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  • Pakistan projecting positive image in Washington in difficult circumstances

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan partners with the United States in the fight against terrorism because it believes that whenever the two countries have worked together, it has benefited both, says the country’s ambassador, Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhary...

    Addressing a group of 96 students from Pakistan at the embassy on Wednesday, Ambassador Chaudhary also said that the relationship with the US was “one of the most important bilateral relationships for...

  • Carpet industry for softer image of Pakistan

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Carpet Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PCMEA) urged the government to involve the handmade carpet industry in building a softer image of the country abroad with a view to enhancing exports and convincing buyers in Europe and USA to seek ‘Made in Pakistan’ tag on hand-knotted carpets again...

    In a press statement, PCMEA Chairman Usman Ghani stressed the need for convincing foreign buyers who hesitate in...

  • Pakistan faces image problem abroad, says former ambassador

    This was stated by former ambassador Ross Masood Hussain while addressing a one-day seminar on “Shifting regional dynamics and Pakistan’s foreign policy” as keynote speaker at Shah Abdul Latif University (Salu), Khairpur...

    He said the centric approach of Pakistan’s foreign policy was to promote and protect the national interests...

  • After Saudi-Iran trips, PM boasts of Pakistan's 'improved image'

    ISLAMABAD: Taking his cabinet into confidence over his recent visits to Saudi Arabia and Iran, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said Pakistan’s image abroad had improved due to the 'untiring efforts' of his diplomatic team, a statement released from the PM's office said...

    But despite the premier's claims, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al Jubeir denied that Pakistan mediated between Saudi Arabia and Iran, Bahrain’s state media had...

  • President calls for promoting progressive image of Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday called on the government departments to take steps to promote “progressive, moderate and democratic” image of the country...

    He was speaking at the inauguration ceremony of a coffee table book on the art of calligraphy in Pakistan named, ‘Allama Bil Qalam’ (Who teaches by means of the pen)...

  • Comment: Sports image in Pakistan takes a beating with PSL fixing scam

    The alleged spot-fixing scandal followed by suspension of cricketers Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif besides the arrest and subsequent release of Nasir Jamshed and a bookie named Yousuf in London has rocked the second Pakistan Super League (PSL) in Dubai recently...

    Former Pakistan opener Nasir, who allegedly set up the Sharjeel and Khalid’s meeting with the bookies in the UAE, faced the wrath and was immediately fired by his...

  • Recent arrests have improved Pakistan’s image abroad: PTI

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has declared that recent arrests of opposition leaders have improved the country’s image abroad, stating that “those who have plundered the country and its resources will spend their lives in jails and for them doors to the power corridors have been shut forever”...

    In a statement, PTI’s Information Secretary Omar Sarfaraz Cheema stated that Prime Minister Imran Khan was recognised across...

  • No hot pursuits into Pakistan, says Pentagon

    WASHINGTON: The US Department of Defence has ruled out hot pursuits into Pakistan to take out terrorists who flee Afghanistan...

    In a briefing for Indian and Afghan media outlets, a Pentagon spokesperson also said that if Pakistan wants to keep militants within its borders, it could do so, as long as they do not disturb peace and stability in Afghanistan...

  • PM Imran hopeful Pakistan's 'hot and dry' weather will mitigate virus threat

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday expressed the hope that Pakistan's "hot and dry" weather will help to mitigate the coronavirus outbreak, urging citizens to exercise social distancing and self-discipline...

    There is a difference of opinion, but some doctors say that the type of heat Pakistan experiences, that makes the virus lose its effectiveness [to spread]...

  • Tableeghi Jamaat in hot water in Pakistan too for Covid-19 spread

    LAHORE: After taking the heat in Malaysia and India for accelerating the spread of the coronavirus, the Tableeghi Jamaat is in the limelight in Pakistan also for organising its annual mass assembly at Raiwind Markaz in March despite strong opposition by the Punjab government...

    Of them, 3,000 had arrived from 40 countries, including the US, England and the Philippines, and were unable to return to their home countries since Pakistan...

  • ‘Smart policing to help improve police image’

    LAHORE: Despite the best efforts of police the public perception about the force was not changing, so there was a dire need to revamp the whole policing system...

    Deputy Inspector General (DIG) (Operation) Dr Haider Ashraf said this while talking to Dawn here on Thursday
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