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Pakistan High Commissioner


Bangladesh halts visas for Pakistani nationals amid diplomatic deadlock

May 21, 2019 4:35 pm

The diplomatic row between Bangladesh and Pakistan is on the rise since last year when Dhaka denied a visa to the Pakistan high commissioner.

Pakistan High Commission staffer injured in accident

December 23, 2017 2:04 pm

Rao Mohammad Anwar, 45, was in the vehicle when it collided with the Haryana Roadways bus on Friday, they added. Anwar was being treated at a hospital.

Old Europe hand, Ajay Bisaria named envoy to Pakistan

November 02, 2017 4:18 am

"He is expected to take up his assignment shortly,” the External Affairs Ministry said in a statement.

Pak high commissioner in Chandigarh: ‘The youth of both countries are a ray of hope’

May 11, 2016 11:15 am

Basit addressed the students on topics of peace and harmony, which he believes, are prerequisites for development. The event was presided over by Mayor Arun Sood.

No full stop, only comma in (Pak) diplomacy: Sushma

September 09, 2014 2:40 am

Swaraj’s conciliatory remarks came a day after Narendra Modi offered help to Pakistan for rescue and relief operations.

Hurriyat talks to Pakistan, so NDA Govt says we won’t

August 19, 2014 10:07 am

Foreign Secretary told Basit not to meet separatists, says MEA; setback to ties, says Pakistan.

Pak envoy meeting separatists was a regular affair, even during Atal govt

August 19, 2014 1:30 am

Kashmiri separatists have been meeting Pakistani leaders and officials since 1999.

Pak envoy invite to separatists will hurt talks, says Centre

August 18, 2014 12:32 am

The Congress too found the move “strange and an ironical” saying Basit was “feting” the Kashmiri separatists.

‘It is for the people of India to decide who should be their next PM, and we will willingly engage with the government’

April 13, 2014 6:35 am

In his first interaction with the Indian media since taking over as Pakistan High Commissioner, Abdul Basit, a career diplomat, hopes talks between the two countries renew at the earliest, without any conditions.

Pakistan appoints Abdul Basit as its new High Commissioner to India

December 19, 2013 5:20 pm

Abdul Basit will take over in New Delhi from former Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir.


Time has come to solve 'Siachen issue': Abdul Basit

February 11, 2016 12:46 pm

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit on Thursday said that they strongly feel that time has come to ensure no more lives are lost under harsh conditions at the Siachen. He added that they hope that the Siachen issue is treated in an urgent manner between two countries so more lives could be saved. Condoling the death of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa, he added that it is a sad incident.