During the two-day summit, Pakistan will be given full membership of the SCO. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Astana, Kazakhastan to participate in the two-day Meeting of the Heads of State Council of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. Meanwhile, on the sidelines of the SCO Summit, PM Nawaz met with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has reiterated Pakistan's strong commitment to cooperation with Kazakhstan in energy sector, regional connectivity and human resource development.

NA condemns terrorist attacks on Iranian parliament, mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini

The National Assembly today passed a unanimous resolution strongly condemning the terrorist attacks on Iranian Parliament and mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini. They said that the whole nation stands with the Iranian brethren in this hour of grief. Terrorism is a common threat and collective efforts are needed for its eradication. The Saudi Arabia, Iran, Qatar and all other Muslim countries are equally important for Pakistan. Pakistan should play a neutral role to mediate for the amicable resolution of the differences among the Muslim countries.

Pakistan attaches great importance to its ties with Azerbaijan: NSA

Ambassador of Republic of Azerbaijan Ali Alizada calls on (Retd) Lieutenant General Nasser Janjua in Islamabad. Matters related to bilateral cooperation in different areas including defence and security were discussed during the meeting. Speaking on the occasion, Nasser Janjua said Pakistan attaches great importance to its ties with Azerbaijan. In his remarks, the Azerbaijani ambassador said the two countries enjoy cordial ties and share views on major regional and international issues.

Pakistan, Britain enjoy strong strategic relations: Abbas

Pakistan High Commissioner to UK says upcoming era will be the best era for both countries. Pakistan and Britain enjoy strong strategic relations. Upcoming era will be the best era for both countries. Today, the entire world is acknowledging Pakistan's strides in war on terror. He stressed the need for abridged efforts to dismantle the menace of terrorism. The British investment business community is looking China Pakistan Economic Corridor project as business opportunity.

Polling for general election underway in UK

In the United Kingdom, polling in continuing for general elections. Around forty-seven million people are eligible to vote to elect 650-member lower house or House of Commons.

World leaders trying to resolve diplomatic row between Qatar, neighboring Arab states

Efforts are underway on the part of various countries and leaders to resolve the diplomatic row between Qatar and its neighboring Arab states. In this connection, Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah held talks with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Doha, after holding talks with Saudi and Emirati leaders, aimed at resolving the diplomatic rift in the Gulf. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump telephonically spoke to Qatar's emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and offered US mediation to resolve his country's diplomatic row with its neighbours.


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