In worst-case scenario, court martial proceedings could be initiated against former Lt Gen over claims in spy book.
Siddiqui will take over from Aizaz Chaudhry, who will step down on the same day.
"This is the first ever Shanghai Cooperation Organisation meeting being held in Pakistan," says Foreign Office.
Foreign Office terms inauguration of dam a “violation of the Indus Waters Treaty”, asks World Bank to address the issue.
FO summons Indian high commissioner to condemn violations, killing of four people of the same family.
US defence attaché Col Joseph Hall leaves for Afghanistan on a special flight.
Dastgir has previously also served in privatisation, commerce ministries.
Decision comes as Trump administration imposes similar restrictions on Pakistani diplomats starting today.
Foreign Office hopes remaining signatories of the deal will ensure that its provisions are upheld.
The convicts were found guilty of attacks on LEAs, academic institutions and civilians.
Dr Faisal says Shakeel Afridi will not be exchanged for Aafia Siddiqui or Hussain Haqqani.
"We hope to see our prisoners repatriated [as well]," FO spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal says.
FO reiterates India's claims about 'surgical strike' were false; says "repeating a lie doesn't turn it into the truth".
Funeral prayers held for Atiq Baig, 22, who died after sustaining a head injury in the accident.
PM Abbasi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani scheduled to discuss the latter's offer of peace talks with Taliban.
“Both countries have immense potential to improve the relationship, and cater to each other’s needs,” says Bisaria.
April 6 to be Kashmir Solidarity Day; this is the second time envoys are being sent to take up the plight of Kashmiris.
Foreign Office urges Afghan authorities to take effective action against terrorist hideouts inside its territory.
503 Pakistani pilgrims wanting to travel to Ajmer to participate in Urs of Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti left disappointed.
Air Marshal Mujahid will replace Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, who is set to retire on March 19.