Sunday, January 23, 2022

Affairs

In Covid era, Pakistan turns to mango diplomacy in the US

“Never thought diplomacy could be so sweet,” commented a US lawmaker as he received a box of Pakistani mangoes.

Pakistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and US partner to create platform for regional cooperation

Representatives of the United States, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan agreed in principle to establish a new quadrilateral diplomatic platform focused on enhancing regional connectivity.

Qatar has announced a tourist visa-on-arrival facility for Pakistani nationals

Pakistani tourists travelling to Qatar will be granted visa-on-arrival for a fee of QAR 100 for a period of 30 days, which can be extended for another 30 days. To avail the facility, they must have a passport valid for at least 6 months and a confirmed return ticket.Besides, they should be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and have a negative PCR test conducted 48 hours before arrival in Qatar.

Four-day talks on PSGP successfully conclude

Pakistan and Russia successfully concluded the talks and signed the Heads of Terms (HoT) and Shareholders Agreement (SHA). The project’s cost has been estimated at $2.5 billion.

Western Media’s New Propaganda against ISI

It seems like after after PM Imran Khan's recent interview, the western media is out to get our institutions. Now they are openly trying to defame our country and army and putting severe allegations on our agency. Indian lobbies are at work once again.

Deputy Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan – Commander of the Air...

The head of Pakistani delegation congratulated the Azerbaijani people on the victory in the Patriotic War, wished the mercy of Allah Almighty to the souls of all servicemen and civilians who died as Shehids and healing to the wounded.

Why Pakistan’s Imran Khan said no to American drones

William J Burns, the director of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), recently visited Islamabad where he met Pakistan’s military chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and the head of the ISI, Pakistan military’s intelligence wing, Lt General Faiz Hameed. During the same visit, Burns had requested an audience with Khan but was refused. Khan has reportedly said he will only talk to his counterpart — Joe Biden. The secret arrival of the CIA director at such a crucial time is being seen as Washington’s attempt to lobby Pakistan’s powerful military.

India, Pakistan and China appear to be expanding nuclear arsenals: SIPRI

China, Pakistan and India have 350, 165 and 156 nuclear warheads respectively as of January this year.

Pakistani, Indian exporters agree to share Basmati rice ownership

The two countries at loggerheads over issue since 2006 although EU under its rules recognises Basmati as common product.