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Opposition’s claims are far away from reality: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday said that our relationship with the allies is more than three years old. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader also said that if differences increase, one should push harder to get back

Will face opposition in constitutional, democratic manner: FM

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday has said that the public gathering of PTI will be peaceful and we never tried to stop the opposition on its long march in the past and have no plan to stand

FM Qureshi, Chinese counterpart discuss bilateral ties

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi spoke on telephone with China’s State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi. During the telephonic conversation, the two foreign ministers discussed bilateral ties and exchanged views on the regional and global situation. State Councilor

Economic collapse in Afghanistan will affect the whole region: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has called for taking immediate decisions to avert a dire humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.  In a statement today (Wednesday), he said Pakistan is hosting the extraordinary session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers

FM Qureshi assures Pakistan’s complete support to Azerbaijan

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has assured Pakistan’s complete support to the people of Azerbaijan in every thick and thin. He gave the assurance during the visit of a delegation from Azerbaijan to the National Assembly today (Tuesday). The

Govt not worried from PDM’s short or long march: FM Qureshi

MULTAN: Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday said no need to work from Pakistan Democratic Movement’s (PDM) long or short march. He expressed these views while addressing the inaugural ceremony of the Surajkund Road and Sui Gas Road

FM Qureshi apprises British counterpart of grave rights violations in IoK

LONDON: Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mahmood Qureshi has apprised his British counterpart Liz Truss about grave rights violations in Indian occupied Kashmir through a dossier comprising of concrete and irrefutable evidence of over three thousand war crimes of Indian forces.

India may be behind cancellation of New Zealand team’s tour: FM

NEW YORK: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that India may be behind the cancellation of the New Zealand cricket team’s tour, while we were informed at the last minute that cricket could not start due to security concerns.

Two-day visit: FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi to leave for Bahrain today

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi will leave for Bahrain today for a two-day visit aimed at promoting Pak-Bahrain relations. According to details, the foreign minister is starting a two-day visit to the country from today during which a delegation

FM Qureshi raises concerns over FATF’s working

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has expressed some concerns about the decision of placing Pakistan on the grey list of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). The foreign minister questioned the FATF’s decision of keeping the country on its

FM Qureshi once again refuses to provide military bases to US

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has once again refused to give military bases to the United States, saying that it may be a wish of the United States but Pakistan has the right to look after its own interests.

Govt committed to bring reforms in electoral process: FM Qureshi

MULTAN: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said the government is committed to bringing reforms in the electoral process to bring change in the decades-old corrupt political system of the country. Talking to media persons in Multan today, he said

Khawaja Asif failed to satisfy NAB in assets case: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that PML-N leader Khawaja Asif is using the excuse of political revenge to escape accountability and failed to satisfy National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in assets beyond means. Addressing a press conference along

FM meets UAE counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed

DUBAI: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has met his United Arab Emirates (UAE) counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan on his two-day official trip to Dubai. Taking to Twitter after the meeting, Shah Mehmood Qureshiwrote, “[I] spoke with H.H

Will raise voice for Kashmir in Human Rights Council: FM

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that he will raise his voice for occupied Kashmir at the Human Rights Council. Shah Mehmood Qureshi in a statement stated that Kashmiris in the occupied territory are facing immense challenges and

Pakistan, UAE enjoy historic, fraternal ties: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has telephoned his Saudi and United Arab Emirates counterparts and discussed bilateral ties with both allies to enhance collaboration in different fields. Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) enjoy

Pakistan committed to strengthening relations with Afghanistan: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said Pakistan will continue to further strengthen political, economic and cultural ties with Afghanistan. While talking to ambassador-nominated for Afghanistan Mansoor Ahmad Khan, FM Qureshi said peace in Afghanistan is crucial for peace

Pakistan committed to strengthen ties with Saudi Arabia: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said Pakistan committed to further strengthen his bilateral relations with Saudi Arabia in several areas.  During a meeting with Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf bin Saeed Al-Malki, FM Qureshi said the ideal

Pakistan’s stature raised for solid stance on progress, peace: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said Pakistan’s stature in the world was raised due to its resolve for socioeconomic development and ensuring peace. In a tweet, the foreign minister shared a video clip highlighting the two-year diplomatic success

FM Qureshi, Taliban delegation discuss Afghan peace process

ISLAMABAD: A delegation from the Afghan Taliban’s Qatar-based political office and Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi have discussed issues impeding the start of the intra-Afghan dialogue in Islamabad on Tuesday. As per details, the director of the political office and

FM Qureshi departs for China on two-day official visit

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday departed for China on a two-day official visit.  According to the Foreign Office, the foreign minister is paying an official visit to lead Pakistani side in Second Round of the China-Pakistan Foreign

FM Qureshi expresses sorrow over loss of lives in Beirut

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has telephoned his Lebanese counterpart Charbel Wehbe extended his condolences with him over the deaths in the blasts that took place in Beirut on August 4. During the phone call, Qureshi expressed grief and

Modi’s policies can increase more tensions in region: FM Qureshi

MULTAN: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said Modi’s policies for neighbouring countries could escalate more tensions in the region. Talking to media today in Multan after offering Eid prayers, Qureshi said that Pakistan has categorically explained and shattered the wily

Youm-e-Ilhaq-e-Pakistan: FM Qureshi reaffirms support to Kashmiris

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi has reaffirmed Pakistan’s unwavering support to the people of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJ&K) in their just struggle for freedom from the illegal Indian occupation. On the occasion of Youm-e-Ilhaq-e-Pakistan, the foreign

No good can be expected from India with Hindutva mindset: FM

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that no good can be expected from India if it maintains extremist Hindutva mind-set.  In a statement, the federal minister said that India is becoming isolate at the international level and facing

India trying to create instability in Pakistan: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that India is trying to create instability in Pakistan. The foreign minister in a statement said that India is trying to create instability in Pakistan and it is constantly interfering in Balochistan.

India importing instability into the region: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that India is promoting the policy of Hindutva which poses a threat to regional peace and stability. Chairing a high-level meeting on national security in Islamabad today, FM Qureshi said that Pakistan

Govt reduced burden on masses by not imposing new taxes: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday said that the government is making efforts to improve the tax collection system by bringing reforms in the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). In a video message, the foreign minister said that

Govt enhancing health facilities to contain COVID-19 spike: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that the government was ensuring all possible steps to control the spread of COVID-19 outbreak besides enhancing the healthcare capacity across the country. The foreign minister was talking to Minister for

India importing instability into the region: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday said that Pakistan has categorically explained and shattered the devious designs harbored by India to force the region into instability. In a statement, FM Qureshi said that forums like the United Nations