Ankara, 30 June 2020 (Anadolu News)

A conference in Turkey called on Tuesday for the secretary-general of the UN to appoint a special envoy to resolve the dispute surrounding Kashmir and for it to start mediation efforts on holding a UN-sanctioned plebiscite in the region.

In a 13-point joint declaration issued at … Read More

Islamabad, 30 June 2020 (Washington Post)

The European Union’s aviation safety agency said Tuesday that Pakistan’s national airline will not be allowed to fly into Europe for at least six months after the country’s aviation minister revealed last week that nearly a third of Pakistani pilots had cheated on their pilot’s … Read More

Doha, 28 June 2020 (QNA)

Based on the available public health data and COVID-19 spread indicators, including passing the peak, flattening the curve, and reducing the virus reproduction rate, the Supreme Committee for Crisis Management has decided to launch phase 2 of the gradual reopening plan on July 1st 2020 as … Read More

Islamabad, 30 June 2020 (The Express Tribune)

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday urged world leaders to speak up against India’s illegal annexation of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJK) and its attempt to alter the demographic structure.

The premier took to microblogging website Twitter and underscored that India’s attempt to alter … Read More

Doha, 29 June 2020 (Qatar Tribune)

By Ashraf Siddiqui

Qatari authorities have taken all necessary steps to handle the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis very responsibly, Ambassador of Belgium to Qatar HE Bart De Groof has said, lauding Qatar’s healthcare system for its professional approach in managing the situation and curbing the spread of … Read More

New Delhi, 27 June 2020 (Anadolu News)

India moves air defense missile system into Ladakh sector following increased fighter aircraft activities by China in region. India on Saturday deployed advanced quick-reaction surface-to-air missile defense systems, called Akash, on its borders with China in the northern Himalayan region of Ladakh.

The deployment comes after … Read More

Doha, 27 June 2020 (Aljazeera News)
Up to 25,000 people have been granted domicile certificates in Indian-administered Kashmir since May 18, raising fears of the beginning of  demographic changes in the Muslim-majority Himalayan region.
The certificate, a sort of citizenship right, entitles a person to residency and government jobs in the region, … Read More

Doha, 20 June 2020 (Qatar Tribune)

Ashraf Siddiqui

Pakistan’s Ambassador to Qatar HE Syed Ahsan Raza Shah has rejected reports recently published by a section of media that Pakistan had questioned Qatar over unpaid wages to 700 Pakistani workers employed by a construction company involved in the FIFA 2022 World Cup stadium … Read More

Doha, 15 June 2020 (Qatar Tribune)

The US State Department has named Greta C. Holtz as Chargé d’Affaires of the US Embassy in Doha.
In this capacity, Ambassador Holtz will represent the United States government and lead the embassy in its diplomatic engagement with Qatar.

Ambassador Holtz is a senior career US diplomat … Read More

Doha, 15 June 2020 (QNA)

The Amir of State of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani in his on-line address broadcast by beIN Sports channel on Monday marking completion of Education City Stadium, the third venue for the World Cup 2022.

Amir of Qatar saluted the medical staff and all those working … Read More

Doha, 15 June 2020 (Qatar Tribune)

Ashraf Siddiqui

Ambassador of China to Qatar HE Zhou Jian has expressed his country’s appreciation of Qatar’s generous assistance and support to the world bodies and more than 20 countries in combating the
coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Talking to Qatar Tribune, the ambassador said Qatar’s generous donation of $140 … Read More

Doha, 13 June 2020

Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) announced that it received the new batch of train sets at Hamad Port yesterday according to an agreement signed earlier with manufacturer The Kinki Sharyo Co., Ltd. The batch consisting of two trains and comes alongside 35 additional trains set to arrive in … Read More