Anas Mallick

WION Bureau Chief, Pakistan

Opinions/Stories

MEA summons Pakistani deputy high commissioner over missing Indian officials

Pakistan's Charge d'affaires (CDA) to India was summoned to the Ministry of External Affairs and demarche on the reported arrest of two officials of the High Commission of India in Islamabad as…

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Pakistan in dilemma over Friday prayers amid coronavirus oubtreak threat

Pakistan's religious gatherings have been a major source of local spread of the coronavirus, so much so that it has also been exported to Palestine and Malaysia from Pakistan. 

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Pakistan to join India's effort for SAARC strategy to fight COVID-19 

In a tweet, spokesperson of Pakistani Foreign Ministry Aisha Farooqui said, "The threat of #COVID-19 requires coordinated efforts at global and regional level. We have communicated that SAPM on…

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US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper likely to visit Pakistan in March: Sources

US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper will likely be visiting Pakistan in the third week of March 2020, sources in the Pakistani government confirmed to WION.

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Pakistan confirms sixth coronavirus case, 823 quarantined in Sindh

The Pakistani consulate in Herat, Afghanistan announced the closure of visa services from March 8 due to the virus

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Legal options for review of Kulbhushan case under consideration: Pakistan Army

There hasn't been any reaction from India on the development but it could be considered as a positive development in the case.

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Pakistan set to amend Army Act for Kulbhushan Jadhav to appeal

The amendment, if passed, will be a major reform process which can make the Pakistan military court more transparent.

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India drags Pakistan to global civil aviation body after it denies airspace to PM Modi yet again 

Islamabad on Sunday announced that it will not be allowing the use of its airspace for PM Modi's plane during his visit to Saudi Arabia.

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Kartarpur Corridor: India 'constrained' to accept 'rigid' Pakistan's $20 levy; agreement to be signed Wednesday 

The Kartarpur agreement will be signed both sides on Wednesday at the zero points at the Dera Baba Nanak.

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Pakistan to review death sentence awarded to Jadhav by military court after ICJ judgement

Pakistan claims Jadhav is a “serving commander of the Indian Navy and a spy who was arrested from Balochistan and tried on charges of espionage”. 

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Pakistan firm on $20 fee per pilgrim as it sends draft Kartarpur proposal to India 

India has confirmed receiving the proposal from Pakistan to WION. The proposal was sent on Friday by the Pakistan government to Indian high commission, according to sources in Islamabad to WION…

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FATF meet to begin in Paris today; outcome to decide Pak's fate on terror listing

It is for the first time a full-fledged plenary meeting is taking place under the new Chinese presidency of Xiangmin Liu.

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Pakistan wanting in implementing UN sanctions on Hafiz Saeed: FATF subgroup findings

The development comes days after Pakistan approached the United Nations security council (UNSC) to allow Saeed, a UN listed global terrorist, draw up to Pakistani rupees 150,000 from his accounts…

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Three Indian nationals abducted by Taliban in Afghanistan last year to be released 

A government source in Islamabad said the American side had asked the Taliban to release five foreigners in their custody which included three Indian engineers, one Australian and one American. …

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Taliban delegation to visit Pakistan and discuss failed Afghan peace talks

The Taliban delegation will meet Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan.

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