November, 2017


Azerbaijan and Pakistan always support each other on all issues. President Azerbaijan.  Ilham Aliyev

Baku : President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received a delegation led by Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Khawaja Mohammad Asif. President Ilham Aliyev stressed the high level of Azerbaijan-Pakistan relations, noting the importance of partnership and mutual support between the two countries as well as the role of high-level reciprocal visits in strengthening the bilateral relations. The head of state said Azerbaijan and Pakistan always support each other on all issues, adding that political, economic, trade and military cooperation betweenRead More

cooperation through coordinated, integrated and allied collaboration amongst D-8 member states in all spheres of Civil Aviation. Air Marshal (R) Asim Suleiman,DG Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority

Islamabad: The 11 th meeting of Directors General of Civil Aviation of the Developing-8 (D-8)  Organization, was hosted by Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority in a local Hotel on 27 th November, 2017, under Aviation Division of Cabinet Secretariat. The Meeting was inaugurated by Advisor  to the Prime Minister on Aviation, Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan. D-8, is a global cooperation amongst major developing countries which include Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey. The objectives of D-8 Forum are to improve member states’ position in the global economy and enhance the livingRead More

Portugal wanted to enhance trade with Pakistan. Dr. Joao Paulo Marques Sabido Costa.Charge d’ affairs, Embassy of Portugal Pakistan

Islamabad : H.E. Dr. Joao Paulo Marques Sabido Costa, Charge d’ affairs, Embassy of Portugal said that his country wanted to enhance trade with Pakistan as both countries have good potential to improve bilateral trade in many areas. He stressed that Pakistan and Portugal should exchange trade delegations and promote B2B linkages to know each other and explore new areas of mutual cooperation. He was addressing business community at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Dr. Joao Paulo Marques Sabido Costa said that being a hi-tech country, Portugal was readyRead More

Country Passing Through Testing Time, Sagacious Approach Needed To Overcome Challenges;  Raza Rabbani

Islamabad:  Keeping in view the volatile political situation and precarious internal environment, the Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani has appealed to all the political forces and leadership to act with sagacity and take prudent steps to rid the country out of the quagmire posing threats to our peace, security and stability. He expressed these views at the inauguration ceremony of monument of martyred journalists at National Press Club (NPC).  Chairman Senate paid glowing tributes to the martyrs of journalism who laid their lives in the line of duty. Mian RazaRead More

children enrolled in special education centres being run under CADD.Anusha Rehman State Minister IT& Telecom

Islamabad: Universal Service Fund Company (USF Co) 55th Board of Directors Meeting was convened on Monday 20th November, 2017 in the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom, Islamabad. The Chairperson, Board of Directors, USF Co and the Minister of State for IT & Telecom; Mrs. Anusha Rahman chaired the meeting in which an overview of the main efforts and development of telecommunication services in un-served and under-served areas across Pakistan by USF were taken in to the view with a special emphasis on the timely execution of establishment of ComputerRead More

The Netherlands is proud to support talented students and professionals. Ardi Stoios-Braken .Netherland Ambassador to Pakistan

Islamabad: Ambassador Ardi Stoios-Braken hosted the annual reception for the members of Pakistan-Netherlands Alumni Association from Islamabad, Rawalpindi. AJK, GB and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Netherlands is proud to support talented students and professionals who actively contribute to sustainable development in Pakistan by applying their learning and skills acquired at the Dutch institutions  

Ambassador Khalid Mahmood, Chairman ISSI, welcomed the delegation and stated that both Pakistan and Indonesia have solid bilateral relations

Islamabad: The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) hosted a 6-member Indonesian Media Delegation on November 6, 2017. The members of the Indonesian delegation included Mr. Imanuddin Razak, Editor, Jakarta Post; Mr. Arif Zulkifli, Editor-in-Chief, Tempo Magazine; Ms. Devi Monica Lumannauw, TV anchor and Reporter, TVRI; Mrs. Agustina Elok Dyah Messwati, Senior Journalist, Kompas; Mrs. Andini Weningtyas Effendi, Anchor and Reporter, Metro TV; and Mr. Irvan Januari, Cameraman, Metro TV. Ambassador Khalid Mahmood, Chairman ISSI, welcomed the delegation and stated that both Pakistan and Indonesia have solid bilateral relations. Indonesia always extended its full support to PakistanRead More

CONNECTING AUSTRALIA AND PAKISTAN THROUGH ART. Margaret Adamson .Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan

Islamabad: Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Margaret Adamson today hosted an exhibition by Pakistani artists Farida Batool, Hurmat Ul Ain and Rabbya Naseer who recently exhibited at ArtSpace Sydney, Australia’s leading organisation for the creation and presentation of contemporary art. Visiting ArtSpace Sydney Executive Director, Alexie Glass-Kantor addressed the exhibition sharing her insights into contemporary art in Pakistan and noting her recent visit to Pakistan which subsequently resulted in the presentation of works by Farida Batool, Hurmat Ul Ain and Rabbya Naseer at ArtSpace in September. “With Pakistan located in aRead More


Islamabad: Australia is assisting Pakistan to develop its Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector. A Queensland University of Technology (QUT) team is in Islamabad this week providing training for 17 Pakistani TVET professionals to assist them to integrate policy and management skills and knowledge they obtained from a recent three-week course in Australia in further developing Pakistan’s TVET sector. The training, undertaken through the Australia Awards scholarship program, will enable the participants to develop effective governance structures and leadership models and practices to strengthen Pakistan’s TVET sector. The visitingRead More

The framework of common values and multilateralism. Long-lasting partnership between France and Pakistan. Marc Baréty, Ambassador of France to Pakistan

Islamabad: After having presented my credentials to His Excellency President Mamnoon Hussain, I am pleased to express to all of you my best greetings and to share with you the pride of representing France in Pakistan just when this country is turning 70 years old, allowing us to celebrate seven decades of close bilateral ties. In a very uncertain global environment, France is committed to provide its contribution for formulating and implementing  appropriate responses to the major challenges of the present time covering the fight against terrorism, the protection of our environment, the reinforcementRead More