RAWALPINDI: US Ambassador David Hale met with Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Bajwa on Monday, said the Inter-Services Intelligence Agency. The Pakistan Army media cell said that the US ambassador lauded the Army Chief May 18 statement regarding Afghanistan. The COAS had mentioned measures ensuring that the Pakistani soil would not be used against anyone, said the ISPR. During the meeting, the hope for a stable and safe Afghanistan was expressed by both the sides. The Army Chief had reiterated that Pakistan would not let its soil be used against its neighbouring country, Afghanistan. According to the US embassy in Pakistan: “Ambassador Hale noted President Donald Trump’s call during his speech at the Arab-Islamic-American Summit for a vision of peace, security, and prosperity, and unity in conquering extremism and terrorism.” The embassy website said that Ambassador Hale acknowledged Pakistan role and great sacrifices in the fight against terrorism.
Daily Archives: May 22, 2017
KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday set aside Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) decision to disqualify Pakistan People Party (PPP) leader Bashir Ahmed Halipota as member of Sindh Assembly. A division bench of Sindh High Court (SHC) headed by … read more
ISLAMABAD: Joint Investigation Team (JIT) head Wajid Zia has submitted first report pertaining to Panama case probe in Supreme Court on Monday. The hearing is being conducted by a three-member bench headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal. The bench is reviewing … read more
TEL AVIV: US President Donald Trump spoke of a “rare opportunity” to bring stability to the region as he landed in Israel on Monday to seek ways to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts. Trump also hailed the “unbreakable bond” between the … read more
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have pledged $100 million to a women business fund supported by Ivanka Trump, daughter of the president who Monday wound up a visit to Riyadh. World Bank president Jim Yong Kim announced … read more