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High Commissioner hosts young British-Pakistanis

London: Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK hosted a group of British Pakistani youth to a lunch at the British Parliament.

A detailed exchange of views took place on encouraging a more proactive role of youth in the British society through focus on education and enhanced political…

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Commonwealth Summit and Role of Kashmiri Diaspora

Luton: South Asia Centre For Peace and Human Rights (UK) organised an interactive Kashmir Conference titled “Commonwealth Summit and Role of Kashmiri Diaspora”
The conference was chaired by Chaudry Mohammed Ayyub the Mayor of Luton. In his opening remarks the Mayor said as a member of the Kashmiri diaspora Kashmir…

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Award winning female academic calls on the High Commissioner

London: Award winning female academic Professor Khanzadi Fatima Khattak called on H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK on 22 March 2018.

Pakistan-based first female Prof. Khanzadi Fatima Khattak, the Vice Chancellor of Women University Swabi, recently received the prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Fellowship…

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Spies, Lies, And All The Ties

By: Shaghofta Akhtar (Nottingham UK)

Undercovering filming by the UK Channel 4 news program, reveals how Cambridge Analytica claims it ran ‘all’ of President Trump’s digital campaign – and may have broken election law. It claims to do this by secretly intervening in the democratic process. Protonmail was used to…

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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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