Interior Minister

  • Attacks would make peace talks with Taliban difficult: Pak Minister 14-02-2014 12:05 AM

    Karachi: The wave of terrorist attacks throughout Pakistan would make peace talks with the Taliban difficult to continue, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Thursday. "Yes, restoration of peace in Karachi and throughout the country was the top priority of our government. That is why we have encouraged...
  • Pakistan says framework ready for talks with Taliban 11-09-2013 12:53 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said that the framework for holding talks with the Taliban was ready and there was no foreign pressure for this. Addressing a press conference on Tuesday, Nisar said it was the unanimous decision of all political parties and military leadership to...
  • Malik claims Abu Jundal is an Indian agent 16-12-2012 01:42 PM

    New Delhi: Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik is winding up his visit to India, but not before stirring up another controversy. Malik claimed Lashkar-e-Taiba operative Abu Jundal, who was allegedly present in the control room during the Mumbai attacks, is an Indian agent. "Abu Jundal's statement was taken in Saudi...
  • Rehman Malik clarifies Babri, 26/11 remarks 15-12-2012 03:13 PM

    New Delhi: Clarifying his controversial remarks on Babri Masjid, visiting Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik said he never compared the 26/11 attacks with the demolition. "I was simply talking about the ugly events such as Mumbai and so many others," Malik said in a press conference, after his meeting with...
  • Rehman Malik to meet PM, to discuss 26/11 15-12-2012 09:35 AM

    New Delhi: Pakistan's Interior Minister, who is in country for a three day visit, will call on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday, his second day of the trip, but will not hold a meeting with United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi. There has been no agenda set for the...
  • Rehman Malik invites Sarabjit Singh's family to Pakistan 15-12-2012 08:51 AM

    Visiting Pakistan Interior Minister met Sarabjit Singh's family and assured them of visas to meet the jailed Indian prisoner. Sarabjit's sister, Daljit Kaur, said Malik assured he is confident of Sarabjit's release even though it may take time. Malik, who arrived in New Delhi on Friday evening, had said that...
  • Weather may have killed Capt Kalia: Rehman Malik 15-12-2012 08:34 AM

    New Delhi: Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik, who is on a three day visit in the country, has created controversy by claiming he is unsure whether Kargil martyr Captain Saurabh Kalia was killed by a Pakistani bullet or the weather. Within minutes of landing in New Delhi, Malik set off...
  • Don't know Capt Kalia died of bullet or weather: Malik 14-12-2012 08:38 PM

    New Delhi: As a debate raged over torture of Kargil martyr Captain Saurabh Kalia by Pakistan Army, Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Friday said he was not aware whether he "died of a Pak bullet or weather". The Supreme Court earlier in the day sought a response from the...
  • Rehman Malik to visit India from December 14 10-12-2012 05:22 PM

    New Delhi: Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik will pay a three-day visit to India from December 14 to operationalise the liberalised visa agreement between the two countries. "He is going to Turkey on the 12th (of this month) with the (Pakistan) President. He has written to me to confirm that...
  • Nayef named Saudi Arabia's new crown prince 28-10-2011 04:01 AM

    Dubai: Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has appointed Interior Minister Prince Nayef as the new crown prince, the Royal Court said in a statement issued on Friday, signalling an orderly process of future succession in the world's largest oil exporter. "We chose His Royal Highness Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz as crown...
  • Somalia: AU force on alert after minister killed 11-06-2011 03:39 PM

    Mogadishu: A spokesman for African Union peacekeepers backing Somalia's fragile government says his forces are on high alert a day after a suspected female suicide bomber killed the country's interior minister. Maj Paddy Ankunda said on Saturday that the AU force is on alert after al-Qaida-linked militants of al-Shabab vowed...