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PM Sharif to visit UK in April

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Apr 17, 2014. Islamabad – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will visit the United Kingdom later in April for a summit-level meeting with a focus on further improvement in Pak-UK bilateral trade, the Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and […]

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Didgeridoos at the Australia Day in Spring

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Apr 14, 2014. Islamabad – Every spring season, there is a festival in the heart of the capital to showcase the indigenous folk arts and crafts of Pakistan. On Saturday evening, however, the spirit of multiculturalism in Islamabad went beyond Pakistan’s […]

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Pak Italy cooperation can be improved: Italian Ambassador

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Mar 15, 2014. Islamabad –  Italy is keen on helping Pakistani businesses take advantage of improved access to the European market as the two countries also continue to increase scientific and cultural bilateral cooperation, according to the Italian envoy to Pakistan. […]

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Nigeria-Pakistan have entered an era of economic diplomacy

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Mar 1, 2014. Islamabad – In just the past two years, the bilateral trade volume between Pakistan and Nigeria has increased fivefold, heralding the start of what might be called an age of “economic diplomacy” between the two countries. Much of […]

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UK supports Pakistan in fighting militancy

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Mar 1, 2013. Islamabad – The United Kingdom (UK) is standing “shoulder-to-shoulder” with Pakistan in fighting terrorism and discussions are already under way on ways the British can help with implementation of the internal security policy recently announced by the Pakistani […]

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Cricket with the diplomats – women edition

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on May 26, 2014. Islamabad – At the base of the Margalla Hills on Sunday, cricket was a ladies’ game. The Pakistan national women’s cricket team and women from the foreign diplomatic missions in Islamabad played a friendly cricket match at the […]

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Cricket with the diplomats

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Feb 24, 2014. Islamabad – Pakistan and the “Big Three” appeared to have patched up unofficially on the cricket pitch as the Commonwealth Diplomats’ XI and the Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman’s XI played a goodwill cricket match in the capital on […]

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Hungary sees Pakistan as regional partner

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Feb 24, 2014. Islamabad – Hungary views Pakistan as an important partner country in its bid to build stronger ties with Asian nations, according to a top Hungarian government official. Szabolcs Takacs, the Hungarian Deputy State Secretary for Security Policy and […]

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France supports Pakistan’s dream for peace and stability

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Feb 18, 2014. Islamabad – France is committed to strengthening bilateral relations with Pakistan by supporting business linkages, higher education opportunities and hydropower projects in the country, according to Phillipe Thiebaud, the Ambassador of France to Pakistan. Speaking to The Express […]

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Pak govt, private sector needs to develop winning attitude: Argentine Ambassador

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Jan 21, 2014. Islamabad – Pakistan’s government and private-sector need to develop a winning attitude and be confident with their decision making, Ambassador of Argentina in Pakistan, Rodolfo J. Martin-Saravia said. Saravia, who is also the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps […]

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