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Pak Ambassador meets Turkish Chief of General Staff to discuss defence ties

Ambassador Sohail Mahmood meeting with Chief of TGS

ANKARA — Pakistan’s Ambassador to Turkey Sohail Mahmood on July 9, 2015 called on Chief of Turkish General Staff (TGS), General Necdet Ozel, in Ankara and exchanged views on defence matters. Ambassador Sohail Mahmood conveyed the cordial greetings of Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC), General Rashid Mahmood, which General Necdet Ozel warmly reciprocated. During the meeting, the special nature ... Read More »

ILO and Netherlands to strengthen Pakistan’s labour inspection systems

ILO and Netherlands aims to strengthen labour inspection systems in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands have embarked on a unique  partnership aimed to support the Government of Pakistan, workers and employers organizations in developing measures to revitalise the country’s Labour Inspection machinery. Such improvements are imperative to keep Pakistan’s textile sector attractive internationally, especially given the advantageous trade conditions ... Read More »

Pakistani mango exports to Australia expected to grow

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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 »

EU justifies its criticism to death penalties in Pakistan; offers counter-terrorism cooperation

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By Sana Jamal ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has sent at least 160 convicted criminals to the gallows since Pakistan lifted the moratorium on executions in the aftermath of cold-blooded murder of 140 school children in Peshawar on 16 Dec. 2014 by terrorists. This tragic event shocked the nation and sparked off a public demand to execute those responsible for terrorism and ... Read More »

Pakistan cultural performance enthralls audience in Ankara

1. Inauguration of Pakistan Pavilion by Mr. Burhan Kayaturk, Mayor Mustafa Ak, Ambassador Sohail Mahmood

ANKARA — A captivating performance depicting myriad facets of Pakistani culture enthralled thousands of audience on Saturday night at Keçiören, Ankara. The occasion was the celebration of “Pakistan Night” as part of the 6th International Ramazan Festivities, hosted by the Municipality of Keçiören. Participation in the programme has been organized by the Pakistan Embassy in Ankara, in collaboration with Pakistani ... Read More »

Japan supports project for development of agricultural sector in FATA

Japanese Ambassador, Mr. Hiroshi Inomata, and FAO Representative, Mr. Patrick Evans, sign agreement for agricultural development in FATA.

ISLAMABAD – The Government of Japan has agreed to fund the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to implement a project worth about 5 million USD (approximately 507 million PKR) for the recovery and development of the agricultural sector in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan. The agreement was signed in Islamabad by H. E. ... Read More »

Pakistan Embassy Berlin launches Book, Calligraphic Artwork

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BERLIN — The Embassy of Pakistan in Germany organized a ceremony to launch the Book, “Turmoil in Muslim World” written by Major General (Rtd.) Shaukat Iqbal on June Several Ambassadors and diplomats of the Muslim countries based in Berlin, German scholars, Representatives of the Research organizations, Students and representatives of Pakistani community attended the ceremony. Speaking on this occasion, Ambassador, ... Read More »

Michael Foley, Telenor CEO, appointed as new director of ICT & RD Fund

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ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) – Michael Patrick Foley, Chief Executive Officer of Telenor Pakistan, has been appointed as new director of National Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) & Research and Development (R&D) Fund on Monday. The Board of Directors of National ICT and RD unanimously appointed him as the new director in the 36th meeting of board held under the chair of ... 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 »

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