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Pakistan appoints its envoy to India as next foreign secretary of country

The current foreign secretary of Pakistan Tehmina Janjua will retire on April 16. Janjua is the first women Foreign Secretary of Pakistan.

Mar 31, 2019, 23:25 PM IST

Pulwama attack: Pakistan calls back envoy amid tension

Pakistan High Commissioner to India has been called back to Islamabad for consultations amid tension between the neighbouring countries over the Pulwama terror attack. India had summoned Pakistan High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood after diplomatic protest was lodged over the terror attack.

Feb 18, 2019, 13:06 PM IST

Pakistan summons Indian envoy; protests summoning of its top diplomat over Qureshi-Mirwaiz phone call

The Ministry of External Affairs, in a late evening statement, said the Pakistan High Commissioner was "cautioned" that persistence of such behaviour by Pakistan will have "implications".

Jan 31, 2019, 16:57 PM IST

No invitation from External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for Eid reception, alleges Pakistan

The External Affairs Ministry is yet to comment on this allegation.

Jun 27, 2018, 12:09 PM IST

We want to resolve issue of diplomats being harassed, desire peace with India: Pak envoy

Both India and Pakistan have accused each other of harassing diplomats in recent weeks.

Mar 23, 2018, 21:26 PM IST

Pakistan calls back its envoy; India plays down issue, terms it routine

Pakistan on Thursday called back its High Commissioner in India Sohail Mahmood for consultations after "repeated incidence of harassment" of its diplomatic staff in New Delhi.

Mar 15, 2018, 16:31 PM IST

Pakistan recalls envoy from India over alleged 'harassment' of staff

Pakistan High Commissioner in New Delhi, Sohail Mahmood, has been recalled back to Islamabad for consultations related to incidents of alleged harassment of staff.

Mar 15, 2018, 14:39 PM IST

'Was Mani Shankar Aiyar's 'neech' remark a conspiracy hatched with Pakistan?' ask BJP leaders

Two BJP leaders have alleged that the 'neech' remark came a day after Congress leaders met the Pakistan High Commissioner.

Dec 09, 2017, 19:08 PM IST

Pakistan envoy meets Susma Swaraj, no discussion on Kulbhushan Jadhav

Kulbhushan Jadhav was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court in April for his alleged involvement in espionage and terrorist activities. 

Oct 21, 2017, 17:14 PM IST

Sohail Mahmood takes over as Pakistan's High Commissioner to India

Sohail Mahmood on Wednesday assumed his charge as the Pakistan's High Commissioner to India, after his predecessor Abdul Basit announced retirement before his tenure was scheduled to end

Aug 16, 2017, 22:16 PM IST

Sohail Mahmood to be Pakistan's new envoy to India

Career diplomat Sohail Mahmood will be Pakistan's new High Commissioner to India and is set to take charge at the end of this month, Foreign Office sources said.

May 08, 2017, 23:19 PM IST

Sohail Mahmood to replace Abdul Basit as Pakistan's envoy to India

Sohail Mahmood, one of Pakistan's senior-most diplomats, will be the country's new High Commissioner to India, diplomatic sources here said today.

May 08, 2017, 20:51 PM IST

'Pakistan likely to appoint Sohail Mahmood as new envoy to India'

Pakistan is likely to appoint career diplomat Sohail Mahmood as its new High Commissioner to India in place of Abdul Basit, diplomatic sources said here on Monday.

Apr 10, 2017, 14:47 PM IST

Pakistan mulling options for Abdul Basit's replacement: Sources

Pakistan is mulling options to replace its hawkish envoy to India, Abdul Basit, after his tussle with the decisions-makers in Islamabad following the elevation of his junior Tehmina Janjua as Foreign Secretary.

Mar 25, 2017, 12:54 PM IST