Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman while addressing a seminar in Islamabad titled “NSG Membership of Non-NPT States: Opportunities and Challenges” says  nuclearization of the South Asian region and Pakistan is primarily in response to its much-larger neighbor’s desires to acquire nuclear arsenal.

Sri Lankan President lauds the efforts of Pakistan Navy for maritime security in the region

 Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has lauded the efforts of Pakistan Navy for the maritime security in the region. He was talking to Naval Chief Admiral Zakaullah who called on him in Colombo. The Sri Lankan President also recognized the cooperation extended by Pakistan Navy to Sri Lanka in the recent floods.

WB approves financing worth $500m for Afghanistan to boost economy and support Afghan refugees sent back from Pakistan

The World Bank has approved financing worth more than 500 million dollars for Afghanistan to support a string of projects to boost the economy, help improve service delivery in five cities and support Afghan refugees sent back from Pakistan. The bank said the grant, including donor money, worth some 520 million dollars would help the Afghan government at a time of uncertainty.

A step forward to end diplomatic row between Qatar, Arab countries- Turkey to send its foreign Minister to Doha

Turkey will send its Foreign Minister to Doha today to help end the diplomatic row between Qatar and other Arab countries. Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement that Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will meet his Qatari counterpart and the country's Emir. 

US considering sanctions on countries that do illegal business with North Korea: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Tillerson said the White House would soon have to decide whether to impose "secondary sanctions" on those nations. The Trump administration has sought to increase pressure on North Korea over its nuclear and missile activities.

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