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

Pakistan’s first Model Disability Survey launched

Pakistan has launched its first Model Disability Survey (MDS) that would help estimate the percentage and potential of people with disability – most unheard and uncounted population of the country. The survey can be  a valuable document for the policy-makers as it would also help identify challenges faced by disabled Pakistan and define interventions needed…

Study in Australia Expo offers new opportunities for Pakistani students

The Study in Australia Exhibition, held in Islamabad, offered an excellent platform for local students and their parents to learn about study abroad opportunities. The fair provided guidance and prospect for Pakistani students to discuss their study abroad options with representatives of top Australian universities.

Japanese Dolls Exhibit in Islamabad

‘Dolls of Japan’ visit Islamabad

An enchanting exhibition showcasing the traditional Japanese dolls is continuing at the National Art Gallery in Islamabad. The exhibit titled ‘The Dolls of Japan – Shapes of prayer, Embodiments of Love’ displays more than a collection of 70 dolls that have been sent in by the Japan Foundation.

Philippines Ambassador with members of Rawalpindi Chambers of Commerce

Philippines invites Pakistani businessmen to Trade Expos

Ambassador of Philippines to Pakistan, Domingo D. Lucenario expressed that Philippines is keen to strengthen business ties with Pakistan in a meeting with Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce & Industry President (RCCI), Syed Asad Mashadi at the Chambers office.

Mobile Library launched in Islamabad

The mobile library bus, launched here in Islamabad, offers an exciting and accessible opportunity for children to explore the marvelous world of books, especially for students of schools which do not have established libraries. The Mobile Bus Library Program has been initiated under United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded Pakistan Reading Project to help…

Pakistan and Turkey find craft-connection in Ottoman Embroidery

When Turkish archaeologist Alper Yurdemi illustrated a history of Ottoman embroideries, chosen from his own collection, the patterns and motifs appeared rather similar to the Pakistani audience. Yurdemi was delivering a lecture on the topic of ‘Ottoman Embroideries, Meeting Point of Ottoman Palace and Popular Culture’ at Lok Virsa.

Cycling rally encourages Youth to choose sustainable transport

Walking and Cycling – the two essential components in sustainable transport – were also the focus of the project ‘Better Transport, Let’s Breathe Fresh!’ to improve awareness of sustainable travel options among the youth.

Pakistan-Germany Parliamentary Friendship Group aim to extend relations

German Ambassador Dr Cyrill Nunn hosted a meeting and dinner for members of the Pakistan-Germany Parliamentary Friendship Group who agreed to strengthen ties between parliaments of both countries and to facilitate bilateral exchange on various issues.

Pakistanis explore Denmark’s Culture and Creativity

The red and white coloured decorations, festive mood and food, and especially the iconic windmill replica, delighted the guests and gave them a real feel of Denmark – oldest of the Nordic countries, best known as world wind energy leader, creators of Lego toys and makers of finest cheese in the world.  The first ever mega…

Honorary Consul Generals meeting in Islamabad

The Dean of Diplomatic Corps of Consuls and Consul Generals Mian Habib Ullah convened a meeting of all the Consuls and Consul Generals in Islamabad where members of the Corps suggested that the Diplomatic Corps should actively work for the promotion of commerce, culture, tourism and education.