Pakistan rejects media reports regarding Indian proposal concerning Indus Waters Treaty

Foreign Office spokesperson has rejected media reports regarding Indian proposal concerning the Indus Waters Treaty.In a statement, the Spokesperson said a Court of Arbitration is holding its first hearing in The Hague on Pakistan’s objections to Kisha…

Foreign Office spokesperson has rejected media reports regarding Indian proposal concerning the Indus Waters Treaty.

In a statement, the Spokesperson said a Court of Arbitration is holding its first hearing in The Hague on Pakistan’s objections to Kishanganga and Ratle Hydroelectric Projects.

The spokesperson said the Court of Arbitration has been set up under the relevant provisions of the Indus Waters Treaty and such media reports should not divert attention from the important proceedings of this Court.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Murtaza Abbasi seeks Korean investment into Special Economic Zones of Pakistan

Federal Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Murtaza Javed Abbasi has offered Korea to utilize ports of Karachi and Gwadar to access Central Asian countries.He was talking to Korean Ambassador to Pakistan Suh Sangpyo who called on him in Islamabad on Fri…

Federal Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Murtaza Javed Abbasi has offered Korea to utilize ports of Karachi and Gwadar to access Central Asian countries.

He was talking to Korean Ambassador to Pakistan Suh Sangpyo who called on him in Islamabad on Friday.

The Minister sought Korean investment into Special Economic Zones of Pakistan, saying Pakistan needs transfer of technology.

He praised the standard of Korean products, especially solar panels, and emphasized to increase cooperation in the energy sector between the two countries.

Murtaza Javed Abbasi and the Korean ambassador also discussed the ongoing projects of Korean companies in Pakistan and agreed to further expand and encourage these.

During the meeting, they emphasized the need to further promote cooperation between the two countries at the level of parliamentary and governmental levels.

Highlighting the great potential of tourism in Pakistan, the Minister said this sector would be further developed. They also discussed to increase Pak, Korea cooperation in the field of health.

Source: Radio Pakistan

PM calls for translating fraternal Pak-Qatar ties into concrete economic partnership

Qatar’s Ambassador to Pakistan Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani called on Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday.The Ambassador shared a special good will message of Amir of Qatar with the Prime Minister.The Prime Minister congratulated Qatar on …

Qatar’s Ambassador to Pakistan Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani called on Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday.

The Ambassador shared a special good will message of Amir of Qatar with the Prime Minister.

The Prime Minister congratulated Qatar on hosting the most successful FIFA World Cup in history and noted with appreciation the important role played by Pakistani security forces for ensuring fool proof, unblemished and impeccable security at the event.

Recalling the long-standing and fraternal ties between the two countries, the Prime Minister underscored the importance of translating this relationship into concrete economic partnership.

Reiterating his resolve to work towards further expansion and diversifying of bilateral cooperation, the Prime Minister highlighted trade, investment, energy and manpower sectors in this regard.

Qatar is home to one of the large Pakistani Diasporas in the Gulf Region. Pakistan and Qatar enjoy close, cordial ties resting on the firm foundation of shared faith and values. The two countries closely collaborate bilaterally, as well as on regional and global issues of mutual interest.

Source: Radio Pakistan

PM, JUI-F Chief discuss current political situation

President Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman called on Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in Islamabad on Friday.Matters related to current political scenario were discussed in the meeting.Minister for Finance and Revenue Ishaq Dar was also presen…

President Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman called on Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in Islamabad on Friday.

Matters related to current political scenario were discussed in the meeting.

Minister for Finance and Revenue Ishaq Dar was also present on the occasion.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Pakistan strongly condemns Israel’s attack in Palestine

Pakistan has strongly condemned Israel’s brutal attack on the city and camp of Jenin in Palestine, killing several innocent Palestinians, including an elderly woman, and injuring at least 20 others.The Foreign Office, in a statement today, said Pakista…

Pakistan has strongly condemned Israel’s brutal attack on the city and camp of Jenin in Palestine, killing several innocent Palestinians, including an elderly woman, and injuring at least 20 others.

The Foreign Office, in a statement today, said Pakistan denounces the spate of reprehensible, cold blooded and murderous attacks that have already killed thirty Palestinians this month.

It said Pakistan calls upon the international community to assume its responsibility in bringing these illegal incursions and actions by the Israeli occupation forces to a halt and ensuring adequate protection of the human rights of the Palestinian people.

The Foreign Office said Pakistan reiterates its strong and unwavering support to the legitimate struggle of the Palestinian people for full realization of their fundamental rights including the right to self-determination.

It said the people and the government of Pakistan extend sincere and heartfelt condolences to the families of victims and best wishes for full and swift recovery of the injured in this brutal attack.

The statement said Pakistan renews its call for a viable, independent and contiguous Palestinian State, with pre-1967 borders and Al-Quds Al-Sharif as its capital, in accordance with the relevant United Nations and OIC resolutions.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Pakistan urges additional non-permanent seats in UNSC to ensure regional representation

Pakistan has called for ensuring equitable representation on the 15-member UN Security Council by adding more elected members to make it more democratic and effective.Talking to delegates at the United Nations, Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to th…

Pakistan has called for ensuring equitable representation on the 15-member UN Security Council by adding more elected members to make it more democratic and effective.

Talking to delegates at the United Nations, Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the world body Munir Akram said a regional approach which ensures 'equitable geographical representation' should be the central proposition.

Pakistani envoy underscored the need for flexibility to achieve the required consensus among all UN member states to overcome the stalemate in the reform negotiations.

Source: Radio Pakistan