PM Theresa May’s statement on Russia

Yesterday the UK’s Prime Minister Theresa May delivered a statement to the House of Commons on the March European Union Council meeting.

On Russia, Prime Minister Theresa May said,

Muhiba Ahmed wins the British High Commission’s GREAT Debate competition

Islamabad(Staff Reporter)The British High Commission’s third annual GREAT Debate competition final was held in Islamabad today.

The event was attended by members of the media and civil society, Chevening alumni and senior officials from the British High Commission and British Council. The audience witnessed a high intensity competition between fourteen of the top debaters from across universities in Pakistan who spoke for and against topics on peace, prosperity, democracy and technology.

UK’s top development official visits Pakistan

Islamabad(Staff Reporter)The permanent secretary of the UK’s Department for International Development, Matthew Rycroft, has visited Pakistan to see first-hand how DFID programmes are changing lives.

UK and UNITAR launches innovative platform to cope with disasters

Islamabad(Staff Reporter)Future support to Pakistani people needing humanitarian support will be improved, thanks to a new platform launched by the UK Government and the United Nations in Islamabad.

EU announces 2.5 M Euros for Punjab Forensic Science Agency as part of project with British High Commission

Islamabad(Staff Reporter)The European Union announced 2.5m euros of support as part of a joint project between the Punjab Forensic Science Agency (PFSA) and the British High Commission. This project is aimed at achieving international certification for the PFSA and increasing the use of forensics at provincial level to support better justice outcomes. 



Islamabad(Staff Reporter)The British Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan, Gareth Bayley, has visited Islamabad for a series of meetings with the Pakistani government.

Pakistan’s first Business Women Network -Top leadership from 17 women chambers unite to formulate

Islamabad (Staff Reporter)Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with VSO International under their Social Inclusion Programme organized a two-day consultative session towards setting up Business woman network at a national level. The session gathered the top leadership from 17 registered women chambers of commerce and industry in Islamabad including cities Peshawar, Attock, Gwadar, Mardan, Islamabad, Zhob, Swat, Charsadda, Swabi, Karachi, Sargodha, Muzzafarabad, Karachi and Multan.

UK trains Pakistan’s Aviation Security Experts

Karachi(Bureau Report)The UK has sponsored the delivery of Pakistan’s first International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) accredited Aviation Security National Inspector’s Course delivered by ICAO certified instructors.


Islamabad-A UK-Pakistan team has successfully completed a joint expedition in the Karakoram Mountains. The eight-person UK team was formed from 32 Royal Engineer Regiment based in Catterick Garrison. The Pakistan team was a combination of Engineers and High Altitude School instructors.


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