Monthly archives: March, 2017

Kulbhushan Yadav will not be extradited, Sartaj assures lawmakers

Kulbhushan Yadav will not be extradited, Sartaj assures lawmakers By APP ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Friday informed lawmakers in Senate that the government does not plan on extraditing Indian spy Kulbhushan Yadav. Briefing lawmakers in the Upper House of Parliament, Aziz rejected reports that the Indian spy will be released …

FATA to be amalgamated with K-P

Published: March 3, 2017  ISLAMABAD: In a turning point development, the federal cabinet on Thursday permitted the recommendations of the Fata reforms committee which, besides other things, envisages merger of Fata with adjoining Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa over the next five years. The cabinet also decided to repeal the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR), the most contentious set of …

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan maintains that Afghan earth was sued by hostile agencies to plan and execute the terrorist attacks in Sehwan and other parts of the country.According to a statement issued today, Afghanistan Deputy Chief of Staff Gen. Murad Ali Murad has requested Pakistan’s Ambassador in Kabul Syed AbrarHussain for de-escalation and re-opening of crossing points …

Afghanistan has asked Pakistan to reopen the border

Afghanistan has asked Pakistan to reopen the border and de-escalate tensions between the two neighbouring countries, read a press release issued on Wednesday by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The release said Ambassador to Afghanistan Abrar Hussain and Afghan Deputy Commander-in-Chief General Murad Ali Murad met on Feb 27, and that Gen Murad had “requested …

Afghan envoy appeals on Pakistan to reopen border crossings

Afghan envoy appeals on Pakistan to reopen border crossings By Associated Press March 1 at 12:14 PM ISLAMABAD — Afghanistan’s envoy to Islamabad has appealed on Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to order the reopening of the border crossings between their two countries. The crossings were shut two weeks ago following a string of bombings …