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Qatar announces $3-billion investment in Pakistan

Qatar announces $3-billion investment in Pakistan

Qatar is making $3 billion Qatari Riyals worth of new investments in Pakistan, in the form of deposits and direct investments, Qatar’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs was quoted as saying on Monday. “Upon the directives of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed […]

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Turkey’s opposition strikes blow to Erdogan

Turkey’s opposition strikes blow to Erdogan

Istanbul: Turkey’s opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from voters unhappy over his policies. Ekrem Imamoglu of the Republican People’s Party (CHP) secured 54.21% of votes, according to state-owned Anadolu news agency – […]

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Qatari Emir departs official visit to Pakistan

Qatari Emir departs  official visit to Pakistan

Emir of the Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Sunday departed after the conclusion of his two-day official visit to Pakistan. Prior to his departure, Pakistan Air Force officials briefed the Emir of Qatar about the JF-17 Thunder aircraft. The Emir of Qatar took keen interest in the multi-role fighter aircraft. Pakistan, Qatar […]

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US launched cyber attacks on Iran weapons

US launched cyber attacks on Iran weapons

The United States military launched cyberattacks against Iranian missile control systems and a spy network on Thursday after Tehran downed an American surveillance drone, US officials were quoted aa saying. US President Donald Trump ordered a retaliatory military attack against Iran after the drone shootdown but then called it off, saying the response would not […]

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4 policemen killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

4 policemen killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

Kabul: Four policemen were killed when Taliban attacked a security checkpoint in western Afghanistan’s Herat province on Saturday. Reporys said that, Taliban launched a coordinated attack on a police checkpoint in Guzara province early Saturday morning, killing four policemen. During the attack, a police armored vehicle was also damaged by Taliban. Reports also said that, […]

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Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrives at Pakistan

Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrives at Pakistan

Islamabad: Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrived in Pakistan on Saturday on a two-day official visit and held a meeting with Pakistani PM, Imran Khan. The Pakistani president welcomed the Qatari Emir, with whom he will shortly have a formal, one-on-one meeting. The two leaders will discuss and sign documents related to […]

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Qatari Emir Sheikh Al Thani to arrive in Pakistan today

Qatari Emir Sheikh Al Thani to arrive in Pakistan today

Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will arrive in Pakistan today for a two-day official visit. The Emir is visiting on the invitation of Pakistan’s PM, Imran Khan. The Qatari Emir will hold talks with Imran Khan and President Arif Alvi during his visit. The two sides will discuss ways and means of […]

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UN restores Pakistan’s status as family station for its international staff

UN restores Pakistan’s status as family station for its international staff

The United Nations on Thursday restored Pakistan’s status as a family station for its international staff. In a letter written by the International Civil Service Commission (ICSC) chairperson Larbi Djacta, “The decision was based on the recommendation by the Under-Secretary of the United Nations Department of Safety and Security who evaluated the security situation in […]

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Pakistan thwarts India’s FATF blacklist move

Pakistan thwarts India’s FATF blacklist move

Pakistan on Thursday managed to garner much-needed support from three member states of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to avoid being placed on its blacklist, but black clouds are still hanging over it. Islamabad has been on the global money laundering watchdog’s radar since June 2018, when it was placed on a grey list […]

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Tensions run high after Iran shoots down US drone

Tensions run high after Iran shoots down US drone

The US has confirmed that Iran’s Revolutionary Guards shot down a maritime surveillance drone, but denied that it had been flying over Iranian airspace. US military officials called the incident an “unprovoked attack.” Iran’s Revolutionary Guards claimed Thursday they shot down a US drone in the southern province of Hormozgan. State news agency IRNA quoted […]

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