Saudi, Pakistan To Discuss Possible Support For Kingdom’s $3 Billion Deposit

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia and Pakistan will discuss the possibility of supporting the kingdom’s $3 billion deposit in Pakistan’s central bank bank by extending its term ‘or through other options’, a joint statement carried by Saudi State News Agency SPA said on Sunday. Last year, Saudi Arabia deposited $3 billion in Pakistan’s central bank … More Saudi, Pakistan To Discuss Possible Support For Kingdom’s $3 Billion Deposit

Pakistan Sends Emergency Aid To Ukraine

BUCHAREST, Romania – Pakistan sent two C-130 planes of humanitarian assistance to Ukraine Tuesday night, according to Pakistani foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi. Speaking at Noor Khan Airbase in the Pakistani capital as the planes departed, Quereshi said the aid was sent at the request of the Ukrainian Embassy in Islamabad. The aid includes tents, … More Pakistan Sends Emergency Aid To Ukraine

Pakistan Quake Kills At Least 20, Injures Hundreds

PARIS, France  –  At least 20 people were killed and about 300 injured on Thursday when a 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck southern Pakistan in the early hours as many of victims of the victims were asleep, the Disaster Management Authority said. Rescue workers said most of those killed were women and children. The earthquake struck at … More Pakistan Quake Kills At Least 20, Injures Hundreds

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia To Work On Easing Travel Restrictions

Pakistan and Saudi Arabia on Tuesday discussed how to ease COVID – 19 travel restrictions, which have stranded around 400,000 Pakistani workers back home, foreign ministers of the two countries told reporters. Islamabad took up the issue with Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, who is on a one – day visit … More Pakistan, Saudi Arabia To Work On Easing Travel Restrictions

Saudi Crown Prince, Pakistan’s PM Hold Talks As Bilateral Agreements, MoUs Signed

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan held talks and witnessed the signing of two memoranda of understanding (MoU) between the countries, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Saturday. The Crown Prince and the Prime Minister discussed bilateral relations between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan and the importance of … More Saudi Crown Prince, Pakistan’s PM Hold Talks As Bilateral Agreements, MoUs Signed

BREAKING NEWS | Pakistan’s PM Takes Aim At Macron; Asks Facebook To Ban Islamophobic Content

MILAN | ITALY – – Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan called on Facebook to ban Islamophobic content on its platform, warning of a spike in radicalization Muslims, hours after he hit out at the French president for ‘attacking Islam’. Pakistan summoned the French ambassador in Islamabad as anger spread on Monday over President Emmanuel Macron’s … More BREAKING NEWS | Pakistan’s PM Takes Aim At Macron; Asks Facebook To Ban Islamophobic Content

TRAVEL | Pakistan Validates Licenses Of 166 Pilots Working In Foreign Countries

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan on Thursday validated licenses of 166 pilots working in foreign countries amid  a scandal involving ‘dubious’ flying certificates, which caused a global alert. Pakistan’s civil aviation ministry grounded 262 pilots for ‘dubious’ qualifications last month, prompted by a preliminary report into an airliner crash in Karachi in May that found the pilots … More TRAVEL | Pakistan Validates Licenses Of 166 Pilots Working In Foreign Countries

CORONAVIRUS | Pakistan Has More Confirmed Covid-19 Cases Than China

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Pakistan now has 85,264 confirmed cases of Covid-19, authorities said, becoming the latest country to overtake the total in China, where the pandemic began. At least 1,770 virus-related deaths have also been recorded in Pakistan. The country lifted its nationwide lockdown in early May, though the rate of new infections … More CORONAVIRUS | Pakistan Has More Confirmed Covid-19 Cases Than China

TRAVEL ALERT | PIA Allowed To Operate Flights To Saudi Arabia Till 17th

RIYADH – On the request of Pakistan, the authorities in Saudi Arabia have allowed Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to bring back passengers and Umrah pilgrims stranded in Saudi Arabia till March 17. The PIA can send its aircraft to Jeddah and Medina only  for the purpose of bringing back those stranded in Saudi Arabia. A … More TRAVEL ALERT | PIA Allowed To Operate Flights To Saudi Arabia Till 17th

ROYALS | UK’S Prince William, Kate Your Pakistani Cultural Hub Lahore

LAHORE/PAKISTAN – Britain’s Prince William and wife Kate toured Pakistan’s eastern city od Lahore on Thursday, where they undertook an emotional visit to a cancer hospital previously visited by William’s mother, the late Princess Diana. The Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre was started in the early 1990s by the cricket-hero-turned-politician Imran Khan, … More ROYALS | UK’S Prince William, Kate Your Pakistani Cultural Hub Lahore