Shah Mehmood Qureshi
29 Oct 2020
Ghus ke mara: Pakistan Minister calls Pulwama attack 'great achievement'
A Minister in Pakistan's Imran Khan-led government seemingly admitted to the country's role in the 2019 Pulwama terror attack.
24 Sep 2020
SAARC must overcome cross-border terror; obstruction in trade, connectivity: Jaishankar
Cross-border terror, blocking connectivity, and obstructing trade are the key challenges that the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) must overcome, Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar said on Thursday at an informal virtual meeting of SAARC Foreign Ministers held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA).
18 Feb 2020
Masood Azhar not missing, holed up near Bahawalpur headquarters: Reports
Before the terror-watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) could take a decision on blacklisting Pakistan, Islamabad informed that wanted terrorist Masood Azhar, who is the head of the proscribed organization Jaish-e-Mohammed, has gone missing.
17 Feb 2020
India rejects UN chief's offer to mediate on J&K
India on Sunday rejected an offer from United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' to mediate on the Jammu and Kashmir issue.
16 Jan 2020
China tries raising Kashmir issue at UNSC, fails again!
Pakistan's all-weather ally China attempted to turn the attention of United Nations Security Council members towards Kashmir, but to no avail, as most participants see the tension in the Valley as a bilateral issue between New Delhi and Islamabad.
30 Sep 2019
Pakistan snubs Modi, invites Manmohan Singh to inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor
In a snub to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Pakistan has decided to invite former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the inauguration ceremony of Kartarpur Corridor, due to be held in November.
22 Sep 2019
Pakistan PM reaches US in Saudi Crown Prince's 'special jet'
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan reached the United States on Saturday on a Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman's "special aircraft," according to reports.
18 Sep 2019
Won't allow PM Modi to use our airspace: Pakistan
Pakistan will not allow PM Narendra Modi to use its airspace while traveling to the United States, the bordering country's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Wednesday.
12 Sep 2019
On Kashmir-issue, Pakistan claims it has support of 60 countries
Pakistan is learned to have submitted a "joint statement" on the "human rights situation" in Jammu and Kashmir and claimed it has the support of as many as 60 countries.
10 Sep 2019
India, Pakistan to counter each other on Kashmir-matter in Geneva
Hostile neighbors India and Pakistan are expected to square off on the issue of Jammu and Kashmir in Geneva on Tuesday, where the 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is being held.
08 Sep 2019
Amid Indo-Pak tensions, China to invest $1bn in Pakistan
Amid heightened tensions between India and Pakistan, China is planning to invest $1 billion in development projects in the latter nation, the Ambassador of China to Pakistan, Yao Jing, reportedly said on Saturday.
07 Sep 2019
President Ram Nath Kovind denied permission to enter Pakistan airspace
Pakistan has refused to allow President Ram Nath Kovind into its airspace for his flight to Iceland, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Saturday.
20 Aug 2019
Tough situation, tweets Trump after talking to Modi, Khan
The situation in Kashmir is a tough one but conversations with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan were "good", tweeted US President Donald Trump on Monday.
16 Aug 2019
UNSC to hold closed-door talks on Kashmir today
The United Nations Security Council will take up the Kashmir issue and hold closed-door talks on Friday, said reports. The meeting has been facilitated on China's request.
10 Aug 2019
#KashmirIssue: UN, US, China, Russia snub Pakistan; refuse to intervene
Pakistan suffered a huge setback on the Kashmir issue after being rebuffed in all efforts to seek international intervention against India's decision to revoke Article 370 and split Jammu & Kashmir into two Union Territories.
14 Jun 2019
#SCOSummit: Modi talks on terrorism, launches veiled attack at Pakistan
At the ongoing Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a sharp attack at Pakistan, without explicitly mentioning the neighboring country.
12 Mar 2019
Pakistan insists they will deal 'firmly' with terrorists: Trump's adviser
Pakistan promises to crack down on terrorist groups attacking Indian rule over Kashmir, United States President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton said yesterday.
09 Mar 2019
India wants "naya" Pakistan to take "naya" action against terrorism
A day after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said he wouldn't allow his country's soil to be used for terrorism abroad, New Delhi on Saturday asked him to move beyond words.
06 Mar 2019
Pakistan to send envoy Sohail Mahmood back to India: Qureshi
Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi today said that his country is sending its envoy, Sohail Mahmood, back to India and is ready to engage with New Delhi to reduce tensions, which are "de-escalating" due to diplomatic efforts by countries like the US, China, and Russia.
04 Mar 2019
Masood Azhar is alive: Pakistani media rejects death rumors
Rejecting widespread rumors about his death, a Pakistani news portal confirmed on Sunday that Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar is alive.
03 Mar 2019
OIC passes resolution on Kashmir "atrocities", India says "matter internal"
On Saturday, India rejected a resolution by Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) on Jammu and Kashmir, saying the matter was internal.
