Netherlands embassy resumes Visa services

ISLAMABAD: The Netherlands resu­med visa and passport services in Pakistan on Monday following a brief suspension, denying that its embassy had closed over security concerns after the country gave shelter to the lawyer of...

President, PM attend valima ceremony of COAS Gen Bajwa’s son

RAWALPINDI – Valima ceremony of Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa’s son Saad Siddique Bajwa was held at the Army House in Rawalpindi on Monday. President Dr Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran...

CPEC joint working committee will meet in Beijing on Dec 9

Islamabad— China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) joint working committee will meet in Beijing on December, 9 to endorse the bilateral agreements signed during Prime Minister Imran Khan’s recent visit to China. The matter of Saudi Arabia...

Pakistan increases contribution to UN agency to help Palestinian refugees

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi handed over Pakistan’s enhanced contribution for Palestinian refugees to the representative of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNWRA), the agency working to provide relief...

British High Commission marks Remembrance Day

ISLAMABAD—A Remembrance Day service was marked by the British High Commission in Islamabad on Sunday to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War and to commemorate those who sacrificed...

IDEAS-2018 to commence on Nov 27 in Karachi

KARACHI— The 10th four-day International Defence Exhibition and Seminar IDEAS-2018 will commence on 27th of this month at Karachi Expo Center. Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected to inaugurate the exhibition. Delegates from 48 countries...

US elections: Democrats seize control of Congress in setback for Trump

Democrats seized control of the lower house of Congress in midterm elections on Wednesday, dealing a stern rebuke to Donald Trump almost two years into his polarising, roller coaster presidency. Fox and NBC television networks called the result in the...

EU Envoy meet with FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to Pakistan Jean Francois Cautain calls on Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi at Foreign Office.

Pakistan supports Russia’s connection to CASA-1000 project

MOSCOW— Pakistan is ready to support Russia’s connection to the regional project for the supply of electricity from Central Asia to South Asia (CASA-1000). The government of Pakistan supports Russia’s involvement in the regional construction...

Pak, US officials discuss bilateral ties, stability in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD—  Ambassador Alice Wells, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs visited called on Finance Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and held delegation level talks at...