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FM Qureshi discusses bilateral issues with Saudi counterpart

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi met his Saudi counterpart Faisal bin Farhan Al-Saud on the sidelines of the 47th session of OIC Council of Foreign Ministers in Niamey, Niger. Both countries have agreed to further promote bilateral cooperation in

FM Qureshi meets new Chinese Ambassador in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: New Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong has called on Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi. During the meeting, issues of mutual interest, including bilateral relations between the two countries and the situation in coronavirus, were discussed. According to a

Kashmir issue an important pillar of our foreign policy: FM

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that the Kashmir issue is an important pillar of our foreign policy. Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Tehreek-e-Haq Khudaradiyat called on the foreign minister. The ongoing human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir and

FM Qureshi discusses regional peace, security with Turkish counterpart

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Afghans will continue to play a role in instability in the region, including the peace process. Shah Mehmood Qureshi had a telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in which

Human rights violations in IoK should be stopped: FM

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that human rights violations in Indian occupied Kashmir should be stopped immediately. Shah Mehmood Qureshi attended the Conservative Friends of Pakistan virtual meeting as a special guest. The foreign minister said that

FM Qureshi assures complete support for Afghan peace process

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has assured Pakistan’s complete support to the Afghan peace process and expressed that he wants Afghan refugees to return home with dignity. Addressing  a conference at the Institute of Strategic Studies in Islamabad, Shah Mehmood

PTI MNA Ramesh Kumar announces sit-in outside Indian High Commission

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) National Assembly member Ramesh Kumar has said that the Hindu community will hold a sit-in outside the Indian High Commission in Islamabad tomorrow against Indian bigotry over the killing of Pakistani Hindus in Jodhpur, India. Talking

India can carry out false flag operation, warns FM

NEW YORK: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that India can carry out a false flag operation by justifying new aggression. Members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Coordination Group on Occupied Kashmir met in New York to

SCO can promote regional cooperation against coronavirus: FM

MOSCOW: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that the return of Afghan refugees with dignity should be an integral part of peace talks. Addressing the SCO Council of Foreign Ministers in Moscow, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that the SCO

FM Qureshi stresses on inter-parliamentary exchanges

ISLAMABAD: President of Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Ms Gabriela Cuevas Barron, who is on a visit to Pakistan, called on Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi. During the meeting, the foreign minister and the IPU President exchanged views on a wide range

FM Qureshi returns after conducting two-day visit to China

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has returned Pakistan after conducting a two-day visit to China. According to sources, a joint declaration was also issued at the end of the second round of Pak-China strategic dialogue. The foreign minister addressed

FM to hold talks with Chinese leadership on early completion of CPEC

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that the talks will be held with the Chinese leadership on the early completion of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). During his visit to China, the foreign minister said that he would

Pakistan vows to support victims of terrorism

ISLAMABAD: On International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism being observed on Friday, Pakistan has reiterated its firm resolve to take joint actions supporting victims of terrorism. In his message in connection with the Day, Foreign

Muslim minority not safe in India today: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has expressed that international human rights organizations should take notice of the atrocities taking place in India. While talking about the persecution of Muslims in India, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that the incident in

FM Qureshi discusses Kashmir, Afghan peace with UNGA president-elect

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has sought an effective role of the United Nations to end human rights violations in Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir to resolve the dispute under the Security Council resolutions. Speaking to UN General Assembly President-elect

FM writes to UNSC President on Indian violations in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi written to the President of the UN Security Council sharing additional information on India’s continuing massive violations of human rights in occupied Jammu and Kashmir. This comes in the wake of one year of

Pakistan stands firmly united with Kashmiris: FM

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan stands firmly united with Kashmiris. The foreign minister also acknowledged the struggle of Kashmiris that they are not alone in their struggle for the right to self-determination. Shah Mehmood Qureshi

India will not allow independent journalists to visit IoK: FM

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that India will not allow independent journalists to visit occupied Kashmir.  In a statement, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that India is committing violations of international laws by targeting the civilian population along

Dual nationality restriction on NA, Senate members only: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that the dual nationality is restricted to members of the National Assembly and Senate only. While speaking over the issue of dual citizenship, the foreign minister said that a person with dual

FM Qureshi discusses PIA flight ban with Danish counterpart

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has held a video conference with Danish counterpart Jeppe Kofod and conveyed concern on temporary suspension of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flights into Denmark. The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has decided to

Govt to fulfill promise for creation of South Punjab province: FM

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has expressed that the practical realization of the dream of south Punjab province has begun today. In a video statement, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the practical realization of the dream of south Punjab province

Pakistan to reopen Kartarpur Corridor on June 29

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is preparing to reopen the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor for all Sikh pilgrims from 29th June. The news was announced by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi. Taking to the social media, he wrote that Pakistan prepares to reopen the

Socio-economic impact of COVID-19 far greater in developing world: FM

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has expressed that the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 is far greater in the developing world. In a tweet, while announcing Pakistan successfully secured debt relief from the Paris Club, the foreign minister expressed that

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

USCIRF report affirms India’s violation against Muslims: FM

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that the report of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom has affirmed that India has started an undeclared war against the Muslims in the country. While reacting to the USCIRF report, the

Zulfi Bukhari, Moeed Yusuf call on FM Qureshi in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis Zulfi Bukhari and SAPM on National Security Moeed Yusuf called on Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi in Islamabad today (Tuesday). According to details, matters pertaining to the repatriation of nationals from

62,709 registered Pakistanis await repatriation from abroad: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said about 62,709 registered Pakistanis await repatriation from abroad. During a visit to the Emergency Crisis Management Unit established at the Foreign Office FM said that all Pakistani missions abroad had been instructed

FM Qureshi discusses debt relief initiative with IMF representative

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a meeting with the resident representative of International Monitory Fund (IMF) Ms Teresa Daban Sanchez. discussing the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. While acknowledging the important role of the IMF, the foreign

FM Qureshi stresses on coordinated global approach against coronavirus

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday stressed on a coordinated approach by the international community to combat the spread of coronavirus. In a telephonic conversation with French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian, the foreign minister said COVID-19 has spread

Modi-led Indian govt is violating human rights in IoK: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that Modi-led Indian government has been violating human rights in Indian occupied Kashmir. While chairing a meeting in Islamabad today (Friday), FM Qureshi said that the intolerant attitude of India was dangerous