Woman takes interest in dresses displayed during Islamabad Expo organized by Islamabad Women Chamber of Commerce and Industries at Jinnah Convention Center.

Islamabad Expo 2015 empower, encourage Women entrepreneurs

Two-day Islamabad Expo 2015 featuring conferences, competitions and activities including talent hunt, cooking, beauty workshops and makeovers, offered a great platform for women entrepreneurs of Pakistan. The main purpose of the exhibition is to increase market linkages of women entrepreneurs..

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s message for Pakistanis

Pakistan and China need to enhance Economic, Defense, Diplomatic and Cultural Ties: Xi Jinping Islamabad is brimming with festive atmosphere as capital city has been decorated with lights and flags of Pakistan and China before the arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping.The much anticipated visit is the first by a Chinese president to Pakistan after nine years. Portraits of the…

Pakistan and Turkey to promote educational and cultural linkages

Young students have a vital role to play in strengthening the friendship and brotherhood between Pakistan and Turkey, said Ambassador of Pakistan to Turkey Mr. Sohail Mahmood speaking at a festive “Pakistan Day” event at Middle East Technical University in Ankara.

NASA names asteroid after Pakistan’s Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala

The youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner and girls’ education campaigner in Pakistan, Malala Yousafzai, now has an asteroid named after her, the Malala Fund announced through its blog on Wednesday. Dr. Amy Mainzer, astronomer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, USA, named Asteroid 316201 after Malala.

Young Pakistani among top global ethical hackers of 2014

Hackers are often viewed as modern-day pirates. While mostly true due to the security hazards they create, ethical hackers actually are very helpful in actually improving security standards. Most of these security experts perform these actions simply for the benefit of the community. Rafay Baloch is one such ethical hacker. Baloch, also known as Pakistan’s…

U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan, Richard Olson, with members of the Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network at the opening ceremony of the 2015 International Women’s Empowerment Conference

Women’s Empowerment Conference opens in Islamabad

More than 300 alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs from across South Asia gathered in Islamabad for the opening ceremony of the three-day 2015 International Women’s Empowerment Conference by Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network..

Brazilian classic literary books launched in Urdu language

To introduce Brazilian literature in Pakistan, two classic Brazilian literary books have been translated into Urdu and English. The books that are the first ever publications of Brazilian literature translated into Urdu were launched in Islamabad

A four-day sporting and educational event in Islamabad offered street children a brilliant opportunity.

Islamabad’s street kids learn life skills through Sports

Exploring the power of Sports to empower Pakistani Youth Sports is more than just winning or losing. Playing sports is a chance to stay healthy, make friends, have fun, and learn some valuable life lessons such as teamwork, fair play, tolerance, cooperation, confidence and improving self-esteem. This is exactly what 13-year-old Kinza Kausar learned at…

Chinese artists performing at Cultural Festival in Islamabad

Food and Culture Festival marks Chinese New Year in Islamabad

Chinese New Year is the longest and China’s most important traditional holidays. On this festival, homes and streets are lightened with red lanterns to celebrate happy life. Also known as Spring festival, it is an occasion for family reunions as the traditional activities include the family dinner, sharing gifts.

A delegation of European Parliament at the Prime Minister’s House in Pakistan.

Pakistan and EU enjoy strong Bilateral ties and Trade relations

Pakistan and European Union enjoy strong bilateral relations and recent statistics indicate signs of ever-growing trade ties. Member European Parliament Richard Howitt said on Friday that strong relations now exist between Pakistan and the European Union. The growing trade relations between Pakistan and EU are especially significant…

US Ambassador Richard Olson inaugurating the Women’s Entrepreneurial Center in Islamabad. Photo: US Embassy Pakistan

Pakistan’s First Center for Women Entrepreneurs launched in Islamabad

The first-of-its-kind center for women entrepreneurs has been launched in Islamabad to provide training, support, and mentorship for women entrepreneurs in Pakistan. U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson, inaugurated the Center which would increase women’s participation in the economy.

Pakistan cricket team

Australia and NZ HCs wish Pakistan best of luck for World Cup 2015

Islamabad  – On the eve of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, Australian and New Zealand High Commissioners for Pakistan, have conveyed their best wishes for Pakistan cricket team ahead of the Cricket World Cup 2015. The World Cup, co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand, begins on 14 February. The Australian High Commission has also put together…

Cricket tournament received a heartening response diplomatic community in Islamabad.

Cricket World Cup fever ramps up in Islamabad

As the ICC Cricket World Cup excitement is building up among millions of cricket fans in Pakistan, a two-day cricket tournament was held in Islamabad to celebrate the game of cricket. The participants included teams of Indian, Australian, British, Sri Lankan, Bangladesh high commissions and the Afghan embassy