Saturday, February 27th, 2021


Pakistan urges broadening UN’s initiative to counter coronavirus misinformation to include other diseases

UNITED NATIONS/ New York Reaffirming its support to a UN initiative aimed at countering misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic by spreading fact-based information about the disease, Pakistan has called for broadening its scope to include other diseases such as polio and Hepatitis. “We think that this effort may be continued in a much broader scope and should include, not only other diseases that come in the crossfire of misinformation, but also on clearing the misconception about getting vaccinated,” Mariam Shaikh, press counsellor at the Pakistan Mission to the UN, saidRead More

No change in Pakistan’s principled position on Jammu and Kashmir dispute: FO Spokesperson

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday reiterating its desire for peaceful resolution of all outstanding disputes with India including the Jammu and Kashmir dispute emphatically stated that there was no change in its principled position. “Pakistan has always maintained that we want peaceful resolution of all outstanding disputes, including the internationally recognized dispute of Jammu and Kashmir. There is no change in our principled position,” said Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri while responding to a question during a weekly press briefing. To another question regarding the Afghan Transit Trade, the Spokesperson added,Read More

Pakistan Ambassador in Belgium urges Diaspora to benefit from Roshan Digital Account facility

Islamabad: Ambassador of Pakistan to the EU, Belgium and Luxembourg, Zaheer A. Janjua on Friday appreciating the Pakistani community for record remittances to the country urged them to benefit from the Roshan Digital Account facility to transfer their funds to homeland. Ambassador Janjua expressed these views during the 2nd monthly Khuli Katchery he held in virtual format with Pakistani Diaspora in Belgium and Luxembourg. The event was organized by the Embassy of Pakistan, Brussels, in line with the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan, to maintain close engagement with Pakistani DiasporaRead More