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  • UK army chief acknowledges Pakistan’s role in fight against terrorism

    ISLAMABAD: Gen Sir Nicholas Patrick Carter, Chief of General Staff (CGS) of the UK Army, on Friday acknowledged the Pakistan Army’s achievements in the fight against terrorism and continued efforts for peace and stability in the region...

    During his meeting with Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters, the UK general — who has arrived here on a two-day official visit — said that his country...

  • 'Pakistan will play its due role in bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan'

    "Pakistan's position on Afghanistan is very clear: we want to see peace and stability in the country," said Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Saturday in response to Afghan president's message on normalisation of bilateral relations through talks...

    Speaking at the Presi­dential Palace in Kabul after Eid prayers on Friday, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani had sent a message to Pakistan, saying Afghanistan was “ready for...

  • Zaheer lauds ICC role for bringing cricket back to Pakistan

    LAHORE: Batting great Zaheer Abbas has praised the role of the International Cricket Council (ICC) for helping the game’s authorities in Pakistan in their efforts aimed at reviving international cricket in the country by sending the World XI side...

    “The ICC has done a tremendous job by supplementing the efforts of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for bringing back international cricket and its [ICC’s] role will always be remembered...

  • Pakistan military officials admit defector's key role in Bin Laden operation

    ISLAMABAD: Two former senior Pakistan military officials told AFP on Tuesday that a ‘defector’ from country’s intelligence agency did assist the US in its hunt for Osama bin Laden but denied the two countries had officially worked together...

    The White House has flatly rejected Hersh's claims that Pakistan was told in advance about the May 2 special forces raid in Abbottabad...

  • Foreign experts hail Pakistan’s role in sports medicine

    KARACHI: Foreign delegates have lauded Pakistan’s contribution in creating awareness about sports medicine globally in general and across the country in particular...

    “Pakistan played a lead role in the setting up of the Asian Federation of Sports Medicine (AFSM) in 1990 as the late Dr Nishat Malik was elected its founding secretary during that year,” they observed...

  • A neutral role for Pakistan

    THERE may be many strands to the latest crisis engulfing the Middle East, but there is only one conclusion for Pakistan: this country cannot afford to get embroiled in conflict in the Middle East...

    With Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and army chief Gen Qamar Bajwa in Saudi Arabia, the urgent, high-level diplomacy by Pakistan should have a dual focus ie help defuse tensions among the various state protagonists, each of which Pakistan has...

  • Pakistan played important role in eliminating Big Three: PCB chief

    LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan on Friday said that Pakistan played an important role in eliminating Big Three from the structure of the International Cricket Council (ICC)...

    “Big Three was an undemocratic set-up and Pakistan was the only country which raised its voice against this set-up from the very beginning and made the cricket-playing countries realise that Big Three was not going to truly serve...

  • Qatari delegation visits Pakistan, seeks 'positive role' in ME crisis: reports

    A six-member Qatari delegation paid a visit to Pakistan on Wednesday in the backdrop of a Middle Eastern diplomatic crisis after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt severed ties with Doha, government sources told DawnNews...

    The delegation was reported to have relayed a message from the Qatari Emir asking Pakistan to play a positive role in resolving the diplomatic crisis engulfing the Middle East...

  • China favours role in Afghan peace talks, appreciates Pakistan's efforts

    BEIJING: A Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson on Friday said that the country is in favour of playing a constructive role in Afghanistan's peace and reconciliation process, said a report on the government news service Xinhua...

    The spokesperson also noted Pakistan's significant role in the peace talks and said that China hopes that those involved in the talks continue to make efforts to ensure peace in Afghanistan...

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