Pakistan occupied Kashmir

External Affairs Ministry condemns US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's visit to Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir

At a media briefing, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said that her travel to the region violated the country's sovereignty and it reflected her 'narrow-minded' politics.

published on : 21st April 2022

Sardar Tanveer Ilyas of Imran Khan's PTI becomes new 'premier' of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

The united opposition boycotted the session for the election of the prime minister, leaving no candidate in the race against Ilyas.

published on : 18th April 2022

Pakistan-occupied Kashmir 'premier' Niazi resigns after revolt in Imran Khan's ruling party

Niazi's ouster comes days after Khan lost a no-confidence vote in the National Assembly to become the first Pakistan prime minister to be removed unceremoniously from power.

published on : 15th April 2022

Fighting for seven years, gangrape survivor from PoK seeks PM Narendra Modi's help

Maria has been running from pillar to post to seek hard punishment for those involved in the heinous crime in 2015 and she has approached the police and local politicians but failed to get justice.

published on : 12th April 2022

Pakistan pares down terrorist numbers in PoK to convince FATF

According to the sources, there are about 70 terrorists present in PoK currently, compared to the 125 in March last year.

published on : 19th March 2022

Number of terrorists across border in PoK has decreased: Intelligence sources

Sources said that better coordination among security agencies and defence forces is one of the main reasons why the overall situation at LoC is relatively more peaceful.

published on : 9th March 2022

India rejects references to J&K, CPEC in China-Pakistan joint statement

External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India has consistently conveyed its concerns to China and Pakistan on the projects.

published on : 9th February 2022

US approves appointment of Masood Khan as Pakistan's envoy to Washington

The agreement is the approval of a designated diplomat by the receiving state. He will be replacing the outgoing ambassador of Pakistan in Washington Asad Majeed Khan.

published on : 6th February 2022

Pakistan signs new pact with China to kick off 2nd phase of CPEC

The ambitious CPEC is a 3,000-km long route of infrastructure projects connecting China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and the Gwadar Port in the western province of Balochistan, Pakistan.

published on : 4th February 2022

India criticises OIC delegation's visit to PoK

A delegation of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation visited the Line of Control on Wednesday where it was briefed by the Pakistani military officials.

published on : 11th November 2021

Sultan Mahmood takes oath as president of PoK

Mahmood became the 28th president of the region after he was elected by the legislative assembly on August 17.

published on : 25th August 2021

Sultan Mahmood elected as president of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

He secured 34 votes against his rival joint opposition candidate Mian Abdul Waheed, who received 16 votes.

published on : 17th August 2021

Pakistan criticises India for refusing permission to five foreign journalists to visit PoK

Indian authorities declined Pakistan's request to allow the five journalists to travel to Islamabad through Wagah as the border crossing is virtually closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 4th August 2021

PM Imran Khan nominates Abdul Qayyum Niazi as next premier of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

A majority of experts said that Ilyas and Sultan Mahmood were the top contenders and among them most of them agreed that Ilyas was the favourite.

published on : 4th August 2021

PM Imran Khan's candidate Anwarul Haq defeats opposition nominee to become Speaker of PoK assembly

India has rejected the recent elections in PoK, saying the 'cosmetic exercise' was nothing but an attempt by Pakistan to 'camouflage its illegal occupation'.

published on : 3rd August 2021