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Japanese senior minister calls of Army Chief Gen Bajwa


Rawalpindi, 24 January 2020: H.E Mr Kanasugi Kenji, Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Japan called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), today. During the meeting matters of mutual interest, overall regional situation and bilateral cooperation in various fields were discussed. The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s contributions for conflict prevention in the region and pledged to keep working for better relations between the two countries.

UK changes its travel advisory for Pakistan


The UK has changed its travel advice today to reflect the improved security situation in Pakistan.   Today’s announcement is the result of a comprehensive review of UK travel advice for Pakistan, based on a wide-ranging assessment of the country’s security situation. This is the first major update in the travel advice since 2015.   The improved security situation allowed for the return of British Airways to Pakistan in June 2019 and the visit by The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in October 2019.  Among other changes, the advice nowRead More

Has the govt taken a U-turn on Kashmir? Sherry questions

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ISLAMABAD JAN 24 (DNA) : PPP Parliamentary Leader in the Senate, Senator Sherry Rehman said, “Prime Minister Imran Khan met President Donald Trump in Davos this week but on an important international forum he clearly said his first priority was Afghanistan, not Kashmir.   Has the government taken a U-turn on Kashmir? Should the pain and anguish of Kashmir not feature first in that scale of priorities? Unless it was one of our PM’s usual slip of tongue moments, it indicates a major shift in terms of our foreign policy,Read More

Japanese minister all praise for rich cultural heritage of Pakistan

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    ISLAMABAD, JAN 24 (DNA) – KANASUGI Kenji, Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, visited Taxila Museum and archaeological sites in the vicinity on January 23rd .   KANASUGI admired the rich cultural heritage of its ancient Gandhara civilization in Taxila, Pakistan which is an attraction for the tourists.   The Government of Japan recognizes the importance of cultural heritage and attaches great value to its preservation and continues to support Pakistan in this area. The Government of Japan had provided equipment worthRead More

First T20I: Pakistan lose two early wickets against Bangladesh


LAHORE – Pakistan have lost two early wickets while chasing Bangladesh’s 141 runs in the first Twenty20 International (T20I) of the three-match series at the Qaddafi Stadium Lahore on Friday. BANGLADESH INNINGS  Inspired by a three-pronged pace attack, Pakistan’s new-look bowling restricted Bangladesh to 141-5 in the first Twenty20 international in Lahore on Friday. Only openers Mohammad Naim, who hit 43 off 41 and Tamim Iqbal, who made 39 from 34, batted with authority after Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bat on a flat Gaddafi stadium pitch. Naim smashedRead More

Uzbek embassy staff, citizens listen to President speech


ISLAMABAD Today, the embassy of uzbekistan in Pakistan gathered staff of diplomatic and fellow citizens living in that country to watch the live broadcast of the message of the president of the republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev oliy majlis of the republic of Uzbekistan.