PM departs for Saudi Arabia for consultations on Gulf rift
He is accompanied by Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar, Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and senior officials.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has left Islamabad for Saudi Arabia for consultations with Saudi leadership on the emergent situation among GCC countries. He will hold talks with the Saudi leadership on the latest situation developing amongst the GCC countries.
Two civilians martyred by Indian unprovoked firing along LoC: ISPR
Two civilians embraced martyrdom and three others injured due to Indian unprovoked firing along the line of control at Jandrot and Hot spring sector. According to the ISPR, the Indian troops used heavy weapons including mortars. Pakistan Army effectively responded to the firing.
Pakistan fully supports peace process in Afghanistan: Sartaj
Advisor on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz says peace and stability are imperative for development, prosperity and wellbeing of people of the region. Pakistan and Afghanistan should make collective efforts to combat terrorism which is a common challenge for both the countries.
Attorney general to face questions on Comey firing, Russia
Attorney General Jeff Sessions will face questions about the firing of FBI Director James Comey and undeclared meetings with Russian officials at a U.S. Senate hearing, though it was unclear whether he would testify in public or in private.
Macron's party set for huge French parliamentary majority
President Emmanuel Macron's fledgling party is set to trounce France's traditional main parties in a parliamentary election and secure a huge majority to push through his pro-business reforms, projections after the first round showed on Sunday.
Brexit talks to start next week but possibly not on June 19: UK Minister
"Formal talks on Britain's exit from the European Union may not begin on June 19 as that is the same date the government is due to set out its policy program for the new parliament": Brexit Minister David Davis
Host: Abdul Hameed Tabassum
Co-host: Dr. Mujeeb Afzal