China commends PM’s remarks on CPEC

China commended Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s remarks on the construction of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), saying on Wednesday that Beijing was ready to work with Islamabad to continue pursuing high-quality development of the corridor. Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Zhao Lijian told his regular briefing that China wanted to build CPEC …

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‘FO terms OIC conference ‘resounding success

Pakistan on Thursday termed the Conference of Foreign Ministers from Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) a “resounding success” on all fronts, saying the 57-member Islamic body expressed unequivocal support for the resolution of the longstanding Jammu and Kashmir dispute. “Coinciding with the 75th anniversary of independence, the conference is a …

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Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani calls upon politicians to exercise restraint, avoid ‘foul’ language

Prominent religious scholar Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani on Monday expressed shock at the intense war of words "devoid of any restraint” between the mainstream political parties, saying "it is frightening to imagine the extent to which Islamic rules and values are being violated in political disputes.” The remarks from the …

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