Meeting with Geelani not an issue: Pak envoy Abdul Basit

Describing Hurriyat leadership as an "important stakeholder" in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit on Wednesday said his recent meeting with Hurriyat hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani was not an issue.

Pakistan ready to extend MFN status to India: Envoy

Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) Asserting that Pakistan would confer India the status of most favoured nation (MFN) once the dialogue process resumed, Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit Tuesday claimed that his country had almost extended the facility in March 2014 before it was informally

Bangladesh summons Pak envoy over Interior Minister's remarks

Bangladesh on Thursday summoned Pakistan's acting high commissioner and strongly protested the remarks made by the country's Interior Minister over the death sentence given to the Jamaat-e-Islami chief, saying the comments amounted to interference in its internal affairs.

Pakistan ready to welcome Narendra Modi: Pak envoy

Pakistan today said it was looking forward to a visit by Narendra Modi as Indian Prime Minister and hoped that the two countries would resolve "differences and disputes" through an early dialogue.

Pakistan Foreign Secy expected to be named envoy to US

Veteran Pakistani diplomat and current Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani is expected to be appointed the country`s ambassador to the US ahead of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif`s visit to Washington this month.

Sherry Rehman refuses to resume duties as Pak Envoy

Pakistan Ambassador to the US, Sherry Rehman, has refused to resume her duties following the opposition parties` demand.

India downplays remark of Pak envoy on LoC killings

India sought to downplay reported remark of the Pakistan`s envoy on the killing of Indian soldiers on the Line of Control, saying the two sides can move forward in a "sensible way".

3 LTTE suspects indicted for attempt on life of Pak envoy

Three LTTE suspects held for the failed assassination attempt in 2006 on then Pakistani envoy have been indicted by the High Court.

‘Indo-Pak dialogue will make progress’

Pak High Commissioner to India Shahid Malik has said the visa agreement between India and Pakistan, if inked, would improve the existing visa system.