Daily Archives: October 4, 2018

President Trump’s National Strategy for Counterterrorism

Today’s terrorist threats are more complex, fluid, and fast-moving than ever. Terrorist groups and networks such as al-Qaida, ISIS, and Iranian-supported terrorists continue to target us, our allies, and partners. We must combat these threats through a comprehensive and coordinated …

POMPEO MEETS WITH PAKISTANI FM ON TIES

U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, met with his Pakistani counterpart, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, to discuss bilateral ties, the State Department said here, on Wednesday.

According to a statement by the State Department spokesperson, Heather Nauert, Pompeo met with the …

India, Russia Expected to Seal Arms Deal During Putin Visit

As Russian President Vladimir Putin visits India, the most high profile item on the agenda will be a deal for New Delhi to buy a multi-billion-dollar air defense system and other weaponry. If concluded, the deal will be in violation …

First ever Burn & Trauma Center set to start functioning in Peshawar

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the first ever Burn and Trauma Center will start functioning in Peshawar by the end of this month.

A spokesman of Provincial Government told our Peshawar correspondent that the center is spreading over twenty kanal land.

It …

US General Says Afghan Battlefield Losses Are Rising

Afghan military and police forces had higher numbers of battlefield casualties in a “difficult and bloody summer” of fighting the Taliban insurgency, the American general overseeing the war said Thursday.

Army Gen. Joseph Votel, the commander of U.S. Central Command, …

Record of Press Briefing by Spokesperson on Thursday, 4 October 2018

[This is a rush transcript. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated]

Assalaam-o-Alaikum,

The last two weeks have been very busy and active on the foreign policy front.

Prime Minister, Imran Khan called the …