Pakistan

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  • International Monetary Fund (IMF) 2018-11-13 09:55

    Pakistan, IMF start bailout talks

    TEHRAN _Pakistan is expected to start policy-level meetings with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) over the bailout program to maintain its foreign exchange reserves from Monday, according to reports.

  • Iran-Pakistan 2018-11-12 23:22

    Iran, Pakistan to kick off discussions on stalled gas pipeline project

    TEHRAN _ In a significant development that augur well for Iran-Pakistan relations, the PTI government in Islamabad led by Imran Khan has decided to kick off discussions on Iran-Pakistan (I-P) gas pipeline project that got shelved by the previous government in 2016.

  • pakistan 2018-11-12 20:16

    Pakistan has vowed to act quickly to free Iranian captives: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that Pakistani officials have promised to take more actions to liberate the Iranian border guards who were recently kidnapped by terrorists at Iran-Pakistan border.

  • IMF 2018-11-11 10:13

    Pakistan starts talks for IMF bailout

    TEHRAN _ With the economic situation getting grimmer, Pakistan government led by Imran Khan has started talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) over the bailout program to maintain its foreign exchange reserves that have dropped 42 percent since January.

  • Pakistan-China 2018-11-06 07:46

    ‘CPEC vital link for China, Pakistan’

    TEHRAN -The ambitious China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would serve as a vital link for the two countries to the Middle East and Central Asian Republics and open fresh investment avenues, new markets and vistas, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday.

  • Ghani 2018-11-06 07:45

    ‘Peaceful Afghanistan in interest of region’

    TEHRAN - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has said that a peaceful Afghanistan is in the best interest of the region, especially Pakistan so all the regional countries should come together to ensure peace in Afghanistan.

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif 2018-10-31 20:34

    Zarif visits Pakistan over kidnapped Iranian soldiers

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Pakistan in the early hours of Wednesday morning to follow up on the fate of the Iranian border guards who were recently kidnapped by terrorists at Iran-Pakistan border.

  • Kashmir 2018-10-28 17:22

    Kashmir Black Day observed in Tehran

    TEHRAN - In observance of the Black Day, talks and seminars were held in Tehran as well as other big cities in Iran on Saturday in support for the cause of people of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K).

  • Pakistan’s FIA sets up offices in Iran, Greece 2018-10-27 04:24

    Pakistan’s FIA sets up offices in Iran, Greece

    TEHRAN – Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has established its sub-offices in Greece and Iran to check increasing activities of organized criminal networks and illegal movements of Pakistani migrants.

  • Rescue of kidnapped border guards first test for Imran Khan: Iran 2018-10-24 08:27

    Rescue of kidnapped border guards first test for Imran Khan: Iran

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister spokesman Bahram Qassemi has said a rescue of the abducted Iranian border guards could be the first test for Pakistan’s newly-elected Prime Minister Imran Khan regarding Tehran-Islamabad ties.

  • ‘Greater security co-op needed between Iran and Pakistan’ 2018-10-23 22:30

    ‘Greater security co-op needed between Iran and Pakistan’

    TEHRAN – A senior Pakistani defense analyst says Iran must rest assured that Pakistan would take all the necessary measures to stop recurrence of terrorist attacks in common borders.

  • pakistan 2018-10-23 22:17

    Islamabad firm to rescue abducted Iranian soldiers: ambassador

    TEHRAN – Pakistan’s Ambassador to Tehran, Rifat Masood, said on Tuesday that Islamabad is determined to rescue Iranian border guards from kidnappers.

  • pakpour 2018-10-22 20:40

    Pakpour goes to Pakistan to pursue case of kidnapped soldiers

    TEHRAN - The IRGC Ground Force Commander, Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour, left for Pakistan on Monday to pursue the case of the Iranian border guards kidnapped to Pakistan by terrorist on October 15, IRGC spokesman Ramazan Sharif announced on Monday.

  • S-400 2018-10-21 16:21

    Pak criticizes Indo-Russia defence deal

    Continuing their harangue against each other, Pakistan has criticized and downplayed India's acquisition of the Russian-made S-400 Triumph air defense system, claiming Islamabad can counter the threat.

  • Iran asks Pakistan to crush terrorists 2018-10-21 10:43

    Iran asks Pakistan to crush terrorists

    TEHRAN – Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli has asked the Pakistani government to gather intelligence on the terrorists living in its territory in order to track and crush them, voicing Iranian armed forces’ readiness to cooperate with Pakistan to achieve that end.

