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Uzbek Airways resumes flight from Tashkent to Lahore

The first Uzbekistan flight landed in Lahore as per the schedule according to which the Uzbek flagship carrier will operate two flights a week...

Worst incident of terrorism against tourists in history

"I want to leave this bastard land of the Taliban for any other country, even for a desert", said a source when he told eTN about the killing of 10 foreign tourists as the worst incident of terrorism

Swat Summer Festival planned to promote tourism in Pakistan

SAIDU SHARIF, Swat Valley, Pakistan - All arrangements have been finalized for the four-day Swat Summer Festival starting from June 20, says the civilian and military administration in Pakistan, as re

Pakistan declares Panja Sahib a holy city

The Pakistan government has declared “Panja Sahib” a holy city and will initiate efforts to sort out all issues related to the welfare of the Sikhs living at the pilgrimage site, The Times Of Indi

PM constitutes committee for restructuring Pakistan International Airlines

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan constituted a four-member committee on Friday headed by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar for the restructuring and reforming of Pakista

Ancient Pakistan archaeological site makes top 20 lost cities in the...

Pakistan’s ancient archaeological site of Moenjodaro has been selected by the Travel Guide Publishers’ “Rough Guides,” the Dispatch News Desk reported. The information was sent by Ms.

Pakistan Airlines flight accompanied by fighter jet for emergency landing in...

Pakistan International Airlines Flight PK709 headed from Lahore to the UK with 297 passengers onboard was diverted from northwestern England's Manchester Airport to Stansted when two unruly passengers

Pakistan again takes a stand against the Taliban

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Who says Pakistan bows down to Taliban and radical forces?

Pakistan cautions its citizens over traveling to India

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan on Tuesday advised its citizens traveling to India to exercise “due caution” following reports that their security “may be in jeopardy,” the Dispatch News Desk (

India starts visa-on-arrival for Pakistani senior citizens

NEW DELHI, India - After dithering over the decision for over two months, India has finally started a “visa-on-arrival” facility for Pakistani senior citizens on a reciprocal basis, the Dispatch N

Czech tourists kidnapping: no contact established with kidnappers

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Two Czech women were kidnapped in Pakistan as they traveled to India by bus in Pakistan's southwestern province of Balochistan.

Czech tourists abducted from Pakistan shifted to Afghanistan by Taliban

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Two female Czech tourists who were abducted from Chagai Balochistan Pakistan have been shifted to Afghanistan by Taliban, confirmed the Czech Foreign Ministry.

India stops group tourist visa facility for Pakistani tourists before it...

NEW DELHI, India - In a big blow to so-called “Aman ki Asha” (the peace initiative), the Indian Home Ministry decided not to start the group tourist visa facility to Pakistani nationals from tomor

Czech tourists kidnapped in Pakistan

QUETTA, Pakistan - Unidentified gunmen on Wednesday kidnapped two women tourists from the Czech Republic in Pakistan’s insurgency-hit southwestern province of Balochistan, officials said.

Cracks in Tehrik Taliban Pakistan are resulting in deadlock for peace...

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - “Tehrik Taliban Pakistan (TTP) is facing internal rifts and leadership crises. Cracks have appeared in its leadership as well as among its various sub-groups.

Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project shall not be stopped

LAHORE, Pakistan - President of Pakistan, Asif Ali Zardari, while talking to the media at Lahore, reiterated that Pakistan will not stop the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline despite threats from the United

Life halted after Shia massacre in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Life remained paralyzed across Pakistan as thousands of people took to streets on Tuesday and staged protest rallies and sit-ins on the call of Majlis Wahdat Muslimeen (MWM) in o

ICTP announces Sustainable Tourism Foundation Pakistan as newest member

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced the Sustainable Tourism Foundation Pakistan (SFTP) as its new

Pakistan government accepted demands of Qadri and long march ended

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (DND) - All political parties sitting in treasury benches in the parliament of Pakistan at lasted accepted demands of Dr.

Qadri threating radicalism in Pakistan or the entire structure of the...

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (DND) - A new political history is being written in Pakistan as thousands of people are sitting outside of its parliament for the last four days in a peaceful sit-in.

First ever motorbike training for Pakistan females started today

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – For the first time in the history of Pakistan, a motor driving school has started classes for females to teach them motorcycle riding.

India and Pakistan activate new travel visa agreement

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan and India put into operation a new visa agreement on Friday when Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik and his Indian counterpart Sushil Kumar Shinde, operationalized

Welcome to Pakistan Motorbike Tour covers over 12,000 kilometers

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - To attract tourists from all over the world and to present a soft image of Pakistan, the biker-tourist, Muhammad Iqbal Ghangla, who was on a 30-day tour, titled "Welcome to Pakis

Shanghai Cooperation Organization may include Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan in its...

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - Pakistan is attending the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) that kicked off its 11th prime ministerial meeting in the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek on Tuesday.

German Theatrical Festival a leading series of cultural and tourism events...

PAKISTAN (eTN) - The month of November is always considered a month of events for performing arts and indoor events, and the festivities in Tashkent and Uzbekistan becomes a hub of such activities.

D-8 Summit inaugurated by Prime Minister of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The D-8 Summit started in Islamabad, Pakistan, today, and the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Raja Pervez Ashraf, inaugurated the four-day D-8 exhibition.

All set for D-8 Summit in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - All is set for the D-8 summit in Pakistan, and Iran's President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has confirmed he will attend the eighth summit meeting of the Group of Eight Developing Coun

Pakistan school girl shot by Taliban deserves Nobel Peace Prize

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Malala Yousufzai is a symbol of undeterred courage to confront forces of oppression and bigotry, and she has become a global symbol for peace.

Pakistan to endorse cross-border tourism initiatives

(eTN) - The 5th edition of ITB Asia, the premium travel trade show, became a facilitator to support the initiative of cross-border tourism in South Asia under the leadership of "The Green Circuit." Pl

Pakistan and Uzbekistan celebrate 20 years of diplomatic relations

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Embassy of Uzbekistan in Islamabad celebrated the 20th anniversary of Pakistan Uzbekistan relations on Wednesday.