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Kashmir remains central to ‘meaningful dialogue’ with India: FO

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office said durable peace, security and development in the region hinges on peaceful resolution of the long-standing Jammu and Kashmir dispute. “We, therefore, believe that the two sides [India and Pakistan] need to discuss all outstanding issues

Pakistan shared “irrefutable evidence” of Indian involvement in terrorism

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Saturday said Pakistan has shared irrefutable evidence of India’s involvement in terrorist activities in the country. The statement by the Foreign Office comes after Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)

Pakistan hails cessation of hostilities in Nagorno Karabagh

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has welcomed the recent announcement of the cessation of hostilities by the relevant parties in Nagorno-Karabagh. Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said Pakistan has consistently supported the resolution of the Nagorno Karabagh dispute in accordance with international

PM Imran to take part in SCO Heads of State Council meeting: FO

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will be participating in the 20th Shanghai Cooperation Organization Council of Heads of State (SCO-CHS), being held in video conference format on 10 November 2020. According to the foreign office (FO), the invitation to the

FO rejects India’s baseless allegations, preposterous claims

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office has categorically rejected baseless Indian allegations of ‘infiltration attempts’ and unfounded claims of targeting of ‘launching pads’ across the Line of Control (LoC). Foreign Office Spokesperson, Aisha Farooqui in a statement rejected the provocative statements of the

Pakistan lodges protest with India over ceasefire violations

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office has summoned a senior Indian diplomat to register Pakistan’s strong protest over today’s ceasefire violations by the Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jandrot Sector. A 65-year-old man, Alam Din sustained severe injuries

Video conference arranged by India not part of SAARC Secretariat: Foreign Office

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office has clarified Pakistan’s position for not participating in a video conference of trade officials on COVID-19 epidemic arranged by India as it was not part of SAARC Secretariat. A press statement issued by Foreign Office spokesperson Aisha

FO suspends walk-in consular services due to coronavirus

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office on Tuesday announced the suspension of all walk-in consular services from 18 March till April 3 due to the Covid-19 spread. The Foreign Office spokesperson Aisha Farooqui said in a tweet, the decision has been taken to

Engaging with Iran to deal with spread of coronavirus: FO

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office has said that Pakistan is actively engaged with the Iranian government to deal with the spread of coronavirus and the evolving situation. At her weekly briefing, FO Spokesperson Aisha Farooqui told Pakistan completely supports the efforts of

Trump to take up Kashmir issue with Indian leadership in New Delhi: FO

ISLAMABAD:  Foreign Office has said that the US President Donald Trump during his upcoming trip to India should discuss the Kashmir issue with the Indian leadership. At her weekly news briefing, Foreign Office Spokesperson Aisha Farooqui hoped that the offer

Pakistan conveys condolences over life loss in Thailand

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Sunday has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of human lives in a shooting incident in Thailand.  Foreign office statement conveyed the deepest condolences and sympathies to the bereaved families and support for the people

Ceasefire violations: Pakistan lodges strong protest with India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday summoned a senior Indian diplomat to register a strong protest against the ceasefire violations by Indian armed forces along the Line of Control (LoC), a Foreign Office statement said. According to a Foreign Office press release

LoC ceasefire violations: Pakistan summons senior Indian diplomat

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan summoned a senior Indian diplomat to protest over ceasefire violation at the Line of Control (LoC). Foreign Office (FO) Spokesman Aisha Farooqui said that Pakistan strongly condemns the targeting of the civilian population at LoC. She said the

Afghan forces fires two rockets into Pakistani border: FO

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office (FO) confirmed on Wednesday that no casualties or damage were reported after two rockets landed in Pakistan’s border from  Afghan side. The FO spokesperson Aisha Farooqui said Torkham border has been closed in view of security concerns,

Pakistani pilgrims lost lives in Saudi road mishap: FO

ISLAMABAD: The Forgein Office has confirmed the demise of Pakistani Nationals in bus crash that occurred in Medinah, Saudia Arabia on Thursday. Sources added that at least 35 passengers lost their lives and Pakistani Nationals were included among the deceased.

India unwilling to face the truth about its actions: FO

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office has dismissed the comments made by the Indian Ministry’s Spokesman about Prime Minister Imran Khan’s statements on other Kashmir and Pakistan-related issues. In a press release, the spokesperson for the Foreign Office Mohammad Faisal said that exposing India’s