Thursday, 22 August 2019

Tag Archives: Imran Khan

Trump stresses need to reduce India-Pakistan ‘tensions’

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump spoke with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging a reduction of tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours over the disputed Kashmir region. “The president conveyed the importance of reducing tensions between India and Pakistan and maintaining peace in the region,” White ...

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Imran Khan discusses ‘serious situation in Kashmir’ with Boris Johnson

LONDON: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday telephoned his UK counterpart, Boris Johnson, during which a discussion on the “serious situation in Kashmir” was held, Johnson’s Downing Street office said in a statement. Both leaders agreed on the “importance of maintaining dialogue”, the statement added. The prime minister congratulated PM Johnson on ...

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Trump again offers to mediate between Pakistan, India on Kashmir issue

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has again offered to mediate between Pakistan and India on the Kashmir dispute. “If they [Pakistan and India] wanted somebody to intervene or to help them,” Trump said in response to a question from a reporter at the White House about his earlier offer to mediate the ...

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India denies Modi asked Trump to mediate Kashmir issue

NEW DELHI: India’s foreign minister was forced to issue a strenuous denial to an infuriated opposition in parliament on Tuesday, after US President Donald Trump said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had invited him to mediate in the conflict with Pakistan over Kashmir. While Pakistan has often sought third-party mediation in ...

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President Trump likely to restore $1.3 billion aid to Pakistan

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump hinted at the possibility of restoring $1.3 billion aid to its strategic ally Pakistan, which was suspended last year. The US president spoke about the possibility of restoring aid during after he met with PM Pakistan Imran Khan at the White House. President Trump said that ...

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Niece of Jemima Goldsmith, dies in quad bike accident

LONDON: The niece of Jemima Goldsmith, the former wife of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, namely Iris Annabel Goldsmith, 15, died in a “quad bike accident” at their family farm in the village of North Brewham, Somerset on Monday. Meanwhile, Financier Ben Goldsmith and banking heiress Kate Rothschild are said ...

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EU, Pakistan signed new Strategic Engagement Plan

BRUSSELS – Pakistan and the European Union (EU) signed the new Strategic Engagement Plan for cooperation in areas, including trade, peace and security and anti-money laundering. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini inked the agreement at a ceremony ...

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Qatar-Pakistan signs 3 MoUs

Ministerial delegations of Qatar and Pakistan headed by Emir of Qatar and Prime Minister Imran Khan respectively, signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) over matters of mutual interest. Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrived in Pakistan at the Nur Khan air base this evening on an official two day visit along with a high-powered delegation ...

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Sarfaraz refuses to blame senior men for Pakistan’s troubles

MANCHESTER: Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed refused to put the blame for his team’s defeat to India and poor World Cup on the senior players, saying all his squad needed to step up their game. Pakistan were outclassed with India making 336 for five and apart from a 104-run second-wicket partnership ...

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Pakistan bracing for austere budget under IMF, finance chief says

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is preparing a belt-tightening budget to tame its fiscal deficit, the de facto finance minister said on Saturday, adding that both civilian and military rulers agreed austerity measures were needed to stabilize the economy. But Hafeez Shaikh, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s top finance adviser, declined to say whether ...

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