March, 2019


  Hopes peace will return to the region, cultural performance adding such performances in fact add true color to Nowruz festivities.President Arif Alvi

ISLAMABAD. The Central Asian countries embassies along with embassies of Azerbaijan, Turkey, Afghanistan and Iran joined hands to celebrate Nowruz festival at the lush green lawns of Serena Business Complex. These countries established there stalls where they put on display various items depicting the culture of the respective country. Besides, a variety of food stuff was also made available on these stalls. The Central Asian pilaf (pullao) available almost on all stalls of Central Asian states became a must-eat dish. Pakistani visitors especially took a great interest in this kindRead More

nation is celebrating Pakistan Day today with a commitment to ensure progress, prosperity and a strong defense of the country.

 A parade to mark 79th Pakistan Day is underway in Islamabad (Saturday). Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad is guest of honor in the parade. President Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan, senior officers and the three services chiefs are also witnessing the parade. Ambassadors of different countries among other federal ministers are also present in the parade ground. A formation of Pakistan Air Force jets presented a fly-past as a salute to the president. Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan led a fly-past as a salute to the president. TheRead More

Government of Japan Extends Financial Support to Three Development Projects

  Islamabad: The Government of Japan has extended financial support of US$ 189,421 to three development projects for local communities in Pakistan. The projects will be implemented by three development organizations: Al-Haseeb Public Girls Elementary School, Milestone Society for the Special Persons and Frontier Organization for Reforms & Transformation. The grant agreements were formally signed on March 11, 2019 between H.E. Mr. Kuninori Matsuda, Ambassador-Designate, Embassy of Japan in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and representatives of the three organizations at the residence of the Japanese Ambassador in Islamabad. The grant of US$63,454, awarded to Al-HaseebRead More

wished all the athletes, administrators and coaches a successful journey and participation at the event.H.E. Hamad Obaid Al-Zaabi

Islamabad:  The UAE Embassy in Islamabad hosted a reception in honour of the Pakistan special Olympics delegation, heading soon to Abu Dhabi to participate in the Special Olympics World Games 2019, which will be held from 14th to 21st March. H.E. Hamad Obaid Al-Zaabi the Ambassador of UAE to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan received at the Embassy’s premises today almost 30 Pakistani athletes who will compete in different sports including basketball, bowling, cycling, artistic gymnastic, rhythmic gymnastics, athletics and swimming along with officials of Pakistan Olympics. During the reception,Read More