The Queen recognises Pakistani volunteer with Points of Light award

Islamabad: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has recognised Dr Muhammad Amjad Saqib, of Pakistan as the 31st Commonwealth Point of Light in honour of his exceptional voluntary service creating Pakistan’s largest micro-finance organisation that is benefitting hundreds of thousands of disadvantaged people.
In the lead-up to the…

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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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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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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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Sufi Night Organized by the Embassy of Pakistan Brussels

Brussels: The Embassy of Pakistan in Brussels has commenced a series of events to celebrate 2017 as the 70th year of Independence of Pakistan. In this connection a Sufi Night was organized where world renowned Qawwali group of Ustad Ghulam Fariduddin Ayaz and Abu Muhammad enthralled the audience with their…

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Sartaj Aziz visits Bahrain to address Manama Dialogue

Bahrain: Javed Malik, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain has said that special address by the Advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz’s at The Manama Dialogue would highlight Pakistan’s perspective on the prevailing regional situation. The Manama Dialogue is organised by the prestigious…

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Pakistan Joins 70 member Open Government Partnership

Paris: Pakistan has joined the rank of 70 member countries of Open Government Partnership (OGP). This was announced by Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs at the opening ceremony of the 3-day 4th OGP Summit held in Paris.

He handed Pakistan’s…

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Pakistan wins cases filed by LPG terminal company: Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

London: The government has won both the cases, filed by Progas LPG terminal company, claiming $573 million damages against the former.
“In two separate decisions, the Arbitral Tribunal in London has dismissed both the petitions and asked the company to pay to Pakistan 11 million dollars as expenses of the…

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Diplomat Business Club aims to promote goodwill and friendship

London: Diplomats, Parliamentarians and Business Leaders joined Ambassador  Javed Malik, Andrew Rosindell MP, Sir Anwar Pervez OBE & Lord Nazir Ahmed at House of Commons at the Launch of Diplomat Business Club UK The prestigious Diplomat Business Club launched its UK & European chapter with an impressive ceremony at the…

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Brexit: Better Off OUT!!!

By: Samiya Mobeen

I know for a fact that on the 23rd of June, we’re all expected to stroll down to the nearest polling station and make our vote on whether to stay in the EU or make our leave. I also know for a fact that many of…

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Top position holder Pakistani students visit the High Commission

London: A group of thirty top position holder students of Graduation level from all over Pakistan were hosted to a reception at Pakistan High Commission London. The group comprised high achievers, several of them were world record holders in various academic subjects at O Level and A Level.

Welcoming the…

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