Sherry Rehman

  • India-Pakistan must engage under new leadership, says Pak ex-envoy July 31, 2013

    Pakistan's former ambassador to the United States Sherry Rehman told CNN-IBN that India and Pakistan must engage more under Pakistan's new leadership. ...
  • Pakistan Ambassador to US Sherry Rehman resigns May 14, 2013

    Washington: Pakistan's Ambassador to the US, Sherry Rehman, has resigned from her post. Congratulating the new parliament on its election, Ambassador Rehman has sent in her resignation to the Prime Minister, saying that it is time a new envoy come in as quickly as possible so that there is no...
  • Pakistan ambassador to US faces blasphemy charge February 22, 2013

    Lahore: A case of blasphemy has been registered against Pakistan's ambassador to the US, Sherry Rehman over her remarks on a TV show, a charge that carries the death penalty. Police in Multan city of Punjab province registered the case over remarks purportedly made by Sherry on a TV talk show...
  • Pak SC admits petition against Sherry Rehman on blasphemy January 18, 2013

    Islamabad: The Supreme Court on Thursday admitted a businessman's petition seeking action against Sherry Rehman, Pakistan's Ambassador to the US, for allegedly committing blasphemy over two years ago. The petition filed by Fahim Akhtar Gill, a trader from Multan in Punjab province, was heard by a two-judge bench. The judges directed...
  • Pak unrelenting in demanding drone strike end July 28, 2012

    Aspen: Pakistan's ambassador to the United States says her country will not relent from demanding that the CIA end its drone strikes. In a debate with White House war adviser Douglas Lute at the Aspen Security Forum, Sherry Rehman said drone attacks have damaged al-Qaida but are now only serving...
  • Will work to augment Pak-US relations: Rehman November 24, 2011

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Ambassador-designate to the US Sherry Rehman on Thursday said she would earnestly work to augment bilateral relations and endeavour to defend Islamabad's interests at all international forums, especially in Washington. Rehman made the remarks on working on the frayed Pak-US relations during a meeting with President Asif Ali Zardari...
  • Sherry Rehman named Pak's new envoy to US November 23, 2011

    Islamabad: In a surprise choice, Sherry Rehman, a senior politician who earned the wrath of militants for her opposition to Pakistan's harsh blasphemy law, was on Wednesday named to the key post of the country's Ambassador to the United States. 50-year-old Rehman will succeed Husain Haqqani who was forced out of...
  • Pak minister Sherry Rehman resigns: reports March 14, 2009

    Islamabad: Pakistan Information Minister Sherry Rehman on Saturday resigned from her post but Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has not accepted her resignation, media reports said. Rehman, close-aide of slain former premier Benazir Bhutto, submitted her resignation due to differences over the government's handling of the media, official sources were...
  • Minister contradicts Pak PM, says FIA not going to India February 19, 2009

    Islamabad: In fresh embarrassment to Pakistan government, Premier Yousuf Raza Gilani's statement on the possibility of sending an investigation team to India was contradicted by his cabinet colleague Sherry Rehman, who denied that any such move had been initiated by Islamabad. "We confirmed with the Foreign Office, there has been no...
  • Pak will never compromise on Kashmir: Sherry Rehman February 13, 2009

    Islamabad: Kashmir still stands out as the core issue for Pakistan though it has cooperated regarding the Mumbai terror attack investigation, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Sherry Rehman has said. Rehman told a private TV channel that without solving the Kashmir issue, peace in the region was impossible because...
  • Chargesheeting Kasab: Conflicting reports from Pak February 12, 2009

    New Delhi: Confusion over Ajmal Kasab’s trial still prevails as conflicting reports are coming from Pakistan. While Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Pakistan will file a case against Kasab, Information Minister Sherry Rehman clarified no case has been filed as yet. “No such case has been registered. It...
  • Exclusive: Pak wants access to Mumbai terror sites January 7, 2009

    Islamabad: Despite official rejections of the dossier handed over by India on evidence of the Mumbai attacks, Pakistan’s Information minister Sherry Rehman says the government is still processing the evidence. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, Rehman said Pakistan will wait until its investigations are complete, and that it would like its...
  • Won't allow terrorist activity in Pak soil: Sherry Rehman December 9, 2008

    New Delhi: Pakistan has reportedly arrested the mastermind of the Mumbai attacks. They claim to have arrested Lashka-i-Toiba’s (LeT) Zakiur Rahman Lakhvi in a crackdown on a training camp in Muzaffarabad. In response to India's demarche, the Pakistan government said it would act on any information provided by India...
  • Benazir drew up will after first suicide attack December 30, 2007

    Larkana, Pakistan and New Delhi: It may be considered that Benazir was more or less reconciled to the fact that she may be killed in Pakistan, judging by her will. Wajid Shamsul Hasan, who drafted the will, spoke to CNN-IBN from London and said that Benazir had drafted the terms of...
  • Benazir's son too young to lead PPP: ex-PM's aide December 30, 2007

    New Delhi: The PPP is keen on Benazir Bhutto's 19-year old son Bilawal taking over the mantle of leadership. However, Benazir's close aide Sherry Rehman brings a note of caution. She has told CNN-IBN that it is too early to say that Bilawal will take over. MS Bhutto was...