Chinese Government Reverses Decision on Khunjerab Pass, Announces Four-Month Winter Closure

The Khunjerab Port management in China’s Xinjiang region issued a notice on Saturday, officially declaring the closure of Khunjerab Pass for a four-month period during winter, from December to March. This decision contradicts the joint press statement from October 20, following a meeting between caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar and Chinese President Xi Jinping. …

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Prime Minister Confirms Extension of ISI Chief’s Term Amidst Rising Terrorism Threats

Scheduled to retire later this month, Lt Gen Nadeem Anjum will now continue in his role for an additional year, putting an end to speculation that had been circulating on social media. Prime Minister Anwarul Haq Kakar has officially announced the extension of the service term for the head of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Lt …

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Pakistan and Saudi Arabia Strengthen Ties in Media and Communication Fields

Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have agreed to enhance cooperation in media, drama, and related sectors. The decision was reached during a meeting between Caretaker Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Murtaza Solangi, and Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Pakistan, Nawaf Saeed Al Malki. Allama Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi, the Special Representative of the Prime Minister for Interfaith …

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Pakistan’s Caretaker Foreign Minister Expresses Solidarity with Palestine

Pakistan’s Caretaker Foreign Minister, Jalil Abbas Jilani, extended heartfelt condolences to Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyadh Al Malki during a phone call, expressing sympathy for the loss of innocent lives in Gaza. Pakistan reiterated its unwavering support for the Palestinian people and promptly sent a second relief consignment to assist Gaza residents. Meanwhile, Israel’s encirclement of …

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Pakistan’s $3 Billion Investment in Flood Recovery Projects Gets Green Light

The government introduced the 4RF framework in response to last year’s devastating floods, emphasizing coordination and participation among federal and provincial governments, development partners, donors, international and national NGOs, as well as academic and private sectors. Torrential rains and flooding wreaked havoc in various parts of Pakistan, primarily in Balochistan and Sindh, resulting in economic …

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