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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 »

Project launched to disrupt trafficking, smuggling networks in Pakistan

UNODC country representative Mr. Ceaser Guedes and H.E. Ms. Margaret Adamson, Australian High Commissioner to Islamic Republic of Pakistan exchanging the signed document for a project aimed at strengthening response against human trafficking and migrant smuggling in Pakistan

The UNODC Country Office in Pakistan (COPAK) signs an agreement with the Australian Government for a project aimed at strengthening response to human trafficking and migrant smuggling in Pakistan ISLAMABAD – A new project will help Pakistan combat transnational crimes including people smuggling and human trafficking by strengthening law enforcement offices to detect and disrupt trafficking and smuggling networks. The UNODC ... Read More »

Australian fashion expert train Pakistani women entrepreneurs

Students at Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design sharing their projects with Heidi

Australians and Pakistanis share a passion for style and design, says Australian High Commissioner while highlighting the significant role of textile and clothing industries in Pakistan’s growth and development By Sana Jamal KARACHI (Pakistan)- Australian fashion design trainer, Heidi Phillips, visited Lahore and Karachi this week to assist Pakistani women entrepreneurs in fashion and textiles business to reach international markets, ... Read More »

India world’s largest arms importer; US, Russia dominate arms sales

Saudi Arabia announces military alliance to fight any terrorist group

India emerged as the world’s largest arms importer, accounting for 14% of the global imports in the 2011-2015 timeframe. The latest data on international arms transfers released by a global think-tank, SIPRI, also shows India’s arms imports remain three times greater than those of its rivals China and Pakistan. Its biggest suppliers are Russia, the US, Israel and France. India’s imports ... Read More »

Humanitarian response facility set up in Sukkur

Pakistan Government and Internation donors join hands to enhance and Response in Sindh SUKKUR (Pakistan) – A new Humanitarian Response Facility (HRF) has been opened in Sukkur on Thursday. This HRF will be the second one in Sindh (and the sixth in Pakistan overall) following the construction and hand-over of the HRF in Hyderabad to the Sindh PDMA in April 2015. ... Read More »

Merit awards: Pakistani students receive Australia Awards Scholarship 2016

Group photo of Australian High Commissioner Margaret Adamson with Pakistani students who received Australia Awards Scholarship 2016

ISLAMABAD – Around 20 Pakistani professionals who have been awarded Australia Awards Scholarship 2016 gathered for a pre-departure briefing in Islamabad on Tuesday Australian High Commissioner Margaret Adamson farewelled the awardees who are professionals working in public health, education, economic growth, governance, mining and water resource management across Pakistan. The scholarship program will help “develop the skills and knowledge to drive change ... Read More »

Pakistani mango exports to Australia expected to grow

ISLAMABAD — Pakistani mango exporters are now able to export fresh mangoes to Australia after being treated with irradiation or hot water dip. Australian Government has amended its import conditions to enable the export to Australia of fresh Pakistani mangoes which have been irradiated for fruit flies and mealy bugs. The Australian Department of Agriculture has worked closely with the Pakistan ... Read More »

Australia appoints new High Commissioner to Pakistan

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Australia on Tuesday has confirmed the appointment of new High Commissioner to Pakistan, according to a media release by Australian Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop. Ms Margaret Adamson  will succeed outgoing High Commissioner, Mr Peter Heyward, who was praised as one of the few diplomats who have been publicly active and held regular interactions with Pakistani people. Australian FM, in her message, thanked the outgoing ... Read More »

Asia and Australia gleam at Cannes Film Festival 2015 lineup

PARIS (France) – The prestigious Cannes Film Festival organisers have unveiled a line-up this year that confirms the growing talent from Asia and Australia, while throwing in a couple of crowd-pleasing big-budget pictures alongside a slew of arthouse offerings. The selection for the official sections – including those vying for Cannes’s Palme d’Or top prize – heralded a wide range: ... Read More »

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