02 Mar 2019
Masood Azhar, afflicted with renal failure, being treated in Army-hospital?
Masood Azhar, the founder of the dreaded terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), is suspected to be afflicted with renal failure and is under regular dialysis at an army hospital in Rawalpindi in Pakistan, officials in New Delhi said today.
02 Mar 2019
Pakistan's foreign minister hints government is in touch with Jaish-e-Mohammed
A day after he said Jaish-e-Mohammed's Chief Masood Azhar was in Pakistan and "unwell", Shah Mehmood Qureshi has now said the country's government was in touch with the terrorist outfit.
01 Mar 2019
Countries should stop protecting terrorists: Sushma Swaraj at OIC
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who was invited to Dubai as the guest of honor at Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), on Thursday said all countries should come together to fight terrorism.
01 Mar 2019
Mike Pompeo 'hopeful' India-Pakistan tension would come down
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he had "good conversations" with Indian and Pakistani leaders and was hopeful that the rising tension will come down between the two nuclear-armed neighbors.
28 Feb 2019
Pakistan offers IAF pilot's return to ease tension; India refuses
On Thursday, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that Islamabad was willing to return captured Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman if it eased tensions with India.
21 Feb 2019
Water flowing to Pakistan will be used for Yamuna: Gadkari
While citizens are putting pressure on Centre to act against Pakistan after Pulwama terror attack, Union Minister of Water Resources Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said river water flowing to Pakistan will be used to revive Yamuna.
19 Feb 2019
Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing: India sponsored Peshawar school massacre, claims Pakistan
In the ongoing hearing of the case pertaining to release of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav at International Court of Justice (ICJ), Pakistan's Attorney General Anwar Mansoor Khan on Tuesday claimed India sponsored the terror attack on Peshawar school.
17 Feb 2019
Pakistan-backed terror hits India, Iran; Sushma Swaraj makes Tehran stopover
Sending a strong message that Iran and India are united against Pakistan sponsored terror, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj made a stopover in Tehran on Saturday and met Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Aragchchi.
25 Nov 2018
Kartarpur corridor: Sushma Swaraj won't visit Pakistan, names two ministers
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has declined Pakistan's invitation for the groundbreaking ceremony at Kartarpur on November 28, citing prior commitments, but has named two ministers instead.
11 Nov 2018
Pakistan must do soul-searching on India's legitimate concerns: Omar Abdullah
Prime Minister Imran Khan-led Pakistani Government must to do some soul searching on India's legitimate concerns to make way for a process of engagement on Kashmir, National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has said.
07 Oct 2018
US shouldn't view ties with Pakistan through 'Indian lens': Qureshi
The US should not view its ties with Pakistan from the Indian lens or Afghan perspective, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said in Islamabad on Saturday.
04 Oct 2018
Pakistan Foreign Minister asks US to facilitate Indo-Pak talks
Islamabad is seeking an American role in facilitating talks between India and Pakistan because the two South Asian neighbors aren't engaging bilaterally, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said, warning that absence of such a facilitation could lead to an escalation of tension.
28 Sep 2018
Sushma Swaraj leaves SAARC foreign ministers' session midway
In a huge snub to Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj left a meeting of the SAARC foreign ministers early. It was also attended by her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi.
25 Sep 2018
Pakistan won't abandon peace efforts despite India's reluctance, says Qureshi
India's reluctance to hold talks with Pakistan doesn't mean Islamabad will close doors on its efforts to promote peace in the region, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said, days after Delhi canceled the Foreign Minister-level meeting in New York.
24 Sep 2018
Pakistan's opposition holds Khan-government responsible for 'diplomatic debacle' with India
Pakistan's two major opposition parties have questioned the "haste" shown by PM Imran Khan in making efforts to mend ties with India and held him responsible for "diplomatic debacle", saying he should have done his "homework" before approaching for the meeting.
21 Sep 2018
India calls off Sushma-Qureshi meeting over policemen's killing in J&K
India today called off the meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi in New York, citing the "brutal" killing of three policemen in Jammu and Kashmir as well as the release of postal stamps glorifying Kashmiri militant Burhan Wani.
20 Sep 2018
India responds to Pakistan's letter, foreign ministers to meet soon
After newly-elected Pakistan PM Imran Khan wrote to PM Narendra Modi requesting that bilateral talks between India and Pakistan be resumed, New Delhi has responded.
20 Sep 2018
Imran Khan writes to Modi seeking resumption of bilateral talks
Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan has written a letter to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi seeking to restart bilateral talks on key issues "challenging the relationship" including on terrorism and Kashmir, Pakistan's Foreign Office said.
20 Sep 2018
Imran Khan seeks resumption of peace in letter to Modi
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has written to PM Narendra Modi, seeking resumption of peaceful dialogue between the two neighboring countries.