Sikh leader’s attempted assassination in US confirms Indian involvement in extra-territorial killings: FO
ISLAMABAD, Nov 7 (APP): The second chartered aircraft carrying 89.6 tons of humanitarian and medical aid from the government and people of Pakistan for the brotherly people of Gaza arrived at El-Arish International Airport, Egypt on Tuesday. The special flight was sent off from Islamabad by Foreign Minister Jalil Abbas Jilani on behalf of the… Continue reading Pakistan’s 2nd batch of humanitarian aid to Gaza arrives in Egypt
ISLAMABAD, Oct 19 (APP): Pakistan on Thursday expressed its disappointment over the results of the emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) held on Wednesday, and called for an immediate end to the bombardment and inhumane blockade of Gaza. “We are nationally disappointed by the results of the UNSC debate. The Security Council… Continue reading Pakistan “disappointed” over outcome of UNSC’s Gaza meeting; calls for end to bombardment, blockade: FO Spox
ISLAMABAD, Oct 13 (APP): Ambassador of Egypt in Islamabad Tarek Dahroug on Friday paid a farewell call on Caretaker Foreign Minister Jalil Abbas Jilani. In the meeting, the foreign minister thanked the ambassador for his efforts in strengthening Pakistan-Egypt bilateral ties. He also wished the ambassador well for his future endeavours.
ISLAMABAD, Oct 12 (APP): Special Envoy of the Secretary General of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Jammu and Kashmir Yousef M. Al Dobeay on Thursday called on Caretaker Foreign Minister Jalil Abbas Jilani. In the meeting, the foreign minister welcomed the Special Envoy and appreciated the OIC‘s sustained support for the Kashmiri people. He also… Continue reading OIC special envoy on Kashmir calls on FM Jilani
ISLAMABAD, Oct 12 (APP): The “small” fire that erupted in the building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday night was brought under control causing no damage to “any record of infrastructure”. Foreign Office spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch, in a statement, said that fire erupted because of the short-circuiting in the equipment being used by… Continue reading Fire in FO building brought under control with no damage to any record: Spox
ISLAMABAD, Sep 14 (APP):Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar will participate in the high-level debate of the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York from September 18 to 23. Foreign Office Spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch, during her weekly press briefing on Thursday, said the prime minister would address the UNGA on… Continue reading PM to address UNGA on Sept 22: FO spokesperson
ISLAMABAD, Sep 1 (APP): Interim Foreign Minister Jalil Abbas Jilani on Friday paid tribute to the iconic leader of Kashmir freedom struggle Syed Ali Shah Geelani on his second death anniversary. “He was a brave and steadfast leader. He inspired generations of Kashmiris in their struggle for realization of their right to self-determination in accordance with… Continue reading FM Jilani pays tribute to iconic Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Geelani
ISLAMABAD, Sep 1 (APP): A briefing session for the resident diplomatic missions in Islamabad on the Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) was held by the Foreign Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Government Effectiveness Dr Jehanzeb Khan made a detailed presentation informing the diplomatic corps on the establishment… Continue reading Briefing session held on SIFC for resident diplomatic missions
ISLAMABAD, Aug 17 (APP):Foreign Office Spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch on Thursday said Pakistan was fully determined to protect and promote the constitutionally guaranteed rights and freedoms of the individuals belonging to religious minorities. In a statement, she said as a country of law and constitution, Pakistan could not accept the intolerant and violent acts on… Continue reading Pakistan determined to protect rights of religious minorities: FO
ISLAMABAD, Aug 3 (APP):Pakistan and Iran on Thursday set a target of $5 billion for bilateral trade as the two countries chalked out a five-year trade cooperation plan to enhance cooperation. Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, addressing a joint press stakeout with his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir Abdollahian, said the five-year trade cooperation plan was… Continue reading Pakistan, Iran chalk out five-year trade plan; target $5 b trade volume
ISLAMABAD, Jul 21 (APP):Pakistan on Friday asked India to put an end to the protracted imprisonment of Shabbir Shah and thousands of other Kashmiri political leaders and activists, whose “basic crime” was to demand their inalienable right to self-determination. Founder and President of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party Shabbir Ahmad Shah, “who completed six… Continue reading Pakistan urges India to end protracted imprisonment of Kashmiri political leaders, activists
ISLAMABAD, July 20 (APP): Pakistan on Thursday condemned in the “strongest possible terms” yet another Islamophobic act of public desecration of the Holy Quran in Sweden. “Permission to carry out premeditated and provocative acts of religious hatred cannot be justified under the guise of freedom of expression, opinion and protest,” the Foreign Office spokesperson said… Continue reading Pakistan condemns another act of Quran’s public desecration in Sweden
ISLAMABAD, July 18 (APP): High Commissioner of Maldives Farzana Zahir on Tuesday paid a farewell call on the Foreign Secretary Asad Majeed Khan here. The foreign secretary appreciated the high commissioner’s efforts to strengthen bilateral cooperation between two countries in various fields including political, economic, education and tourism, according to a Foreign Office statement.
Pakistan to continue extending political, diplomatic support to Kashmiris; FO
ISLAMABAD, May 18 (APP):Pakistan is committed to complete the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project as it considers it an important project that symbolizes friendship between the two countries. Speaking at the weekly press briefing here on Thursday, Foreign Office Spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch said there were some issues regarding the completion of the project for which… Continue reading Pakistan committed to complete gas pipeline with Iran: FO
ISLAMABAD, Apr 17 (APP): Pakistan Monday welcomed the recent dialogue and diplomatic engagement towards attainment of peace in Yemen with particular reference to the Saudi role and endeavors in reinforcing the efforts of the Sultanate of Oman and the United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen. In a statement, Foreign Office Spokesperson said, “the Saudi efforts… Continue reading Pakistan welcomes efforts for peace in Yemen: FO
ISLAMABAD, Apr 12 (APP): Ambassador of Nepal in Islamabad Tapas Adhikari on Wednesday called on Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari here. During the meeting, they discussed historic bilateral ties and ways to enhance cooperation in multiple fields. Foreign Minister Bilawal said that both Pakistan and Nepal were among the founding members of the South Asian… Continue reading FM Bilawal, Nepal ambassador discuss bilateral ties, cooperation
ISLAMABAD, Mar 28 (APP): Germany’s Representative for Afghanistan Ambassador Erik Kurzweil on Tuesday called on Foreign Secretary Asad Majeed Khan here. The foreign secretary reiterated Pakistan’s desire for a peaceful, prosperous, stable and connected Afghanistan, according to Foreign Office.
ISLAMABAD, Feb 27 (APP): The incidents of 26-27 February 2019 bore witness to India’s belligerence and jingoism and the tremendous restraint and responsibility demonstrated by Pakistan. The captured Indian pilot was returned as a gesture of peace, Foreign Office Spokesperson said in a press release on Monday in connection with fourth anniversary of Pakistan’s befitting… Continue reading Feb 26 incident witness to India’s jingoism: FO