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Khalilzad, Miller Discuss Afghan Peace with Bajwa

Khalilzad, Miller Meet Bajwa in Islamabad

KABUL – US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad and General Scott Miller, commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, visited Islamabad on Thursday, where they met with Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa. Khalilzad, Miller, and Bajwa affirmed the need for a significant reduction …

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Abdullah Abdullah Reaches Islamabad on a 3-Day Visit

Abdullah Abdullah Reaches Islamabad for 3-Day Visit

ISLAMABAD – High Council for National Reconciliation of Afghanistan (HCNRA) chief Abdullah Abdullah reached Islamabad on Monday morning on a three-day visit, Radio Pakistan reported. Abdullah Abdullah was received by Abdul Razak Dawood, the adviser to Pakistan’s prime minister on commerce, and Mohammad Sadiq Khan, Pakistan’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, …

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Pakistan, China Agree to Boost Industrial Cooperation Under CPEC

Pakistan, China agree to boost industrial cooperation under CPEC

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and China agreed on Tuesday to elevate the memorandum of understanding on industrial cooperation to the framework agreement under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to realize the vision of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) development. Speaking at an advisory forum on the draft industrial cooperation framework agreement on …

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Afghan Taliban Delegation Visits Pakistan

Afghan Taliban delegation visits Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – A delegation of Afghan Taliban reached Islamabad from Doha. According to Pakistan’s Foreign Office spokesperson, the Afghan Taliban delegation will discuss the Afghan reconciliation process. In this regard, Pakistan’s foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, referring to Afghanistan a week ago, said that there was a need for all …

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92% of COVID-19 Patients in Pakistan Recover as Per NCOC Data

92% of COVID-19 patients in Pakistan recover as per NCOC data.

ISLAMABAD – With coronavirus cases steadily declining across the country, more than 92% of COVID-19 patients have recovered in Pakistan, according to the latest statistics released Thursday by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC). Up to 264,060 people have recovered from the coronavirus across Pakistan so far, making it …

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Turkish UN Official Urges Resolution of Kashmir Dispute

Turkish UN official urges resolution of Kashmir dispute

UNITED NATIONS – The Kashmir dispute must be resolved for lasting peace in South Asia, the President-elect of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) said on Monday. The long-burning issue must be resolved by “peaceful means,” Volkan Bozkir said at a joint press conference in Islamabad, Pakistan, with Shah Mehmood …

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Pakistan observes Kashmir ‘Exploitation Day’

Pakistan observes Kashmir 'exploitation day

ISLAMABAD – Demonstrations and seminars were held across Pakistan on Wednesday to mark the first anniversary of New Delhi’s actions that stripped Kashmir, administered by India, of its special status. Islamabad observed the day as “Youm-e-Istehsal” or “the day of exploitation” to reiterate its condemnation of the measure of August …

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COVID-19 to Hit Hard Pakistan’s Remittance Inflows: ADB

COVID-19 to hit hard Pakistan’s remittance inflows says ADB

ISLAMABAD – The current coronavirus pandemic would strongly affect Pakistan’s remittance inflows, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in its latest report on Monday. “The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to affect remittances in Asia and the Pacific strongly. In 2019, 6 of the ten largest remittance recipients worldwide were from …

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Pakistan Rips Kashmir Eid-Al-Adha Prayer Restrictions

Pakistan rips Kashmir Eid-al-Adha prayer restrictions

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan on Tuesday condemned restrictions imposed by Indian authorities on traditional prayers for Eid-al-Adha in Kashmir administered by New Delhi. “The imposition of prayer restrictions on one of the most important days of the Islamic calendar represents a total lack of respect by the Indian government for the …

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