China to gift 0.5M more Sinopharm vaccine doses to Pakistan

Pakistan will receive another half a million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from China as a gift, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters following the formal launch of activities to celebrate 70 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries, Qureshi said Beijing has always helped Islamabad in difficult times. “Today,… Continue reading China to gift 0.5M more Sinopharm vaccine doses to Pakistan

PM Khan: Trade can play vital role in poverty alleviation sub-continent states

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday, while inviting the Sri Lankan businessmen to invest in Pakistan, said trade connectivity among the countries of Asian sub-continent was vital for poverty alleviation. Addressing at Pakistan-Sri Lanka Trade and Investment Conference held in Colombo which he jointly chaired with his Sri Lanka counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa, Imran Khan proposed… Continue reading PM Khan: Trade can play vital role in poverty alleviation sub-continent states

India is nuclearizing the Indian Ocean: FM Qureshi

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday accused India of nuclearizing the Indian Ocean and said the New Delhi government, in the pursuit of hegemonic designs, inducted advanced weapons systems and delivery platforms into its naval arsenals. Speaking at the International Maritime Conference in the southern port city of Karachi, Qureshi said his country… Continue reading India is nuclearizing the Indian Ocean: FM Qureshi

FM Qureshi: Pakistan agree to cooperate with friendly nations to promote blue economy

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday said recognizing the importance of world’s oceans as global public commodity, Pakistan was committed to promote the prudent use of marine resources for socio-economic development, while ensuring environmental sustainability. “We are ready to cooperate and collaborate with other friendly nations and partners around the world, to realize this… Continue reading FM Qureshi: Pakistan agree to cooperate with friendly nations to promote blue economy

Pakistan hopes to get off FATF’s gray list

Despite the strong “Indian lobby,” Pakistan hopes that a watchdog for global money-laundering will not make a “politically motivated” decision at the next meeting later this month and delete the country’s name from the FATF gray list. Pakistan’s anxious eye is on the four-day virtual meeting of the Financial Action Task Force – a Paris-based… Continue reading Pakistan hopes to get off FATF’s gray list

‘Daesh/ISIS militants move to Afghanistan’: SCO

The secretary-general of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on Friday said Daesh/ISIS militants moved to Afghanistan from the Middle East and posed a threat to regional security. Speaking at a webinar, Vladimir Norov said he remained concerned over the deteriorating situation in the border regions of Afghanistan. The webinar, Afghan Peace Process and Shanghai Cooperation… Continue reading ‘Daesh/ISIS militants move to Afghanistan’: SCO

Qatar, Pakistan discuss military cooperation

Chief of Staff of Qatari Armed Forces Ghanem bin Shaheen al-Ghanim hosted on Monday the Chief of Staff of Pakistani Air Force Mujahid Anwar Khan in Doha to discuss ways of strengthening military cooperation between the two countries. In a statement by Qatar’s Defense Ministry, the two military chiefs discussed reviewing military cooperation relations and… Continue reading Qatar, Pakistan discuss military cooperation

Pakistan, Azerbaijan discuss steps to enhance cooperation

Pakistan and Azerbaijan Thursday discussed measures to enhance bilateral cooperation in multiple spheres including defence, trade and commerce besides agreeing to increase land and aerial linkages. The bilateral ties were discussed during the delegation-level talks between the two countries at the foreign ministry during the visit of Azeri Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov. Foreign Minister Shah… Continue reading Pakistan, Azerbaijan discuss steps to enhance cooperation

Pakistan remains determined to bring peace in Afghanistan: FM Queshi

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday said Pakistan would continue its reconciliatory efforts for peace in Afghanistan with a strong belief that there was ‘no military solution to the conflict’. “A comprehensive political dialogue acceptable to the Afghan leadership is the only sustainable solution,” he said in a meeting with leader of Afghan Hezb-e-Wahdat-e-Islami… Continue reading Pakistan remains determined to bring peace in Afghanistan: FM Queshi

FM Qureshi says India a threat to region’s peace

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday said India was supporting terrorist activities in Pakistan and thus posed a serious threat to the region’s peace. In a statement, the Foreign Minister called upon the international community to take notice of India’s constant attempts to undermine peace in the region. Qureshi said India was playing the… Continue reading FM Qureshi says India a threat to region’s peace