China’s antiballistic missile test, aircraft carrier launch amid ‘foreign threats’

Global Times Beijing: China this week successfully conducted an antiballistic missile test in a move experts said on Monday is a crucial part of the country’s national defense development that is defensive in nature, demonstrating the reliability of China’s antiballistic missile umbrella amid US attempts to blackmail China with modern, nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missiles and […]

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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 invites Turkey to invest in CPEC SEZs

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Pakistan this week invited Turkey to invest in the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) being built under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Chaudhary Salik Hussain, Federal Minister for Board of Investment (BOI) and Special Initiatives, and Secretary BOI Fareena Mazhar met with the Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey in Istanbul, the Pakistani government […]

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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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Turkey’s EU accession prospects remain bleak

Yasar Yakis The European Parliament this month issued its periodical “progress report on Turkey.” Turkey’s pro-opposition media considers these reports to be the country’s magnetic resonance imaging, allowing an accurate picture of Turkey to be seen. The pro-government media regards these reports as aiming to blackwash Ankara’s reputation. The latest report is not much different […]

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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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PM Shehbaz Sharif’s aide visits Gwadar to review CPEC projects

China Economic Net Quetta: Additional Secretary to Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s Office Nadeem Aslam Chaudhry this week visited Gwadar to review the pace and implementation of various ongoing development projects under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The visit – which aimed at reviewing the ongoing uplift projects and reporting to the Prime Minister’s Secretariat from […]

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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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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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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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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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China-US relations far from normal, anxiety of the US completely unnecessary: Chinese FM

Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi Beijing: China’s State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi warned this week that China-US relations cannot continue to deteriorate and that right choices should be made. Delivering a video speech at an online seminar on Kissinger and China-US relations hosted by the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday, […]

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Pakistan firmly committed to its principled stance on Palestine: Marriyum

Staff Writer Islamabad: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb this week reiterated that Pakistan was firmly committed to its principled position on the Palestinian issue and Israel. In an important policy statement she said that there had been no change in Pakistan’s policy in support of Palestine. The minister said that Pakistan’s state policy […]

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Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri shares memories multiple interactions with the great Edhi

Newswire Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week share memories of my multiple interactions with the great social worker Abdul Sattar Edhi. “Honoured to share memories of my multiple interactions with Abdul Sattar Edhi Sb #Edhi at a memorial organised by CLI at the Australian National University to pay tribute to […]

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Ambassador Lis Rosenholm attends musical performance at Poland embassy

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Lis Rosenholm this week attended musical performance at the Poland embassy here. “At the Polish Embassy in Islamabad. Musical performance #melancholy,” she tweeted with a brief video clip. The Embassy of Poland had organised the musical evening and exhibition to show solidarity with Ukraine in Islamabad at the residence of […]

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Beloved Senator Rehman Malik remembered at condolence reference

Islamabad: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP)’s late senior leader late Senator A. Rehman Malik was remembered by his friends and party colleagues on Friday evening in a condolence reference. The condolence reference was attended by people from various walks of life included Minister of State for Law and Justice Shahdat Awan, Secretary Information PPP Faisal Karim […]

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Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese, Albana Ferrarese celebrate Festa della Repubblica, host reception

Staff Writer Islamabad: Islamabad: Ambassador of Italy to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese and his wife Albana Ferrarese this week celebrated the Festa della Repubblica. They hosted a reception which was widely attended by politicians, diplomats and journalists. The duo greeted the Italians living in Pakistan and the millions back home a happy Republic Day – celebrated […]

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