Pakistan's Cultural Exhibition at Mashhad International Expo Center
The consulate of Pakistan, Mashhad organized Pakistan's Cultural Exhibition at the Mashhad International Expo Center from August 25-28, 2016. The Exhibition showcased the rich and vibrant culture of Pakistan.
Calligraphy Exhibition and Book Launch at Ministry of Foreign Affairs
In an impressive ceremony, on 26th August 2015 at the Foreign Office, a Calligraphy book "Al-lama Bil Qalm" and a calligraphy exhibition was inaugurated by the President Mamnoon Hussain. This one of a kind event, was attended by Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security & Foreign Affairs, Senator Pervaiz Rashid, Federal Minister for Information & Broadcasting and National Heritage, Leader of the house in the Senate, Senator Raja Zafarul Haq, Federal Secretaries, members of the diplomatic corps, artists, scholars and academicians. The event was part of the public diplomacy initiatives that the Ministery of foreign Affairs has been undertaking to promote the positive image of Pakistan.
2. The book, "Al-lama Bil Qalam", showcases the work of some of Pakistan's eminent calligraphists and artists. It highlights the work of the Chief 'Khattat of Masjid-un-Nabvi Assharif' in Madina Munawarrah, Ustad Shafiq Uzzama who is a proud Pakistani. The book has been published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and illustrates the work of 56 prominent artists including that of Khalid Javed Yusufi, Aftab Ahmed, Riffat Khattak, Ustad Bashir, Shabana Nazir, M. A Bokhari, Asghar Ali, Rashid Sial and others.
Friendly Badminton Competition between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China
As part of activities to commemorate 2015 as Year of Friendly Exchanges between Pakistan and China, a friendly badminton competition was jointly organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China at the Foreign Office Gymnasium on 07 February 2015.
2. The occasion was graced by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Syed Tariq Fatemi along with his spouse, Foreign Secretary Mr. Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, Mr. Yao Wen, Chargé d'affaires and Mrs. Bao Jiqing, spouse of the Ambassador of China.
3. Ambassador Fatemi lauded this initiative and called for institutionalizing such events on a regular basis. Foreign Secretary termed it a successful event of public diplomacy. Mr. Yao commended organization of this event and excellent arrangements made. He said that such events promote friendship between the Embassy and the Ministry.
4. Mixed doubles and men’s doubles teams from the Ministry and the Embassy participated in the friendly competition. Prizes were given away to the winners and the runners-up.
5. The Foreign Secretary presented a memento for the Ambassador of China on behalf of the Foreign Office.
Sports Diplomacy Golf Tournament 2014
Foreign Office Golf Cup - 2013