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Both the sides reaffirmed the resolve for further enhancing the already existing deep strategic ties. The Chinese ambassador applauded the professionalism of Pakistani armed forces and acknowledged sacrifices rendered by Pakistan in war against terrorism during the past years and the onging efforts.
Speaking on the concluding day of a seminar on “Geo-strategic manifestations in Pakistan and Implications for India” at Punjab University here, Lt Gen Singh said India needed to improve relations with China in order to gain the best possible leverage over Pakistan. “It will also help us secure one side of ...

KARACHI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday said that peace in Karachi is vital for security and stability of Pakistan. The army chief visited the Karachi Corps headquarters and Malir Garrison. At the Corps headquarters, General Bajwa was briefed on security situation in the ...
WASHINGTON: A top US general has dispelled the impression that the United States and Pakistan were on a collision course, saying they valued the military-to-military relationship with Pakistan. Gen Joseph Votel — who as head of the Central Command is responsible for all US military operations in the ...
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday rejected a petition seeking the accountability of army generals and judges through parliament. ... the petition, Watan Party also requested the court to include terms 'Sadiq' and 'Ameen' in oaths taken by judges of Supreme and High Courts of Pakistan.
Votel, Commander of the U.S. Central Command, told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee when asked about the future of freeze of American security assistance to Pakistan. Gen. Votel said the U.S. has started to see an increase in communication, information sharing and actions on the ...

ISLAMABAD: The interior ministry has placed the name of former minister for railways retired Lt Gen Javed Ashraf Qazi on the Exit Control List (ECL). Informed sources told Dawn that the names of railways' former chairman retired Lt Gen Saeed-uz-Zafar, former general manager retired Maj Gen Hamid ...
According to a NAB press release following a meeting of the NAB Executive Board on Tuesday, Maj Gen (retd) Hamid Butt and Brigadier (retd) Akhtar Ali ... Moreover, it was decided that inquiries will be conducted against Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan's Abdul Rauf Siddiqui, Adil Siddiqui, Doctor ...
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army chief Gen Qamar Bajwa has claimed that there are no safe havens for terrorists in his country and asked the US to stop blaming Islamabad for its failure in ... Gen Bajwa asked the American leadership to instead search for the reasons for its failures in the war-torn country.
Nawaz got squeezed — again — domestically, the boys got squeezed internationally and between those two confusing, seemingly unconnected things: Did FATF just save democracy in Pakistan? Let's start with the Nawaz stuff. For better or worse, no one has to pretend any longer that the specific chain of ...
JAMMU, Feb 24: Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat has virtually questioned decision of Jammu and Kashmir Government on amnesty given to first-time stone ... had declared that Pakistan will have to pay for this misadventure, indicating an imminent retaliation against the militants as well as Pakistani troops, who ...
“Not only that, I also want to acknowledge that several of the force commanders who served in Liberia were from Pakistan, and we have to acknowledge the good leadership that has been displayed by the Pakistani generals over this period of time,” the mission's deputy chief said. For a long period of time ...
The Pakistani Army has cleared terrorist bases in the tribal areas of North and South Waziristan. ... John Nicholson Jr., who heads American forces in Afghanistan, are in regular contact with Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff Gen. Qamar Bajwa and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Gen.
Saudi Arabia and the UAE played an essential part in assisting Pakistan in the fight against terrorism, Gen. ... Ghafoor said the Pakistani army had cleared areas that had been under terrorist influence on the Pakistan side of the border, but militants still controlled areas on the Afghan side “due to the lack of ...
The Indian army will give Pakistan a reply “sooner rather than later” for the February 10 terror attack on a military camp in Jammu, General Bipin Rawat said. Six soldiers and a civilian were killed in the fidayeen attack in Sunjuwan by Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists. Soon after the incident, defence ...
ANKARA: The 13th meeting of Pakistan-Turkey High-Level Military Dialogue Group (HLMDG) was held in Ankara from February 19 to 23. The Pakistan delegation was led by Defense Secretary Lt. Gen. (Retd) Zamir-ul-Hasan Shah while the Turkish delegation was led by Turkish General Staff Deputy Chief ...
On Pakistan's continuing disputes with Afghanistan, Gen. Ghafoor said the Pakistani army had cleared areas that had been under terrorist influence on the Pakistan side of the border, but militants still controlled areas on the Afghan side “due to the lack of capacity of the Afghan forces, and now with the ...

