Foreign Office spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal made the comment while addressing a media briefing
They are known friends of 75-year-old President Zuma - and his son, daughter and one of the president's wives worked for the family's firms, media reports said.
Zuma, 75, last night stepped down after he was ordered by the ANC's national leadership to quit or face a no confidence emotion in Parliament.
Oli's leftwing alliance is considered to be closer to China while the outging leader Deuba is widely seen as being closer to India
Saeed said the Pakistani government is "taking extreme action against us" to please America and India.
Digital health, part of Nokia Technologies unit, is one of the areas where the company has been looking for future growth opportunities amid a tough market for its mainstay telecom network gear business.
China today voiced its "firm opposition" to the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Arunachal Pradesh which it claims as part of South Tibet and said it would lodge a diplomatic protest with India.
Rouhani is the seventh President of Iran, who has been in the post since August 2013, has been an influential figure in Iran even before he became the country's President.
India's plans to develop the Chabahar port on Iran's east coast is likely be given a go-ahead post this visit.
The figures come as militants ramp up their assaults on urban areas, after US President Donald Trump said last August the American presence in Afghanistan would remain open-ended and Washington stepped up airstrikes on rural militant strongholds.
Google makes ads show up in more smartphone apps than any other technology company. That is the core of a resurgent business for parent Alphabet Inc.
President Bidhya Devi Bhandari appointed 65-year-old Oli as the country's 41st prime minister.
Last year's organic growth -- which strips out the impact of acquisitions and currency swings -- was the company's weakest since it began recording the measure in 1996 and missed even the lowest estimate of 2.6 percent in a Reuters poll of analysts.
Deuba was elected as the 40th Prime Minister on June 6 with the support from CPN (Maoist Centre) which is now a part of Left alliance and opting for merger with CPN-UML.
Europe's largest aerospace group posted adjusted 2017 operating profit of 4.253 billion euros on revenues of 66.767 billion euros and predicted a 20 percent rise in the widely watched core profit item.
The increase will bring Amazon's total number of permanent French staff to 7,500 in 2018 and reflects confidence in the economy of a country where the Seattle-based retailer invested over 2 billion euros since 2010, the company said in a statement.
Japan's core machinery orders tumbled in December at the fastest pace in more than three years and companies expect orders to rise only marginally in January-March, raising concerns that recent gains in capital expenditure may taper off.
Amazon's market value — its closing share price multiplied by the number of shares outstanding — rose to $702.5 billion on Wednesday, and for the first time passed Microsoft, which is worth $699.2 billion as of the close of trading.
CNBC has learned that Amazon Lending, which launched in 2011, ultimately found a partner in Bank of America Merrill Lynch, according to people familiar with the matter who asked not to be named because the alliance is confidential.
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The two leaders confirmed in phone talks on Wednesday night there would be "no meaningful dialogue" unless North Korea agreed on "complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization," the ministry said in its statement.
Florida's two U.S. senators, briefed by federal law enforcement officials, said the assailant wore a gas mask as he stalked into the school carrying a rifle, ammunition cartridges and smoke grenades, then pulled a fire alarm, prompting students and staff to pour from their classrooms into hallways.
The United States needs to be creative in how it insists India on signing the foundational agreements, which the US considers important for enhanced bilateral defence cooperation with India, a top American commander told lawmakers today.
Porter resigned on Wednesday last week after his two ex-wives accused him of physical and emotional abuse.
While falling short of an estimated USD 88.2 billion needed to rebuild Iraq, it easily surpassed the USD 20 billion Iraqi officials initially said they needed to begin their difficult work.