Ever since the PML (N) government came into being it has operated against the backdrop of questions on the state of civil-military relations. This is nothing new but in the past there were situations that could and did lead to military interventions followed by prolonged military backed and dominated governments. This time after . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s political stability
(By Laura Gottesdiener) Here’s a little thought experiment: imagine that we’re in Kansas (without Toto) and a bridal party in three rented limos is heading down a highway toward a church where a wedding is about to take place. Suddenly, a small out-of-control plane plummets into those limos killing the bride, the mother of the . . . → Read More: Those we kill and forget
Pakistan has finalised a 15-year, $16 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) deal with supplier Qatar and shipments are expected to begin next month, Pakistani energy minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Monday.
The amount is 1.5 million tonnes per year, the minister told Reuters on the sidelines of an Asian ministerial energy roundtable in the . . . → Read More: 15 year, $16 billion LNG deal finalized
Prime Minister of Republic of Belarus Andrei Kobyakov will lead a high powered delegation to Islamabad during his visit which will start from November 9, a first ever visit by a Belarusian Prime Minister to Pakistan.
Foreign Office Spokesperson giving details of the visit said, Prime Minister Kobyakov will hold official talks with Prime Minister . . . → Read More: Pakistan to host Belarus PM
Pakistan donated a planeload of wheat to Afghanistan last week to help mitigate the food shortage in the country.
The donation was made on special instructions of the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as a gesture of goodwill and solidarity with the people and government of Afghanistan, according to a statement issued by the Foreign Office . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s wheat gift to Afghanistan
The Indus Water Treaty has withstood periods of tension and conflict between India and Pakistan and has provided a pathway for the two neighbours to amicably resolve issues relating to transboundary water supply. Both countries clearly have faith in the treaty and believe they benefit from its existence. Increased pressure on the Indus . . . → Read More: The water sharing treaty between Pakistan and India
Pakistan’s Dawn newspaper reported that in May this year, the U.S. handed over to Pakistan over 14 combat aircraft, 59 military trainer jets and 374 armoured personnel carriers. “Now we can spend this money to directly pay the terrorists enrolled into the United States army and also to revive the Pakistani economy…” said White House.
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