Exclusive: "Pakistan firmly supports Turkey in its war against terrorism and hopefully Ankara will overcome this challenge."- Sartaj Aziz
Pakistan strongly condemns terror attack in Istanbul- Joint efforts by world community needed for defeating terrorism
Turkey has been facing terrorism and multiple crises and Pakistan shares its grief and pain. Violence in the region affects entire Muslim Ummah and we should demonstrate united approach towards resolving these issues.
Host: Dr. Sajjad Bukhari
Co-Host: Tazeen Akhtar
2. Successful missile tests by the Army and Navy, security of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and targeted air strikes on militant hideouts in Operation Zarb-i-Azb among significant achievements during 2016-ISPR: DG ISPR terms journey of 2016 towards a secure & peaceful Pakistan. The military has enumerated successful tests of various missiles by the army and navy, arrangements for the security of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and targeted strikes by the air force on militant hideouts in support of operation Zarb-i-Azb among its accomplishments during 2016.
3. Gen Bajwa breaks the ice with Kabul- Army Chief telephoned Afghan leadership and expressed resolve to work together with Afghanistan for Peace in the Region: “Peace in both countries is in the greater interest of the region.” General Bajwa. Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa conveyed wishes on telephone to the Afghan civil and military leadership for the New Year and pledged to work for peace in the region.
4. Indian state terrorism in occupied Kashmir- Over 300 hundred innocent Kashmiris were martyred by occupation forces during indigenous uprising in 2016: In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their unabated acts of state terrorism martyred 303 innocent Kashmiris including 9 women and 42 teenagers during the year 2016
Analysts on Phone:
Sartaj Aziz- Advisor to PM on Foreign Affairs
Lt. Gen. Rtd. Abdul Qayum- Senator, PML-N
Malik Abrar Ahmed- Chairman NA Standing Committee on Kashmir and GB Affairs
Ali Sarwar Naqvi- Former Ambassador
Rahimullah Yusufzai- Expert on Afghan Affairs