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Ex-Pakistani PM Leaves for Medical Treatment

Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, has left the country to receive medical treatment in London, serving a prison sentence for corruption. Sharif, a three-time prime minister, has a disease of the immune system and other health issues. On Saturday, the Lahore High Court lifted a travel ban …

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Pakistan Expects India to Appreciate Opening Kartarpur Corridor: FO

Pakistan

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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China Heightens Efforts for an Intra-Afghan Dialogue

China heightens efforts for Intra-Afghan dialogue

KABUL – A Chinese diplomat in Kabul met State Minister for Peace Affairs Abdul Salam Rahimi and discussed the upcoming intra-Afghan dialogue in Beijing on Wednesday. Chinese Chargé d’Affaires in Kabul Wang Daxue met Rahimi and shared details about the preparations for the peace talks among the Afghans in Beijing …

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Pakistan Sets Target to Achieve 75pc of Green Energy by 2030

Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – With the intention to go green, Pakistan has set itself an ambitious target to achieve 75 percent of green energy in a time span of ten years, Khaleej Times reported Wednesday. Nadeem Babar, special assistant to the Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on the Petroleum Division, said that …

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Pakistan Foreign Secretary, ISI Chief Visit Kabul

Pakistan Foreign Secretary, ISI Chief Visit Kabul

KABUL – Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Director General Lt Gen Faiz Hameed and Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood held talks with Afghan intelligence chief, national security adviser and acting foreign minister in Kabul in a bid to ease the growing tensions between the two countries, a local news outlet reported on …

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CPEC Projects, Pakistan, China Agree to Enhance Security System

CPEC

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and China have agreed to enhance cooperation to put in place a more effective security system for China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects with Gwadar Port as pilot project in this regard. Both countries reached the consensus in recently concluded 9th Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) of CPEC. Pakistan’s …

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Pakistan, China Agree to Bolster Cooperation

China

ISLAMABAD – China and Pakistan have agreed to bolster cooperation in matters pertaining to economy, politics, accountability, climate change as well as the ongoing smog crisis. All these matters were discussed in a meeting of Chairperson of the Senate Special Committee on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Senator Sherry Rehman …

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