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January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Ex-US envoy Munter calls on PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said Tuesday the government was striving for bringing about meaningful transformation in lives of people through socio-economic development and equitable distribution of resources. The prime minister said this while talking to former US ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter, who called on him here. Imran emphasised 1

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Pakistani diplomat visits Xinjiang

BEIJING: Diplomats from Pakistan and other regional countries visited Xinjiang region last week, and got highly impressed by the recent measures taken by the Chinese government for ensuring peace and prosperity for their people. The regional government of the region has invited diplomatic envoys and representatives from Pakistan, Russia, Kazakhstan

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Brazil minister blasts supermodel, invites her to be environment envoy

BRASILIA: Brazil’s agriculture minister on Monday criticized supermodel Gisele Bundchen for saying Brazil is a deforester and said she will invite the supermodel to be an ambassador for the country’s efforts to supply the world with food while preserving nature. Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Twitter that Bundchen would receive the invitation

January 12, 2019 11:33 AM Pakistan Ambassador to US presents credentials to President Trump

NEW YORK: Pakistan's new Ambassador to the United States, Dr. Asad Majeed Khan, presented his credentials to President Donald Trump at a White House ceremony in Washington on Friday. A press release issued by the Pakistan Embassy in Washington said that Ambassador Khan conveyed the greetings of Pakistan''s leadership to President Trump who reciprocated 4

January 12, 2019 12:00 AM COAS urges traders to capitalise on secure environment

RAWALPINDI: A delegation of business community met the Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Karachi, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Friday. The COAS apprised the business community about improving the overall security situation, especially in Karachi. The army chief asked the community to capitalise on the current 2

January 12, 2019 12:00 AM China weighs diversifying agro imports from Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing on Friday said his country was seriously considering enhancing import of potato, cherry, wheat, besides increasing investments in other sectors of economy to strengthen business ties between the two countries. “Chinese government would also formally invite Pakistani experts to monitor the hybrid rice seed expertise 5

January 10, 2019 12:00 AM Asfandyar wants Afghan govt made part of peace process

CHARSADDA: Awami National Party (ANP) head Asfandyar Wali Khan has urged the regional countries to make the Afghan government part of the ongoing peace process to bring stability to the region. He was talking to a delegation from Afghanistan Wednesday at his residence in Wali Bagh in Charsadda district. The delegation was led by Muhammad Umar Daudzai 2

January 9, 2019 8:22 AM 'Hopes are high': Italian Ambassador on oil and gas exploration in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Stefano Pontecorvo, Italy's Ambassador to Pakistan, on Wednesday said it was ENI, an Italian company, which brought others in for drilling in the sea to explore oil and gas in Pakistan. He was responding to a Tweet from Daniyal Gilani who had shared the "good news" about the exploration work off Karachi , tagging Exxonmobil in his post. "Actually 9

January 8, 2019 8:00 PM Maleeha picked to organize UNGA's 30th anniversary commemoration of child rights convention

Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi, has been selected to help organize a high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child during its 74th session, which begins in September, the UN announced today. The announcement was made at the regular noon briefing 4

January 8, 2019 7:29 AM Imran-Trump meeting tops new Pak’s envoy agenda

Newly appointed ambassador Dr Asad Majeed has reached Washington to assume charge. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi had announced his appointment as new envoy in a major reshuffle at major world capitals. The change at the Pakistan Embassy came as President Trump wished to have “great relationship” with Pakistan and is looked forward to meeting 6