Anas Mallick

WION Bureau Chief, Pakistan

Opinions/Stories

Ground report: Chilling details of 10 victims killed by US drone strike in Afghanistan

In the driveway what remained of the Corolla was a blackened, incinerated heap of metal, melted plastic and scraps of what appeared to be human flesh

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Pakistan: 13 killed, including 7 Chinese nationals, as blast targets Dasu Dam workers

The vehicle was carrying more than 30 Chinese engineers to the Dasu dam site in Upper Kohistan when it was attacked. 

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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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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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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Now, Pakistan seeks lawyer; ICJ says judgement final

ICJ in response to a WION question, that Indian or Pakistani government has approached them on the 2019 Judgement said, "Judgment of the Court, which is binding, final and without appeal". 

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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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Pakistan court defers verdict against Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed

Reporters were barred from attending the hearing even as Saeed was produced in the court amid heightened security. 

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Pak PM Imran Khan to give Indian airspace a miss during Malaysia visit; fly over China

Pakistan foreign office said that PM Imran is visiting Kuala Lumpur on the invitation of his Malaysia counterpart Mahathir Mohamad

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