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Sabine holds Pakistan high for reconciliation in Afghanistan



  • Pakistan-Afghanistan's German special representative Sabine Sparwasser called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday, whereat Pakistan-Afghanistan border management was discussed; an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said.

Pakistan takes loan for Islamabad - Burhan transmission line



  • Governments of Japan and Pakistan on Thursday, under the supervision of Japanese Foreign Minister Nobuo Kishi and Water and Power Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif, signed a "loan agreement" of Japanese Yen 2.665 billion (equivalent to $24 million) for implementation of Islamabad - Burhan transmission line 'reinforcement' project phase-I; an official statement said.

Kishi hopes for stable Pakistan-India relations



  • Japanese Foreign Minister Nobuo Kishi called on Prime Minster (PM) Nawaz Sharif on Thursday; whereat Kishi expressed the hope to further strengthen Japan–Pakistan bilateral relations; an official statement said.

India causes deliberate injury to several IOK students



  • In Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), scores of people including student boys and girls were injured in Sopore and Shopian areas, on Thursday, due to the use of brute force by Indian police and troops on peaceful protesters; Kashmir Media Service (KMS) reported.

PNS Zulfiquar arrives at Colombo Naval Dockyard



  • In a manifestation of strong political, diplomatic, economic, cultural, and defence ties, Pakistan Naval Ship (PNS) Dasht and PNS Zulfiquar arrived at Colombo Naval Dockyard on Wednesday and Thursday for five days goodwill visit, an official statement said.

Trump owes to work for Palestinian peace and prosperity



  • In a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday, United States (US) President Donald Trump highlighted his commitment to enable meaningful economic growth in the West Bank and Gaza strip, which will enhance the prospects for a just and lasting peace.