Pakistan Behind Influx of People from Bangladesh Into Northeast: Gen Bipin Rawat ... New Delhi: A "planned" influx of people from Bangladesh into the Northeast is taking place as part of a proxy warfare by Pakistan with support from China with an aim to keep the area disturbed, Army Chief General Bipin ...
Earlier a Pakistani Senator, Lt. Gen. Abdul Qayyum had also lauded the country's long-standing close ties with Riyadh and cautioned that “Pakistan is worried about the tension in Middle East and we want to play a role in bridging gaps between Saudi Arabia and Iran.” Pakistan-Saudi Arabia defence ...
In Pakistan's troubled politics, Mr Sharif's disqualification is not without precedence. In 2002, Gen Musharraf's military government similarly disqualified Benazir Bhutto. It also delegitimised her Pakistan People's Party (PPP) which was forced to rename itself PPP-Parliamentarians (PPP-P), the name it still ...
According to a NAB press release following a meeting of the NAB Executive Board on Tuesday, Maj Gen (retd) Hamid Butt and Brigadier (retd) Akhtar Ali ... Moreover, it was decided that inquiries will be conducted against Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan's Abdul Rauf Siddiqui, Adil Siddiqui, Doctor ...
The Pakistani press is reporting that a composite brigade-size force will be sent. They will join 1,000 army trainers and advisers already in Saudi Arabia. The announcement follows two trips this year to the kingdom by Pakistan Chief of Staff Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa to meet with the crown prince, who is ...
RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has expressed his condolences on the loss of lives in tragic Iranian plane crash, informed Pakistan Armed Forces spokesperson Major Gen Asif Ghafoor. All 66 passengers and crew aboard a plane that crashed in central Iran on ...
General Qamar Bajwa gives his speech on day two of the 54th Munich Security Conference (MSC) in Munich, southern Germany. Text Size: A A A. Internews/Islamabad. Pakistani Army chief Gen Qamar Bajwa yesterday asked the US to stop blaming Pakistan for its problems in Afghanistan and instead ...
Mr Khattak rejected the perception that this month's tribal protest in Islamabad was against Pakistan. “It was against the Pakistani government, asking them to remove military check-posts and recover the disappeared people,” he said. “It was not against the state of Pakistan. It was not anti-Pakistan,” he said.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army chief Gen Qamar Bajwa has claimed that there are no safe havens for terrorists in his country and asked the US to stop blaming Islamabad for its failure in Afghanistan. ... He also emphasised the need for repatriation of 2.7 million Afghan refugees currently residing in Pakistan.
“So, we continue to work closely with our Pakistani partners,” he said while replying to a question. “And what I will tell you is, first off, our intent is to make sure that Pakistan continues their fight against terrorists and does all that they can to support, not only protecting themselves, but also protecting coalition ...
16, 2016 file photo, Pakistan's army senior officer Lt. Gen. ... Already around 1,000 Pakistani troops are deployed in Saudi Arabia, a close ally of Islamabad, in various advisory and training roles, the Dawn ... The alliance of Muslim nations set up by Saudi Arabia and led by former Pakistan Army chief Gen.
A Pakistani soldier keeps guard at the Friendship Gate, a crossing point on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border at Chaman. Photograph: ... Politicians – such as Nawaz Sharif, the ousted prime minister – who challenge the military orthodoxy or the generals' near autonomy in foreign policy, find there are career ...
ISLAMABAD: All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) Chairman Gen (R) Pervez Musharraf on Sunday suggested that all factions of Muslim League should get united to form a third major political force that will build new Pakistan and relieve this country from political and economic chaos. He was addressing a ...
Instead of throwing around blame and criticism, Pakistan's politicians need to look at the planks in their own eyes. The more good governance takes root, the less demand there will be for the military to play a role in public affairs. Pakistani politicians must work for stability and Pakistani economists and ...
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — On his way to becoming Pakistan's top judge, Mian Saqib Nisar built a reputation as a highly regarded jurist known for his expertise in constitutional law and his disapproval of judicial overreach. Recently ... His push for treason proceedings against a former dictator, Gen. Pervez ...
RIYADH: Marshal Sohail Aman, the Pakistani air chief, has been given the prestigious King Abdul Aziz Medal of Excellence by the Chief of General Staff ... The air chief received the award during his visit to the Kingdom, where he met Gen. ... Pakistan and Saudi Arabia enjoy deep-rooted defense ties.
RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has approved the death sentences of seven terrorists convicted by a military court for involvement in terrorist activities, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Friday. According to the ISPR press statement, the ...
