Pak PM Sharif meets President to discuss political crisis

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today met President Mamnoon Hussain here and discussed the current political crisis caused due to anti-government protests spearheaded by opposition leader Imran Khan and cleric Tahirul Qadri.

Pakistani President postpones official visit to Nigeria

Pakistani president Mamnoon Hussain has indefinitely postponed a three-day official visit to Nigeria, citing some pressing concerns in his country, officials said Monday.

Pakistani scribe Hamid Mir out of danger, SC judges` panel to probe attack

Pakistani doctors on Monday declared Hamid Mir, a famous journalist and televison anchor, out of danger and in a stable condition, who was shot at two days before.

Pakistan`s President to visit Kabul as tensions simmer

Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain will visit Kabul on Thursday to participate in the Nawroz festival, his first visit to Afghanistan since taking office in September, Pakistan`s Foreign Ministry announced on Wednesday.

China to accord priority to strategic ties with Pakistan: Xi

China has said it will accord "priority" to strategic ties with Pakistan, while backing its efforts for reconciliation with India even as the two sides vowed to speed up the planned 2000-km economic corridor linking them through PoK.

Pak hopes for early implementation of key projects with China

Ahead of his visit to China, Pakistan`s Mamnoon Hussain hoped to speed up implementation of bilateral agreements on energy cooperation and economic corridor through PoK, raising concerns of India.

Pakistan`s Mamnoon Hussain to visit China next week

China on Tuesday said a visit by Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain next week would deepen "win-win cooperation" between the "all weather strategic partners" in various fields.

Pak making every effort for peace talks with Taliban: Hussain

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has said the government is making every effort to have peace talks with the Tehreek-e-Taliban, but warned that action will be taken against the militant group if negotiations fail.

Pakistan donates $1 mn for typhoon-hit Philippines

Pakistan government Tuesday announced a donation of $1 million as a help in relief efforts for typhoon-hit Philippines.

Pakistan President extends Diwali greetings to Hindu community

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain extended his greetings to the Hindu community on the occasion of Diwali.

India should adapt more positive approach towards Pak: Mamnoon

India should adapt a more positive and open minded approach towards Pakistan to improve bilateral ties, President Mamnoon Hussain today said.

Drone attacks problem in US-Pakistan ties: Pakistan president

Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain Sunday termed attacks by American pilotless aircraft in the country`s restive tribal regions as a problem in bilateral relationship.

Govt to back security agencies with stringent law: Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said his government will back security agencies through a stringent law to deal with extortionists, kidnappers and terrorists.

Armed men open fire outside shop owned by Pak President`s kin

Armed gunmen on Wednesday opened fire outside a shop here owned by President Mamnoon Hussain’s nephew after he refused to pay extortion money, according to a media report.

India-born Mamnoon Hussain sworn in as Pakistan`s new President

India-born Mamnoon Hussain, a close aide of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, was today sworn in as the President of Pakistan, marking the culmination of the country’s first democratic transition.

Asif Ali Zardari eyes political comeback

Mamnoon Hussain was sworn in as President of Pakistan on Monday as former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari vowed to revive his political career after formally stepping down from presidency.

Asif Ali Zardari is Pakistan’s first President to complete 5-yr term

Zardari is the first elected President to complete his constitutional tenure and to be replaced by an elected individual in Pakistan`s history that has witnessed numerous military coups.

Asif Ali Zardari to take up residence in Lahore post retirement

Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari will reportedly take up residence in his luxurious Bilawal House in Lahore after stepping down on Sunday.

Hussain: Indian-born president-elect of Pakistan

Mamnoon Hussain, who will be sworn in on Monday as Pakistan`s 12th president, is a well-respected but low-profile businessman who was born in India and led a successful career in textiles.

Zardari surprises many by completing presidential term

Having surprised many by becoming Pakistan`s first elected President to complete a five-year term, Asif Ali Zardari will step down from office on Sunday to be succeeded by India-born Mamnoon Hussain.