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Dr. Brigitta Blaha-Ambassador of Austria-Message on National Day-Oct 26, 2017

On the occasion of the National Day of Austria I would like to send my warmest regards to the readers of Pakistan in the World Diplomatic Website & Magazine and to the people of Pakistan. I would also like to take this opportunity to congratulate Pakistan on the 70th anniversary of its independence.

Pakistan for exchange of films and broadcasts with Romania

 Islamabad, October 20, (Staff Reporter+APP): Marriyum Aurangzeb, Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting & National Heritage in a meeting with Nicolae GOIA, Ambassador of Romania here, 

National Day of Czech Republic

Islamabad (Tazeen Akhtar) Federal Minister Defence Production Rana Tanvir Hussain has said that Pakistan and Czech Republic are enjoying cordial relations. Pakistan is keen to enhance present level of bilateral cooperation in all potential sectors with Czech Republic. He was addressing the participants of National Day of Czech Republic that was celebrated on Oct 19, 2017.

Oxfam Celebrates World Food Day at Arid Agriculture University

ISLAMABAD Tuesday 17 October: Participants at a seminar and awareness walk at the Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University on Tuesday called on policymakers to make investments to improve people’s resilience to climate change. The seminar was part of the activities being organized by Oxfam in Pakistan to celebrate GROW week to raise awareness about climate change, food insecurity and the importance of agriculture and rural development. 

"ALI & NINO" - THE EPIC LOVE STORY SCREENED IN ISLAMABAD BY EMBASSY OF AZERBAIJAN

Islamabad(Tazeen Akhtar) Premier film screening of movie " Ali and Nino" marked the start of celebrations for 26th anniversary of indepence of Azerbaijan. Spacious hall of Pakistan National Council of Arts was full of guests from different spheres of life including government officials, diplomats,media and civil society. Ambassador Ali Alizade hosted the event with his welcome remarks. 

Pakistan committed to operationalize T.A.P.I at the earliest

Islamabad(Staff Reporter)H.E. Atadjan Nurlyevich Movlamov, the Ambassador of Turkmenistan to Pakistan paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on 16th Oct at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Argentine Republic Polo Cup- Shahtaj Beats Hashoo Group - Ambassador Ivan Appreciates Islamabad Club Polo Academy

Islamabad(Sports Reporter)The Shahtaj-4 won the Argentine Republic Polo Cup in a match with the team of Hashoo Group at the final match played on Sunday 15 Oct at the Islamabad  polo ground.

Shahtaj’s Hamza Mowaz scored five goals for his team, while the team won with a score of 8:1. A large number of diplomats, politicians’ and local polo lovers& players attended the match.

ETIHAD AIRWAYS TO LAUNCH FLIGHTS TO AZERBAIJAN

Abu Dhabi, Oct 11, 2017 – Etihad Airways has announced plans to launch scheduled flights between Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, and Baku, the capital city of the Republic of Azerbaijan, effective 2 March 2018.

CULINARY ARTS FESTIVALS AT SERENA - FIRST LADY CHEF MS ZAIDAH BRINGS MALAYSIAN CUISINE FOR PAKISTANI FOOD LOVERS

Islamabad(Staff Reporter)The Islamabad Serena Hotel continues the Culinary Arts  Festival tradition under it’s Cultural Diplomacy initiative and brings the renowned Malaysian star chef Zaidah binti Mohammad Noor to Islamabad who transported the guests to the heart of Asia with her authentic Malay cuisine and impeccable techniques in culinary arts.

GROWING INDIA-BELARUS COOPERATION

Mahwish Hafeez -The President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko arrived in India on a two-day visit from September 11-12, 2017.  The invitation for this visit was extended by the President of India to the President of Belarus. This was the third visit to India by any Belarusian head of state. The earlier two visits took place in September 1997 and April 2007. However, this visit was particularly important as both India and Belarus are celebrating 25 years of the establishment of their diplomatic relations.

