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Pak-China ties should not be seen in context of financial package: FM

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday said Prime Minister Imran Khan's visit to China has taken bilateral cooperation between China and Pakistan to new heights. "The depth of Pakistan and China relations should not be seen only in the context of financial package. China has agreed in principle to extend an economic relief package to Pakistan," he said while addressing media along with Finance Minister Asad Umar and Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal.  FM Qureshi said China had…

European Parliament’s South Asia delegation calls on foreign minister

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi received a delegation of the European Parliament's South Asia delegation, led by its chairperson Jean Lambert at the Foreign Office on Monday. The foreign minister expressed satisfaction at the positive growth in Pakistan-EU relations as well as increase in Parliamentary exchanges. He stressed upon the need for enhancing trade and economic cooperation, in particular to take full benefit of GSP Plus Scheme and building linkages through cultural and educational…

Rival parties joining hands to escape from accountability: Shah Mehmood

MULTAN: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday said opposition political parties were joining hands not for strengthening democracy but for the sake of their own vested interests. "The rival political parties of the past are today becoming friends to escape from the accountability process," he said while talking to media in Multan.  He said their alliance would prove the stance of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) that both the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Pakistan Peoples Party…

High-level UAE delegation calls on foreign minister

ISLAMABAD: A high-level UAE delegation comprising chief executive officers/ senior officials of major companies and headed by Minister of State and CEO of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) Dr Sultan Aljaber called on Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Friday. The delegation includes heads/ representatives of Mobadla Petroleum, ADIA (sovereign wealth funds), Etisalat, DP World, Dubai Investment Authority, Emaar Company, Aldahra Agriculture and Abu Dhabi Fund for Development. It was on a one-day visit to…

Foreign minister says as stated in demarcation principles , Kashmir belongs to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Thursday said according to fundamental canons of demarcation of boundary line between Pakistan and India at the time of partition Kashmir was not part of India, ARY News reported. "It was evidently decided that Muslim majority areas would become part of Pakistan. Insha Allah! Kashmir will one day become Pakistan," he said while addressing a seminar on the Kashmir conflict at the National Press Club (NPC) in Islamabad. He said the NPC was a fort of struggle for…

Pakistan ready to play pivotal role for peace, stability in region: Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: "Pakistan is ready to partner any global efforts to promote peace and stability in the region and the world at large", said Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi while addressing a ceremony to mark the United Nations Day here at Foreign Office. The ceremony was also attended by the ambassadors of the various important states. Foreign Minister Qureshi lauded the UN steps for eradication of poverty and betterment in health sector. Talking about UN's peace mission, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that Pakistan is…

Foreign minister reaffirms Pakistan’s commitment to negotiate settlement of Afghan conflict

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday reiterated Pakistan's desire for achieving peace in Afghanistan. According to Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal, he expressed this resolve during a meeting with American delegation led by US Special Representative on Afghan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad in Islamabad. Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Pakistan would continue to play its role for political solution of the Afghan conflict. He said Pakistan welcomed the US efforts for peace in…

Pak-US ties should not be seen in context of Afghanistan: foreign minister

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said relations between Pakistan and the United States should not be seen in context of Afghanistan. "Any kind of development in Afghanistan is not possible without Pakistan," he said while addressing a news conference in Washington. This should be noted that few days ago a high-level delegation of the Afghan government called on the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Chief Maulana Sami ul Haq at Akora Khattak seeking assistance in paving way and arranging peace talks with the…

FM Qureshi to leave for US on Saturday

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi will leave for the United States on Saturday to represent Pakistan at the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly. The 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 73) will open on September 18. 2018. The first day of the high-level General Debate will be on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, and is scheduled to last for nine working days. On the sidelines of UNGA session, the foreign minister will also hold meetings with his counterparts of member states…