Pak Afghan Ties
The premier reiterates his desire of "peace in Afghanistan" in a meeting with media representatives from across the border.
"Pakistan will continue to extend all kinds of support to our Afghan brethren in time[s] of need," ISPR statement says.
The impression of Afghan envoy's daughter's kidnapping "is not corroborated by evidence": Islamabad police chief.
Ambassador Mansoor Ahmad Khan arrived in Islamabad on Sunday evening, according to the FO.
Pakistan terms Afghan government's decision "unfortunate and regrettable", urges review.
President Ashraf Ghani is appearing more hawkish towards Pakistan than some of the openly pro-India Afghan politicians.
Foreign Office says Islamabad Police has launched a thorough investigation, security of Afghan envoy and his family "beefed up".
Premier tells Indian media RSS is hurdle in way of talks.
“Aim of the forthcoming peace conference is to engage with and consult all sides on Afghan peace process," says FO spokesperson.
The premier has also invited other leaders to an international conference on Afghanistan to be organised by Pakistan soon.
Chaman Assistant Commissioner Arif Kakar says security is on high alert.
Qureshi urges Afghanistan to address all concerns through established mechanisms, says "blame game will not serve the region."
Says Islamabad will accept any govt in Afghanistan that has the backing of the Afghan people.
Should peace process continue to sputter or altogether fail, Islamabad’s relations with Kabul and Washington would sour, it says.
The TTP has launched several terrorist attacks inside Pakistan using Afghan soil without any retribution from its hosts, FO says.
"There is no way we are going to allow any bases, any sort of action from Pakistani territory into Afghanistan," insists premier.
The spat between the Afghan NSA and FO had started after the former’s abusive remarks against Pakistan last month.
Growing violence in Afghanistan has serious consequences for the region it will be hard for Islamabad to escape the fallout.
The spectre that looms is of chaos and more strife with grave implications for Pakistan.
NA budget session begins today.
Says if Afghan national security adviser does not correct his behaviour, he will actually be playing the role of a spoiler.
Gen Bajwa expresses satisfaction over the army’s "operational readiness in view of the emerging security threats".
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani had earlier claimed that Pakistan "operated an organised system of support" for the Taliban.
US warns continued chaos in Afghanistan will be harmful for its neighbours.
Commerce adviser says Pakistan is seeking more trade with Afghanistan and Central Asia countries.
COAS Bajwa meets President Ghani, Abdullah during his day-long visit to Afghan capital.
Pakistan’s exports to Afghanistan fell 5.5pc from $790 million to $746.3m during the first nine months of the current fiscal year.
COAS, Afghan Ambassador Najibullah Ali Khil discuss matters of mutual interest and regional security situation.
FM Qureshi expresses hope that Afghan parties will work constructively to achieve shared objective of a stable Afghanistan.
Says that regional dynamics, and the involvement of outside powers, will continue to affect the conflict in Afghanistan.