]

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