March, 2018

 

security challenges, both traditional and non-traditional, emanate from the negligence of the people’s welfare, poor governance and dysfunctional institutions.Lt. Gen. (R) Nasser Khan Janjua, National Security Advisor of Pakistan

Islamabad:  “Today, Pakistan is confronted with a plethora of non-traditional security threats, yet they cannot be dealt with effectively in isolation from traditional security threats. To address these challenges effectively, we’ll have to adopt a comprehensive outlook on national security.”  This was stated by Lt. Gen. (R) Nasser Khan Janjua, National Security Advisor of Pakistan, during his address as Chief Guest, at a National Seminar on “Non-Traditional Security Challenges to Pakistan”, organized by the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) at the Marriot Hotel, Islamabad. The speakers at the SeminarRead More


serious concerns over the sufferings of Kashmiri people, especially Kashmiri women and children.Representative to United Nations from International Muslim Women’s Union

Geneva: Plight of Women and Children in Indian Occupied Kashmir raised in 37th Session of United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. Mrs Shamim Shawl ,Main Representative to United Nations from International Muslim Women’s Union spoke about the plight of Kashmiri women and children in the Indian occupied Kashmir in an important side line event on “Women Advocacy and Children’s Rights” during the 37th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva.In the event, other panelists were the , Member European Parliament Ms Julie Ward, Dr G.Jourdan ,Dr.AssatouRead More


Kashmiri women, children and men “should shake the collective conscience of the international community.Shagufta Ashraf (Kashmiri delegate in UN)

Geneva: Shagufta Ashraf (Kashmiri delegate in UN) Speaking at an international event on the sideline of the 37th session of Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, Drawing attention to the plight of the Kashmiri people, who have long been denied their right of self determination, she called for the urgent resolution of the issue in accordance with UN resolutions. Shagufta Ashraf said that the continued suffering of Kashmiri women, children and men “should shake the collective conscience of the international community” Ashraf told international rights defenders that India’s army isRead More


increase sustainable economic and trade cooperation between Indonesia and Pakistan..H. E. Iwan Suyudhie Amri,Indonesian Ambassador to Pakistan

Islamabad: Indonesian Ambassador, H. E. Iwan Suyudhie Amri met with the Director General of Punjab Food Authority (PFA), Mr. Noor-ul-Amin Mengal in an effort to build further on mutual confidence so as to increase sustainable economic and trade cooperation between Indonesia and Pakistan. PFA is the government body under the Province of Punjab. With 110 million population and an average GDP growth of 7% for the last four years, Punjab is the highest among the other provinces.


Nurturing Friendship by Cross-Culture Understanding”, the Embassy utilized batik as a medium to strenghthen a friendship between Indonesia and Pakistan.

Islamabad: The Indonesian Embassy and the Fatima Jinnah Woman University (FJWU) jointly organized a Batik Workshop at the FJWU campus in Rawalpindi. With the theme “Nurturing Friendship by Cross-Culture Understanding”, the Embassy utilized batik as a medium to strenghthen a friendship between Indonesia and Pakistan. Thirty female students from The Department of Fine Arts participated the two-day workshop at the building which was formerly a presidential palace. The combination of the heritage building and batik crafting has brought a close atmosphere of cultural ties between Indonesia and Pakistan. The relationshipRead More


This is an old trick of India to raise such propaganda to bring shame to Pakistan.

Geneva. by Younas Khan Propaganda against Pakistan again back in Geneva, Switzerland specially during the time of UN Human Rights Session. Number of banners have been displayed in Geneva carrying advertisements of the film festival with the slogan, “Journey through the lens, Plight of Christian Minorities in Pakistan.” These banners are displayed on Buses, billboards and Trams all over the city. As per the caption suggests “Plight of Pakistani Christian Minorities” Christian minorities in Pakistan undergo cruel and painful conditions. These posters are a clear indication that Pakistan’s rival, IndiaRead More


The images are drawn from a wide range of Australia-Pakistan engagement spanning development cooperation.Margaret Adamson,Australia’s High Commissioner to Pakistan

Islamabad : Australia’s High Commissioner, Margaret Adamson, today launched an exhibition marking the 70th anniversary of the opening of Australia’s resident diplomatic mission in Pakistan. “Australia was quick to establish a High Commission in Karachi in 1948 after recognising the new country of Pakistan the previous year,” High Commissioner Adamson said. “The photos in this exhibition tell the story of how the relationship has developed since then.” The images are drawn from a wide range of Australia-Pakistan engagement spanning development cooperation and humanitarian assistance, defence, education, sport, trade and culturalRead More


female staff for their personal and professional dedication and commitment in making a difference every day.Danish Ambassador Rolf

Islamabad: Happy International Women’s Day! Marking the celebrations of International Women’s Day 2018, the staff at the Danish Embassy celebrated by surprising their female colleagues with flowers and chocolates! Ambassador Rolf praised the female staff for their personal and professional dedication and commitment in making a difference every day. In relation to International Women’s Day, Ambassador Rolf also hosted a round table on “Bringing Women’s Rights on the Agenda”, with MarviMemon, State Minister & Chairperson BISP, Kashmala Tariq, Federal Ombudsperson on harassment against women, renowned human rights activists, civil society, academiaRead More


we believe that investing in women is the most effective way to improve the standards of living of communities. Aziz Boolani CEO of Serena Hotels

Islamabad: Serena Hotels hosted a breakfast to celebrate International Women’s Day and honour the women associated with and present in Serena. All the women guest, associates, Serena Business Complex partners and representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs were present. Mr. Aziz Boolani, CEO of Serena Hotels, said, “At Serena we believe that investing in women is the most effective way to improve the standards of living of communities and many of our CSR initiatives work with women to empower them socially and economically”. The objectives of the International Women's Day are toRead More


It is unfortunate that we do not see an equal proportion of women in institutes of higher education. Pakistan faces many challenges.Helen Pataki , USAID Acting Mission Director

Islamabad: On International Women’s Day, the USAID-funded Merit and Need-Based Scholarship Program (MNBSP) celebrated the achievements of women scholars at a ceremony at the Higher Education Commission (HEC). Speaking to an audience of HEC officials, partner universities and MNBSP scholars, USAID Acting Mission Director Helen Pataki said, “Women represent half of Pakistan’s population and are integral to the country’s socioeconomic development. It is unfortunate that we do not see an equal proportion of women in institutes of higher education.  Pakistan faces many challenges.  We have no idea how many solutionsRead More