November, 2018


UK is already Pakistan’s second largest export market and third largest source of foreign. British Deputy High Commissioner and Trade Director for Pakistan, Elin Burns

Islamabad: BRITISH DEPUTY HIGH COMMISSIONER ELIN BURNS VISITS SUKKUR AND KHAIRPUR IN BID TO FURTHER ENHANCE TRADE AND INVESTMENT The British Deputy High Commissioner and UK Director for Trade with Pakistan Elin Burns visited Sukkur and Khairpur in Sindh to discuss opportunities for further collaboration in trade and investment between the UK and Pakistan. The British Deputy High Commissioner visited Sukkur Chamber of Commerce and Khairpur Special Economic Zone to discuss potential British involvement in priority projects for the Government of Sindh in education, healthcare, agriculture and infrastructure sectors.During herRead More

President Dr. Arif Alvi confers the Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military) upon Rear Admiral Sheikh Saeed bin Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Nahyan,Commander of the UAE Naval Forces

Islamabad: President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi conferred the “Nishan-i-Imtiaz” (Military) award upon Rear Admiral Sheikh Saeed bin Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Commander of the UAE Naval Forces during an Investiture Ceremony at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on  Monday. The  UAE Ambassador in Islamabad H.E. Hamad Obaid Al Zaabi, Senior Military and Civil Officers were also present on the occasion. Rear Admiral Sheikh Saeed bin Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Commander of the UAE Naval Forces also called on the President Dr. Arif Alvi after theRead More

Italian Ambassador to Pakistan calls on the Foreign Minister

Islamabad: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi met Italian Ambassador Stefano Pontecorovoat the Foreign Office today. The two sides discussed a wide range of regional and bilateral issues of mutual interest and expressed satisfaction at the current state of relations. The Foreign Minister appreciated the longstanding Pakistan-Italy cooperation in various areas and emphasized the need to diversify and enhance collaboration in bilateral trade, defence and cultural spheres. The Foreign Minister welcomed the signing of MoU between Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) and Italian Trade Promotion Agency ICE to enhanceRead More

Foreign Minister meets Mr. Kjell Magne Bondevik, the Former Prime Minister of Norway

Islamabad: The Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi met the Former Norwegian Prime Minister, Mr. KjellMagneBondevik who is on a two-day visit to Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Mr. Bondevik briefed the Foreign Minister on his visit to India, in particular to Srinagar, where he had the opportunity to interact with Kashmiri groups representing various walks of life. Mr. Bondevik further stated that the Kashmir issue should be high on the agenda of the international community and its resolution should be a priority for all. More importantly, it shouldRead More

Attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi

Karachi: A prompt response from the security agencies Friday morning has successfully repelled the attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi. Two police guards posted embraced martyrdom during exchange of fire with the militants. A father and son duo, who had come from Quetta for visa, succumbed to the injuries. At least three attackers attempted to enter the Consulate and were intercepted by the security guards at a checkpoint. Sindh Chief Minister meets Chinese Consul General after the LEAs successfully foiled the terror bid. Karachi Police Chief, Dr Amir Shaikh toldRead More

Geographically and historically, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) the only logical routes for the Central Asian States to the sea are through Afghanistan and Pakistan. Ms. Tehmina Janjua, Foreign Secretary

Islamabad: Connectivity is the name of the game of the century – every country wants to increase connectivity and Pakistan too is desirable of  this. After all, connectivity and mobility facilitate prosperity and well-being of the region.” This was stated by Ms. Tehmina Janjua, Foreign Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan during her address as Chief Guest at a seminar on “Pakistan, Central Asia and CPEC: A Vision for improved Connectivity” organized by the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) today. Other speakers at the seminar included: H.E Mr.Read More

Pakistan ready to supply Azerbaijan with defense industry products . Federal Defense Production Minister of Pakistan Zubaida Jalal Khan

Islamabad: Report Abdul Rafay Pakistan is ready to supply the Azerbaijani army with the necessary products of the defense industry, the Federal Defense Production Minister of Pakistan Zubaida Jalal Khan said at a meeting with Azerbaijani Ambassador to Pakistan Ali Alizade, the Embassy said in a message. During the meeting, both sides expressed satisfaction with the cooperation between Azerbaijan and Pakistan in the defense industry, exchanged views on the continuation of joint projects in this sector, participation in exhibitions held in both countries, exchange of experie nce, scientific cooperation, jointRead More

Governor of Osaka Prefecture of Japan calls on the Foreign Minister

Islamabad:  The Governor of Osaka Prefecture of Japan, Mr. Ichiro Matsui, paid a courtesy call on the Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi. The Governor of Osaka congratulated the Foreign Minister on his appointment and expressed his earnest desire to further strengthen economic cooperation between Pakistan and Japan. He solicited support of Pakistan for Japan’s bid to host World Expo 2025. He also asked for Pakistan’s support to have a sister-province arrangement between Pakistan and Japan. Foreign Minister while acknowledging the position of Japan as an important development partner, appreciatedRead More