Salim Bokhari

  • I was in seventh grade when I read my first book in English language. The book was Gulliver’s Travels. The story was about a person who lands up in Lilliput where the height of people was not very tall. To them Gulliver was a giant who could do wonderful things and protect them from their ...

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  • Riyadh - Pakistan has a deep commitment to the unity of the Muslim world, and to the promotion of interfaith harmony and dialogue, we are pleased to be part of this important summit, said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in his interaction with King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz, President Donald Trump and ...

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  • RIYADH - Something has gone terribly wrong. This is the only way one can describe what happened to Pakistani delegation headed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the Arab-Islamic-American summit held in the Saudi capital on Sunday. The popular sentiment among the majority of Pakistani media ...

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  • DUBAI - The three-day International Property Show at the Dubai World Trade Centre concluded here on Tuesday with a resounding success. Thousands of people visited stalls set at the show by a record number of participating countries. Pakistan Pavilion hosted by Nawa-i-Waqt Media Group and organised ...

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  • DUBAI - The Middle East’s biggest property sales platform for local and international real estate markets, the 13th edition of the International Property Show, was inaugurated here on Sunday by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and ...

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  • ANKARA - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said he does not see any indication that the United States and West were engaged in destabilising China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Talking informally to media persons accompanying him on his trip to Turkey shortly before his return journey home, the ...

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  • ANKARA - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Turkish counterpart Binali Y?ld?r?m yesterday declared Pak-Turkish relations as historic, expressing their resolve to strengthen this close cooperation for the benefit of the two peoples. Addressing a joint press conference, the Turkish prime minister ...

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  • ANKARA - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif received the news of blast in an under-construction building in Lahore’s Defence area while he was in a one-on-one meeting with his Turkish counterpart Bilanli Yildirim in Turkish capital Ankara. Understandably, it must not have been easy for the prime ...

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  • I was delighted as I received the call from the Public Relations office of the Pakistan Navy (PN) seeking my availability for a two-day International Maritime Conference on CPEC and Gwadar Port being held in Gwadar in collaboration of PN, Pakistan China Institute, National Centre for Maritime ...

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  • GWADAR - CJCSC Gen Zubair Mehmood Hayat yesterday said Pakistan’s economy will be strengthened from the Gwadar port, which he termed ‘the crown of the CPEC’. He hoped that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor along with the new port would also usher in an era of prosperity in the ...

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  • LAHORE - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has once again proved himself to be a man of strong nerves who is capable of sustaining all sorts of pressures, and in the end do what he wants to do. This has fully been reflected in his decision to appoint Gen Qamar Bajwa as the new army chief, soon after his ...

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  • ASHGABAT - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is on a mega mission to Turkmenistan, where the world leaders have flocked to the Global Conference on Sustainable Transport. The mission is to convince the region and beyond of the unimaginable development benefits that could be accrued quite easily from the ...

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  • LAHORE -  How I can believe, renowned singer and my friend, A Nayyar, is dead. He was sick, he was disgruntled, he was a rebel and at the same time he had all along been a kind-hearted person tying to help those in need or those who had been abandoned by their near and dear ones. His was the ...

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  • QUETTA - The country on Tuesday mourned the killing of at least 63 jawans in a gun and suicide bomb attack on a police academy in Quetta, the deadliest attack on a security installation in the country’s history. The provincial metropolis was in the grip of gloom after 63 security people ...

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  • Quetta - The meeting that was presided over by the prime minister yesterday in Quetta decided to convene the apex committee at 12:30 pm today (Wednesday) to review the situation arising out of the police college tragedy. The apex committee meeting will be presided over by Balochistan Chief Minister ...

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  • Quetta - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday chaired a high-legal emergent meeting at the Governor’s House to chalk out a new strategy to save the provincial metropolitan city, in particular, and the entire Balochistan, in general, from the onslaught of religious extremists, terrorist ...

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  • QUETTA-Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has strongly condemned the attack on Police Training Centre in Quetta and directed the federal and provincial authorities to bring the perpetrators to task as soon as possible. The Prime Minister has especially shown concern over the safety and security ...

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  • QUETTA- Provincial metropolis was in the grip of gloom after 70 police cadets including seven officials and soldiers were killed in a dastardly attack on the hostels of Police Training College located on Saryab Road, 10 kilometres out of the heart of the capital city. This main city road had ...

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  • NEW YORK - Expressing complete convergence of bilateral, regional and international issues, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani yesterday lauded the vision of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for translating China-Pakistan Economic Corridor into reality and expressed his country’s resolve to be part ...

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  • NEW YORK - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif expressed total satisfaction at the outcome of his visit to address the UN General Assembly’s annual session, but said his government won’t just relax on the success of his ‘Mission Kashmir’ achieved during his address and interaction ...

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  • NEW YORK - Pakistan and China spoke with one voice against Indian brutalities in the occupied Kashmir Valley for killing scores of innocent men, women and children for no fault except that they are struggling for liberation of their territory. This complete harmony of opinion was reflected in the ...

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  • NEW YORK - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has informed the world community that peace and normalisation between Pakistan and India cannot be achieved unless the right of self-determination is ensured to the Kashmiri people who are rendering unprecedented sacrifices for liberation from oppressive ...

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  • NEW YORK - The massive diplomatic campaign, launched by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif immediately after his arrival here on Sunday, continued through Monday aiming at mustering support of the global community for what is being termed ‘Mission Kashmir’ by diplomatic circles. During his ...

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  • NEW YORK - US President Barack Obama, in his final address to UN General Assembly on Tuesday, insisted that diplomacy was the only way to end the brutal five-year conflict in Syria, as a ceasefire brokered by Washington and Moscow lay in tatters. "There's no ultimate military victory to be won, ...

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  • NEW YORK - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has pledged to make arrangements for sending a fact finding mission to Indian Occupied Kashmir in the capacity of the Chair of Human Rights Commission of the OIC Contact Group. He gave this assurance during his meeting with Prime Minister Mian ...

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  • NEW YORK - It was surprising as well as shocking for those attending the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly that President Obama did not utter a word on the plight of the Kashmiri people who are subjected to unprecedented and untold torture at the hands of the brute Indian troops ...

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  • NEW YORK - OIC Secretary General yesterday Iyad Ameen Madani called for an immediate cessation of Indian oppression and atrocities in Held Kashmir, urging New Delhi to resolve the dispute in accordance with the wishes of Kashmiri people and the UNSC resolutions. Addressing the Organisation of ...

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  • New York: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during his meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May highlighted the fast deteriorating situation in Indian-occupied Kashmir saying our support for Kashmiri people in their just and legitimate struggle for self-determination and Pakistan’s ...

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  • NEW YORK - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday launched an extensive effort to bring home to the world leaders atrocities being perpetuated by the occupying Indian forces in Occupied Kashmir and specifically asked the US to mediate on the contentious issues between New Delhi and Islamabad. The ...

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  • NEW YORK - Azad Kashmir President Masood Khan will address the meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) Contact Group on Kashmir being held in the United Nations headquarters on Monday. The meeting would be attended by visiting head of Muslim countries and are likely to adopt a ...

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