IDEAS Pakistan emerges as int’l rendezvous of top entrepreneurs: Dr. Faisal

Celina Ali Islamabad: Pakistan’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Dr. Mohammad Faisal this week said that the International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS), Pakistan had emerged as the international rendezvous of top entrepreneurs to promote defence collaboration, joint ventudres, global peace and prosperity. He was speaking at a webinar titled “Doing Defence & Security […]

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High Commissioner Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri meets Gulmina Bilal to discuss vocational training

Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri had a productive meeting with Gulmina Bilal to discuss the vocational & technical training. “Had excellent meeting with @GulminaBila. Discussed various options to provide world-class vocational & technical training to Pakistani youth. With the focus shifting towards skills-based education globally, role of #NAVTTC is critical in […]

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High Commissioner Mohammad Faisal hails dedication of Pakistan society, for enhancing UK-Pakistan ties

Newswire London: The High Commissioner of Pakistan to the UK, Dr. Mohammad Faisal this week lauded the unwavering dedication of Pakistan Society for enhancing the relationship between Pakistan and the UK. The envoy who is also the Honorary President of Pakistan Society, made the remarks at the 69th Annual Dinner of Pakistan Society at London. […]

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High Commissioner Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri congratulates Pakistani cadet Afaq Mashwani on securing Maj Gen Finley Award 2024

Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week congratulated Pakistani cadet Afaq Mashwani on securing Maj Gen Finley Award 2024 upon completing his training at Royal Military College of Australia. “Pakistani cadet Afaq Mashwani has secured Maj Gen Finley Award 2024 upon completing his training at Royal Military College of Australia. The […]

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Pakistan’s economy hinges on stability, security: Mushahid

Celina Ali Islamabad: Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed said this week that political stability and security are vital for boosting economy of this country. Improved security conditions and political stability are crucial for attracting foreign investment in this part of the region, he said in an interview. “In the past, our security operations, like Zarb-e-Azb, Radd-ul-Fasaad […]

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Kazakh screenwriter contributes to China-Kazakhstan friendship through artworks

Qu Song and Zhang Xiaodong Beijing: “Friendship and mutual trust are particularly important in a world that is undergoing changes unseen in a century, which further highlights the significance of the movie The Composer,” said Sabit Kurmanbekov, an art director of the movie and a screenwriter from Kazakhstan, during a recent interview with People’s Daily. […]

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ASEAN movie night held at Indonesian embassy

Abdullah Jan Islamabad: The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, in collaboration with the ASEAN Committee in Islamabad (ACI) this week organized an ASEAN Movie Night event featuring the award-winning Indonesian film “Ngeri-Ngeri Sedap” (Missing Home.red), directed by the Indonesian Producer Bene Dion Rajagukguk. The event was a delightful fusion of cinema and cuisine, celebrating […]

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British High Commissioner Jane Marriott calls on Chairman Senate Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani

Celina Ali Islamabad: British High Commissioner Jane Marriott called on Chairman Senate Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani this week at the Parliament House. The discussions covered wide range of issues of mutual interest, including bilateral relations, trade, investment, and parliamentary cooperation. The British High Commissioner congratulated Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani on his election as Chairman Senate […]

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High Commissioner Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri all praise for Pakistani-Australians

Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri lauded the contribution by Pakistani-Australians in their adopted country as they joined hands with the Pakistani High Commission for a free vaccination campaign. “We (Pakistani High Commission) organised two free Vaccination Clinics for Flu and COVID 19. The Clinics for the Diplomatic Community were organised in […]

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High Commissioner Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri felicitates Israr Kakar on becoming President of prestigious Oxford Union

Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week felicitated Israr Kakar, an Oxford University student from Balochistan, on becoming the President of the prestigious Oxford Union. “Congratulations @IkIsrar on becoming the President of Oxford Union. Kakar is the third Pakistani and first student hailing from Balochistan to achieve this honour,” the envoy […]

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Ambassador Jakob Linulf congratulates Pakistan on election as non-permanent members of UNSC

Celina Ali Islamabad: Ambassador of Denmark to Pakistan Jakob Linulf this week congratulated Pakistan on being elected as the non-permanent members of the UN Security Council. “Denmark congratulates Pakistan on your successful election to the UN Security Council! Denmark looks forward to working with you on the Council in 2025-2026,” he posted on X. Denmark, […]

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High Commissioner Neil Hawkins highlights education and trade cooperation

Celina Ali Islamabad, Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan Neil Hawkins this week emphasized Australia’s commitment to investing in Pakistan’s future through education and trade. He said, “By investing in the people of Pakistan, particularly the young people who study in Australia, we hope they will return with valuable skills to contribute to Pakistan’s future,” Hawkins […]

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High Commissioner Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri joins late Pakistani national’s family at remembrance ceremony

Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week joined the late Pakistani national Zeeshan Akbar’s family at a remembrance ceremony. “Zeeshan Akbar, a Pakistani national who was stabbed to death at a Caltex outlet just outside Canberra in April 2017 during a robbery by two teens, remains in our thoughts and prayers. […]

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Celebrations to mark Pakistan-Denmark 75 years of diplomatic relations begin

Copenhagen: Thousands of Pakistanis turned up this week at Copenhagen Mela to kick-start 75 years of celebrations of Pakistan and Denmark diplomatic relations. Lord Mayor of Copenhagen, Sophie H Andersen, Denmark’s Ambassador in Pakistan Jakob Linulf, Pakistan’s Ambassador in Denmark Shoaib Sarwar and Former Member of Danish Parliament Sikandar Siddique cut a cake on the […]

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Ambassador Baloch attends Azerbaijan’s republic day football event

Newswire Brussels: The Embassy of Azerbaijan in Brussels this week hosted the SUQOVUSHAN Mini-Football Tournament on Saturday to celebrate the country’s Republic Day. Ambassador of Pakistan to the EU, Belgium, and Luxembourg Amna Baloch attended the event as the Guest of Honor. Ambassador Baloch was warmly received by Vaqif Sadiqov, Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Belgium, […]

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Italy seeks enhanced collaboration with Pakistan in textile, agriculture, machinery

Celina Ali Islamabad: Italy’s Ambassador to Pakistan, Marilina Armellin, this week emphasized the potential for enhanced cooperation between Italy and Pakistan, particularly in the textile, machinery, agriculture, and dairy sectors, during a meeting with Finance Minister Muhammad Aurangzeb. The Finance Minister welcomed the Italian Ambassador and highlighted the significant improvements in Pakistan’s economic landscape. He […]

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High Commissioner Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri offers condolences to the government, people of Iran

Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week offered condolences to the government and people of Iran over the tragic death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and others in a helicopter crash. “Called on H.E. Ahmad Sadeghi @ahmad87051 Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Iran to Australia to convey our condolences and sympathies. […]

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NSPP’s Management Course participants visit Pakistan’s missions abroad

Celina Ali Islamabad: The participants of the National School of Public Policy’s National Management Course visited Pakistan’s diplomatic missions abroad in different countries and met with the envoys as part of their study tours. The course participants also visited different organizations of the host countries related to different sectors like industries, climate change, and others. […]

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High Commissioner Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri presents APCC award to Hasan Gencturk

Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week presented Australia Pakistan Chamber of Commerce, Trade & Industry award to Hasan Gencturk. “Delighted to present Australia Pakistan Chamber of Commerce, Trade & Industry award to Hasan Gencturk @HasanGencturk3,World Turkish Business Council Australia President & MUSIAD Sydney President. Pakistani & Turkish Diasporas in Australia […]

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Kazakhstan denies reports of Pakistani students fleeing to Kazakhstan from Kyrgyzstan

Newswire Astana: The National Security Committee of Kazakhstan has denied reports about Pakistani students crossing of the border from Kyrgyzstan into Kazakhstan following unrest in Bishkek. The National Security Committee in a statement categorically denied the alleged movement of Pakistani students across the border from Kyrgyzstan into Kazakhstan. “The media reports about groups of Pakistan […]

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PM expresses govt desire to attract investment from UK, other countries

Celina Ali Islamabad: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif this week expressed Pakistan’s desire to attract investment from the UK and other countries, highlighting the country’s vast potential in diverse areas including agriculture, food security, information technology, tourism, and mining. He was talking to British High Commissioner to Pakistan Jane Marriott, who called on him at the […]

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Despite GSP+ status, Pakistan exports to EU decline

Celina Ali Islamabad: Pakistan’s exports to European Union underwent a discernible downturn, marking a decline of 6.27 percent during the initial nine months of the ongoing fiscal year. Despite the coveted GSP+ status, which affords most Pakistani exports duty-free access to European markets, the allure of European destinations seemed to wane. The European Parliament’s unanimous […]

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Envoy visits Pakistan Eventing Paris Olympics training camp; meets Pak horse rider Usman

Newswire Paris: Ambassador of Pakistan in France Asim Iftikhar Ahmad this week visited the training camp of Pakistan Eventing Paris Olympics 2024 in Sandillon commune where he interacted with Pakistan’s horse rider Usman Khan. During the tour, the ambassador was briefed on the ongoing qualification events in the run-up to the Olympics. Envoy visits Pakistan […]

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Amna Baloch interacts with Pakistani business & finance professionals in Belgium, Luxembourg

