While talking to Home Secretary of the United Kingdom Amber Rudd in Islamabad, Nawaz Sharif reaffirms Pakistan's commitment to facilitate and support an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace and reconciliation process.

UN welcomes PM Nawaz's decision about reopening of Pak-Afghan border

Pakistan-Afghanistan border at Torkham and Chaman was reopened for all sort of traffic on Tuesday morning. Opening of the border was announced by Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday as a gesture of goodwill to the Afghan people. The United Nations has welcomed Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif's decision regarding reopening of the Pak-Afghan border.         

Second round of water talks between Pakistan and India underway in Islamabad

Indus Water Commissioners of Pakistan and India are continuing their discussion on water issues for the second day today in Islamabad. The Pakistani delegation is being headed by Mirza Asif Saeed while P K Saxena is leading the Indian delegation.

“Government is working for development and prosperity of Pakistan”: Marium

Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Mariyum Aurangzeb says the Government under the leadership of Prime Minister Nawaz is working for the development and prosperity of Pakistan as envisioned by Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

U.S. to ban some airline passengers from carrying larger electronics

Passengers on some U.S.-bound foreign airline flights will have to check electronic devices larger than a cell phone once U.S. authorities formalize a new ban in response to an unspecified terrorism threat, U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday. The new rule is expected to be announced Tuesday by the Department of Homeland Security, the officials said, adding that it had been under consideration since the U.S. government learned of a threat several weeks ago.

Trump to accelerate support in iraq’s fight against is: Iraqi PM

Haider al-Abadi speaks at a Washington think tank. Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has expressed optimism that the United States will accelerate its support for his country's struggle against the Islamic State group.  Speaking at a Washington think tank shortly after his White House visit, al-Abadi said he got the impression that the Trump administration will take a more aggressive approach towards the Islamic State group.


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