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PHC meets UK’s Minister of State for Trade Policy

London: Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK Syed Ibne Abbas met with Mr. Greg Hands MP, British Minister of State for Trade Policy. The meeting was a follow up of the Minister’s recent visit to Pakistan.

The Minister described his visit quite productive. He appreciated Pakistan’s economic growth…

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UKPCCI Delegation headed by Ch Siddiq Visits OPC

Lahore: A delegation of UK Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry visited head office of Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab and held talks with Commissioner Afzaal Bhatti .Director General OPC Syed Javed Iqbal Bokhari, Additional DG Agha Yousaf, Directors Asad Naeem and Raja Zubair were also present.

Afzaal Bhatti while…

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Pakistan Press Club UK holds 9th Annual Elections in London

London: Pakistan Press Club UK (PPCUK) has held it’s 9th annual elections for the year 2017-2018. PPCUK has a total membership of 120 members, who are working for various print and electronic media houses. PPCUK offered all its members the opportunity to participate in these elections. An elected…

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Pakistani culture showcased at The Commonwealth Fair London

London: Spectacular Pakistani stalls at the annual fair of Commonwealth Countries League (CCL), turned out to be a great attraction for the visitors. The stalls showcased Pakistan’s cultural richness and diversity through traditional handicrafts, clothes, souvenirs and exotic cuisine. Pakistani cuisine, especially, the rice dish ‘Biryani’, with its exquisite…

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Multicultural Community demands apology from MP

London: Multicultural community of Southall has showed his anger in a meeting held at Heston Community Centre to show that different communities of Southall and adjoining areas are rejecting the divisive comments made by Ealing Southall MP Virendra Sharma.
The members of different faith groups stated Virendra Sharma should NOT…

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“LET’S CELEBRATE 70 YEARS OF RELATIONSHIP” Winner Announced

London: Mr Yasir Mehmood has won the British High Commission Islamabad’s photography competition celebrating 70 years of UK-Pakistan ties. Launched in February, the competition was the subject of tremendous interest and received over 400 high-quality entries from a mix of amateur, semi-professional and professional photographers in…

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OPC Punjab Meets Overseas Community in Belgium

Brussels: “The Overseas Pakistanis Commission of Punjab has been successfully resolving the issues of all the Overseas Pakistanis irrespective of their social, economic and political affiliations”. This was stated by Vice Chairman Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab, Mr. Khalid Shaheen while addressing a, well-attended, meeting with Pakistani diaspora in…

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Sir Gerald Kaufman was a true friend of Pakistan: Syed Ibne Abbas

London: Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK paid rich tributes to Sir Gerald Kaufman MP who passed away last month. Speaking at a Memorial Tribute in Honour of Sir Gerald Kaufman MP at the House of House of Lords, the High Commissioner termed him a true friend…

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Minister for Overseas Pakistanis visits PHC London

London: Pir Sadruddin Rashidi, Minister for Overseas Pakistanis commended the improved Consular Services and community facilitation standards at the Pakistan High Commission in London and its Consulates at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester.

The Minister, together with H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, the High Commissioner visited the Consular Section of…

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Pakistan Peace Collective signs MoU with WCOP

London: A delegation of the Pakistan Peace Collective (PPC), visited the UK to hold an interaction with the Pakistani business community at the Pakistan High Commission London. An event was jointly organized by the High Commission, World Congress of Overseas Pakistanis (WCOP) and the PPC, and was attended by leading…

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