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Prime Minister Gilani addresses in Quetta

Choose the path of peace, as this is the only way for the progress of people of Balochistan and Pakistan,” the Prime Minister said while addressing the passing out parade of the recruits of the Pakistan Army belonging to Balochistan. “The agenda of these terrorists and extremists is certainly against Pakistan,” Gilani said and urged them to shun this path. The Prime Minister said those who opt not to heed to this advice must understand that they might delay progress and prosperity of the people of Balochsitan, but they cannot deprive the people from the pace of development for long. The event was also attended by Chief of the Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and senior civil and military officials. Prime Minister earlier reviewed the guard of honor. The young recruits presented him salute and the national anthem was played. The recruits also exhibited their prowess in anti-terrorist skills and demo...


 
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APC issues unanimous declaration, calls for unity

ISLAMABAD: The All-Party Conference (APC) which was convened in Islamabad at the behest of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has issued a unanimous declaration in which all the various parties called for unity in light of the recent increase in pressure on Pakistan by the United States. Among the issues that the declaration has put forward, include a new foreign policy, better relations with Pakistan’s neighbours and a peaceful resolution to the war in Afghanistan. The APC rejected all allegations that have been leveled against Pakistan by the United States including alleged links between the ISI and the Haqqani network. The resolution also gave full support to the armed forces of Pakistan and stated that they are the defenders of the country’s sovereignty. A committee has now been formed which will review and implement the resolution put forward during the APC meeting


 
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PM Gilani cautions US against “negative messaging”

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani complained on Tuesday of negative messages from Washington and informed that any United State raid across the Afghanistan border to target Haqqani group insurgents would be a violation of his country’s independency. “The negative messaging, logically that is disturbing my people,” Gilani told reporter in an interview. “If there are messages that are not suitable to our friendship, then naturally it is extremely difficult to convince my public.”


 
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China supports Pakistan’s sovereignty, says vice PM

ISLAMABAD: China on Tuesday extended its full support to Pakistan’s sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity and vowed to work with Pakistan for progress and peace in the region and the world. Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani who met the Deputy Premier of China Meng Jianzhu here at the PM House termed China as its close friend. Jianzhu said Pakistan was the only country enjoying all-weather friendship with China. Gilani said “a friend of China is Pakistan’s friend, its enemy Pakistan’s enemy and China’s security Pakistan’s security.” He said the two countries together can progress and prosper and bring the dividends of development to their people. The meeting was also attended by Interior Minister Rehman Malik, Foreign secretary Salman Bashir and ambassadors of the two countries.


 
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President Zardari summons National Assembly session on October 3rd

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari has summoned the National Assembly (NA) session on October 3 here. Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has advised the President to summon the session to discuss national security situation, a statement from the PM house said. The session, being held following a series of allegations by senior US officials will focus on the security situation and the challenges confronting the country.


 
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With strong words, Pak warns America it could lose an ally

Islamabad:  Rattled by the US' assertion that ISI was using terror groups as a "veritable arm" to wage a proxy war in Afghanistan, Pakistan today asked Washington to stop making such comments or else it may lose an ally. Claiming that Americans could not effectively fight the ongoing war in Afghanistan without Pakistan's assistance, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani told reporters in Karachi. "They can't live with us. They can't live without us." Gilani adopted a more circumspect response to the furore caused by US military chief Admiral Mike Mullen's statement that Haqqani network, a powerful faction of the Taliban, was a "veritable arm" of ISI, after his Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar warned Washington that it could lose an ally if it continued to publicly accuse Islamabad of exporting violence to Afghanistan. The Pakistani leaders spoke a day after Mullen, Chairman of Joint Chiefs of staff, accused ISI of support...