The pact will introduce visa-free access from India to the Pakistani town of Kartarpur, home to a temple that marks the site where the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, died.
Foreign diplomats posted in Pakistan were taken to the Neelum Valley in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) to witness firsthand whether the Indian army had “smashed four terror launch pads,” Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal said in a tweet on Tuesday.
Doctors initially believed Sharif had contracted dengue fever, which is rampant in Pakistan, but on Tuesday the government issued a statement saying his concerningly low platelet count may have been the results of medication he was taking.
The government is likely to arrest Jamiat Ulemae Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman to prevent his “Azadi March,” supported by all opposition parties, in the federal capital on Oct.31.
The absence of mainstream local politicians leaves worry the polls will install puppets of the central Hindu-nationalist government that revoked the disputed region’s semi-autonomous status in early August.
Tens of thousands of supporters of an Islamist political party are staging a protest camp in Pakistan’s capital, where authorities are using shipping containers and riot police to block access to key government buildings.
Pakistan closed its consular services in Kabul on Monday, citing unspecified security concerns and an Afghan official said the government would investigate the issue,
A Pakistani cleric who galvanised tens of thousands of followers to march on Islamabad is considering his next move after a deadline he imposed for the prime minister to resign
Chaudhary Mohammed Fouad, 35, a photojournalist at Dar Al Khaleej-Abu Dhabi office, passed away on Saturday due to a heart attack during his annual vacation amid his family in Pakistan. The body was buried in his hometown of Pakistan on Saturday. Chaudhary was supposed to return from his vacation and resume work today (Sunday).
The first batch of devotees will leave for Pakistan in the first week of November by a special train. The pilgrims will proceed to the Wagah railway station from the Atari railway station and then start their journey to the Nankana Sahib.
Sikhs will continue to visit Pakistan till Nov.8.