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  • UK reiterates duty-free access for Pakistan after Brexit

    ISLAMABAD: The United Kingdom reiterated its commitment on Monday to retain duty-free access for Pakistan on the pattern of European Generalised System of Preferences Plus (GSP+) scheme after Brexit early next year...

    The repeat assurance, first given in July, came from United Kingdom Minister of State for Trade Policy Greg Hands in a meeting with Pakistan’s Commerce Minister Pervaiz Malik, the UK High Commission said in a press...

  • Interview: Aging but fighting fit Riffatullah yearns for Pakistan T20 duty

    KARACHI: For a player who has been part of a world record partnership in first-class cricket, opening batsman Riffatullah Mohmand dreams of earning Pakistan colours after coming close to an international debut for Afghanistan six years ago...

    Having just embarked upon his 20th season on the domestic circuit this week when he represented Wapda against Karachi Whites in the Quaid-i-Azam Trophy National Cricket Championship match in...

  • Some Pakistan ‘A’ players will be ready for national duty soon: Basit

    KARACHI: Basit Ali, the head coach of the England-bound Pakistan ‘A’ team, has pledged to produce at least half a dozen players who could be playing for the senior national side in the next six months...

    Speaking exclusively to Dawn from Lahore before leaving for Manchester via Dubai with the squad in the early hours of Thursday by an Emirates flight, the former Pakistan batsman hoped the upcoming fixtures against Sri Lanka ‘A’ and...

  • Pakistan to support Saudi-led military alliance while maintaining close contact with Iran

    Pakistan highlighted its "successful counter-terrorism operations and the comprehensive National Action Plan" during the first meeting of the defence ministers of countries involved in the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) held last Sunday, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal said in his weekly briefing on Thursday...

    "The participants discussed ways to boost cooperation for combating terrorism through...

  • Sarfraz-led Pakistan enter new era without Misbah, Younis

    ABU DHABI: Rival captains Sarfraz Ahmed and Dinesh Chandimal hope the upcoming two-Test series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka will give them a new beginning with the first match starting here on Thursday...

    Pakistan want to turn the page after the retirement of their two greats Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq while Sri Lanka will look to lift their recent poor showing in the longer format...

  • Pakistan welcomes end of Saudi-led military operation in Yemen

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday welcomed Saudi Arabia's announcement on the end of the kingdom-led military operation in Yemen...

    “This will pave the way for a political solution of the crisis in Yemen,” Foreign Office spokeswoman Tasnim Aslam said in a statement, adding that Pakistan shared Saudi Arabia’s desire for a “peaceful settlement of the crisis”...

  • Pakistan joins security bloc led by China, Russia

    ASTANA: Pakistan formally became a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) during the 17th meeting of its Heads of the State Council here on Friday...

    In his address at the summit, Mr Sharif said Pakistan, as a full member of the SCO, would strive further to achieve collective objectives of the organisation for regional cooperation, connectivity and economic prosperity...

  • Pakistan confirms participation in Saudi-led anti-terror alliance

    ISLAMABAD: After initial ambiguity, the Pakistan government confirmed on Wednesday its participation in a Saudi-led military alliance for ‘fighting terrorism’, but said the scope of its participation would be defined after Riyadh shared the details of the coalition it was assembling...

    “Pakistan… is awaiting further details to decide the extent of its participation in different activities of the alliance,” a statement issued by the...

  • Pakistan will not send ground troops as part of Saudi-led military alliance: Aziz

    ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, on Tuesday said Pakistan will not send ground troops to Saudi Arabia or any other country after having joined the 34-state Islamic military alliance led by Saudi Arabia...

    In a briefing to the National Assembly Foreign Affairs Committee at the Parliament House, Aziz said all matters between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have been settled...

  • Shia protesters oppose Pakistan's involvement in Saudi-led coalition

    ISLAMABAD: Hundreds of people joined a Shia-led protest in Islamabad on Friday against the government's decision to join Saudi Arabia's 34-country coalition against extremism, as Riyadh's foreign minister ended a two-day visit to the country...

    The protesters presented a memorandum to the Foreign Office spokesman demanding Pakistan to drop out of the alliance, which was announced in December and is seen as the latest sign of a more...

  • Pakistan welcomes Saudi-led anti-terror alliance: PM

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in his meeting with Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince and Defence Minister Muhammad Bin Salman assured him of Pakistan's support if any threat arises to Saudi Arabia's territorial integrity...

    According to a statement released from Prime Minister House, the prime minister welcomed the Saudi initiative to establish a coalition of like minded Islamic countries to counter terrorism and militancy...

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