Friday , January 19 2018

Diplomatic Affairs

Diplomatic Affairs

French envoy for fostering bilateral academic bond

Islamabad:Ambassador of France to Pakistan Dr. Marc Barety on Tuesday expressed optimism to continue cooperating with Higher Education Commission (HEC) in improving bilateral academic bond. Dr. Marc Barety, the newly appointed Ambassador of France to Pakistan, called on Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman HEC, in his maiden visit to the HEC. …

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Pakistani diplomat killed in Afghanistan laid to rest in Islamabad

Islamabad: Pakistani consulate staffer, Nayyar Iqal Rana who was shot dead by unknown assilants in Jalalabad city in Afghanistan’s  Nangarhar province was brought on Tuesday to Torkham border where Afghan officials handed it over to the Pakistani authorities on Tuesday. Later, Nayyar Iqbal was laid to rest in a graveyard in …

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Japan not against CPEC

ISLAMABAD: Japanese Ambassador Takashi Kurai has said that Japan is not against the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and is always ready to furthering this project, Radio Pakistan reported. The Ambassador Kurai expressed these views at a public talk titled ‘Japan-Pakistan Relationship: 65 Years and Beyond’. The event was hosted …

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Pakistani consulate official shot dead in Afghanistan

Islamabad: Pakistani diplomat Rana Nayyar Iqbal was shot dead by gunmen near his residence in eastern Afghanistan on Monday evening. Rana Nayyar Iqbal, an employee at the Pakistan Consulate General in the Jalalabad city of Nangarhar province, was gunned down by unidentified gunmen near his house at 6pm, a security …

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China’s vision of shared future vital for World peace: Maleeha

United Nations: Pakistan’s Ambassador to UN Maleeha Lodhi while lauding the  President Xi Jinping’s concept of building a community of shared future for mankind termed it  critical for world peace and development. In an interview with the Xinhua news agency, she said that the concept, which was expounded in President …

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