  • baqeri 2018-10-20 19:56

    Iranian military chief urges Pakistan to immediately arrest kidnappers

    TEHRAN - Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Mohammad Baqeri has urged Pakistan to take immediate action to arrest terrorists who kidnapped more than 10 Iranian border guards last week.

  • Pakistan 2018-10-18 09:08

    Pakistan working to locate kidnapped Iranian guards

    TEHRAN - A day after 14 Iranian guards were kidnapped by militants in the border region with Pakistan, Pakistan on Tuesday said its military forces were working closely their counterparts in Iran to trace them.

  • Pakistan military 2018-10-18 09:03

    Pakistan, Russia to hold joint military exercises

    TEHRAN - The Pakistani and Russian militaries will conduct a joint military exercise, termed Friendship 2018, involving over 200 troops from both countries in Pakistan’s northern highlands from October 21 to November 4, the Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced in a statement on Tuesday.

  • zarif 2018-10-17 20:14

    Zarif urges Pakistan to help immediately release Iranian abductees 

    Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif telephoned his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday to follow up on conditions of Iranian border guards who were abducted and transferred to Pakistan by terrorists late on Monday.

  • pakistan nuclear race 2018-10-16 20:06

    Pakistan not to join nuclear race

    TEHRAN - Reaffirming his country’s commitment to non-proliferation, Pakistan’s newly-elected president Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan will not join the nuclear race, as nuclear weapons are for defense only.

  • Afghan-Pakistan border 2018-10-16 19:42

    Tensions rise on Afghan-Pakistan border

    TEHRAN - After a brief period of uneasy calm, the tensions between estranged neighbors Pakistan and Afghanistan are again on the boil. A key border crossing between the two countries was shut on Monday as the troops exchanged fire across the border.

  • Mirjavaveh 2018-10-16 11:52

    IRGC proposes joint military operation with Pakistan army to free hostages

    Over 10 Iranian border guards kidnapped in the border with Pakistan

    TEHRAN – The Jaish ul-Adl terrorist group kidnapped on Monday night more than 10 Iranian border guards in the Mirjavaveh border region with Pakistan.

  • 3.	Afghanistan, Turkmenistan sign energy pact 2018-10-14 09:03

    Afghanistan, Turkmenistan sign energy pact

    TEHRAN -The energy ministers of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan signed an agreement to strengthen energy cooperation through the ambitious Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan transmission line, according to reports.

  • China-Pakistan 2018-10-13 22:12

    ‘CPEC imposing no burden on Pakistan’

    TEHRAN -Dismissing reports in Western media as “incorrect”, based on “distorted facts and one-sided opinion”, Pakistan has said that it opted for Chinese investment under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) due to the favorable financing arrangements.

  • pakistan 2018-10-13 20:36

    Pakistani figure suggests formation of coordination committee to facilitate Arbaeen pilgrimage

    TEHRAN – A Pakistani political leader has suggested formation a coordination committee between Iran, Pakistan and Iraq to facilitate visit of Pakistani pilgrims to holy places in Iraq during Arbaeen.

  • India-Russia 2018-10-11 16:54

    After India-Russia defense deal, Pakistan to import drones from China

    TEHRAN - In a new development that military observers believe can potentially lead to arms race in the region and lead to more tensions between the two estranged nuclear-armed neighbors – India and Pakistan – China is likely to export drones to Pakistan.

  • Pakistan 2018-10-11 16:51

    Dhaka rejects new Pakistan envoy

    TEHRAN - In an unsavory development that is likely to worsen relations between Pakistan and Bangladesh, Dhaka has refused to accept Islamabad’s new envoy following allegations of Pakistan’s diplomatic mission being misused to perpetrate activities of Pakistan’s intelligence agency against Dhaka and Delhi.

  • India-Pakistan 2018-10-10 21:00

    ‘Heatwave to affect people in India, Pakistan’

    TEHRAN - The climate change is real and it is illustrated by the heat wave conditions spreading like a plague in India and Pakistan. According to a new research, it can have dangerous consequences in these two countries in near future.

  • Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi 2018-10-09 02:00

    ‘U.S. viewing Pakistan through India lens’

    TEHRAN - A senior Pakistani minister and Prime Minister Imran Khan’s close aide has alleged that the United States was looking at Pakistan through the “Afghan perspective” or “India lens”.

  • Pakistan 2018-10-07 08:32

    Pakistan expels 18 aid groups

    TEHRAN - In a decision that is likely to stir hornet’s nest, Pakistani government has ordered 18 international aid groups to shut down operations and leave the country, according to reports.