SERENA PARK: REVIVING LOST SPACES

Islamabad(Staff Reporter)Sheikh Ansar Aziz, Mayor of Islamabad & Aziz Boolani, CEO Serena Hotels joined hands in the inauguration of the 8 acre Park, adjacent to the Hotel, in a tree plantation ceremony. With various diplomats and dignitaries in attendance, the ceremony opened the lush green space to the public.

BOL TV AIRS HATE-BASED COMMENTS AGAINST ARMY OFFICER -PEMRA DIRECTS TO AIR APOLOGY

Islamabad (Staff Reporter)Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has directed the private TV channel “Bol News” to air apology to viewers for casting aspersion against a serving officer of the armed forces in its programme “AisayNahiChalay Ga” dated June 27, 2017. In the said programme, hate-based comments were aired against the officer who is posted in war zone and event his name was revealed. That act of the TV channel was a gross violation of the PEMRA Code of Conduct 2015.

Pakistan keen to develop cultural linkages with Cuba: Marriyum

Islamabad (Staff Reporter)Pakistan is keen to develop cultural linkages with Cuba as cultures help people connect with each other to understand their diverse traits, values and traditions.

Holy Artefacts, Ghilaaf-e-Kaba and Parda Baab-ul-Kaba Exhibited by Saudi Embassy at Centaurus

Islamabad (Staff Reporter)The Centaurus Mall, for the first time ever is honored to exhibit Holy Artefacts, Ghilaaf-e-Kaba and Parda Baab-ul-Kaba with the Embassy of Saudi Arabia. This religious exhibition is a first ever venture in Pakistan and The Centaurus claims the honor of being the Pioneer. This ten days exhibition would display the holy “Parda Bab-ul-Kaba” from the Kingdom of Saudi Arab for the people of Pakistan.

" 4G IS NOT FREE" TELENOR DOING DECEPTIVE MARKETING ON 4G- CCP ISSUES SHOW CAUSE

Islamabad (Staff Reporter)The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has issued a Show Cause Notice to Telenor Pakistan for prima facie violating Section 10 of the Competition Act 2010 by deceptively marketing the price and geographical availability of its 4G services.

DAY OF GERMAN UNITY- Positive Narrative is required in all sectors-Ambassador Kobler prioritize Youth&Education-Suggests restoration of flights -Pakistan expresses warm feelings for German Gov&People

Islamabad (Tazeen Akhtar) Day of German Unity celebrated at German Embassy’s beautiful and spacious garden, on Oct 03, 2017 attracted a large number of notables from different walks of life making it one of the biggest events of Pakistani Capital. Ambassador of Germany H.E Martin Kobler’s address on this occasion was not a routine, written, formal address but his words were carrying voice of his heart with warm feelings and best wishes for Pakistan and bilateral relations.

Siemens signs agreement order for the supply of 50 MW wind farm in Pakistan

Islamabad: The German companySiemens Gamesa has secured an order from the independent power producer Zephyr Power for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of a 50 MW windfarm in Gharo, in the district of Thatta.

Installation of the turbines at the Zephyr Power wind farm project is scheduled to begin towards the end of 2017 with the project slated for commissioning in August 2018.

"WONDERFUL INDONESIA" - World's Largest Archipelago with 17,504 Islands - 700 Living Languages

Deny Tri Basuki (Embassy of Indonesia)

At the World Tourism Conference 2017,….organized by the Chief Minister Punjab Youth Mobilization Committee, Serena hotel of Islamabad on Sep 28, 2017.

PAKISTAN HOTELS ASSOCIATION ELECTS NEW LEADERSHIP

Islamabad(Staff Reporter)The Executive Committee of Pakistan Hotels Association (PHA) unanimously elected Mr. Zubair Surti as Chairman, Mr. Zubair Uddin Baweja as Senior Vice Chairman and Mr. Hamid Pervez Subhani as Vice Chairman for the year 2017-18 as announced in their Annual General Meeting held on September 26, 2017 at Karachi Marriott Hotel.

SAUDI AMBASSADOR CALLS ON PM ABBASI

Islamabad, Sep 28 (Staff Reporter+APP): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Thursday said that Pakistan offered attractive investment and liberal foreign exchange regime that guaranteed equal treatment to foreign and domestic investors and one window operation.

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