Secretary-General of the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) Dr Hadi Soleimanpour arrived in Pakistan on Wednesday for his inaugural visit.
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Secretary-General of the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) Dr Hadi Soleimanpour arrived in Pakistan on Wednesday for his inaugural visit.
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday responded to Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry's comments on his meeting with former premier Nawaz Sharif at Kot Lakhpat jail.
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Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday said the delegation-level visits scheduled between India and Pakistan will further de-escalate tensions between the two countries.
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