King of Jordan arrives in Islamabad

In this file photo, Jordan’s King Abdullah meets with members of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee at the US Capitol in Washington, Feb. 3, 2015. (REUTERS)
Updated 08 February 2018
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King of Jordan arrives in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: King of Jordan Abdullah II has arrived in Islamabad, on Thursday, on two day official visit to Pakistan.
He is visiting Islamabad on the invitation of President Mamnoon Hussain, who welcomed the King at airport.
King Abdullah II is leading a high-level delegation, including senior officials and during his stay in Pakistani capital the King of Jordan will hold talks with President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.
“Bilateral, regional and international matters of mutual interest will be discussed,” Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry said in statement
A key Pakistani lawmaker and Chairperson Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, Senator Nuzhat Sadiq told Arab News that the visit of King Abdullah II is an important development for bilateral ties.
“It shows the Jordon values its relations with Pakistan,” she added that Pakistan’s investment friendly policies “will also help to attract an investment from Jordan, this important visit can play significant role for enhancing bilateral economic ties.”


Russia to deliver first S-400 missile to Turkey in July: reports

Updated 26 June 2019
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Russia to deliver first S-400 missile to Turkey in July: reports

  • ‘We are making first delivery in July as part of out plans’

MOSCOW: Russia will make first delivery of the S-400 missile systems to Turkey in July, Russian news agencies cited the head of Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport saying on Wednesday, in accordance with the earlier-stated plans.
“We are making first delivery in July as part of out plans,” Alexander Mikheev is quoted as saying by RIA news agency.
The plans of Turkey, a NATO member, have irked Washington, which threatened with sanctions against Ankara if it goes ahead with the purchase.