Free Press Journal
  • India borrowed our economic plans, says Pak Minister

    Similarly, Bangladesh’s foreign reserves have reached $33 billion while we are at $18 billion. For how long, we will watch other countries overtake us: Pak Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal.

  • Abbasi inducts 44 ministers, Khawaja Asif is new Foreign Minister

    Islamabad: The cabinet of new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday saw the return of old faces, but a major change in portfolios was seen, with most notable being the induction of ex-Defence Minister Khawaja Asif as Foreign Minister.

  • Ailing PoK resident to get visa, no letter from Aziz needed: Sushama Swaraj

    New Delhi : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said a patient from Pakistan-administered Kashmir who is seeking treatment in New Delhi for a liver tumour needed no recommendation from the Pakistan government for a medical visa because the territory is “an integral part of India”.

  • Pakistan will continue to support Kashmiris:Sartaj Aziz

    India could not suppress the vigour of Kashmiris for freedom. At last India would have to give freedom to Kashmiris. If India was a democratic country, then it should give chance to people of Kashmir for deciding their future course. Pak PM’s advisor Sartaj Aziz,

  • Sushma Swaraj’s request to Aziz over visa for Jadhav’s mother gets no response

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today expressed dismay over lack of courtesy shown by her Pakistani counterpart Sartaj Aziz, who has not even acknowledged her personal letter requesting for a Pakistani visa for Kulbhushan Jadhav’s mother. However, she assured Aziz that any Pakistani national seeking a medical visa to travel to India with his recommendation will be given the visa immediately.

  • ICJ cannot acquit Kulbhushan Jadhav: Sartaj Aziz

    Islamabad: Advisor to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Saturday reiterated Pakistan’s stand that Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav cannot be acquitted by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and his punishment will be in accordance with domestic laws.

  • A timeline of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s quest for justice

    New Delhi: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is set to begin its hearing over the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by Pakistan on charges of being an Indian spy.Here is a detailed timeline of the important developments in the matter of Jadhav so far:

  • Pak protests Indian ‘moves to change demography’ in J&K

    Sartaj Aziz in his letter to the UN Secretary General said that India is  trying to make demographic changes and convert the ‘majority Muslim community in Jammu and Kashmir  into a minority community to preempt the results of the (proposed) UN administered plebiscite, according to a Pakistani foreign office statement
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  • Turmoil in Kashmir not due to cross-border terrorism: Sartaj Aziz

    Islamabad: Pakistan today claimed that the international community has rejected India’s contention that the turmoil in Kashmir is primarily a cross-border terrorism issue, as it blamed India for “scuttling” all opportunities for a “meaningful” dialogue to resolve the issue. Pakistan Prime Minister’s Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz, in a hard-hitting statement, said Islamabad has always welcomed the endeavours aimed at addressing the human rights issues in the Valley and the resolution of

  • Jadhav sentenced as per law, has 40 days to appeal: Aziz

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday said that alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav was sentenced according to the country’s law and he has 40 days to file an appeal in the apex court. Top foreign policy chief Sartaj Aziz also warned India to stop issuing “rhetorical statements” against Islamabad over the issue.

  • Pakistan to host regional ECO summit on March 1

    Islamabad : Pakistan will host a multi-nation regional economic summit on March 1 aimed at increasing cooperation in areas such as trade, energy, tourism and economic growth, the country’s top diplomat said on Saturday.

  • Pak concerned over peace in Indian Ocean, says Aziz

    Karachi : Pakistan’s top diplomat Sartaj Aziz on Saturday alleged that India’s evolving “expansionist” maritime security strategy and un-demarked border of Sir Creek pose “threat” to the security of the Indian Ocean.

  • Pak concerned over peace in Indian Ocean: Sartaj Aziz

    Karachi: Pakistan’s top diplomat Sartaj Aziz today alleged that India’s evolving “expansionist” maritime security strategy and un-demarked border of Sir Creek pose “threat” to the security of the Indian Ocean.

  • Pak seeks peace with Afghanistan

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s top foreign policy chief Sartaj Aziz has said Islamabad was striving to hold peace dialogue with Afghanistan.

  • ‘Insufficient evidence’ on Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav: Aziz

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Wednesday admitted that the government was presented with only “insufficient evidence” on alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, who is under detention.

  • Can Aziz break the ice in talks?

    Sharif’s Foreign Affairs Advisor exchanges pleasantries with Modi, but talks uncertain