Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri concerned over devastation by floods in Pakistan

Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week expressed concern over the devastation by floods in Pakistan. “As flood waters start to recede, we are seeing more & more images of devastation caused by climate change induced floods in Pakistan. Pics of destroyed apple orchards in Hannah Lake,” he tweeted with pictures […]

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Italy hopeful for € 6 billion bilateral trade potential with Pakistan: Dr Roberto Neccia

Newswire Islamabad: Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of the Republic of Italy Dr Roberto Neccia said this week that the bilateral trade of €1.5 billion between Italy and Pakistan was much below the actual potential of both countries. He urged both the countries to work for improving their two way trade to at least €5-6 […]

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Australia announces additional flood relief assistance to Pakistan amid untiring efforts of Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri

Newswire Canberra: With the untiring efforts of Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri, the Government of Australia this week announced a further $ 3 million in flood relief assistance to Pakistan in response to the devastating flooding that has impacted over 33 million people and deluged more than a third of the country. […]

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Ambassador Jakob Linulf sympathizes with the Pakistani nation over flood losses

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador-designate of Denmark to Pakistan Jakob Linulf this week sympathized with the Pakistani nation over the losses due to heavy floods. “Met Chairman Lt Gen Akhtar @NDMApk to extend sincere condolences to victims of #FloodsinPakistan. Discussed status of rescue & relief operations. Advanced team from @BRSdk has currently set up in Sindh […]

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Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri delighted over Pakistani towels’ global popularity

Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week expressed delight over the popularity of the Pakistani towels around the world. “Pakistan is amongst the top exporters of towels in the world. Glad to share a brochure on Pakistani Towels developed by TDAP,” he tweeted. Textiles comprise 57% of Pakistan’s export revenues. However, […]

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Denmark to provide 120,000 liters of clean water per day in flood-affected areas of Sindh

Newswire Islamabad: Ambassador-Designate of Denmark to Pakistan Jakob Linulf said this week that Denmark would provide a major drinking water facility in flood-affected areas of Sindh, which could provide up to 120,000 liters of clean water a day. The Ambassador told the media on Wednesday, “we are happy to welcome the Danish Emergency Management Agency […]

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Italy: Brazilian artist Vitória Basaia exhibits in Rome

Newswire Rome: Brazilian artist Vitória Basaia participated in Art without Borders, a collective exhibition in Rome from 9. Oganised by curators Ligia Testa and Sandra Setti, the group show will bring together talented and creative artists at the Galleria La Pigna (Palazzo Maffei Marescotti) in the Italian capital. Vitória Basaia is originally from Rio de […]

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Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri congratulates Zafar Hussain Shah on winning life achievement award

Canberra: Pakistan High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week congratulated Editor-in-Chief Sada-e-Watan Zafar Hussain Shah on winning the life achievement award. “Congratulations @Syedsadawatan for another life time achievement award – Zafar Hussain Shah, Editor in Chief Sada-e-Watan, has been serving the Pakistani community for over 3 decades through dedicated coverage of community news,” […]

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Pakistan signs Green Framework Engagement Agreement with Denmark

Staff Writer Islamabad: Pakistan this week signed the Green Framework Engagement Agreement with Denmark in Copenhagen to strengthen collaboration in areas such as climate change mitigation and adaptation. The agreement was signed by Pakistan’s Ambassador to Denmark, Ahmad Farooq and by Denmark’s Ambassador to Pakistan, Lis Rosenholm. The Green Framework Engagement is underpinned by the […]

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Stolen Gandharan sculpture back in Pakistan, Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri delighted

Canberra: Australia this week returned an ancient Bodhisattva statue of the Gandhara art to Pakistan following an exhibition at the National Gallery in Canberra. It was handed over to a delighted Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhry following an exhibition. The artefact is believed to date back to the third and fourth century […]

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Ambassador Lis Rosenholm praises EU for humanitarian aid to Pakistan

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Denmark to Pakistan Lis Rosenholm this week praised the European Union for providing humanitarian aid to Pakistan as the country fights flood devastations. Ambassador Lis Rosenholm lauded the EU efforts and expressed sympathy with the government and people of Pakistan over the loss of life and property in the flash […]

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Embassy of Denmark launches “Sustainability Platform” in Pakistan with Maersk and Novo Nordisk

Islamabad: The Embassy of Denmark with the two largest Danish companies; Maersk and Novo Nordisk this week jointly launched a “Sustainability Platform” in Pakistan to enhance the capacity, engagement &awareness within the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Pakistan. Working together with key stakeholders, such as authorities, civil society, investors, media & industry organisations, […]

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Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri leads flag hoisting at Pakistan High Commission Canberra

