Anas Mallick

WION Bureau Chief, Pakistan

Opinions/Stories

Flip flop! Pakistan makes a U-turn on import of cotton, sugar from India, citing Kashmir

Amid fears of a shortage of industrial input in textile production, the Textile Ministry of Pakistan had recommended the lifting of a ban on the import of cotton from India to bridge the raw…

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WION Exclusive: Dialogue with India only way forward, says Pak Foreign Minister Qureshi 

In an exclusive interview to WION, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi discussed recent peace overtures, and appreciated that his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar didn't bring up…

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Afghanistan president thanks India for support on the peace process, connectivity at Heart of Asia conference

India-Afghanistan air corridor started in 2017 opened a huge Indian market for Afghan good. Various Air corridors now connect Afghanistan to 55 different countries making the land-locked country,…

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At Heart of Asia conference, India backs regional peace process on Afghanistan under United Nations umbrella

EAM called for a "genuine ‘double peace’" in Afghanistan which is "peace within Afghanistan and peace around Afghanistan" which "requires harmonizing the interests of all, both within and around…

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India, Pak water commissioners to meet in Delhi after more than two years

Under the Indus Water Treaty, the commissioners are required to meet annually to discuss issues. The last such meeting happened in Lahore in August 2018. 

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Pakistan PM Imran Khan wins confidence vote in parliament

Pakistan PM Imran Khan has won confidence vote in Pakistan parliament. He secured 178 votes.

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Indian passenger plane makes emergency landing in Karachi

Indigo flight 6E1412 was coming from Sharjah and was bound for Lucknow. The passenger who suffered cardiac arrest was declared dead on arrival.

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Pak PM Imran Khan to use Indian air space for travel to Sri Lanka

After India removed special status for Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan had denied permission for overflight for President Kovind's plane one time, and PM Modi's plane twice

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Prime Minister Imran Khan to visit Sri Lanka

The prime minister will be holding delegation-level talks with the president and prime minister of Sri Lanka

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46 countries including Russia, NATO coming to Pakistan for maritime exercise

A total of 46 countries would be participating in the Aman 2021 exercise which includes participating fleets from, US, China, Russia, UK, Turkey, Iran, Indonesia, Malaysia and other countries from…

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Pakistan Supreme Court orders immediate release of Daniel Pearl murder prime suspect

Daniel Pearl, a Wall Street Journal journalist, was abducted and killed in 2002

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Pakistan fishermen plan protests against Chinese trawlers fishing near Karachi

The trawlers arrived off the coast of Sindh and Baluchistan in the first week of August. It is not known where exactly in China, these trawlers have come from.

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Pakistan government vows to bring back ousted PM Nawaz Sharif from London

The decision to bring him back Sharif has become a race against time for the Imran Khan government which needs to meet the FATF requirements, plenary for which is due in October.

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New picture of Pakistan’s ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif surfaces online

Sharif, who was sentenced in a graft case by an accountability court has been out on a bail on medical grounds and since the past 9months, been out of the country.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit Pakistan

The details of the visit are still being finalised and dates are also being decided.

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