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Kuwait Emir accepts invitation to visit Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has accepted an invitation to to visit Pakistan in near future. The acceptance was conveyed in a letter in response to the invitation by President Alvi to visit Pakistan in the

Qureshi meets Iraqi PM, suggests framework for political consultations

BAGHDAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi met Prime Minister of Iraq Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and proposed the development of an overarching framework of political consultations and bilateral cooperation at the foreign ministers’ level. The meeting took place as the foreign minister

Sheikh Rasheed arrives in Kuwait to hold dialogue on labour visas

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed has arrived in Kuwait to hold dialogue for the restoration of labour visas. Before departure, Kuwait ambassador Mr Nassar Almutairi saw off the interior minister at the Islamabad International Airport. Rasheed will hold dialogues with

Kuwaiti woman’s murder by alleged harasser sparks outrage

KUWAIT CITY: Women in Kuwait demanded better protections from male violence at a protest in response to the murder of a woman by a man who was previously reported to authorities for harassing her. Farah Hamza Akbar was on Tuesday

Pakistan, Kuwait agree to expand bilateral ties

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has underscored the need for forging deeper economic, trade and investment cooperation between Pakistan and Kuwait. He expressed these views during a meeting with Foreign Minister of Kuwait, Dr Ahmed Nasser Al-Sabah in Islamabad. The

Kuwaiti FM arrives in Islamabad, meets Qureshi at Foreign Office

ISLAMABAD: Kuwait’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and State Minister for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Dr Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah has arrived in Islamabad on a two-day visit. The Kuwaiti minister has reached the Foreign Office in Islamabad where he was received

Kuwaiti FM to arrive in Islamabad today

ISLAMABAD: Kuwait’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and State Minister for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Dr Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah will arrive in Islamabad on a two-day visit. The Kuwaiti foreign minister, who was visiting Pakistan on the invitation of Foreign Minister

Pakistan to diversify relations with Kuwait: Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has reaffirmed Pakistan’s desire to forge stronger bilateral relations with Kuwait. He was talking to Ambassador Ali Suleman Al-Saeed, Assistant Foreign Minister on Asian Affairs of Kuwait. The foreign minister stressed the importance of

Saudi Arabia to open airspace, borders with Qatar

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia will reopen its borders and airspace to Qatar, US and Kuwaiti officials said, a major step towards ending a diplomatic rift that has seen Riyadh lead an alliance isolating Doha. The announcement came on the eve of

980,000 Pakistanis sent abroad for employment in last two years: SAPM Bukhari

KARACHI: Around 980,000 Pakistanis have been sent abroad for employment in the last two years by the incumbent government. The was stated by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Syed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari.

President Alvi to visit Kuwait today for offering condolences

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi is visiting Kuwait on Monday to offer condolences over the sad demise of Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. The president will meet the new Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and

Sheikh Nawaf Al Sabah appointed new Emir of Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY: Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmed Al Sabah has been appointed the new Emir of Kuwait after the death of his half-brother. Sheikh Nawaf, 83, was temporarily given some of the Emir’s constitutional duties on July 18 when the Emir

Kuwait, Qatar impose jail terms for not wearing face masks

DOHA: Kuwait and Qatar would start jailing people or fining them thousands of dollars for failing to wear a facemask to combat the novel coronavirus. Kuwait’s health ministry said anyone caught without a mask could face up to three months

FM Qureshi, Kuwaiti counterpart discuss coronavirus situation

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Kuwaiti counterpart Ahmad Nasser Al Mohammad Al Sabah discussed the coronavirus situation via video link today (Thursday). According to a press release issued by the Foreign Office, Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Ahmad Nasser Al

IMF asks Kuwait to bring new tax reforms

DUBAI: On Monday the International Monetary Fund (IMF) urged Opec member Kuwait to implement a reform package that includes Imposing taxes and phasing out subsidies to bridge a persistent budget deficit. Kuwait, which is largely dependent on oil for nearly