Pakistan News

    Defence Council Of Pakistan

  • 52nd Pakistan Defence Day commemorated across country

    Defence Day of Pakistan marking the 52nd anniversary of the 1965 war is being celebrated with traditional fervour and solemnity across the country on Wednesday...

    The day began with special prayers for the progress and prosperity of Pakistan, followed by change of guard ceremonies at the mausoleums of Allama Iqbal in Lahore and Quaid-i-Azam in Karachi, and a ceremony at the Pakistan Navy headquarters in Islamabad...

  • US, Pakistan re-engage in diplomatic, defence talks

    WASHINGTON: The United States and Pakistan deepen their engagement with talks between both civil and military officials as Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat arrives in the US capital to attend an international conference on counterterrorism...

    In Islamabad, Pakistan will host US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday for the fourth round of talks aimed at rebuilding ties between the two countries...

  • Pakistan-Turkey defence cooperation to be enhanced

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Turkey agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation in defence field after ministers from both the countries were given a comprehensive review of cooperation between the two states, particularly the ongoing defence industry projects...

    Federal Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain and Minister for National Defence of Turkey Nurettin Canikli met in Ankara on Friday and agreed to increase mutual contact...

  • Pakistan and Kazakhstan to execute energy, defence projects

    ASTANA: Pakistan and Kaza­khs­tan on Saturday agreed to execute joint projects in the fields of defence, energy and communication to widen bilateral cooperation...

    Mr Hussain, who was accompanied by Pakistan’s Ambassador to Kazakhstan Abdul Salik Khan, thanked the Kazakh government for a warm welcome and hospitality...

  • Pakistan defence firms attend Istanbul fair

    ISLAMABAD: Leading defence manufacturing companies from the country are participating in a four-day International Defence Industry Fair (IDEF) in Istanbul, Turkey...

    The Pakistani delegation, led by Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain, was also holding meetings with delegations from Turkey, the Middle East, Africa and Europe, among others...

  • US Defence Secretary Mattis to reach Pakistan today, says will look for 'common grounds'

    US Defence Secretary James Mattis is due to arrive in Pakistan on Monday (today) for his first visit since taking over the charge of the Pentagon, a visit he said he would use to look for “common grounds” between the two countries and discussion on President Trump's new regional strategy...

    Soon after the new South Asia strategy was announced in August this year, Pakistan expressed its reservations to some of the policy decisions made...

  • Pakistan must redouble efforts to confront militants: US Defence Secretary James Mattis

    The United States (US) Defence Secretary, retired Gen James Mattis, met Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday in his maiden visit to Pakistan to reiterate the US's longstanding policy belief that Pakistan needs to do more to combat militant networks operating on its soil...

    According to a brief statement issued by the US Embassy late Monday, "Secretary [Mattis] emphasised the vital role...

  • Golden Jubilee: Defence Day celebrated across Pakistan

    Celebrations of Pakistan's 50th Defence Day are under way across the nation on Sunday as the day commenced with a 31-gun salute in the federal capital and 21-gun salutes in provincial capitals, Radio Pakistan reported...

    President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on the golden jubilee of Defence Day paid tribute to all those who laid down their lives and lost loved ones in the 1965 and 1971 wars and in the ongoing war...

  • US-India defence pact to impact Pakistan, China

    WASHINGTON: The United States and India on Monday signed a defence agreement that will have a direct impact on both Pakistan and China...

    Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar — in the US on a four-day visit, his second in eight months — will also carry forward talks on acquiring jet engine technology and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)...

  • Pakistan, Russia sign landmark defence deal

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Russia on Wednesday signed a landmark defence deal that includes the sale of four Mi-35 ‘Hind E’ attack helicopters to Pakistan...

    “The agreement was signed by top defence officials from Pakistan and Russia in Rawalpindi on Wednesday,” said a military source...

  • Defence of Pakistan is invincible, asserts Gen Raheel

    RAWALPINDI: Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Tuesday reiterated the military's resolve to not let the "sacrifices of martyrs go to waste" and asserted that "the defence of Pakistan is invincible"...

    Gen Raheel was addressing the ceremony held at General Headquarters to mark the country's Defence Day...

  • Senegal sees prospects for defence ties with Pakistan

    TAXILA: Senegal Presi­dent Macky Sall on Wednes­day saw better prospect of bilateral relations between Pakistan and Senegal in the field of defence...

    He was speaking after witnessing the capacity and capabilities of the country’s armament industry during a visit to the Pakistan Ordnance Factories...

  • More
Back to top