Javed Siddique

  • TISLAMABAD - Federal Information and Broadcasting Minister Fawad Chaudhry has said that the PTI government would ensure the independence of the media as there is no plan under consideration to impose any sanction on this sector. He said this while explaining the ruling government’s ...

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  • TIslamabad - Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Dr Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal said yesterday that despite efforts by both Islamabad and Kabul misunderstandings could not be removed between two countries, however, the endeavours in this regard must continue. Talking in a Waqt News programme, Afghan envoy said ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD - China is ready to act as an arbiter in Kashmir dispute but any such arrangement is subject to India’s acquiescence, stated Chinese ambassador to Pakistan. Asked if there was possibility that China played its role in ending longstanding dispute during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang ...

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  • TISLAMABAD – Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Liu Jian has maintained that no one should be worried or annoyed by Pakistan’s handing over Gwadar Port to China. Talking to Nawa-i-Waqt at a function here, the foreign dignitary disclosed that the agreement regarding the transfer of management ...

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  • TISLAMABAD – The political and military leadership of Pakistan has rejected the United States’ demand to release Dr Shakil Afridi, who is accused of assisting the Americans in the Abbottabad operation.Reliable sources informed Nawa-i-Waqt that US Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan ...

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  • TISLAMABAD – Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Friday said that he had clarified about the North Waziristan operation and those, who failed to comprehend him, should read his statement again. He said they would decide about the timing and operational details of any action in ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD - JAVED SIDDIQ  - UAE has emerged as a staunch supporter of Pakistan in its endeavours to gain political as well as economic stability in addition to assisting it to overcome the energy sector. The UAE has one of the priorities of the foreign policy as directed by its leadership is ...

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  • TISLAMABAD – Federal information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira on Saturday said the reports about electing the president for another term from the present assembly and delaying the polls for a year were baseless assumptions and no such proposal was under consideration.In an exclusive chat with ...

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  • Tislamabad - All Parties Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Omer Farooq has said Pakistan government has put Kashmir issue on back burner due to its internal affairs..  Talking to Nawa-i-Waqt on phone from Srinagar, Mirwaiz lamented that international community was silent over the gross human ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - US Ambassador Cameron Munter has said that his country would vacate Shamsi Airbase within the noticed period on the directives of the government of Pakistan. About the Nato forces attack on the Pakistan checkpost, he regretted the incident, however, he repeated that the attack was not ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter has said that the recent Pak-US high-level engagement has helped mitigate misunderstanding between the two countries and both the allies have agreed to take joint action against high-value al-Qaeda and other targets in future. In an interview ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Ahmed Shuja Pashas meeting with US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) chief Leon Panetta to defuse tension between the two countries is a positive development and it will help resolve the row between the two intelligence agencies, asserted US ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani did not show any reaction to the suggestion put forward by Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif wherein he had proposed to include the army and the judiciary into the process of consultation for facing the present challenges. The media men ...

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  • TISLAMABAD US Ambassador Cameron Munter Saturday said in his opinion, the internal crisis in Pakistan was more of an economic nature than a political one. During an exclusive chat with Nawa-i-Waqt at the reception hosted in honour of the visiting US diplomat Frank Ruggiero, he further opined that ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The UK High Commissioner Robert Brinkley has expressed apprehension that al-Qaedas leader Osama bin Laden and his second in command Ayman al-Zawahiri might be hiding in the tribal areas of Pakistan. Talking to media at his office on Wednesday, the British envoy said that his government ...

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  • TISLAMABAD-Despite denial by the Foreign Office with regard to reports that India was made a party in the recently reached Pak-Afghan Transit Agreement inked in Washington, the text of the document reveals that under this accord trade between Afghanistan and China will also be made possible. It has ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The political and military leadership of Pakistan has agreed to launch an operation against foreign elements involved in terrorist activities in the tribal areas. TheNation has learnt through reliable sources that during the past few weeks a large number of foreign militants have ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Nuclear scientist Dr AQ Khan has said that all Indian cities can be destroyed five times if India took to any misadventure against Pakistan. He was talking to Nawa-i-Waqt/The Nation and Waqt TV on Saturday night. Dr Khan said the day on which Pakistan had tested Ghauri missile, the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Advisor to Prime Minister on Interior Rehman Malik  met President Pervez Musharraf at Presidency here on Thursday, sources revealed. "The purpose of the meeting was to convey an important message of Pakistan Peoples Party's mainstream leader to the President," well-placed ...

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  • TISLAMABAD-  President General (r) Pervez Musharraf will have no objection if the Parliament seeks to reinstate the deposed judges and that he will accept the decision, disclosed a source close to the President to Nawa-i-Waqt here on Friday. According to the source, neither is the President ...

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