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Pakistan envoy to India visits Amritsar’s Golden Temple, meets CM

NEW DELHI: Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood on an official visit to Haryana and Punjab recently visited the Golden Temple, Sikh community’s holiest shrine in Amritsar. In a statement issued by the Pakistan high commission on Friday High Commissioner Mahmood also met the chief ministers of Haryana and Punjab in order to help improve the unity of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). Apart of the chief ministers, the Pakistan envoy also met with dignitaries, academics, businessmen…

Pakistan’s envoy returns to India amid harassment complaints

NEW DELHI: Pakistan High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood returned to India Thursday night to host the celebrations of Pakistan Day being mark today (March 23). The Minister of State for External Affairs, M J Akhbar was invited as Chief Guest to the ceremony. It is reported that some other minister of the same rank would stand in place of Mr. Akhbar if he fails to make it to the gathering. Mahmood was called back to Pakistan on March 15 after Pakistani diplomats stationed in India claimed that there had been as many as 26…

Pakistan calls back envoy from India after harassment incidents: report

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has called back its High Commissioner in Delhi, Sohail Mahmood, for a meeting after a string of ‘harassment’ incidents with the diplomats in the Indian capital, reports in the Indian media said. Islamabad had also lodged a complaint with the Indian government regarding frequent harassment incidents with Pakistan’s diplomats in New Delhi. In its reply last week, India said: "We make all efforts to provide a safe, secure and hospitable environment for diplomats to work in" but added that…

Sushma Swaraj meets Pakistan’s envoy in first high-level contact in months

NEW DELHI: Indian Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj met Pakistan High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood in Delhi earlier this week after months of deadlock in diplomatic relations, Indian media reported. According to the Times of India, Ms Swaraj apprised Mr. Mahmood about India’s concern on increasing incidents of cross-border terrorism. This is the first meeting of high ranking Pakistan official with the Indian Minister of External Affairs after assuming office in Delhi. He is also expected to meet NSA Ajit Doval…

Turkey reiterates support for people of India-Occupied-Kashmir

ANKARA: Turkey has reaffirmed its unflinching support for the people of Indian occupied Kashmir and stressed the importance of resolving the dispute in accordance with relevant United Nations resolutions. This support was reiterated at a seminar held with joint collaboration of the Economic and Social Researches Centre (ESAM) and the Embassy of Pakistan in Ankara on Tuesday to commemorate the Kashmir Solidarity Day. In his opening address, President ESAM Mr. Recai Kutan spoke about the historical as well as regional…