Jul 112013
Traditional foreign policy is being transformed into economic policy: Ahsan

Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has said the government is trying to transform traditional foreign policy into economic diplomacy to give new boost to trade and economic relations with neighbours and friendly countries. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad Thursday‚ he said unfortunately our political and economic relations with friendly countries including China and … Click for detailed story

May 162013
No justification of doubting credibility of elections: Secretary ECP

Secretary Election Commission Ishtiak Ahmad Khan has said that there was no justification of doubting credibility of general elections on the basis of some stray incidents. Talking to newsmen in Islamabad Thursday‚ he said the Commission received 110 complaints of rigging during the last three days and after summary inquiry orders have been issued for re-polling wherever it was … Click for detailed story

Feb 212013
President Zardari urges US to review its drone attack policy

President Asif Ali Zardari has urged the United States to revisit its drone attack policy in Pakistani tribal areas. He was talking to a delegation of US Senate Foreign Relations Committee headed by its Chairman Senator Robert Menendez in Islamabad Thursday. He termed drone attack as counterproductive that are causing great damage at popular level and stressed the need to find a way out. The … Click for detailed story

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