Tag Archives: PAKISTAN

Khan thanked Ankara for providing valuable medical equipment to fight covid-19

Islamabad: The Turkish president and Pakistani prime minister on Monday discussed a variety of issues over the phone, ranging from bilateral cooperation in the fight against the novel coronavirus to regional issues. During the phone, Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan also offered condolences to Pakistan’s Imran Khan over a plane crash …

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Pompeo to visit Islamabad for talks with PM Khan

Islamabad: United States (US) Secretary of State Michael Pompeo is likely to visit Islamabad in the first week of September for consultations with Prime Minister Imran Khan and his team on issues of mutual interests, diplomatic and official sources told Dawn. Pompeo, who is expected in Islamabad on Sept 5, …

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Pakistan hosts regional spymasters resolve to counter Islamic State in Afghanistan

Islamabad: Pakistan hosted on Wednesday an unprecedented meeting of heads of intelligence agencies from Russia, China and Iran to discuss counter terrorism cooperation, with particular focus on the buildup of Islamic State in turmoil-hit Afghanistan. Official sources in Islamabad confirmed that the participants held detailed discussions on joint measures to …

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Canadian mountainer falls to death on K2

Islamabad: A Canadian national who was attempting to climb K2 mountain has died after falling from the cliff, officials said on Saturday. The 53-year-old was between camps 2 and 3 on the notoriously challenging 8,611 metres peak when the accident happened, an official of the Gilgit-Baltistan Tourism department told AFP. …

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World Bank vows to work with India-Pakistan to resolve to resolve water issues

Islamabad:The World Bank said an agreement on the way forward to address Islamabad’s concerns regarding the Indus Waters Treaty with India wasn’t reached at the conclusion of the meetings, adding that it will continue to work with both countries to resolve the issues in an amicable manner and in line …

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