Sunday, 25 February 2018

Tag Archives: Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

King Abdullah II of Jordan begins Pakistan visit

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ISLAMABAD: Jordan’s King Abdullah II arrived in Pakistan on Thursday on a two-day state visit for talks on bilateral relations, officials said. He was received at a military airbase near Islamabad by President Mamnoon Hussain. A 21-gun salute was given in honor of the distinguished guest. The Jordanian King is ...

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“Parchi” cast meets PM Abbasi

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LOLLYWOOD: The cast of Lollywood film “Parchi” joined Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in the movie’s promotional campaign ahead of the release. Check out the photos below to see the PM with Hareem Farooq, Ali Rehman Khan, Usman Mukhtar and director of the film Azfar Jafri. The movie will be ...

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US wants ties with Pakistan to move forward, says Mattis

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US defence chief urges Pakistan to ‘redouble’ efforts against militants ISLAMABAD/WASHINGTON: US Defence Secretary James Mattis held a meeting with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and said the United States wants to take its longstanding ties forward with Pakistan. Mattis said a common way needs to be found for continuous ...

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US defence chief Jim Mattis arrives in Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD: US defence Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Pakistan Monday as Washington pressures its wayward ally to eliminate militant safe havens, days after Pakistani authorities freed an alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks. Mattis landed at an air force base in the garrison city of Rawalpindi bordering Islamabad, according ...

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Key US diplomat visits Pakistan, meets PM, COAS and DG ISI

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ISLAMABAD: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson got a frosty welcome to Pakistan Tuesday after Washington turned up the heat on Islamabad for allegedly providing “safe havens” for Taliban militants. America s top diplomat was quietly greeted by a mid-level Pakistani Foreign Office official at the military airport in the garrison ...

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Pakistan tells UN won’t be ‘scapegoat’ in Afghan war

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  NEW YORK: Pakistan refuses to be a “scapegoat” for Afghanistan’s bloodshed or to fight wars for others, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi told the United Nations. Addressing the UN General Assembly, Abbasi did not explicitly criticize US President Donald Trump’s new strategy on Afghanistan but made clear his displeasure with ...

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Pakistan, Iran agree on negotiated resolution of Afghan issue

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NEW YORK: Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Iranian President Muhammad Hassan Rouhani agreed that there was no military solution to the Afghan conflict and a politically negotiated settlement was vital for lasting peace in Afghanistan. The two leaders met on the sidelines of the 72nd session of ...

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Trump’s Afghanistan strategy bound to fail: Pakistan

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US President Donald Trump’s strategy for Afghanistan will meet the same fate as the plans of his predecessors, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said. In an interview to Bloomberg, Abbasi said: “From day one we have been saying very clearly that the military strategy in Afghanistan has not worked ...

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