May, 2018


chalk out a way forward to cater to security needs of the country.National Security Adviser Lt. General (Retd) Nasser Khan Janjua

Islamabad: National Security Adviser Lt. General (Retd) Nasser Khan Janjua chaired the second meeting of Advisory board, National Security Division this morning. Besides Mr. Iftikhar Hussain Babar, Secretary National Security Division, the meeting was attended by Ambassador (Retd) Mr. Riaz Hussain Khokhar, Former Foreign Secretary, Maj. Gen (Retd) Khalid Amir Jaffri, CGSS, Major General Muhammad Samrez Salik, Director General, ISSRA, Mr. Muhammad Sadiq, Former Secretary NSD and by the other senior members from National Security Division, Institute of Regional Studies (IRS) and Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISS). In hisRead More

The nation supports wholeheartedly its valiant troops guarding the nation’s mountain frontiers in most challenging conditions. Minister for Defence and Foreign Affairs Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan

Islamabad: The Government and the people of Pakistan reject categorically India’s claim over Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and its baseless protest against Pakistan’s recent Gilgit-Baltistan Order 2018. The nation supports wholeheartedly its valiant troops guarding the nation’s mountain frontiers in most challenging conditions.” This was stated by Federal Minister for Defence and Foreign Affairs Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan while addressing officers at the Battalion Headquarters of Gayari sector during a visit to the Siachin Glacier region. Defence Minister laid floral wreath and said fateha at the Gayari Monument erected toRead More

strengthening bilateral cooperation in combating terrorism, extremism, drug production and transnational crime. Emomali Rahmon .President of the Republic of Tajikistan

Tajikistan: President of the Republic of Tajikistan His Excellency Emomali Rahmon received the Chairmen Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee of the Isalmic Republic of Pakistan General of Army Zubair Mahmood Hayat, who is on a working visit in Tajikistan. At the meeting a wide spectrum of issues of political, social and economic cooperation of the countries have been considered. President of the country Emomali Rahmon expressed satisfaction over the friendly relations and multifaceted cooperation between the countries, which has new content by the efforts of the heads of the states. TheRead More

1953 Mount Everest was scaled for the first time. Since then some 4,000 climbers have reached the peak.Sewa Lamsal Adhikari, Ambassador of Nepal to Pakistan

Islamabad: The Embassy of Nepal celebrated Mount Everest Day 2018 in collaboration with Serena Hotels. The event was held at the Shamadan Hall with more than two hundred dignitaries, including members of the diplomatic corps and government, in attendance. Nepal has been celebrating Mount Everest Day since 2008. Mr. Aitzaz Ahmad, Special Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was the chief guest if the event, along with the mountaineer Abdul Jabbar Bhatti, who became the fourth Pakistani to scale the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest in 2017. Mr. AzizRead More

Message of Ambassador of Azerbaijan H. E Ali Alizada on the ocassion of the National Day of Azerbaijan, May 28, 2018, 100th anniversary of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic

  Islamabad: This year Azerbaijan celebrates the 100th anniversary of Republic Day. President of Azerbajan has also declared 2018 as the Year of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic in Azerbaijan. The creation of Azerbaijani Democratic Republic 100 years ago was a historic event for Azerbaijani nation. A democratic republic was established for the first time in the Muslim world in Azerbaijan, on May 28, 1918 and recognized by the democratic nations of the world. Azerbaijan Democratic Republic left an indelible mark in the history of national statehood with its rich stateRead More

environmental changes and global warming were prone to bring new diseases which could only be controlled by applying latest technologies.Erik Beishembiev. Kyrgyz Ambassador to Pakistan

Islamabad: Aiming to strengthen cultural and humanitarian ties between the scientific and educational circles of Kyrgyzstan and Pakistan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kyrgyz Republic to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Erik Beishembiev took part in the award ceremony of the winners of the Essay Contest. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Erik Beishembiev was the chief Guest on this occasion. The Essay Contest was jointly organized by Pakistan Science Foundation and Technology Times, which was the 11th one of this series. The topic of the Essay Contest was “Practical andRead More

Federal Minister for Defence, Engr.Khurram Dastgir Khan shaking hand with General Rajendra Chhetri, Chief of Army Staff, Nepalese Army, in Ministry of Defence, in Rawalpindi

Islamabad: General Rajendra Chhetri, Chief of Army Staff Nepalese Army called on Federal Minister for Defence, Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan in his office at Ministry of Defence Rawalpindi. The Minister warmly welcomed the Army Chief to Pakistan, on first such visit after 2006, and said that Pakistan greatly values its relations with Nepal and desires to further strengthen the relationship. Both the sides agreed that there is considerable potential to further enhance mutual relations in defence and other fields. Federal Minister for Defence informed the dignitary that Pakistan has developedRead More

Ambassador of United Arabs Emirates Mr. Hamad Obaid Al-Zaadi said Pakistan and UAE are enjoying friendly relations for over forty five years.

Islamabad:  Ambassador of United Arabs Emirates Mr. Hamad Obaid Al-Zaadi has said UAE is looking to strengthen the cordial relations with Pakistan. A large number of Pakistani’s are serving in UAE in different sectors. While talking at the inauguration ceremony at Etimad Attestation Centre Islamabad he said that both countries are enjoying friendly relations for over forty five years. We have strong economic ties and are working to strengthen bilateral trade relations. The current trade volume between two countries is nearly 8 billion dollars and we hope to increase itRead More

Center of economic power is shifting from the West to East, says Sartaj Aziz at regional seminar

Islamabad,  Pakistan truly stands at a historic juncture. The  country’s strategic location, once being a liability is now a bridge between Europe and Asia. Center of economic power is shifting from the West to East. Over the years Asia has become a leading player in the emerging economies of the world, stated Sartaj Aziz, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission of Pakistan. Regional connectivity in Asia now lies at the center of the Chinese-led Belt and Road initiative which aims to connect Asia with Europe and CPEC – a central part of this network – is anRead More

China Cultural Center in Pakistan is Organizing Concert in Celebration of the 67th Anniversary of China-Pakistan Diplomatic Relations.

Islamabad: The Chief Guest will be the Ambassador of People’s Republic of China to Pakistan H.E Mr. Yao Jing and Federal Minister of States and Frontier Regions Lt General (retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch. This event is organised by the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Pakistan, China Cultural Center in Pakistan and NICE, Network of International Culture Entities. To celebrate the 67th anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between China and Pakistan formally established on May 21, 1951. The ties between China and Pakistan based on mutual respect and common prosperity haveRead More