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More than 100,000 Pakistanis become American citizens in one decade

104,000 Pakistanis have gained US citizenship between 2005 and 2014

104,000 Pakistanis gained American citizenship in 10 years whereas 14,400 Pakistanis immigrated to the US last year As many as 104,000 Pakistanis have gained American citizenship over the past 10 years between 2005 and 2014, United States (U.S.) consulate official informed during a media tour of the Karachi consulate’s visa section on Friday. Around 14,400 Pakistanis immigrated to the U.S. last year. ... Read More »

Pakistan and China launch first joint border patrol

A frontier defense regiment of the PLA in Xinjiang, along with a border police force from Pakistan, carry out a joint patrol along the China-Pakistan border. Photo:

Pakistani and Chinese troops are jointly patrolling a stretch of the border connecting Pakistan and China. This is the first time China and Pakistan have carried out joint patrol in the recent years though Chinese troops have been patrolling the area since 2014. Though there are no details of the joint patrolling by China and Pakistan but it coincides with ... Read More »

Sri Lankan leaders hail arrival of Holy Relics from Pakistan

Sri Lankan Ministers receives holy relics.

An impressive ceremony was held in Sri Lanka to celebrate the arrival of Holy Relics from Pakistan’s Gandhara region. Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan said such exchanges will further strengthen cultural relations between Pakistan and Sri Lanka COLOMBO (Sri Lanka) – Religious and political leaders of Sri Lanka welcomed the Holy Relics of Lord Buddha from Pakistan’s Gandhara region in a ... Read More »

Pakistan Day reception in Istanbul highlights strong Pakistan-Turkey relations

Consul General Istanbul and other guests cutting a cake to mark Pakistan Day in Istanbul

Pakistan’s Consul General, Dr. Yusuf Junaid, highlighted greater collaboration between Pakistan and Turkey, which is expected to lead to a comprehensive Free Trade Agreement ISTANBUL (Turkey) – Pakistan Day reception was hosted by Pakistan’s Consul General, Dr. Yusuf Junaid, in Istanbul in which guests highlighted growing relations and cooperation between the two brotherly countries, Pakistan and Turkey. A large number of distinguished guests participated in the reception as ... Read More »

Pakistan and Turkey share judicial experience to improve the system

Group photo of Pakistan delegation at Turkish Judicial Academy

A high-level delegation comprising members of high judiciary from Pakistan is visiting Turkey at the invitation of the Justice Academy of Turkey ANKARA (Turkey) – Judicial experts of Pakistan and Turkey, held a meeting in Ankara, to share each other’s experiences and improve the judicial system by collaboration in the field of judicial training. A high- level delegation comprising members of high judiciary from Pakistan is visiting Turkey ... Read More »

Rich Pakistani culture showcased at Cultural Celebrations in Ankara

Rich Pakistani culture showcased by students at Cultural Celebrations in Ankara

Pakistan’s Ambassador to Turkey Sohail Mahmood congratulated the students on organizing ‘Pakistan Day’ celebrations included folk dances, medley and display of truck art ANKARA (Turkey) – Pakistani students of Middle East Technical University (METU) organized culture festival celebrations and showcased rich Pakistani culture through an array of performances. The “Pakistan Day” celebrations included folk dances, a medley of Pakistani pop ... Read More »

EU envoys visit Pakistan universities to celebrate Europe Day 2016

Pakistan University

The European Union Ambassadors in Pakistan are celebrating Europe Day by visiting Pakistani universities to inform students and faculty about the European Union ISLAMABAD – The European Union (EU) Ambassadors in Pakistan are celebrating Europe Day in a unique way by visiting universities across Pakistan to inform students and faculty about the European Union, its bilateral relations with Pakistan as well as the country ... Read More »

Turkey pays tribute to Muslim scholar and Pakistan’s national poet Iqbal

Dr. Halil Toker speaking at Iqbal Day event

It is great honour for the association to commemorate the great Muslim philosopher in Turkey, said Ms. Ulay Hancioglu, Chairperson of Turkey-Pakistan Women Friendship Association ISTANBUL (Turkey) – National poet of Pakistan and great Muslim philosopher of the twentieth century Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal was commemorated in Istanbul at a literary event.  Istanbul branch of Turkey-Pakistan Women Friendship Association and the Consulate ... Read More »

Australia Day in Spring 2016 celebrated in Pakistan

Australia Day in Spring 2016 celebration engage Pakistani Youth

Australia supports Pakistan to develop its potential through education and training opportunities and strengthened links between the people of both countries ISLAMABAD – Pakistani students were led on a journey of flight and imagination by a visiting team from Australia called ‘The Paper Pilots’ as part of Australia Day in Spring 2016 celebration. The event was celebrated in major cities of Pakistan by ... Read More »

Pakistan’s APP and Romania’s AGERPRES sign agreement

Pakistan's premier news agency in public sector Associated Press of Pakistan Corporation (APP) and Romania's official news agency AGERPRESS signed a news cooperation agreement on 14 April, 2016 in Islamabad, Pakistan

The agreement of exchange of the news would help strengthen the bilateral friendship and promote greater understanding between the peoples of Pakistan and Romania ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s premier news agency Associated Press of Pakistan Corporation (APP) and Romania’s official news agency AGERPRESS inked a news cooperation agreement, on Thursday, for the two-way exchange of news. The agreement is aimed at improving socio-cultural relations ... Read More »

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