Showing posts with label Sharif. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sharif. Show all posts

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Pakistan To Host Next 19th SAARC Summit

Pakistan is set to host the 19th summit of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in capital City - Islamabad.

The announcement was done by Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in his address to the 18th SAARC summit being held in the Nepal's capital

"Pakistan was pleased to host the next SAARC Summit in Islamabad," PM Sharif said.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Nawaz Sharif Briefed by Pakistan's Spy Agency Ahead of 18th SAARC

Days ahead of 18th SAARC Summit in Nepal's Capital, Kathmandu, Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif has been briefed by spy agency chief Lt General Rizwan Akhtar on Monday.

The briefing is supposed to be related to national security and other national stuffs.

Prime Minister Sharif is visiting Nepal for the SAARC Summit and is expected to have valuable talk and interaction with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi during the regional summit in Kathmandu on 26-27 November.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Narendra Modi to Talk with Nawaz Sharif at 18th SAARC summit

India's Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi is travelling to neighboring country Nepal on Tuesday for attending the 18th SAARC summit to be held in capital Kathmandu. PM Modi is expected to meet all top Saarc leaders, including his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif.

Though there is no proposal for a bilateral meeting with Sharif, PM is expected to have a meaningful dialogue with as many Saarc leaders as possible and would handle all aspects of relationships.

The schedule of the bilateral meets are yet to be finalized whereas India is willing to have peaceful and cooperative relations with Pakistan constructing the framework under the Shimla Agreement and Lahore Declaration.

This will be Modi's second visit to Nepal after taking over as PM and the visit is expected to have a substantive bilateral component.

Update on 25th Nov, 9:19 NT:
On tuesday, Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif said that his side is ready to hold talks but it is up to India to re-start the negotiations which were called off by it "unilaterally".

He blamed India for cancelling the meeting unilaterally.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Will Sharif-Modi meeting held at 18th SAARC summit in Kathmandu?

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s meeting with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi remains undecided, Foreign Office spokesperson Tasnim Aslam told media in the weekly briefing in Islamabad on Thursday.

FO spokesperson said PM would participate in South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit on November 26 and November 27 while meeting with host country (Nepal) leadership has been settled.

She further refuted news reports of PM turning down a car for the summit from India, adding that no car was offered by India and “so there was no question of turning down the offer”.

FO told that 55 thousand people have lost their lives at the hands of terrorism whereas indiscriminate operation is being carried out against the militants.
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Did Modi And Sharif as Democrats Transcend Borders to Unite Against The Pak Army?

Modi won a landslide victory in the recently concluded elections in India. While that was a surprise, his invitations to all the SAARC heads of governments to grace his swearing in ceremony was a bigger surprise for one and all. Almost as an export, the surprise even landed in Pakistan.With the ball being unexpectedly thrown into their court by an uneasy neighbour, who was assumed not to follow 'love thy neighbour', unsure Pakistan was certainly in disarray.

Although, complete suddenness and 'go we lose not go we lose' situation made the political decision hard, not having a single power centre made it harder. Though external cause was blamed, a delayed yes from the army possibly delayed PM Sharif's yes. In addition, Pakistani brains airing venom against Modi in its TV, didn't make things easy.

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