LONDON, Sep 25 (APP):Foreign Secretary of UK James Cleverly called on Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar here on Monday and discussed with him matters relating to mutual interests. During the meeting matters of all areas of mutual interest, including multifaceted bilateral relations, and resumption of PIA flights came under discussion. The two sides also agreed… Continue reading UK’s foreign secretary calls on PM Kakar
ISLAMABAD, 16 Aug (APP): Ambassador Muhammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi has been appointed as the 32nd Foreign Secretary. “He replaces Ambassador Asad Majeed Khan who retires from government service upon attaining superannuation,” Foreign Office Spokesperson, on her twitter handle, posted on Wednesday.
ISLAMABAD, Aug 16 (APP): Secretary of Foreign Affairs Dr Asad Majeed Khan on Wednesday paid a farewell call on President Dr Arif Alvi here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr. The president congratulated Dr Asad Majeed Khan on the successful completion of his term as the 31st foreign secretary. He appreciated the services of the outgoing foreign secretary… Continue reading Foreign Secretary Asad Majeed pays farewell call on President Alvi
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.
ISLAMABAD, Mar 17 (APP): Foreign Secretary Dr. Asad Majeed Khan met China’s State Councilor and Foreign Minister Qin Gang in Beijing on Friday and discussed matters of mutual interest and bilateral ties. The Foreign Secretary stated that Pakistan and China were iron brothers, trusted friends and enduring partners for peace and development. State Councilor Qin… Continue reading FS meets Chinese FM, discusses bilateral ties
Foreign Secretary Dr. Asad Majeed Khan while appreciating the presence of prominent Norwegian companies in Pakistan has underlined the need to further enhance trade and investment cooperation, particularly in the Business to Business (B2B) domain.
ISLAMABAD, Dec 6 (APP): Foreign Secretary Dr. Asad Majeed Khan on Tuesday underscored the need to further diversify and solidify bilateral relations between Pakistan and Argentina. He emphasized Pakistan’s desire to widen its trade, economic, agricultural, and investment ties with Argentina. The fifth round of Pakistan- Argentina Bilateral Political Consultations were held at the Ministry… Continue reading FS Khan underlines need to further diversify Pak-Argentinian relations
ISLAMABAD, Sep 6 (APP): Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood on Tuesday said that Pakistan supported a strong rule-based, equitable and non-discriminatory international arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament regime premised on the principle of equal security for all states. The foreign secretary, addressing a conference on “Promoting Strategic Trade Controls through International Cooperation” held by NUST Institute… Continue reading Pakistan supports non-discriminatory int’l arms control, non-proliferation regime: Sohail
ISLAMABAD, Aug 26 (APP): Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood Friday here held a briefing session with Pakistan’s ambassadors and head of missions in various capitals regarding the current calamity faced by the nation due to unprecedented monsoon floods. He highlighted the efforts led by the Government of Pakistan with the help of development partners including the… Continue reading FS, ambassadors hold briefing session on flood relief efforts in Pakistan
Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood on Wednesday reaffirmed Pakistan’s desire to further enhance economic, trade, investment, and people-to-people linkages with Kyrgyzstan.
ISLAMABAD, Aug 5 (APP): Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood on Friday urged the world to press upon India to halt human rights abuses, reverse demographic changes, and Indian actions of August 5, 2019 in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The foreign secretary, talking to the heads of the resident OIC, P5 and EU Missions, also… Continue reading FS urges world to press upon India to halt HR abuses, undo demographic changes in IIOJK
ISLAMABAD, Jul 18 (APP): Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood on Monday urged the Afghan government to address the international community’s expectations regarding inclusivity, respect for the rights, including girls’ education; and effective counter-terrorism measures. The foreign secretary, in a meeting with China’s Special Envoy on Afghanistan Ambassador Yue Xiaoyong, also stressed the importance of de-freezing of… Continue reading FS for Afghan govt to address int’l community’s expectations on inclusivity, rights
Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood on Thursday said that Pakistan deeply valued its relations with the European Union and wished to further enhance the partnership, especially in trade, investment and people to people links.
The Foreign Secretary highlighted multi-dimensional and friendly ties between Pakistan and Australia. They stressed on importance of deepening bilateral cooperation in all fields. They underscored Pakistan’s commitment to develop comprehensive partnership with Australia.
ISLAMABAD, Jun 20 (APP): Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood held a farewell meeting with outgoing Turkish Ambassador Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul here on Monday and discussed matters of mutual interest. According to a tweet of the Foreign Office Spokesperson, the Foreign Secretary thanked the ambassador for his valuable contribution to deepen bilateral ties between Pakistan and Turkey.The… Continue reading FS reaffirms commitment to strengthen Pakistan, Turkey ties
ISLAMABAD, Jun 7 (APP): Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood Tuesday met the ambassadors from the OIC countries wherein he urged the international community to take cognizance of the rising tide of Islamophobia in India. The foreign secretary briefed the envoys on the developments regarding the highly derogatory remarks by two senior officials of India’s ruling party… Continue reading FS urges int’l community to take cognizance of rising Islamophobia in India
ISLAMABAD, May 24 (APP): Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood Tuesday emphasized the need for a common regional approach toward Afghanistan in order to advance shared objectives. The foreign ministry, in a meeting with Germany’s Special Representative for Afghanistan Dr. Jasper Wieck here, hoped that the international community would assist the Afghan people in averting the humanitarian… Continue reading Foreign secretary emphasizes common regional approach toward Afghanistan
In a tweet on social media platform Twitter, Foreign Secretary thanked Angela Aggeler for her valuable contributions to Pakistan-United States ties. The Foreign Secretary reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to a long-standing, broad-based relationship based on mutual respect and mutual benefit.
ISLAMABAD, Mar 24 (APP): Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood Thursday said that while Pakistan was acting with restraint and responsibility, India’s irresponsible conduct was posing a threat to regional peace and security. The foreign secretary, in a meeting with Qatar’s Assistant Foreign Minister Dr. Mohammed bin Abdulaziz bin Saleh Al Khulaifi here, stressed that the international… Continue reading India’s irresponsible conduct poses threat to regional peace, security: Sohail