Newswire Canberra: To celebrate the Independence Day of Pakistan, a flag hoisting ceremony was held at the High Commission for Pakistan, Canberra. High Commissioner Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri raised the flag with the national anthem of Pakistan. The flag hoisting proceeded with the recitation from the Holy Quran. Messages of the President and the Prime Minister […]

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Denmark to give Pakistan interest-free loans

Staff Writer Islamabad: Pakistan and Denmark this week signed an inter-governmental framework agreement to enhance financial cooperation in the energy and water sector. The agreement, signed by Secretary Ministry of Economic Affairs Muhammad Humair Karim and Danish Ambassador Lis Rosenholm, allowed for interest-free loans in renewable energy, energy efficiency, water supply and waste-water treatment sectors. […]

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Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri participates in Pakistani Youth Talent Awards

Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week participated in the Pakistani Youth Talent Awards. “Absolute delight to present “Pakistani Youth Talent Awards”. Our youth is our future,” he tweeted after the event. He referred to the Pakistani sportspersons’ achievements in the Commonwealth games. Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri expressed satisfaction that Pakistani youth […]

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Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri celebrates Pakistan’s success

Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week celebrated Pakistan’s success as a Gandharan sculpture, smuggled from Peshawar, was discovered in Australia. An exhibition will be held displaying the Head of Bodhisattva in Pakistan’s High Commission of Australia on August 22, after which the sculpture will be returned to Pakistan, the envoy […]

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Ambassador Lis Rosenholm visits NUST, interacts with faculty, students

Staff Writer Islamabad: The Ambassador of Denmark to Pakistan, Lis Rosenholm visited National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST), Pakistan this week. The dignitary had a detailed meeting with Rector NUST Engineer Javed Mahmood Bukhari and senior management of the university. Matters of mutual interest, particularly forging meaningful partnerships between NUST and Danish institutions, came […]

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Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri lauds services of celebrated woman mountaineer Samina Baig after K-2 success

Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week lauded the services of celebrated woman mountaineer Samina Baig after she conquered K-2 peak, known as the Savage Mountain. “Our Pakistani women are our pride. Samina Baig becomes first Pakistani woman mountaineer to summit #K2 ,” the envoy tweeted. Earlier this week, Pakistani female […]

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Ambassador Lis Rosenholm appreciates Pakistani manufacturers

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Denmak to Pakistan Lis Rosenholm this week appreciated Pakistani manufacturers for creating opportunities for local communities. “Pakistani manufacturers create development for local communities & more women in the workforce. Call on Pakistani manufacturers to be more present in the global debate on sustainability. Move from ‘standard takers’ to ‘standard makers’,” […]

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Serving the Pakistani community in Australia top priority: Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri

Newswire Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said this week that serving the Pakistani community in Australia was the top priority of the Pakistani High Commission under his leadership. “To facilitate over 3,000 strong Pakistani Community in Australia’s Northern Territory, the High Commission for Pakistan, Canberra has established a Consular Camp at […]

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Pakistan’s textile exports increasing in Denmark: Ambassador Lis Roseholm

Newswire Lahore: Ambassador of Denmark to Pakistan Lis Roseholm said this week that Pakistan’s textile exports were increasing in Denmark as Pakistan’s textile products are being liked there. During a meeting with Governor Punjab Muhammad Balighur Rehman at Governor House Lahore, Roseholm also expressed the interest of Danish universities to collaborate with the Pakistani universities […]

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Pakistan stands in solidarity with Bosnian people: Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri

Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week said Pakistan stands in solidarity with the Bosnian people on the 27th anniversary of Srebrenica Genocide. “As we mark 27th anniversary of Srebrenica Genocide, we stand in solidarity with Bosnian people, and renew our collective pledge to never let such horrific crimes against humanity […]

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Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri wishes new Australian envoy Neil Hawkins a productive term in Pakistan

Staff Writer Islamabad: Pakistani High Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week wished new Australian envoy to Pakistan Neil Hawkins a productive term in Pakistan. “My very best wishes to HC-designate Neil Hawkins for a productive and enjoyable tenure in Pakistan,” he tweeted. Earlier this week, Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood received Australian HC-designate Neil Hawkins. The FS […]

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Italy: Rome to host international literature festival on Palatine Hill

Newswire Rome: Rome’s international literature festival returns for its 21st edition this summer, taking place in the spectacular setting of the Palatine Hill over five evenings from 12-21 July. The prestigious event, organised by the Istituzione Biblioteche di Roma in collaboration with the city and the Parco Archeologico del Colosseo, features a host of award-winning […]

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Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri hosts first-ever Pakistan Mango Festival in Canberra at Pakistani High Commission

Newswire Canberra: The High Commission for Pakistan, Canberra this week organized the first-ever Pakistan Mango Festival. The Mango Festival was a part of the celebrations marking 75 years of independence of Pakistan and75 years of establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Australia. The Festival was attended by more than 5000 people including Australian officials, […]

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