Archive for June, 2016

Pakistani PM backs Turkish President’s call for anti-terror efforts

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday backed call by Turkish President Teyyep Erdogan for international efforts to fight against terrorism after deadliest suicide bombings at the Istanbul airport killed dozens. Sharif telephones Turkish President Teyyep Erdogan and reiterated his condemnation of the suicide blasts at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, the PM office said.

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Pakistan PM extents Afghan refugees’ stay for six months

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has extended Afghan refugees’ stay in the country for six months, the PM office said on Wednesday. The period of the Proof of Registration (PoR) cards that allow Afghan refugees to stay in Pakistan was scheduled to be expired on June 30. Afghan Ambassador in Islamabad Omar Zakhilwal and spokesperson for the UN refugee agency […]

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Afghanistan President to meet Pakistani counterpart

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani agreed Friday to meet with Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain in Tashkent. The meeting was confirmed by the deputy spokesman to the president of Afghanistan, Shah Hussain Murtazawi. The two presidents were to meet after the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Tashkent.

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