Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Meeting on cards between PM Modi and Pak PM? MEA says no

Meeting on cards between PM Modi and Pak PM? MEA says no

PM Modi and his Pakistani counterpart are scheduled to visit Davos for the annual World Economic Forum's annual meet

Jan 19, 2018, 16:56 PM IST
'Plenty of evidence' against Hafiz Saeed, says former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai

'Plenty of evidence' against Hafiz Saeed, says former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai

Former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday called out on Pakistan Prime Minister's bluff that there is no case against 2008 Mumbai mastermind Hafiz Saeed. 

Jan 18, 2018, 14:28 PM IST
Pakistan PM backs terrorist Hafiz Saeed, ex-US diplomat calls it 'alarming'

Pakistan PM backs terrorist Hafiz Saeed, ex-US diplomat calls it 'alarming'

In an interview to a television channel, Pakistan PM openly supported Saeed 

Jan 17, 2018, 13:25 PM IST
Pakistan PM backs Hafiz Saeed ‘sahab’, says there’s no case against him

Pakistan PM backs Hafiz Saeed ‘sahab’, says there’s no case against him

This comes just days after Saeed hit out at the Pakistan government for “not ushering Islamic rule in the country”.

Jan 17, 2018, 10:04 AM IST
Why Pakistan is jittery about any US offensive against Taliban in Afghanistan

Why Pakistan is jittery about any US offensive against Taliban in Afghanistan

Pakistan believes instead of direct talks, a strong offensive against Taliban by the US would lead to the terrorist outfit in Afghanistan resorting to consolidation on its borders.

Jan 08, 2018, 08:26 AM IST
No one has the right to call us liars: Pakistan counter-attacks Donald Trump

No one has the right to call us liars: Pakistan counter-attacks Donald Trump

Pakistan Interior Minister has said that terrorism in south Asia - in Afghanistan in particular - is a result of US policies here from the 1970s and 1980s.

Jan 03, 2018, 17:46 PM IST
Led by PM Abassi, Pakistan's National Security Committee lashes out at Trump's tweet

Led by PM Abassi, Pakistan's National Security Committee lashes out at Trump's tweet

A meeting of the NSC was chaired by PM Abassi and attended by Pakistan's ambassador to the US. The committee took a grim view of US President Trump's tweet targeting aid given to Pakistan.

Jan 02, 2018, 22:24 PM IST
If India has proof against Hafiz Saeed, it should fight case in an international court: Pak PM

If India has proof against Hafiz Saeed, it should fight case in an international court: Pak PM

"Prosecute him internationally if there is substance to these charges,” he said.

Nov 30, 2017, 17:34 PM IST
Is Pakistan's Prime Minister on his way out? Search for caretaker PM begins, say reports

Is Pakistan's Prime Minister on his way out? Search for caretaker PM begins, say reports

Pakistani media outlets are reporting that efforts have begun to put in place a caretaker PM by June 2018.

Nov 29, 2017, 12:15 PM IST
Pakistan government bows to protestors, Law Minister Zahid Hamid resigns

Pakistan government bows to protestors, Law Minister Zahid Hamid resigns

Hamid's resignation was among the prime demands of the protestors, who have laid siege to Islamabad.

Nov 27, 2017, 09:35 AM IST
Pakistan Army Chief suggests PM to handle Islamabad sit-in 'peacefully'

Pakistan Army Chief suggests PM to handle Islamabad sit-in 'peacefully'

In the wake of Islamabad sit-in, Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa recently called up Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, suggesting to handle the protest peacefully.

Nov 26, 2017, 06:53 AM IST
For talks with Pakistan environment has to be free of terror: India

For talks with Pakistan environment has to be free of terror: India

India on Thursday said that there should be a conducive environment for talks with Pakistan.  

Nov 09, 2017, 17:48 PM IST
War not an option. Azadi for Kashmir has no reality: Pakistan PM Abbasi

War not an option. Azadi for Kashmir has no reality: Pakistan PM Abbasi

Abbasi further said that the idea of "independent Kashmir" is often floated around "but has no reality" 

Nov 07, 2017, 10:36 AM IST
Rest assured, no terrorist safe havens here: Pakistan tells US

Rest assured, no terrorist safe havens here: Pakistan tells US

Despite growing evidence of Pakistan harbouring terrorism on its soil, the country's top officials told visiting US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that there are no terroist safe havens here. Assuring the US of being committed in the war on terror, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that no attack is planned or executed from Pakistan.

Oct 25, 2017, 10:13 AM IST
India not biggest threat to CPEC, it's corruption in Pakistan: Expert

India not biggest threat to CPEC, it's corruption in Pakistan: Expert

Corruption, and not India, is the biggest threat for the multi-billion-dollar project, the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), says an expert.

Oct 13, 2017, 11:37 AM IST
MEA hits back at Pakistan Prime Minister's statement on India's role in Afghanistan

MEA hits back at Pakistan Prime Minister's statement on India's role in Afghanistan

Pakistan PM had said he sees "zero" political or military role for India in Afghanistan, weeks after US President Donald Trump sought more help from New Delhi in Afghanistan

Oct 12, 2017, 22:43 PM IST
Trump administration's desire to inject India in Afghanistan will be detrimental, warns Pakistan

Trump administration's desire to inject India in Afghanistan will be detrimental, warns Pakistan

Pakistan on Monday rejected any role for India in Afghanistan.

Oct 09, 2017, 21:48 PM IST
Days of depending on US are over, says Pakistan PM

Days of depending on US are over, says Pakistan PM

Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said the days of Islamabad's dependence on Washington to meet its military requirements have ended.

Oct 09, 2017, 16:24 PM IST

Death toll in Pakistan Sufi shrine attack rises to 22

The death toll in the suicide attack at a prominent Shia shrine in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province has risen to 22, officials said on Friday.

Oct 06, 2017, 21:05 PM IST
NSA Ajit Doval's 'double squeeze' strategy will never succeed: Pakistan

NSA Ajit Doval's 'double squeeze' strategy will never succeed: Pakistan

Abbasi accused India of indulging in terror activities against his country and warned of a "matching response" if it "ventures across the LoC" or acts upon its "doctrine of limited war against Pakistan."

Sep 22, 2017, 13:07 PM IST