Russia and Pakistan signed a memorandum of understanding on implementing a project to build an underwater gas pipeline from Iran to Pakistan and India, the Russian Energy Ministry said in a statement Thursday.
Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria on Friday met Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan and the two pushed for the resumption of bilateral talks and the envoy briefed New Delhi's concerns about terrorism, an official said.
Few were surprised when Imran Khan’s Tehreek-e-Insaaf party emerged as the single largest party in the general election in Pakistan. While his critics say that his victory was due to the support he received from the Pakistan army, discerning observers would view such remarks as uncharitable and unfair.
Pakistan on Thursday welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's congratulatory phone call to Prime Minister in-waiting Imran Khan earlier this week and said it hopes that the gesture will pave the way for bilateral talks.
Nuclear energy is vital to meet climate-change challenge, says India
India has declared that nuclear energy is vital for meeting the challenge of climate change and suggested supporting efforts to promote its public acceptance amid growing opposition to nuclear power and plans by some countries to phase out their atomic generation plants.