Maqbool Malik

  • TIslamabad - The management of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will develop a comprehensive five-year strategic business plan to turn the national flag carrier into a profitable entity and revive its past glory, said PIA Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Air Marshal Arshad Mehmood Malik here ...

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  • TIslamabad - Governor of Saudi Arabia’s Tabuk province Prince Fahad bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz on Monday held intense interactions with civil and military leaders and exchanged views on matters of mutual interest including regional security. The visiting dignitary who arrived on a daylong visit ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday asked Pakistani business community to capitalise on the environment and assist in economic stability of the country. The Army Chief stated this while talking to a delegation of business community in Karachi. According to ISPR, ...

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  • TIslamabad - The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Thursday withdrew a petition from the Election Commission of Pakistan seeking disqualification of former president and Pakistan People’s Party Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari. Petitioner Khurrum Sher Zaman, a Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf MPA in Sindh ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The military top brass on Tuesday resolved to continue its efforts for bringing enduring peace in the country while supporting all initiatives being taken towards regional peace. Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa chaired the 217th Corps Commanders’ monthly conference ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   The ongoing military operation ‘Raddul-Fasaad’, launched in February 2017 year, has not only led to peace and stability but also greatly helped Pakistan in mainstreaming erstwhile FATA on western border by merging it with Khyber Pakhtunkhewa. Apart from ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Russian Ambassador to Pakistan Alexey Yurevish Dedov and Commander of Nato forces in Afghanistan General Austin Scott Miller called separately on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday to discuss a range of issues covering regional security and Afghan reconciliation ...

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  • TIslamabad  -   Federal government has given nod for establishing ship-breaking yard in Gwadar, sources said. Sources in the government said that a policy board for the project is being finalised.  The board will decide about land allocation and completion of the ship-breaking ...

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  • TIslamabad   -  Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has assured continued efforts for bringing peace and stability in the region. The assurance came in a meeting with US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad who called on him at GHQ in ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -  Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi informed the Senate on Wednesday that Islamabad has not received request to handover Dr Shakeel Afridi to the United States adding that no external pressure will be accepted in this regard. Responding to a query during ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Minister for Marine Affairs Ali Haider Zaidi has ordered probe into massive oil spill near Mubarak Village in the month of October this year when captain of a ship released its bunker before reaching anchorage at Gadani ship breaking yard.   The Minister after visiting the ...

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  • TIslamabad - The fourth anniversary of martyrs of terrorist attack on Army Public School, Peshawar observed across the country on Sunday coincided with Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa confirming death sentence awarded to 15 hardcore terrorists. These convicts were involved in heinous ...

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  • TIslamabad - The benefit of under-construction Hazara Motorway would undoubtedly be enormous for the prosperity of people of Pakistan. Yet, it left a bad taste for the local populace living nearby on both sides of the main artery that would eventually connect Pakistan’s deepsea Gwadar Port ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -  Amid a renewed international push for finding a lasting solution to Afghan problem, the army top brass met yesterday to discuss internal and regional situation with a focus on security and strategic aspects. The 216th Corps Commanders’ Conference, chaired by ...

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  • TIslamabad - DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Thursday that Pakistan has taken several positive peace initiatives with India and expressed the hope New Delhi will positively respond to opening of Kartarpura corridor. Addressing a press conference the director general of Inter-Services ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -  Japan on Wednesday lent full support to efforts for peace in Afghanistan through political reconciliation in order to end decades-old Afghan conflict. These views were expressed by National Security Adviser to the Prime Minister of Japan Kentaro Sonoura during his ...

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  • TIslamabad - Egyptian Ambassador to Pakistan Ahmed Muhammad Fadel Yacoub met with Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday and discussed matters of mutual interest, regional security and bilateral relations. The envoy visited General Headquarters in Rawalpindi and called on the Chief of Army ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - India is eyeing six non-nuclear submarines to beef up naval force in line with its hegemonic design in the Indian Ocean. According to media reports, Indian Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba just concluded his weeklong visit to Russia to finalise the crucial deal which experts ...

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  • TIslamabad  -   The Election Commission of Pakistan on Thursday initiated proceedings to check credentials of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan of Khadim Hussain Rizvi as a political entity. The ECP has ordered the district election commissioner of Lahore to personally deliver a second ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -  Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday pledged that Pakistan will not fight again any imposed war inside its territory, adding that no other country or their armed forces have done what Pakistan and its armed forces achieved in the war against terrorism. He travelled to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -  Pakistan has been pushed to evolve a national response to the ‘Hybrid War’ ostensibly being imposed by its archrival India and its allied forces to destabilise the Islamic Republic. Gravity of the looming danger has been highlighted by person not less than ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has warned India over its continuous ceasefire violations and war rhetoric. The army chief expressed these views during his visit to the Line of Control (LoC). “The COAS said that lately there had been increase in Indian ceasefire ...

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  • TIslamabad - While highlighting Islamabad’s efforts for counter-terrorism and regional peace, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday said Pakistan has done much more for peace in Afghanistan than any other country. “Pakistan has successfully fought against terrorism ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Pakistani nation and its armed forces have bravely and successfully stood up to various threats and “now it is our time to rise”. Talking to participants of the National Security Workshop - 20 in an interactive ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The United States of America is seeking a political solution to end Afghan dispute after 17 years of its war.  Has its military strategy to fight war against terror failed or has the US achieved the war objectives over the years, and is now seeking a political solution? On the ...

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  • TIslamabad   -  Fate of audit report of three-member scrutiny committee of Election Commission of Pakistan on bank statements of ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s foreign funding hangs in the balance even after more than seven months. The three-member committee headed by ECP ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -  The United States’ move to exempt India-backed port of Chabahar from new sanctions against Iran is being seen as a serious attempt towards skipping Pakistan in supply-chain to meet future logistics needs of US-led Nato forces in Afghanistan. Secretary of State ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - As Pakistan and the United States are struggling to rebuild their trustworthy relations, Islamabad has recently raised once again Dr Aafia Siddiqui’s case with Washington. Dr Aafia Siddiqui, a neuroscientist and Pakistani citizen is currently imprisoned in the United States after ...

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  • TIslamabad - Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi said on Thursday the government will not show any leniency to those who took law in their hands and resorted to vandalism and arsons during the three-day protest over the Supreme Court’s verdict on Aysia Bibi case. Speaking in the ...

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  • TIslamabad   -  Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday denied that Pakistan had agreed to become part of any conflict in the Middle East in exchange for the financial assistance package from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. “Pakistan has received an unconditional package ...

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