WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The United States and the American people congratulate Dr. Arif Alvi on his swearing in as the new President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. The United States looks toward working with Pakistan to advance our shared interests, such as regional peace, stability, … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Congratulations to the New President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi
Pakistan – Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo traveled to Islamabad, Pakistan on September 5. In Islamabad he met with Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Imran Khan, Foreign Minister Qureshi, and Chief of Army Staff Bajwa to discuss U.S.-Pakistan bilateral relations and potential areas for cooperation. —– SOURCE: news provided by STATE.GOV on September 5, 2018.
Pakistan – The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today in Islamabad, Pakistan with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, and other civilian and military leadership. He was accompanied by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. Congratulating the Prime Minister on the formation of his … Continue reading Pakistan | Secretary Pompeo’s Meetings in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Pakistan on Wednesday at a time when relations between the two countries have sunk to a new low. The United States last weekend canceled a $300 million Coalition Support Fund payment to Pakistan and on board the plane to Pakistan, Pompeo announced his appointment of … Continue reading ISLAMABAD | US’s Pompeo arrives in Pakistan hoping to ‘reset’ relations
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he wants to “reset” strained relations with Pakistan when he travels to the South Asian nation on Wednesday and meets with its new prime minister. Pompeo will meet with Prime Minister Imran Khan, a longtime critic of the U.S., and powerful army chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | On trip to Pakistan, Pompeo seeks ‘reset’ in strained ties
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon says it’s taken final steps to cancel $300 million in planned aid to Pakistan. The move earlier this summer reflects the Trump administration’s dissatisfaction with Pakistan’s commitment to assisting the U.S. strategy for pressuring the Taliban, whose leaders use Pakistan as a sanctuary. Pentagon officials say a request was submitted to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Pentagon decides not to release $300M in aid to Pakistan
Lahore, Pakistan – Reliable residents/sources in Lahore, Pakistan, have reported damage from a earthquake creating local residents to abandon homes seeking shelter. According to The News, sources have reported that areas affected are Lahore, Pakpattan, Jaranwala, Nankana Sahib, Sheikupura, Okara, Kasur, Gujrat, Khanewal, Hafizabad, Chiniot, Multan and other cities. No other information is currently available. … Continue reading World News – Reported Earthquake in Pakistan
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Dutch prime minister on Friday distanced his government from a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest being organized later this year by anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders. Wilders “is not a member of the government. The competition is not a government initiative,” Prime Minister Mark Rutte said at his weekly press conference. Rutte’s … Continue reading THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Dutch premier distances govt from anti-Islam cartoon contest