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Pakistan rejects Indian allegation of not letting Indian high commissioner meet Sikh pilgrims

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal on Sunday rejected Indian allegation that the High Commissioner of India was "prevented" from meeting the visiting Sikh pilgrims. "Indian allegations regarding prevention of meeting of the Indian High Commissioner with Sikh Yatrees are reprehensible attempts to try to mutate the truth. Indian HC agreed to cancel the visit due to Sikh protests against India for screening of controversial movie in India," he said responding to a question regarding the press release…

Pakistan committed to cause of Kashmir, says national security adviser

ISLAMABAD: National Security Adviser (NSA) Lt General (retd) Nasser Khan Janjua  on Tuesday said Pakistan was deeply committed to the cause of Kashmir and supported to resolve the Kashmir conflict politically and according to the aspirations of Kashmiri people. "Process of dialogue is the only way forward to resolve our disputes. It is by way of peaceful resolution of our disputes which can enable both the countries to belong to the future,” this he said while Indian High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria made a courtesy call to…

Pakistan lodges protest with India over ceasefire violations along LoC

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Tuesday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh to lodge protest over unprovoked ceasefire violations by Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC).  An eight-year-old boy was killed by cross-border firing by Indian troops in Khuiratta Sector along the restive LoC on Monday. The Foreign Office told the Indian diplomat that despite calls for restraint, his country continued to indulge in ceasefire violations. Indian forces had carried out more than 335 ceasefire…

FO summons Indian envoy over ceasefire violations for third straight day

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) on Sunday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh for the third straight day to lodge protest over the recent ceasefire violations. In a statement issued, FO spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said the latest ceasefire violation took place in Nikial Sector along Line of Control in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) late Saturday night. Two innocent villagers Dil Muhammad, aged 33, and Nafeesa, aged 25, were martyred and three others injured as a result of unprovoked Indian firing, FO…

Foreign Office summons Indian envoy over firing at Working Boundary

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) on Friday summoned Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale to lodge protest over unprovoked firing by Indian Border Security Force from across the Working Boundary near Sialkot. At least six people were killed and 26 others wounded when Indian forces resorted to firing from across the Working Boundary in the Chappar, Harpal, and Charwa Sectors, according to a statement of the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR). The Foreign Office told the Indian diplomat that despite calls for…

Newly-wed Indian woman seeks immediate repatriation, files petition in IHC

ISLAMABAD: Newly-wed India woman to Pakistani man, Dr. Uzma on Friday filed a petition in Islamabad High Court (IHC), seeking repatriation to India on security issues, ARY News reported. The filed petition states that Dr. Uzma was deceived and misinformed as Tahir Ali – her Pakistani husband – was already married and father of four, adding, the Indian woman’s life was in danger in Pakistan, hence the government should ensure her safe return to her country. The petition was filed through barrister Malik Shahnawaz in…

Foreign secy summons Indian high commissioner, condemns ceasefire violation

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry summoned the Indian high commissioner to Pakistan on Monday afternoon and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violation by the Indian occupation forces on the Line of Control (LoC). Seven Pakistani soldiers were killed on Sunday night during cross-border firing across the LoC in Bhimber area, where tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours have surged in recent months. “Seven soldiers embraced Shahadat (martyrdom) at the LoC in the Bhimber sector in cross-fire LoC…