April 7: The Nation report by Shafqat Ali states that Pakistan and Russia aim to bolster the bilateral ties to new heights, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said yesterday after receiving his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov here.
Pakistan Supports Afghan Peace Process ‘in Istanbul’: Qureshi
April 19: Tolo News states that Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday said his country supports the peace process in Istanbul and that he looks forward to meeting his Afghan counterpart Mohammad Haneef Atmar at the Turkey conference.
US invites Pakistan to virtual climate change summit
April 19: The Nation report by Mateen Haider states that the US administration by reviewing its earlier decision of not inviting Pakistan, has now extended invitation to Pakistan to participate in the virtual global climate summit scheduled for April 22, 2021.
Pakistan aims for digital currency
April 19: The Express Tribune report by Salman Siddiqui states that in line with global trends, Pakistan has embarked on studies to pave the way for introducing its own digital currency like the famous bitcoin cryptocurrency in a bid to expand banking facilities to the financially excluded, make easier the fight against money laundering and terror financing.
11 policemen taken hostage by TLP released after first round of talks with Punjab govt: Sheikh Rashid
April 19: Dawn report by Imran Gabol states that Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid in the early hours of Monday announced that after the first round of talks with the recently proscribed Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), 11 policemen who were taken hostage in Lahore have been released.