ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday said Pakistan was pursuing a policy of peaceful neighbourhood and wished to resolve all outstanding issues with its neighbors peacefully through dialogue. He was talking to President Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, who called on him in Islamabad. The prime minister reiterated to establish a strong partnership between Pakistan and Russia in all fields to promote peace and stability in the region. “Longstanding bilateral relations between the two countries are…
KARACHI: The World Bank will launch a neighbourhood improvement project in Karachi next year to improve urban living conditions and safety by improving citizen services in selected areas. Our Karachi representative reports that according to World Bank report 100 million dollars project will be the first step in a multi-year World Bank group engagement, reported the Radio Pakistan. The executive board of the bank is scheduled to approve a loan of 80 million dollars for the project and Sindh government will contribute…
DHAKA: An eerie silence pervades the restaurants and shopping malls in Dhaka's diplomatic quarter, usually teeming with well-heeled urbanites, now standing empty since the killing of 20 hostages at a popular cafe.