Sartaj Aziz

Ailing PoK resident to get visa, no letter from Sartaj Aziz needed: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday waived the condition of a letter from Pakistan's Foreign Adviser Sartaj Aziz for an ailing PoK resident to get a visa and said he would be allowed to come here as Pakistan- occupied-Kashmir was an integral part of India.

Jul 18, 2017, 13:04 PM IST
Sushma Swaraj calls PoK intergal part of India while granting medical visa to ailing resident

Sushma Swaraj calls PoK intergal part of India while granting medical visa to ailing resident

Hitting out at Pakistan yet again, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said that Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) is an integral part of India and that New Delhi will give a medical emergency visa to 24-year-old resident Osama Ali. 

Jul 18, 2017, 12:13 PM IST

Pakistan trying to solve Kulbhushan Jadhav case on its own: Defence Experts

Jadhav has been awarded death sentence by a Pakistani military court on the charges of espionage.In a major blow to Pakistan, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in May stayed the death sentence of Jadhav. 

 

Jul 17, 2017, 09:40 AM IST
'Pakistan considering giving visa to Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother'

'Pakistan considering giving visa to Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother'

Pakistan is considering issuing Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother a visa to meet her son, who has been sentenced to death for alleged spying, a report said on Thursday.

Jul 13, 2017, 16:02 PM IST
Pak wants to resolve all issues with India through talks: Aziz

Pak wants to resolve all issues with India through talks: Aziz

Pakistan wants to hold dialogue with India to resolve all outstanding issues, including Kashmir, so that peace can be restored in the region, Sartaj Aziz, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's adviser on foreign affairs, has said.

Jul 10, 2017, 16:07 PM IST
Sushma Swaraj lashes out at Sartaj Aziz after her request to grant visa for Kulbhushan Jadhav’s mother gets no response

Sushma Swaraj lashes out at Sartaj Aziz after her request to grant visa for Kulbhushan Jadhav’s mother gets no response

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday lashed out at Pakistani counterpart Sartaj Aziz, for not acknowleding her personal letter in which she has requested to grant a Pakistani visa for Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother. However, she had assured Aziz that any Pakistani national seeking a medical visa to travel to India with his recommendation will be given the visa immediately.

Jul 10, 2017, 11:11 AM IST

China asks Pakistan and Afghanistan to meet halfway to improve ties

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi during talks with Pakistan Prime Minister's Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz yesterday discussed a range of bilateral issues as well as the situation in Afghanistan.

Jun 25, 2017, 15:07 PM IST
Pakistan decries drone strikes on its soil, as US considers more against Afghan Taliban taking shelter inside Pak

Pakistan decries drone strikes on its soil, as US considers more against Afghan Taliban taking shelter inside Pak

Pakistan on Thursday condemned drone strikes on its soil as violations of sovereignty, after U.S. officials suggested Washington might ramp them up against Afghan Taliban taking refuge inside Pakistan.

Jun 22, 2017, 21:29 PM IST

Pakistan can't recall Gen Sharif from Riyadh: Sartaj Aziz

Pakistan has followed a thin line to maintain ties with the Gulf nations amid increasing bilateral rivalries. 

Jun 21, 2017, 18:36 PM IST
Pakistan brands Hizbul terrorist Sabzar Bhat's killing as 'extra-judicial'

Pakistan brands Hizbul terrorist Sabzar Bhat's killing as 'extra-judicial'

Pakistan Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz has condemned the killing of top Hizbul commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat and other terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir by the Indian forces, and called upon the international community and the United Nations to bring an end to the bloodshed.

May 28, 2017, 10:06 AM IST
Pakistan calls on UN, international community to stop violence in Kashmir

Pakistan calls on UN, international community to stop violence in Kashmir

Pakistan on Saturday called on the UN and the international community to stop the violence in the Kashmir Valley.

May 27, 2017, 23:08 PM IST
Pakistani opposition criticizes PM Nawaz Sharif over 'ineffective' trip to Saudi summit attended by Donald Trump

Pakistani opposition criticizes PM Nawaz Sharif over 'ineffective' trip to Saudi summit attended by Donald Trump

A prominent Pakistani opposition leader has criticized the country's prime minister for an allegedly "ineffective" trip to Saudi Arabia for a summit with US President Donald Trump.

May 23, 2017, 23:41 PM IST
Pakistan will not tolerate anti-Army content on social media, says Pak Interior Minister

Pakistan will not tolerate anti-Army content on social media, says Pak Interior Minister

Pakistan government will not tolerate anti-Army content on social media, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Tuesday amid a spate of posts against the powerful military.

May 23, 2017, 22:41 PM IST
Under fire after Hague ruling, defiant Pak says ICJ can't nullify Jadhav's death sentence, won't give consular access to India

Under fire after Hague ruling, defiant Pak says ICJ can't nullify Jadhav's death sentence, won't give consular access to India

Aziz told Times Now that the International Court of Justice (CJI) has only stayed Jadhav's execution but didn't order on consular access to India.

May 20, 2017, 17:55 PM IST
Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan to defy ICJ order? Home Minister says Indian will be tried as per Pak laws

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan to defy ICJ order? Home Minister says Indian will be tried as per Pak laws

Two days after the International Court of Justice ordered Pakistan to halt for now the death sentence of Kulbhushan Jadhav, Islamabad on Saturday announced that it would try the Indian national as per Pakistan's laws.

May 20, 2017, 13:45 PM IST
Pakistan to look into possibility of Nawaz Sharif-Narendra Modi meeting during SCO

Pakistan to look into possibility of Nawaz Sharif-Narendra Modi meeting during SCO

If India shows interest, Pakistan will look into the possibility of a meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the SCO summit next month, Pakistan's top diplomat Sartaj Aziz said on Wednesday.

May 10, 2017, 18:59 PM IST

Pakistan briefs US on 'plight' of Kashmiris, Indo-Pak ties

Pakistan said today that it has briefed the US about the "plight" of Kashmiris and the status of its relations with India as America's National Security Adviser held talks with top officials here during a visit, the first by a top Trump aide to this country.

Apr 17, 2017, 18:10 PM IST

Denial of Kulbhushan Jadhav's chargesheet is violation of Geneva Convention: Defence Experts

Asserting that it is important to give consular access, Defence Expert P K Sehgal on Friday said Pakistan`s denial to give statements on alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav is sheer violation of the Geneva Convention, adding that the incident reveals Islamabad`s double standards.

Apr 14, 2017, 19:43 PM IST
India rejects Pakistan's claim of not responding to information sought on Kulbhushan Jadhav

India rejects Pakistan's claim of not responding to information sought on Kulbhushan Jadhav

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday rejected as "untrue" Pakistan`s claim that India had not responded to "specific information" sought on alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav in January and said the military trial sentencing him to death was not transparent.

Apr 14, 2017, 19:03 PM IST
Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence based on credible evidence: Pakistan

Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence based on credible evidence: Pakistan

Pakistan Prime Minister's Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz "condemned" the Indian reaction over Kulbhushan ​Jadhav's sentencing.

Apr 14, 2017, 17:59 PM IST