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Pakistan Expects India to Appreciate Opening Kartarpur Corridor: FO

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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan expected India to appreciate its gesture of opening visa-free Kartarpur Corridor for Sikh pilgrims, which was taken in the spirit of promoting peace and harmony in the region, Pakistani Foreign Office (FO) spokesman, Dr. Mohammad Faisal, said on Thursday. Dr. Faisal said approximately 12,000 Yatrees were present …

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Summit of BRICS Countries to Start in Brazilian Capital

BRICS

BRASILIA – The two-day 11th BRICS member-state summit-Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa-will start in Brasilia on Wednesday and will put together the members of the international organization aimed at promoting global multipolarity. The event is being held in Brazil as it holds this year’s rotating BRICS presidency. Together …

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Pakistan Warns Against Adverse Affects on UN Peacekeeping Amid Budget Cuts

Pakistan

UNITED NATIONS – Pakistan has warned that arbitrary cuts in peacekeeping funding risk diminishing effectiveness of UN’s flagship operations and jeopardizing the safety of peacekeepers. “Our objective should be to enhance capabilities. This cannot be achieved by reducing resources for peacekeeping,” Aamir Khan, Pakistan’s deputy permanent representative to the UN, …

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Pakistan-India to Sign Kartarpur Corridor Agreement Today

Kartarpur

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and India will sign the agreement on Kartarpur Corridor on Thursday (today), paving the way for its inauguration next month ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism Guru Nanak Dev, Express Tribune reported Thursday. “As of now, Pakistan and India would sign the …

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Pakistan Authorizes US Senators to Visit Kashmir

Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan on Sunday authorized US Senator Chris Van Hollen to visit Kashmir and meet local people to get first-hand information on the situation in areas near the border control line (LoC) de facto controversy between Jammu and Kashmir between Pakistan and India, a Pakistani official said Monday. According …

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