Brussels: Ambassador of Pakistan to European Union, Belgium, and Luxembourg Amna Baloch on Friday interacted with Pakistani business and finance professionals from Belgium and Luxembourg in Brussels. The delegation included Chairman Luxembourg Intervest Capital Partners Shakil Ahmed, Secretary Luxembourg Ernst & Young Abdullah Sarwar and ACA Member Belgium, Hira Mehmood. Ambassador Amna Baloch appreciated the […]

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Ethiopian envoy visits RCCI, urges business community to invest in Ethiopia

Liaquat Ali Rawalpindi: Ethiopian Ambassador to Pakistan Jemal Beker Abdula visited the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce this week and urged the Pakistani business community to invest in Ethiopia that offered comparative advantage in form of key geographical location, cheap and clean energy and skilled human resource. He said that a preferential trade agreement between Pakistan […]

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President Zardari, High Commissioner Neil Hawkins vow to strengthen Australia-Pakistan relations

Celina Ali Islamabad: High Commissioner of Australia to Pakistan, Neil Hawkins, called on President Asif Ali Zardari this week. During the meeting, both dignitaries discussed bilateral relations between Australia and Pakistan, emphasizing the importance of strengthening ties in various fields including trade, education, and cultural exchange. High Commissioner Hawkins conveyed Australia’s commitment to further enhancing […]

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5th round of Pakistan-Canada bilateral political consultations held

Newswire Ottawa: The 5th Round of Pakistan-Canada Bilateral Political Consultations was held in Ottawa on April 26, 2024. The Pakistan side was led by Ambassador Mariam Aftab, Additional Foreign Secretary (Americas), while the Canadian delegation was headed by Assistant Deputy Minister (Indo-Pacific) Weldon Epp, Global Affairs Canada. The two sides reviewed the entire spectrum of […]

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Ambassador Jemal Beker Abdula inaugurates Ethio-Pakistan unity enclave

Faisalabad: Jemal Beker Abdula, Special Envoy and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, along with Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) President Dr. Khurram Tariq inaugurated Ethio-Pakistan Unity Enclave at the Chamber this week. The FCCI set up the enclave at its vicinity […]

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British army chief lauds Pakistan Army’s professionalism, expertise

London: Several decorated British military officers paid glowing tributes to the allure of Pakistan while referring to the hospitality of Pakistanis as being unparalleled. They appreciated the professionalism and versatility of the Pakistan Army, calling it one of the best and most disciplined military organisations in the world, according to a press release received here. […]

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US celebrates transformative achievements in KP in collaboration with govt, int’l donors

Celina Ali Islamabad: In a demonstration of collaborative efforts as development stakeholders, the United States (US) government, represented by Consul General Moore and US Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Somvongsiri, in conjunction with pivotal allies, this week commemorated a sequence of groundbreaking accomplishments within the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) region. USAID reaffirmed its unwavering […]

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Ayaz vows to enhance parliamentary cooperation with Kazakhstan

Abdullah Jan Islamabad: Speaker National Assembly, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq this week said that Pakistan highly values its relations with Kazakhstan and is committed to further enhancing them through increased people-to-people contacts, strengthened parliamentary cooperation, expanded economic ties, and regional connectivity. He made these remarks during a meeting with the Kazakhstan Ambassador, Yerzhan Kistafin, who called […]

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Ethiopia, Pakistan agree to launch PM Abiy’s green legacy initiative in major cities

Abdullah Jan Islamabad: The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan this week agreed to launch the Green Legacy Initiative of PM Dr. Abiy Ahmed in the major cities including Lahore, Peshawar, Karachi, Quetta, Sialkot and others. This was agreed upon in a meeting between Jemal Beker Abdula, Ambassador of […]

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Kazakhstan advocates for spiritual diplomacy in addressing current global challenges

Newswire Astana: With significant influence on local and international levels, spiritual leaders could assist in addressing climate change, inequality, and extremism, helping to end conflicts and wars through unity, Maulen Ashimbayev, chairman of the Senate, an upper house of the Kazakh Parliament, said at an April 4 roundtable discussion during his working visit to the […]

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Ambassador of Iran meets PM Shehbaz Sharif

Abdullah Jan Islamabad: Ambassador of Iran Reza Amiri Moghadam this week called on Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif in Islamabad. During the meeting, both dignitaries discussed matters of mutual interest and explored avenues to strengthen bilateral relations between Iran and Pakistan. The meeting underscored the importance of fostering cooperation and enhancing ties in various fields […]

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Embassy of Pakistan celebrates 84th Anniversary of Pakistan National Day in Djibouti

Newswire Djibouti: Embassy of Pakistan in the Republic of Djibouti celebrated 84th Anniversary of Pakistan National Day in Djibouti city this week. The Chief Guest of the ceremony was H.E. Dileita Mohamed Dileita, President of the National Assembly of Djibouti. Among other local dignitaries who attended the even were Mr. Mohamed Ali Homed, former President […]

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