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Qureshi, Indonesian FM exchange views on bilateral relations

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi met Retno Marsudi, Foreign Minister of Republic of Indonesia Friday on the sidelines of the 76th UN General Assembly session in New York and exchanged views on bilateral relations as well as on other regional and international issues of mutual interest. Foreign Minister Qureshi emphasized that Pakistan highly valued its fraternal ties with Indonesia and desired to further enhance them across the political, trade and economic dimensions. He also expressed the desire to enhance cooperation between the two countries in the framework ofRead More


Japan a trusted partner of Pakistan, says Qureshi

DNA ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Friday met the Foreign Minister of Japan, Motegi Toshimitsu, on the sidelines of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly in New York. The two Foreign Ministers exchanged views on bilateral relations between Pakistan and Japan as well as on other issues of mutual interest including the situation in Afghanistan. The Foreign Minister underscored that Pakistan attaches great importance to its political and economic relationship with Japan. He added that Pakistan views Japan as a trusted development partner. Recalling thatRead More


Taliban issues 11 rules for media organizations

The curbs include directives against publishing topics that are in conflict with Islam News Desk Kabul: The Taliban in Afghanistan have unveiled ’11 rules’ for scribe organisations. These curbs include directives against publishing topics that are in conflict with Islam or insulting to national personalities, and also instruct journalists to produce news reports in coordination with the government media office, The New York Times reported. “Journalists are just frightened,” said Steven Butler, a senior member of America-based press freedom organization adding that “the organization had been receiving hundreds of emailsRead More


Pak to work with Taliban to contain TTP

“I believe that U.S. can work with a new govt in Afghanistan to promote common interests and stability,” The PM says DNA ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said Pakistan would work with the authorities in Afghanistan to halt Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and other sources of terrorism emanating from the neighboring country. He said Pakistan was “extremely concerned” about the threat of terrorism from Afghanistan, particularly from the TTP, which had conducted thousands of attacks against Pakistan from the territory of Afghanistan with the sponsorship and support of “certainRead More


Foreign Secy Sohail Mahmood, EU Delegation discuss latest developments in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 24 (DNA) – Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood met with the Heads of Mission of the EU member states and EU Delegation in Islamabad. Matters relating to Pakistan-EU relations and the latest developments in Afghanistan were discussed. The Foreign Secretary stressed the importance Pakistan attached to its relations with EU as well as to deepening cooperative ties with EU member states bilaterally. He expressed satisfaction over the current trajectory of Pakistan-EU relations. He also recalled the recent telephone conversation between Prime Minister Imran Khan and President of the EURead More


Pakistan desires to enhance political, economic ties between Romania

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 24 (DNA) – Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi met Foreign Minister of Romania, Mr. Bogdan Aurescu, on the sidelines of 76th UN General Assembly session in New York. Recalling their telephone conversation earlier this month, the two Foreign Ministers exchanged views on bilateral relations as well as on regional and global issues including the situation in Afghanistan. Foreign Minister Aurescu thanked Pakistan for assisting with the evacuation of Romanian citizens from Afghanistan. The Foreign Minister stated that Pakistan valued its relations with Romania and desired to enhanceRead More