Pakistan will ‘assist’ Taliban to form inclusive admin in Afghanistan: Gen Bajwa to UK’s Dominic Raab

Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday told British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab that Islamabad will “assist” the Taliban to form an inclusive administration in neighbouring Afghanistan. General Bajwa, in his meeting with Raab here, discussed issues of mutual interest, regional security and the current situation in Afghanistan. The Pakistan Observer … Read more

Pakistan temporarily suspends flight operations to Afghanistan

Pakistan has temporarily suspended Kabul flight operations and is not evacuating anyone at the moment, according to media reports. The state-run Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) was the sole commercial airline that had been operating flights to and from Kabul during the past few days to help in the evacuation of diplomats and foreign nationals from … Read more

Afghanistan: Pakistan rejoices at Taliban victory as West flounders

Afghanistan has a familiar power back in place. Kabul has fallen. The Taliban have won. And Pakistanis are euphoric. To many a foe, but to others a friend, the cloistered group of extremists has long held cordial ties with Islamabad, and the Taliban’s recent rise from the flames has left many Pakistanis in raptures. Imran … Read more