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  • Dubai govt discontinues 90-day visit visa for Pakistanis, Filipinos

    Dubai's immigration authorities have discontinued the three-month visit visa for Pakistanis and Filipinos for the next three months, Noor Mohammad, a local travel agent, told Dawn...

    "We have been directed to refuse applications for the three-month visa starting June 1," he said; adding, however, that those travellers who had submitted their application before June 1 would still be processed...

  • Visa check operation in Australia cancelled

    MELBOURNE: A major operation to spot check people’s visas on the streets of Melbourne as part of a crime crackdown was cancelled on Friday after sparking community outrage that Australia risked becoming “a police state”...

    The controversy erupted after the Australian Border Force (ABF) released a statement on Friday saying its officers would join police and transport officials at various locations this weekend to speak “with any...

  • Islamabad ambivalent on Trump’s visa ban policy

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office took on Thursday an ambivalent position on the Trump administration’s visa ban, saying it was America’s right to decide who could enter their country, but at the same time expressed concern that the move could become a propaganda opportunity for extremists...

    Also read: In a first, UAE foreign minister defends Trump visa ban“Countries would be well advised to adopt policies that are not susceptible to be...

  • Sikh pilgrims from Canada, Australia visit Hassanabdal

    TAXILA: As many as 97 Sikh pilgrims from Canada and 80 from Australia arrived at Gurdwara Punja Sahib Hassanabdal on Friday...

    Sardar Honey Singh, the contingent leader from Australia, appreciated the efforts of the government, saying it had won the hearts of the entire Sikh community by opening Kartarpur Corridor...

  • Former residents visit Islamabad slum two years after it was razed

    ISLAMABAD: Niaz Ali visited the I-11 slum on Monday, where he lived before it was bulldozed by the Capital Development Authority (CDA)...

    Four years ago, a slum dweller Amin Khan filed a petition in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) that in the year 2000 he had applied for a CNIC but was refused by Nadra because he was not a resident of Islamabad...

  • Saudi FM to visit Islamabad

    KARACHI: Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir will arrive in Islamabad on Sunday to take Pakistani leadership into confidence over the Middle East situation and the 34-nation military alliance recently formed by the kingdom, says a Dawn...

    According to officials, the purpose of the visit is to consult Pakistan’s leadership over joining the anti-terrorism alliance...

  • US NSA in Islamabad to finalise agenda for PM’s visit

    ISLAMABAD: US Natio­nal Security Adviser (NSA) Susan Rice arrived here on Saturday for discussions on a range of issues before Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit to Washington in October...

    She will meet the prime minister, Adviser on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz and army chief Gen Raheel Sharif on Sunday in preparation for the PM’s visit, a foreign ministry official said...

  • Aga Khan arrives in Islamabad on official visit

    ISLAMABAD: Prince Karim Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, arrived in Islamabad on an official visit to the country on the invitation of President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday...

    He was received at the airport by Minister for Foreign Affairs Khowaja Mohammad Asif, Minister for Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhry and Mayor of Islamabad Sheikh Anser Aziz...

  • Jordan's King Abdullah II arrives in Islamabad on two-day visit

    Jordan's King Abdullah II arrived in Islamabad on Thursday on a two-day visit on the invitation of President Mamnoon Hussain, Radio Pakistan reported...

    The visit is to provide the two countries an opportunity to explore ways and means to further strengthen cooperation in diverse areas, particularly in expansion of bilateral trade and enhancement of investments in Pakistan, Radio Pakistan reported...

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