Category: Pakistan

SBP notifies lifting of UNSC sanctions against Iran

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has informed banks and other financial institutions that previous sanctions on Iran have been removed and normal business...

Speaker Wolesi Jirga calls on Prime Minister Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: Speaker Wolesi Jirga Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mr. Abdul Raouf Ibrahimi called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at PM House. The Prime Minister...

Afghan refugees may stay until 2017

ISLAMABAD: The Senate was informed that at present 1.55 million registered Afghan Refugees are residing in Pakistan. Minister for States and Frontier Region Abdul Qadir...

No Honour in ‘honour’ Killing: PM Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that Islam entitles men and women with equal rights, while praising the initiative taken by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s...

Diplomatic efforts needed to de-escalate Saudi-Iran tensions

ISLAMABAD: Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel Bin Ahmed al-Jubeir met Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif and discussed mutual...

Pakistan and Afghanistan join forces to eradicate polio

An international video conference held between National Polio teams of Pakistan and Afghanistan on 6thJan, 2016 to discuss the importance of strengthening cross border...

Pakistan for collective approach for peace in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif terming terrorism and extremism as the common enemy of Pakistan and Afghanistan called for a collective approach to...

Indonesia concludes MoU On rice import from Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Indonesia yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on rice import from Pakistan. The MoU was signed by Indonesian Trade Minister Mr....

HEC, EU Brief VCs on Erasmus+ Programme

ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan, and the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Pakistan organized a ceremony to brief Vice Chancellors and...

Pakistan Air Force, key element in counter-terrorism: PM

KARACHI: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said Pakistan Air Force (PAF) was a key element in counter-terrorism and lauded the role of its airmen and women in the...