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Pakistan, Iran agree to fully support Afghan peace efforts


December 5, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Iran have agreed to extend full support to the Afghan-led and Afghan-owned efforts for peace in Afghanistan. This consensus was reached during the 10th round of Pak-Iran Bilateral Political Consultations held here. Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua and Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Syed Abbas Araghchi led their respective delegations at the meeting. An official statement about the meeting …

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Pakistan, South Korea to boost economic cooperation


November 9, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have agreed in principle on an exchange of high-level visits between them to boost economic cooperation, regional peace and security. The agreement was reached during a meeting between Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua and RoK Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Wha before the 10th round of Pakistan-Korea bilateral policy consulta­tions held in Seoul on Wednesday, …

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Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to follow timeline for refugees return


November 8, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Afghanistan on Wednesday agreed to follow the “decided timeline” for the repatriation of Afghan refugees. The agreement was reached during the second meeting of the Refugee Working Group (WG) under the Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Stability (APAPPS). Safron Secretary Muhammad Aslam led the Pakistani side at the meeting whereas the Afghan delegation was headed by …

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Pakistan, India reach Asian Champions Trophy final


October 29, 2018

MUSCAT: Traditional rivals Pakistan and India on Saturday night reached the Asian Champions Trophy final following their hard fought wins in the semi-finals against Malaysia and Japan, respectively. Pakistan beat Malaysia on penalty shootout 3-1 to make their fifth consecutive final at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat. In the other semi-final, India faced tough resistance from Japan before …

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Pakistan, China actively cooperating on fighting corruption: FO


October 18, 2018

Pakistan and China have initiated cooperation on fighting against corruption, the Foreign Office said on Thursday. “I can confirm you that politically Pakistan and China are actively cooperating in fightagainst terrorism,” Foreign Office spokesman said at the weekly press briefing here at the Foreign Office. China had assured the government of Pakistan of supporting its agenda of fighting corruption during a recent meeting …

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Pakistan, Afghanistan urged to sign treaty on Kabul River water


October 11, 2018

PESHAWAR: Experts at a national conference here on Wednesday called for agreement between Pakistan and Afghanistan on the apportionment of the Kabul River water and warned that construction of reservoirs on the river would disturb its entire ecology. Area Study Centre, University of Peshawar organised the daylong national conference titled “Sustainable usage of the Kabul River: Challenges and opportunities for …

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Pakistan, China sign 8 MoUs worth $100 million for investment


October 10, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China here on Tuesday signed 8 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) worth $100 million for mutual investment in Seafood, Agriculture, Steel and Pharmaceutical sectors. Around 14 private companies from both sides signed MoUs for mutual investment and joint ventures to expedite the trade and business between the two countries. The signing ceremony of Pak-China Trade Cooperation Projects was …

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Pakistan, India square off over botched cricket agreement


October 1, 2018

Pakistan and India squared off at the legal crease at a hearing at the International Cricket Council (ICC) headquarters in Dubai on Monday after the two sides failed to honour a deal to compete in several bilateral series. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is demanding $70 million in compensation from India, claiming that a memorandum of understanding signed in 2014 had guaranteed …

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Pakistan, India to meet in Asia Cup clash on Sept 19


July 26, 2018

NEW DELHI: Arch-rivals India and Pakistan will face off in Dubai after drawing the same group for this year’s Asia Cup, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) announced on late on Tuesday. The two big guns play each other on Sept 19 in Dubai, the first time they will face off in the UAE since 2006. It will also mark the …

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