Military officials said on January 2 the soldiers were kidnapped from a bus in Jand, a small town in Punjab Province.
Pakistan is offering insurance coverage to foreign businessmen to attract investment in the country threatened by extremist violence.
Hundreds of mourners attended the funerals on January 2 of seven Pakistani aid workers and teachers killed by militants.
The World Health Organization (WHO) says that measles cases surged in Pakistan in 2012, with 306 children dying of the disease last year.
Afghan peace negotiators are welcoming the release of eight Taliban prisoners who were being held in Pakistan.
Gunmen have ambushed and shot dead six female aid workers and a male doctor in the Swabi district of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
Two prominent secular ethnic Pashtun politicians in Pakistan have called on Islamabad to take decisive action to end extremist sanctuaries in the country's northwestern tribal areas.
The bullet-ridden corpses of nine Taliban fighters have been discovered in a northwestern Pakistani tribal region.
Pakistan's most high-profile Taliban detainee, former deputy leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, was not among those freed.
At least 19 people were killed in southern Pakistan in a bombing that targeted buses carrying Shi'ite pilgrims.
The bodies of 21 Pakistani soldiers kidnapped on December 27 were found some four kilometers from the place they were captured.
Pakistani officials say an explosion on a bus in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi has killed at least four people and wounded more than 40.