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August 15, 2018 2:03 AM US, Pakistani diplomats share hopes for reviving ties

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said on Tuesday that the United States wanted to further strengthen its ties with Pakistan while Pakistan’s US envoy hoped that the Trump administration would soon restore the suspended training facility for the Pakistani military personnel. Secretary Pompeo’s Independence Day message went beyond customary

August 6, 2018 3:38 PM 'EU deeply interested in collaborating with PTI govt,' European Union envoy tells Imran

Jean Francois Cautain, the ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan, on Monday congratulated Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on his party's recent electoral victory, and assured the PM-in-waiting that the Union is keen to work with his soon-to-be-formed government. Cautain met Khan at his Banigala residence in the presence of party vice-chairman 12

August 3, 2018 1:20 PM Japanese envoy congratulates Imran Khan on election performance at Banigala meeting

Japanese Ambassador Takashi Kurai on Friday visited Banigala to call on Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan to congratulate him on his party's performance in the general elections. Ambassador Kurai also discussed matters of bilateral interest with the PTI chairman. Apart from the Japanese ambassador, the British envoy and other foreign dignitaries 32

August 1, 2018 1:07 PM British high commissioner meets Imran Khan, congratulates him over election victory

British High Commissioner to Pakistan Thomas Drew on Wednesday called on prime minister-designate Imran Khan at his Banigala residence. The British envoy and his delegation congratulated Khan over his party's victory in the 2018 general elections, a statement issued by the party said. "The PTI chairman's address to the nation has left a very positive 6

July 31, 2018 11:19 AM Envoy Ali Siddiqui meets US Defence Secy James Mattis in Washington

Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States (US) Ali Jahangir Siddiqui called on US Secretary of Defence James Mattis at the Pentagon in Washington on Tuesday, Radio Pakistan reported. According to Radio Pakistan, the officials noted that both countries have been working towards the restoration of their bilateral ties. Issues of regional security also came under 26

July 28, 2018 2:00 AM Imran starts preparations for formation of govt at Centre

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Friday started preparations for formation of his party’s government at the Centre after the PTI won a majority of seats in the National Assembly. The PTI is also working to form its government in Punjab and for this purpose it has started contacting leaders of different parties and independent 29

July 21, 2018 12:00 AM Ex-Socceroo Cahill looks to US and coaching career

SYDNEY: Australia’s all-time leading goal-scorer Tim Cahill said Friday he intends to continue playing at club level and is also interested in a coaching career following his retirement from international football. Cahill, who scored 50 times in 107 appearances for Australia — including five times at the World Cup — announced his retirement earlier this week, ending 4

July 18, 2018 8:53 AM Pakistan backs UN response to Indian allegations against Kashmir report

The first-ever UN report on alleged rights violations committed by both India and Pakistan in Kashmir released last month focuses mainly on India-held Kashmir (IHK), and accuses Indian troops of being responsible for an estimated 145 unlawful killings, far surpassing the 20 people estimated to have been killed by militant groups during that period. It also speaks 3

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Dancers, military parade greet Asian Games flame in Indonesia

YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia: The torch for the 18th Asian Games was welcomed to the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta Tuesday, with a military parade, traditional dancing and a flypast by the airforce. Jakarta and Palembang in Sumatra are set to host about 11,000 athletes and 5,000 officials from 45 Asian countries for the August 18 to September 2 Games, the world’s 2

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Star Marketing, Uzbekistan Pakistan Business Council delegation visits Tashkent

Tashkent (Uzbekistan): Star Marketing Delegation headed by Mr. Wasiq Naeem – CEO Star Marketing and Vice President, Uzbekistan Pakistan Business Council visited Uzbekistan. A delegation of Star Marketing, Pakistan, comprising of 11 members visited Uzbekistan from 6th – 12th July 2018. The delegation was headed by Mr. Wasiq Naeem – CEO Star Marketing 3