Posts tagged as: Pakistan Foreign Office

Pakistan supports efforts for cessation of unilateral Israeli aggression


Pakistan supports the international community’s efforts for the cessation of unilateral Israeli aggression on Gaza killing Palestinians including women and children, said Foreign Office spokeswoman Tasneem Aslam in a statement on Wednesday July 9, 2014. The statement said that Pakistan condemns Israeli military offensive. Tasneem Aslam said that loss of lives in Gaza is a […]

Pakistan summons Indian envoy over ceasefire violations

Pakistan on Monday summoned a senior Indian envoy and was conveyed serious concerns at the “violations of a ceasefire agreement by the Indian forces,” the Foreign Ministry said.  Pakistan says that the Indian troops fired on its border areas on Monday and killed a civilian along the Line of Control, which divides the two countries […]

Pakistan accuses Indian troops of firing at border forces

Pakistan said Sunday that Indian troops fired at its paramilitary forces along the Line of Control (LoC), which divides the two countries in the disputed Kashmir region. The Foreign Office spokesman‚ Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, said Pakistan’s forces “responded with restraint and responsibility.” “Indian border security forces resorted to unprovoked firing upon Pakistan Rangers (paramilitary force) […]

Pakistan shows concerns at violence in Indian-held Kashmir

Pakistan Friday expressed its deep concern over the killing of more than 6 people and injury to scores of others in the Indian-occupied Kashmir as a result of violence that occurred following the reported man-handling of a prayers leader and desecration of the Holy Quran by officials of the Border Security Force.   “Such acts […]

Pakistan protests against US drone strike

Pakistan on Monday strongly condemns the US drone strike that killed two people in North Waziristan tribal agency late on July 13.  It was third US attack since Sharif has come to power, two suspected militants riding a motorcycle were struck by missiles in the Mir Ali on Saturday night. “These unilateral strikes are a […]

Pakistan says Afghan peace process faces many challenges

Pakistan admitted on Thursday that Afghan reconciliation process face many challenges but all sides will have to show patience to achieve the goal of elusive peace. The comments came days after the Afghan Taliban temporarily closed their office in Qatar, dashing hopes for beginning of the long-awaited process. “Pakistan is of the view that reconciliation […]

Pakistan rejects Afghan gov’t claim over Taliban power sharing plan

  Pakistan Tuesday rejected as completely baseless the comments and “ideas” attributed to it by Afghan officials relating to alleged “power-sharing formula” with the Taliban or attempting to “bring fiefdoms to Afghanistan”.   Afghan Deputy Foreign Irshad Ahmadi said in Kabul on Monday that Pakistan has suggested Afghan government to share power with the Taliban […]

Pakistan welcomes Afghan Taliban Qatar office

Pakistan welcomes the opening of an Afghan Taliban office in Qatar for the purpose of bringing peace to Afghanistan, the Foreign Ministry has said. Taliban Tuesday opened a political office in the Qatari capital, Doha, to help start talks on ending the 12-year-old conflict. Top Taliban negotiators said they wanted a political solution that would […]

Pakistan rejects Karzai allegations against security agencies

Pakistan on Tuesday angrily reacted to recent remarks by Afghan President Hamid Karzai, who had alleged that Pakistani security agencies are destabilizing Afghanistan. Karzai in an interview with gency for what he claimed “their efforts to weaken and make Afghanistan unstable using religious extremists as a tool”. The Pakistani Foreign Ministry rejected Karzai’s remarks in […]

India denies consular access to 197 Pakistani prisoners

India has denied consular access to 197 prisoners in violation of relevant agreement reached with Pakistan in May 2008.   Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi has informed Foreign Office that 469 Pakistani prisoners are languishing in Indian Jails.   These prisoners include 164 fishermen and 305 civil prisoners.   The Pakistan High Commission informed […]

Pakistan lodges protest with India over diplomat’s manhandling

Pakistan Tuesday summoned a senior Indian diplomat and lodged protest over the manhandling of its diplomat in New Delhi, the Foreign Ministry. Officials say that Pakistan’s First Secretary (Trade) Zargam Raza and his driver Haider were beaten up by a group of men while the former was returning home from the High Commission Monday evening. […]

Pakistan disagrees with Obama notion on drone strikes

Pakistan on Friday opposed U.S. drone strikes hours after President Barack Obama defended the use of controversial drone mission as self-defence against the militants.   Addressing the National Defense University in Washington on Thursday President Obama defended the use of drones and said, “We are at war with an organisation that right now would kill […]


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