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  • Ministers in the dark about outcome of army chief’s Kabul visit

    ISLAMABAD: In a reflection of growing civil-military disconnect on crucial foreign policy and security matters, two key government ministers expressed ignorance in the Senate on Tuesday over the outcome of the army chief’s weekend visit to Afghanistan...

    Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, who had specially been called to the Senate for the purpose, made a statement on the Indian prime minister’s surprise...

  • Israeli army be placed on terror list, says UN envoy

    A report by Leila Zerrougui, the Special Representative of the Secretary General for Children and Armed Conflict, includes an appendix containing a list of organisations regularly and systematically compromising on the welfare of children...

    The UN is also facing heavy pressure from the Palestinians, their supporters and human rights organisations to include the Israeli army on the list...

  • Pakistan’s view on terror list accepted in new Heart of Asia declaration: FO

    ISLAMABAD: A list of proscribed groups attached with the Amritsar Declaration of the Heart of Asia ministerial conference in Dec 2016 has been dropped from the recent Baku Declaration, thanks to Pakistan’s successful diplomacy, the Foreign Office said on Thursday...

    “India celebrated it as a huge diplomatic success over Pakistan and started misusing the list for political point scoring,” FO spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal told...

  • Daniyal Aziz among four new ministers

    ISLAMABAD: In order to accommodate more Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz loyalists, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has decided to induct four more members into his cabinet — a federal minister and three ministers of state...

    The new ministers, who are scheduled to take the oath on Thursday, are MNAs Daniyal Aziz from Narowal, Mumtaz Ahmed Tarar from Mandi Bahauddin, Mir Dostain Khan Domki from Balochistan and Syed Ayaz Ali Sherazi...

  • Four new ministers take oath at President House

    Four new ministers took oath at the President House on Thursday, bringing the number of members of the federal cabinet to 47...

    President Mamnoon Hussain administered oath to the new ministers in the presence of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi...

  • UK election: Theresa May clings on, appoints new ministers

    May's office has said that the most senior Cabinet members including Treasury chief Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Amber Rudd will keep their jobs, but she is expected to shuffle the lower ranks of ministers...

    Several ministers lost their seats in Thursday's election, which saw the Conservatives lose their majority in Parliament...

  • Nato ministers approve new force for Eastern Europe

    BRUSSELS: Nato defence ministers on Wednesday approved a new multinational force to beef up defences of frontline alliance members most at risk from Russia, the alliance’s secretary general announced...

    Jens Stoltenberg said the new unit approved by the United States and Nato’s 27 other members will be multinational and rotate in and out of Eastern European member states rather than being based there...

  • Four new ministers take oath as Murad expands Sindh cabinet

    KARACHI: Four more provincial ministers were inducted in the Sindh cabinet on Wednesday by Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah...

    The ceremony was attended by the president of Pakistan Peoples Party’s Sindh chapter, Nisar Khuhro, provincial ministers and advisers, chief secretary, inspector general of police, etc...

  • WTO reform ‘urgent’ as new Trump tariffs loom: G20 trade ministers

    MAR DEL PLATA: Trade and investment ministers from G20 countries meeting in Argentina said there was an “urgent need” to improve the World Trade Organisation, a joint statement said on Friday...

    With US President Donald Trump readying tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese goods, the ministers said they were “stepping up the dialogue” on international trade disputes, according to the statement issued at the summit...

  • Portfolios allotted to new ministers

    With the new inductions, the strength of the cabinet reached 14...

    The chief minister can appoint one more adviser as, according to the Constitution, he can appoint 14 ministers and five advisers in a house of 65 members...

  • Islamabad provides list of 546 Indian prisoners to New Delhi

    The government on Saturday handed over a list of 546 Indian prisoners in Pakistan, to the High Commission of India in Islamabad, said a statement, issued from the Foreign Office...

    Pakistan and India exchange lists of prisoners in each other's custody twice a year, on January 1 and July 1, respectively under the Consular Access Agreement between the two countries, signed on May 21, 2008...

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