"One Belt One Road - Pakistan Investment Forum” - Pakistan is highly attractive destination for investment says PM
PM urged prospective investors to benefit from economic revival of Pakistan and enjoy the first mover's advantage
While speaking at "One Belt One Road - Pakistan Investment Forum" in Hong Kong today. PM said that Pakistan is highly attractive destination for investment that no global player can afford to miss. Pakistan has sixth largest population in the world, rising middle class, rich human and natural resources, strategic location and political stability.
Military courts - Four more terrorists executed at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa jail
Another four hardcore terrorists have been executed at a jail of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to ISPR, these terrorists were awarded death sentence by the military courts. They were involved in committing heinous offences relating to terrorism, including killing of innocent civilians, destruction of educational institutions, attacking Armed Forces of Pakistan and Law Enforcement Agencies.
UN Chief urges Pakistan, India to resolve issues through dialogue
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged Pakistan and India to find a peaceful solution to their problems through engagement and dialogue. This was told by UN secretary-general's spokesman, Stephane Dujarric during a news briefing at the United Nation. He said the secretary-general is aware of the developments and was keeping a watch on the situation in Occupied Kashmir.
Pak-US relations - Pakistan desires broad-based, sustainable relationship with US
While addressing the Ambassador Series Program organized by the World Affairs Council in Washington Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States, Aizaz Chaudhry said: Pakistan wants to have a broad-based, sustainable relationship with the United States. The Ambassador said close cooperation between Pakistan and the US in the past had yielded positive results.
Turkey – US bilateral ties - Trump, Erdogan vow friendship despite anger at US arming Kurds
Presidents Donald Trump and Recep Tayyip Erdogan stood side by side at the White House and promised to strengthen strained ties despite the Turkish leader´s stern warning about Washington´s arming of a Kurdish militia. Fresh from securing his grip on Turkey with a referendum to enhance his powers, Erdogan came to the Oval Office with complaints about US support for Kurdish fighters and what Ankara says is Washington´s harboring of the mastermind of a failed coup.
Indian police raid homes of ex-finance minister
India’s federal police on Tuesday searched the homes of former finance minister P. Chidambaram and his son as part of an investigation into suspected corruption during his time in government. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is probing whether a finance company owned by Chidambaram’s son Karti helped a client to circumvent limits on foreign investment.
BREXIT - EU offers 'fairness' to Britain in Brexit talks
European Council President Donald Tusk, who will oversee the negotiations that will take Britain out of the EU, said on Wednesday he wanted other member states to be fair towards London, while retaining their unity. "What was and remains most important for me, is that our conduct in these talks will show the European Union at its best: in terms of unity, political solidarity and fairness towards the United Kingdom," he told the European Parliament.
Gunmen storm state broadcaster in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad
Militants stormed the national television and radio station in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday, triggering a gunfight as journalists remained trapped inside the building, officials and eyewitnesses said. No insurgent group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack in Nangarhar province, a hotbed of Daesh militants, where the US military dropped a massive bomb last month.
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