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FM Qureshi discusses bilateral relations with Norwegian counterpart

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi had a telephonic conversation with his Norwegian counterpart Ine Eriksen Soreide. The foreign minister expressed satisfaction over the Norwegian investment in Pakistan. He appreciated the growing business relations between Pakistan and Norway. The Norwegian

Saudi Arabia appoints second female ambassador

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has appointed Amal Yahya Al-Moallimi as the ambassador to Norway making her the country’s second female ambassador. Princess Reema bint Bandar has been appointed ambassador to the United States. She is performing her official duties. According to

Pakistan condemns desecration of Holy Quran in Sweden, Norway

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has strongly condemned the recent incidents of desecration of Holy Quran in Malmo, Sweden and Oslo, Norway. In a tweet on Sunday, Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said the rise of such Islamophobic occurrences goes against the

Norway allows filming Tom Cruise’s new ‘Mission Impossible’ movie

OSLO: The Norwegian government will make an exception for Tom Cruise and his crew to shoot parts of a new ‘Mission: Impossible’ movie in Norway this autumn without imposing quarantine requirements. Production of the seventh and eighth installments of the

FM Qureshi discusses COVID-19 response with Norwegian counterpart

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a telephonic conversation with Norwegian counterpart Ine Eriksen Søreide and discussed the response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The foreign minister offered condolences over the loss of lives in Norway due to

NA condemns desecration of Holy Quran in Norway

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Wednesday passed a unanimous resolution strongly condemning desecration of the Holy Quran in Norway. Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan presented the resolution. It said that deliberate putting Muslims’ holy book on

Blasphemy in Europe

The desecration of the Holy Quran in Norway has drawn worldwide condemnation and outrage. It has also raised questions about the rising Islamophobia and widespread anti-Muslim sentiments in the West. The extreme right-wing group ‘Stop the Islamisation of Norway’ attempted

Norwegian envoy summoned to protest desecration of Holy Quran

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office summoned the ambassador of Norway on Saturday to protest over the incident of the desecration of the Holy Quran. According to a statement, the ambassador was called to convey the deep concern of the government and

Quran desecration in Norway draws condemnations across world

NORWAY: A protest against Islam organized by the far-right group ‘Stop Islamization of Norway’ (SIAN) took a violent turn after the group’s leader Lars Thorsen tried to burn a copy of the Holy Quran, leading to a brawl between the