PM expresses resolve of socio-economic landscape of Balochistan, leading to prosperous Pakistan

The 448 kilometer road, which is important component of the Western Corridor of CPEC, has been completed at a cost of over 22 billion rupees to link Gwadar Port with National Highway network. It will also provide shortest link to Afghanistan and Central Asian Republics. The Prime Minister described completion of this vital project as making of new Balochistan and new Pakistan. He expressed the confidence that its completion would create enormous economic and commercial activities and help overcome the challenge of poverty, backwardness, ignorance and unemployment in the region. Balochistan remained neglected in the past but the present Government is fully resolved to bring it at par with other province. Development and progress is right of people of Balochistan and it is duty of the Government to give them this right.

Pakistan to promote friendly relations with all countries for peace, prosperity: Mamnoon

Pakistan is desirous of further promoting friendly and brotherly relations with all countries particularly with its neighbours for peace, stability and prosperity in the region says President Mamnoon Hussain. Talking to Envoys Designate of Yemen, Kuwait, Romania, Mali, Colombia, Mauritania and Albania who separately presented their credentials to him at Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad.

Pakistan to work closely with Trump administration: Fatemi

Pakistan will work closely with new US administration led by President-elect Donald Trump. Pakistan believes that Trump's business background and strong interest in economic ties match the vision and policies of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.

Pakistan, Russia hold consultation on Regional issues

The first Pakistan-Russia Consultations on Regional Issues were held in Islamabad were held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Russian side was led by Alexander V. Sternik, Head of the Third CIS Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia while the Pakistani side was led by r. Ahmad Hussain Dayo, Director General (West Asia).

Modi personally involved in demonetization corruption: Rahul Ghandi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said on Wednesday that he has information about “personal corruption” involving Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This is the reason why he is not being allowed to speak in the Lok Sabha, Mr Gandhi said, stressing that the Prime Minister is “personally terrified” of facing the House.

Civil war comes to an end in Syrian city of Aleppo

Syrian city of Aleppo, civil war has ended after a truce between government forces and rebels paving the way for evacuation of rebels and civilians from the besieged areas.

Damage to ‘one China’ principle would damage peace

China's Taiwan Affairs Office says on Wednesday any interference with or damage to the "one China" principle would have a serious impact on peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait.


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