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India, Afghanistan plan air cargo link over Pakistan

India, Afghanistan plan air cargo link over Pakistan

,DEC 03, (DNA) – India and Afghanistan are likely to announce an air cargo service on Saturday to help increase trade that both say is stymied because of their tense political relations with Pakistan. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi were meeting in the northern Indian city of Amritsar, a short distance from the Pakistan border, for the Heart of Asia conference aimed at stabilising Afghanistan. Officials say the focus of the air cargo service is to improve landlocked Afghanistan’s connectivity to key markets abroad and boostRead More


Bilawal says he will be Prime Minister in 2018

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LAHORE, DEC 03, (DNA) -Pakistan People’s Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that he will be prime minister in 2018. He was addressing a PPP Foundation Day rally on Saturday. “I will serve the people and become prime minister in 2018,” he said. Bilawal said that if a prime minister who had been elected thrice did not know how to run the country, he said he thought he would be a better option. Bilawal announced that he will contest by elections for NA 207, his mother Benazir Bhutto’s stronghold inRead More


Qatar royal family members reach Pakistan

Qatar royal family members reach Pakistan

LAHORE, DEC 03, (DNA) -Several members of the Qatar royal family reached Pakistan on Saturday by a special jet. The Prime Minister’s son Hasan Nawaz welcomed them at the airport. The 15-member delegation was led by Hadi Al Muzaffar. A letter by the Qatar prince has been in the news for a while. The letter was first submitted by the Prime Minister’s children’s counsel Akram Sheikh in the Supreme Court during the Panama Leaks case. According to the letter written by Prince Hamad Bin Jassim bin Jaber Al-Thani, “Mian MuhammadRead More


Aziz arrives in Amritsar, will attend banquet hosted by PM Modi

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ISLAMABAD, DEC 03, (DNA) –  Advisor to PM on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz arrived in Amritsar this evening, where he will attend a dinner hosted by Indian PM Narendra Modi besides participating in the Heart of Asia conference. Sartaj Aziz was to leave for India on Sunday morning. The sudden change in schedule has been seen as part of last-minute efforts for talks with India on the sidelines of Heart of Asia conference. The regional moot began today in Amritsar, India, with foreign secretary session held on its first day. Representatives from overRead More


Pakistan sending envoy to meet Trump team

Pakistan sending envoy to meet Trump team

WASHINGTON, DEC 03, (DNA) -The prime minister’s special assistant for foreign affairs, Tariq Fatemi, is coming to the United States this weekend to meet officials of the Trump transition team. “Besides meeting members of the transition team, Mr Fatemi will meet officials of the outgoing Obama administration,” said Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Jalil Abbas Jilani. US President-elect Donald Trump is scheduled to take the oath on Jan 20 but he has already set up a provisional team, encouraging foreign leaders and officials to visit his headquarters in NewRead More


Aziz to head to India as Heart of Asia kicks off

Pakistan, despite India's negativity in scuttling SAARC, would attend the Heart of Asia Conference due to its commitment to Afghanistan's peace and stability, the Foreign Office spokesman said at a weekly press briefing held on Thursday. He added that Pakistan would not accept any pre-conditions for holding dialogue with India.

ISLAMABAD, DEC 03, (DNA) –   The Heart of Asia Conference on Saturday began its first day in Amritsar, India. The foreign secretary session commenced. Advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz will reach Amritsar tomorrow to attend the session. Pakistan, despite India’s negativity in scuttling SAARC, would attend the Heart of Asia Conference due to its commitment to Afghanistan’s peace and stability, the Foreign Office spokesman said at a weekly press briefing held on Thursday. He added that Pakistan would not accept any pre-conditions for holding dialogue withRead More