Tag: Nawaz Sharif

Panama Papers: Nawaz Sharif steps down after Supreme Court order

Newsroom24x7 Network Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today stepped down after the Supreme Court of Pakistan unanimously voted for disqualifying him from holding office and referred his case to the country’s top anti-corruption authority for conducting a probe into his family’s offshore assets exposed by the Panama Papers. The landmark verdict against Sharif was

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When India is fighting Pakistan-sponsored terrorism, the US talks of contentious issues between India and Pakistan

Lalit Shastri One security personnel was martyred and eight of them were injured, when terrorists attacked a security force convoy at Zakoora in the outskirts of Srinagar this evening (14 October, 2016). The terrorists opened fire, targeting a vehicle carrying security forces from patrol duty to their camp at Zakoora.   Going by the discourse and

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Nawaz Sharif glorifies Burhan Wani; This shows Pak’s attachment to terrorism says India

Newsroom24x7 Staff New York: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today raised the Kashmir issue, praised and glorified slain Hizbul terrorist Burhan Wani as a young leader and accused India of putting “unacceptable” conditions for a dialogue with Pakistan at the United Nations. The Pakistani Prime Minister was addressing the United Nations General Assembly here on 21

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Pathankot Attack Intel update : Pakistan carries out raids, makes arrests

Newsroom24x7 Desk Islamabad : Intelligence officials today revealed that Pakistani authorities have carried out raids at different places following attack on the Pathankot air base in India, leading to some arrests. According to Intel reports, raids were carried out in Gujranwala, Jhelum and Bahawalpur districts and an unspecified number of people were arrested. After the

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Sharif hails Modi’s gesture, says the two countries cannot live as enemies

Newsroom24x7 Desk Islamabad : Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has described his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi’s last week’s visit to Lahore as a good will gesture and called for the two countries to set aside their hostilities.’The Indian Prime Minister came to Lahore and spent a few hours with us. It was high time that two

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India willing to join hands with Pakistan and Afghanistan for trade and commerce – Sushma Swaraj

Newsroom24x7 Desk Islamabad : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj expressed trust and assured cohesive dealings going forward with countries in the likes of Pakistan and Afghanistan during her tour to Pakistan’s Heart of Asia entourage. While addressing the ‘Heart of Asia’ summit at Islamabad, she today said that India is ‘willing to join hands with

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US Prez refrains from mentioning India publicly, in Obama-Sharif meet

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington D.C: Contrary to the presumptions based on nuclear ambitions of Pakistan and its intent on setting up an agenda of India-talks with the US President, the topic of India debate did not find centre place in the discussions between the two heads of their respective states, President Barack Obama, and Prime Minister

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Pakistan admits its ready to deter conventional Indian battlefield attacks

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington D.C : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is scheduled to meet with US President Barack Obama today. White House released a statement earlier this week stating that Pakistan PM’s visit would highlight the enduring nature of US-Pakistan relationship and provide an opportunity to strengthen their cooperation on issues of mutual concern, including

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Barack Obama discusses visit to India with Nawaz Sharif

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: US President Thursday talked on phone with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan and discussed with him his recently concluded visit to India. During his talk with Sharif, the US president noted the United States supports all efforts by both nations (India and Pakistan) to improve ties. President Obama also discussed

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