US hopes for improvement in Indo-Pak trade ties after elections in India, which would increase bilateral trade to $10bn.
Govt will seek a national consensus on what action to take against Taliban if talks with the TTP failed, said Dar.
If secular ideologies have failed, political Islam has not had a resounding success either.
Successful holding of elections in Afghanistan is a promising beginning, said Maleeha Lodhi, former envoy to US, UK.
Pakistan is soon expected to become eligible for loans from IBRD, which would enable it to undertake major projects.
The IFC official told Dar that the organisation also wanted to establish an international Pak Rupee programme.
US and Pakistan have held initial discussions on a joint plan to expand trade and investment flows over next five years.
WASHINGTON: The US military will leave behind about 800 square miles of land littered with undetonated grenades,...
Finance Ministry said that a positive response to Pakistan’s Eurobond enabled govt to raise $1 billion for five years.
WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday that the Palestinian Authority could not yet recognise...
The proposed legislation now goes for a vote by the full House of Representatives.
An estimated 1,000 Christian and Hindu women are forced to convert and marry Muslim men in Pakistan every year.
WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama has offered to continue America’s partnership with the new Afghan government...
“There will be forgiveness for who seek forgiveness. And revenge for who seek revenge; but revenge knows no end.”
“Teach our son the sign language,” the father said to his wife. “Having a mother tongue compromises his neutrality.”
NYT story says Musharraf and Shuja Pasha knew of Al Qaeda chief’s presence in Abbottabad and plan to assassinate Benazir
WASHINGTON: The Malaysian prime minister’s telephone to his Pakistani counterpart on Tuesday, seeking help to ...
WASHINGTON: US Navy Seals have rescued a hijacked oil tanker and freed 21 crew members, including six Pakistanis,...
"Their honour is always tied to a woman’s body because it gives them the freedom to flaunt their manliness.”
WASHINGTON: In Pakistan, 14 individuals are currently on death row on blasphemy convictions and 19 are serving life...