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  • British Embassy in Tehran to reopen today

    TEHRAN: Iran’s deputy foreign minister has said Britain will reopen its embassy in Tehran on Sunday after it being closed for nearly four years...

    Majid Takht-e-Ravanchi told state television on Saturday that the Iranian Embassy in London also will reopen at the same time...

  • Chinese embassy branch to be opened in Lahore

    LAHORE: Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing on Thursday announced opening an embassy branch in Lahore for the issuance of Chinese visa from next month...

    At the meeting at Governors House, the governor said Pakistan would take all possible steps to get advantage of the Chinese economic model that had made unprecedented progress by lifting more than 700 million people out of the poverty in the past three decades...

  • Lahore High Court: Petitioner asks British queen to return Koh-i-Noor diamond

    LAHORE: An attorney on Thursday announced that he has filed a petition with the Lahore High Court seeking the return of the famed Koh-i-Noor diamond which Britain forced India to hand over in colonial times...

    Also read: Royal Kohinoor: Why Pakistan should enter the debate but won’tBritain's then colonial governor-general of India arranged for the huge diamond to be presented to Queen Victoria in 1850, during British colonial rule... ...

  • Pakistan affirms solidarity with Palestine, urges US to refrain from shifting embassy to Jerusalem

    Pakistan on Wednesday reaffirmed full solidarity with the Palestinian people and expressed concern over the proposed move by the United States to shift its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, saying “such a step would constitute a clear violation of international law and UN Security Council (UNSC) resolutions”...

    A statement issued by the Prime Minister Office stated that shifting the US embassy to the “occupied City of Al-Quds Al-Sharif...

  • Michelle Obama visits Pakistan Embassy in DC for first time

    WASHINGTON DC: In a first, United States First Lady Michelle Obama visited the Pakistan Embassy in Washington on Friday and Pakistan's Ambassador to US Jalil Abbas Jilani shared pictures of the visit on Twitter...

    "It was an absolute delight hosting FLOTUS at Pakistan House today," Ambassador Jilani wrote in a Twitter post...

  • Pakistan embassy in Brussels honours terror attack victims

    ISLAMABAD: A minute of silence was observed at the Embassy of Pakistan in Brussels to honour victims of Tuesday’s terrorist attacks...

    Most activities planned in connection with Pakistan Day celebrations were cancelled because of the blasts in Brussels, in which more than 30 people were killed and scores injured...

  • Seven Indian embassy websites hacked by group claiming Pakistan 'support'

    Hackers claiming to be from Pakistan defaced websites of seven Indian embassies, high commissions, and consulates in various countries with pro-Pakistan Army slogans on Wednesday...

    The text defacing the sites of Dushanbe, Ankara and Athens read brief, jarring phrases such as "Don't Be Panic", "We Rock and U Shock", "Pakistan Zindabad", and "Feel the Power of Pakistan"...

  • Pakistan embassy official meets Zulfiqar in Indonesian jail

    ISLAMABAD: An official of the Pakistan's embassy in Jakarta Monday met Zulfiqar Ali, a Pakistani imprisoned in an Indonesian jail, to primarily enquire after his health...

    The Justice Project Pakistan (JPP), a human rights law firm, has requested the president to take up the matter with the Indonesian government to save the life of ‘an innocent Pakistani’...

  • Large protest outside Pakistan embassy in Kabul

    Scores of protesters gathered outside the Pakistan embassy in Kabul on Friday to demonstrate against Pakistan's alleged support for insurgents, DawnNews reported...

    The demonstrators also raised slogans against Pakistan Army's intelligence arm, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Afghan media reported...

  • Pakistan expresses 'grave concern', joins others in condemning shifting of US Embassy to Jerusalem

    The Foreign Office (FO) on Monday expressed "grave concern" on the opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem, which it deemed "a violation of international law and several United Nations Security Council resolutions"...

    The United States today had officially inaugurated its deeply controversial Jerusalem embassy in a ceremony that included a video address by President Donald Trump...

  • Pakistan Embassy in Amman holds reception for taekwondo players

    AMMAN: Ambassador of Pakistan here in Jordan, retired Major General Junaid Rehmat says that the athletes representing the country in every sport are the real heroes and should be hailed for their fine efforts and competitive spirit...

    Addressing a welcome ceremony organised for players participating in the 10th Asian Junior Taekwondo Championship and 7th All Hassan International Open Cup Youth Cadet Tournament at Pakistan Embassy in...

  • Pakistan to restore Kabul embassy services today

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakis­tan embassy in Kabul is set to restore its full consular services on Sunday (today) after a gap of nearly two months...

    The embassy made this announcement over Twitter saying: “@PakEmbKabul is happy to announce that it would be resuming its full consular services with effect from Sunday, 29 December, 2019”...

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