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UK defence secretary praises Pakistan’s role for regional peace

RAWALPINDI: Stephen Lovegrove, permanent secretary at the ministry of defence in United Kingdom, called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi on Tuesday. Matters of mutual interest including bilateral cooperation and overall regional security situation were discussed during the meeting, said a statement issued ...

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British Airways returns to Pakistan after 10 years

LONDON/ISLAMABAD: British Airways, the United Kingdom’s national carrier, has announced to restart flights to Pakistan after ten years. “British Airways returns to Pakistan. Direct flights from London Heathrow to Islamabad’s new airport start in June. A further boost to links between the UK and Pakistan – especially on trade and ...

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Pakistan Army Chief meets British Chief of Defence Staff in London

LONDON: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has met UK Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Sir Nicholson Carter, where upon arrival he was also presented guard of honour. General Bajwa said that the country is ready to take its bilateral relationship with the United Kingdom to the ...

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UK-Pakistan partner against money-laundering

ISLAMABAD: The United Kingdom and Pakistan on Monday launched a partnership to track corruption and restart the bilateral transfer of prisoners. During a joint news conference here, Law Minister Barrister Farogh Naseem and British Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced that the ‘UK-Pakistan Justice and Accountability Partnership’ would work towards repatriation ...

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UK-Pakistan trade increases to £1.93b

LONDON: The merchandise trade volume between Pakistan and the United Kingdom during the calendar year 2017 has increased to over £ 1.93 billion showing an increase of 8 percent when compared to 2016, Commercial Counsellor Pakistan High Commission London, Sajid Mehmood Raja, said. “During the year 2017 Pakistan’s total exports ...

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UK, Pakistan reiterate to further strengthening bilateral ties

LONDON: Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif met Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London. The two leaders reviewed progress in bilateral relations and reiterated commitment to further strengthening these ties by enhancing trade, promoting investment and ...

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UK is hugely interested in CPEC: British Foreign Secretary

LONDON: The British Foreign Secretary Mr Boris Johnson, commended Pakistan’s economic reforms agenda and counter-terrorism efforts during his meeting with the Interior Minister, Ahsan Iqbal who is on official visit to the UK. The British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said the United Kingdom was hugely interested in China Pakistan Economic ...

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Sadiq Khan’s Pakistan visit

The first Muslim mayor of London – Sadiq Khan – is visiting Pakistan. The visit of the London mayor is significant for several reasons. It is a part of his #LondonIsOpen tour which aims to promote the UK as a business, education and cultural hub following the Brexit decision. The ...

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London Mayor grateful to Pakistan for its hospitality

LAHORE: I’m proud to be the first-ever Mayor of London to be making an official visit to Pakistan. As someone of Pakistani heritage, I feel a deep affinity with the country and I’m looking forward to going back. London and Pakistan share a long and unique history that has had ...

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Sadiq Khan says Pakistan needs a helping hand to unlock potential

LAHORE: Terming Pakistan an emerging market in the world, London Mayor Sadiq Iman Khan on Wednesday said the country’s people needed a “helping hand” to unlock their potential. Speaking to an enthralled audience at the Alhamra Hall here, Khan stated that he is lobbying for greater visa ease for South-Asians. “After leaving the ...

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