Pakistan celebrates first ‘Int’l Day of Markhor’

ISLAMABAD, May 23 (APP):Pakistan is observing the first-ever celebration of ‘International Day of the Markhor’, proclaimed by the United Nations earlier this month. On May 2 this year, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution, sponsored by Pakistan and eight other countries, proclaiming May 24 as the International Day of the Markhor. It recognizes… Continue reading Pakistan celebrates first ‘Int’l Day of Markhor’

Pakistani pilgrims appreciate Saudi Arabia’s efforts to facilitate Hajj through ‘Makkah Route Initiative’

ISLAMABAD, May 21 (APP):Pilgrims coming to Saudi Arabia from Pakistan to perform Hajj rituals this year 1445H expressed happiness as they completed their travel procedures at Islamabad International Airport. They cited benefiting from the “Makkah Route Initiative” designed by Saudi Hajj authorities to serve the pilgrims in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to finalize their… Continue reading Pakistani pilgrims appreciate Saudi Arabia’s efforts to facilitate Hajj through ‘Makkah Route Initiative’

National day of mourning on Tuesday to pay respects to President Raisi

ISLAMABAD, May 20 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has declared a day of national mourning in Pakistan on Tuesday to pay respects to Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and other dignitaries who passed away in a helicopter crash. “In an expression of fraternal solidarity on behalf of the government and people of Pakistan with the government… Continue reading National day of mourning on Tuesday to pay respects to President Raisi

DPM Ishaq Dar condoles over death of Iranian president, foreign minister

ISLAMABAD, May 20 (APP): Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Senator Ishaq Dar on Monday expressed sadness over the death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian in a helicopter crash. The deputy prime minister wrote on X that in the recent visit to Pakistan, late President Raisi played an instrumental… Continue reading DPM Ishaq Dar condoles over death of Iranian president, foreign minister

Pakistan, Turkiye target $5b bilateral trade; call for permanent Gaza ceasefire

ISLAMABAD, May 20 (APP): Pakistan and Turkiye on Monday vowing to strengthen bilateral and regional cooperation in multiple spheres, agreed to take the annual bilateral trade from existing $1 billion to $5 billion. In a joint press stakeout following their “extensive” delegation-level talks, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ishaq Dar and Turkish Foreign Minister… Continue reading Pakistan, Turkiye target $5b bilateral trade; call for permanent Gaza ceasefire

Pakistan downs Bhutan in ATF 12 & under team competition

ISLAMABAD, May 20 (APP):Pakistan Tennis team started their campaign with a resounding victory against Bhutan in the Asian Tennis Federation (ATF)12 & under Team Competition Regional Qualifying event of South Asia at Kathmandu, Nepal. Pakistani beat Bhutan by 3-0 in the tournament, in the first singles Rashid Ali Bacahni beat Dudu Tenzin Dudu bu 6-0-6-0,… Continue reading Pakistan downs Bhutan in ATF 12 & under team competition

Australian volleyball team to tour Pakistan on May 26

ISLAMABAD, May 20 (APP):In a historic move, the Australian volleyball team would arrive in Pakistan on May 26 to play a three-match series against the national team. According to Chaudhry Muhammad Yaqoob, Chairman of the Pakistan Volleyball Federation (PVF), this landmark event was made possible after the Australian Volleyball Federation (AVF) expressed its desire to… Continue reading Australian volleyball team to tour Pakistan on May 26

Bilawal grieves over tragic death of Iranian President

KARACHI, May 20 (APP):Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has expressed  his deepest grief and sorrow over the tragic death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian and their fellow passengers in a helicopter crash.        The PPP Chairman  said that every Pakistani is deeply grieved over the saddest… Continue reading Bilawal grieves over tragic death of Iranian President

Pakistan saddened over martyrdom of Iran’s president, foreign minister: FO

ISLAMABAD, May 20 (APP): The Government and the people of Pakistan on Monday expressed deep shock and sadness over the tragic news of the martyrdom of President of Iran Dr. Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi, and the Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in a helicopter crash. “We extend our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families and to… Continue reading Pakistan saddened over martyrdom of Iran’s president, foreign minister: FO

Pakistan, Turkiye resolve to strengthen trade, investment, defence ties

ISLAMABAD, May 20 (APP): Pakistan and Turkiye on Monday expressed strong commitment and resolve to further broaden the scope of bilateral cooperation in all areas of interest, including trade, investment and defence. The bilateral relationship was discussed during the delegation-level talks between Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Senator Ishaq Dar and Turkish Foreign Minister… Continue reading Pakistan, Turkiye resolve to strengthen trade, investment, defence ties

Pakistan, UK resolve to enhance coordination on arms control, disarmament & non-proliferation

ISLAMABAD, May 16 (APP): Pakistan and the United Kingdom have expressed their commitment to further enhance coordination on multilateral fora on matters relating to arms control, disarmament & non-proliferation. The commitment was expressed during the 6th Round of Pakistan –UK Dialogue on Arms Control & Non-Proliferation held here on Wednesday (May 15), a press release… Continue reading Pakistan, UK resolve to enhance coordination on arms control, disarmament & non-proliferation

Ethiopia, Pakistan agree to collaborate in education sector

By Rehan Khan ISLAMABAD, May 16 (APP):Ethiopia and Pakistan on Thursday agreed to collaborate in diverse sectors of education including science and technology, agriculture, health and Information and Communication Technology. Both sides reached this consensus during a meeting between Special Envoy and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ethiopia, Jemal Beker Abdula and Chairman of the… Continue reading Ethiopia, Pakistan agree to collaborate in education sector

Pak-Latvia BPC review positive trajectory in bilateral ties

ISLAMABAD, May 15 (APP): The 6th Round of Pakistan-Latvia Bilateral Political Consultations (BPC) held here on Wednesday reviewed the positive trajectory of bilateral relations and agreed to expand bilateral cooperation in trade and investment, energy, education and technology, and labour mobility. Additional Foreign Secretary (Europe) Ambassador Shafqat Ali Khan led the Pakistani side while Deputy… Continue reading Pak-Latvia BPC review positive trajectory in bilateral ties

Pakistan, US reaffirm commitment to continue counter-terrorism cooperation

ISLAMABAD, May 13 (APP):Pakistan and the United States have reaffirmed their commitment to continue counter-terrorism, pledging to work together to address regional and global security challenges and promote stability in the region. “The counter-terrorism dialogue underscores the cooperation between Pakistan and the United States in addressing the most pressing challenges to regional and global security,… Continue reading Pakistan, US reaffirm commitment to continue counter-terrorism cooperation

Pakistan, US reaffirm commitment to continue counter-terrorism cooperation

ISLAMABAD, May 13 (APP): Pakistan and the United States have reaffirmed their commitment to continue counter-terrorism, pledging to work together to address regional and global security challenges and promote stability in the region. “The Counterterrorism Dialogue underscores the cooperation between Pakistan and the United States in addressing the most pressing challenges to regional and global… Continue reading Pakistan, US reaffirm commitment to continue counter-terrorism cooperation

Pakistan offers condolences to Afghanistan following devastating flash floods

ISLAMABAD, May 11 (APP): Pakistan on Saturday expressed sorrow over the loss of lives and property caused by heavy rains and flash floods in Afghanistan. The government and the people of Pakistan express their heartfelt condolences on the tragic loss of life and widespread damage to property caused by heavy rains and flash floods in… Continue reading Pakistan offers condolences to Afghanistan following devastating flash floods

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