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  • No visa issued without consulting embassy’s security wings: ex-envoy

    WASHINGTON: Former ambassador to the United States Husain Haqqani said on Friday that he had consulted both the civil and military security wings in the embassy before issuing visas to US officials...

    A document released to the media earlier on Friday showed that former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gillani had authorised Mr Haqqani to issue year-long visas to US officials without clearance from Islamabad...

  • Visa service at Netherlands embassy resumes

    ISLAMABAD: The Netherlands resu­med visa and passport services in Pakistan on Monday following a brief suspension, denying that its embassy had closed over security concerns after the country gave shelter to the lawyer of a Christian woman involved in a blasphemy case...

    On Friday, the Dutch government said in a statement that its embassy in Pakistan, which is in a tightly guarded Diplomatic Enclave, had temporarily halted issuing...

  • Diplomatic calendar : New Chinese embassy opened

    It is rare to see such a large number of top diplomats and dignitaries gather at an occasion as was the case when the new Chinese embassy was opened in Islamabad last week...

    “It is the largest embassy compound in the world,” Ambassador Sun Weidong informed the guests in his speech, and he thanked the government for having allocated such a large plot to the embassy, situated at the back of the Diplomatic Enclave near Quaid-i-Azam...

  • One dead, three wounded in suicide blast at Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan

    BISHKEK: A suspected suicide car bomber rammed the gates of the Chinese embassy in the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek on Tuesday, killing the attacker and wounding at least three other people, officials said...

    Three embassy staff suffered minor injuries and had been taken to hospital, but no organisation had yet claimed responsibility, Hua said...

  • 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...

    The Chinese ambassador called on Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar and Chief Minister Usman Buzdar in meetings at their respective offices and discussed promotion of Pak-China relations, CPEC-related projects and expansion of bilateral cooperation in different sectors...

  • Mexico to reopen its embassy in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Mexico is reopening its embassy in Islamabad after a break of about six years as the Latin American country seeks to reinvigorate its ties with Pakistan...

    Mexico’s Ambassador to Iran Ulesis Canchola, who is also accredited to Pakistan, in a meeting with Chairman of National Assembly’s Foreign Affairs Committee Awais Leghari said: “Mexico was in middle of the process to reopen its embassy in Islamabad which closed in 2009...

  • Islamabad deplores attack on Saudi embassy in Tehran

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan disapproved on Monday a mob attack on Saudi Arabia’s embassy in Tehran, which sparked a diplomatic crisis between Iran and Arab countries...

    “The attack on the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, which is against international norms, is most unfortunate and deeply regrettable,” the Foreign Office said in a statement...

  • German embassy hosts first Oktoberfest in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: The German embassy hosted the first Oktoberfest in Islamabad, which was organised along the lines of the Oktoberfest held annually in Munich, complete with traditional live music, food and games that created a very festive atmosphere...

    The embassy arranged for checked shirts for men and dresses with a bodice, full skirt and an apron for women to be available for sale so that people could wear the appropriate Bavarian...

  • US embassy official arrested in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: The chief security officer (CSO) of the US embassy was arrested for alleged abetment in a crime and assaulting and harassing the police...

    The Kohsar police arrested the suspect from the parking area of the district and sessions court Islamabad, an official told Dawn...

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