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.
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…
Bold and beautiful paintings by 12 emerging women artists of Pakistan send a strong message of resilience and inspiration for all fellow women worldwide. The exhibition was arranged by the Danish Embassy in Islamabad jointly with Nomad Art Gallery to promote local women artists.
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 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…
A cheerful ceremony was arranged by the Ambassador of Brazil, His Excellency Alfredo Leoni, in Islamabad, to celebrate the successful completion of Portuguese language course by 16 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.
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.
The Awards Ceremony of Pakistan’s first-of-its-kind online learning contest ‘Learn Smart Pakistan’ was organized by Knowledge Platform in Islamabad to acknowledge the winning students and to encourage the use of technology in classrooms and schools.
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.
Flavorsome, rich and colorful Chinese cuisine prepared by master chefs from China at the Food Carnival, in Islamabad, was as much delicious as visually appealing.
From Rolls Royce and Ferrari and from modern cars to sports and vintage cars, from jeeps to bikes, the Third Islamabad Auto Show 2014 had something for everyone.
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…
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.
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.
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.