ISLAMABAD: The Centre for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS) organised a seminar “The US Policy for South Asia and Pakistan's Response” on 8th February 2018 at a local hotel, says a press release. The CGSS event brought together government representatives, armed forces officers, diplomats, experts ...
Pakistan's next-gen politicians ... It is also a reality that more young people have joined the electorate in Pakistan and they will not exercise their vote unless they are not sure that they are voting for the ... What is expected from her is leadership that would appeal to the common Pakistani and not the feudals.
A large part of the now-suspended security aid the United States gave Pakistan for more than a decade was a sort of “legal bribery” to Pakistani generals, argues a to-be-released book about America's Afghan war and its one-time ally. Author Steve Coll has cited as the source of this “bribery”, the Coalition ...
Indian aggression or any misadventure shall always get a most befitting response,” Gen Bajwa said. He directed for enhanced protective measures including construction of more community shell protection shelters for civil population. Later, he visited Combined Military Hospital in Sialkot to meet injured ...
The statement by the Army's spokesperson comes after Pakistan rejected the “knee-jerk allegations” by some Afghan circles of the attack on Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul. Maj Gen Ghafoor reiterated that the country is fighting the war against terror and the attack was carried out by forces present in ...
The Pakistani generals seem to have expected to create a fait accompli based on strictly non-nuclear considerations, assessing the Indian military simply lacked any good options for responding. Pakistan Army leadership thought the Indians would find each main type of potential counterattack unappealing.
Also Monday, Pakistan's powerful army chief, Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa, visited the border villages of Khuiratta and Ratta Arayan, where he was briefed on "Indian cease-fire violations" which resulted into civilian and troop casualties, according to a military statement. It said Bajwa praised Pakistani troops ...
In contrast, Pakistani generals today have a very different playbook. They are all too conscious of Chinese munificence, and of an active Chinese counterweight that may shrink India's military leverage in relation to Islamabad. Dokalam demonstrated this. In this scenario, the US could woo Pakistan in crucial ...
He also appreciated the Pakistan Vanaspati Manufacturers Association (PVMA), All Pakistan Solvent Extractors' Association (APSEA), Pakistan Edible Oil Refiners Association (PEORA) and Pakistan Soap Manufacturers Association (PSMA) for giving their support in the organization of this conference.
For his part, Gen. Bajwa told Votel the “entire Pakistani nation felt betrayed” over the US statements. However, he insisted, Pakistan would continue to support peace efforts in the region despite being made a scapegoat. The ISPR spokesman said that during the conversation with Votel, General Bajwa ...
The executive board authorised filing of a reference against former Pakistan Railways chairman Lieutenant General (r) Javed Ashraf Qazi, former railways secretary Lieutenant General (r) Saeeduz Zafar, former Pakistan Railways general manager Major General (r) Hamid Hassan Butt, former Pakistan ...
Earlier, on February 3, a top-level delegation of Pakistan's civil and military leadership, led by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua, reached Kabul to attend the Pakistan-Afghanistan Joint Working Group meeting which worked on the Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS).
A day after a young captain and three soldiers were killed+ in heavy shelling by Pakistani forces in Rajouri district, Army vice-chief Lt-General Sarath ... It leaves no space for any confidence-building like a ceasefire agreement," said former Northern Army Command chief, Lt-Gen D S Hooda (retd), who ...
LAHORE: Lieutenant General (retd) Maqsood Ahmad has been appointed chairman Punjab Public Service Commission, according to a notification issued on Wednesday by the Punjab government. According to the notification, Ahmad has been appointed “for a period of three years under the provisions of ...
Talking to reporters in Brussels, the United States' (US) Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen Joseph Dunford insisted that he had not given up hope on the US mending relations with Pakistan, Radio Pakistan reported on Tuesday. Gen Dunford proposed military-to-military dialogue as a means to improve ...
Pakistani security personnel take position outside an Agriculture Training Institute after an attack by Taliban militants in Peshawar on December 1. ... Pakistan Army spokesman Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor confirmed all three attackers were dead, adding that the identity of a fourth suspected attacker was being ...


 

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