RAWALPINDI: Afghan Ambassador Omer Zakhilwal Friday called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif and discussed issues relating to bilateral ties with a particular reference to border management, according to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).
DUBAI: Iran and China agreed to expand bilateral ties and increase trade to $600 billion in the next 10 years, President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday during a visit to Tehran by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
BERLIN: Germany said on Tuesday that Facebook, Google and Twitter have agreed to delete hate speech from their websites within 24 hours, a new step in the fight against rising online racism following the refugee crisis.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and India on Wednesday agreed to hold a comprehensive bilateral dialogue encompassing all outstanding issues and directed respective foreign secretaries to work out the modalities and schedule of the meetings, said the Foreign Office (FO) of Pakistan.
ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs (SAPM), Syed Tariq Fatemi on Monday held a meeting with Member of German Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, Omid Nouripour, said the Foreign Office (FO) in a statement.
NEW YORK: In a meeting held on sidelines of the 70th UN General Assembly in New York, Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs, Mr. Sartaj Aziz and Turkish Foreign Minister, Mr. Feridun Hadi Sinirlioğulu, agreed to speed up work on mutual Free Trade Area (FTA), to expand trade between the two countries.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Iran have expressed the desire to expand bilateral cooperation in diverse fields and work together for regional peace.
PESHAWAR: Representatives at preliminary talks aiming to end Afghanistan’s long war have agreed that Taliban insurgents should open a political office for negotiations, but disagreement over foreign troops still clouds the prospects for a ceasefire.
AL-KHOR/PESHAWAR: Taliban representatives met with Afghan political figures for a second day in Qatar on Sunday, and one participant said the two sides discussed a possible ceasefire but ultimately disagreed over the continued presence of U.S. troops in the country.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Oman have agreed to further strengthen mutual cooperation especially in the fields of economy, trade, manpower, defence, security and counter-terrorism.