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Pak trade delegation to visit France

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on May 31, 2014. Islamabad – Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif will join a Pakistani trade delegation for an upcoming visit to France, according to a press release issued by the French embassy. The trade delegation, which will include representatives […]

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PM Sharif to visit UK in April

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Apr 17, 2014. Islamabad – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will visit the United Kingdom later in April for a summit-level meeting with a focus on further improvement in Pak-UK bilateral trade, the Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and […]

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Didgeridoos at the Australia Day in Spring

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Apr 14, 2014. Islamabad – Every spring season, there is a festival in the heart of the capital to showcase the indigenous folk arts and crafts of Pakistan. On Saturday evening, however, the spirit of multiculturalism in Islamabad went beyond Pakistan’s […]

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Danish experts to identify dairy, agriculture cooperation avenues

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Apr 9, 2014. Islamabad – Denmark is looking to identify opportunities for cooperation between Pakistani and Danish businesses in the sectors of agriculture, farming and dairy. To achieve this objective, the Danish Embassy has invited two agriculture consultants from Denmark for […]

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Pak Italy cooperation can be improved: Italian Ambassador

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Mar 15, 2014. Islamabad –  Italy is keen on helping Pakistani businesses take advantage of improved access to the European market as the two countries also continue to increase scientific and cultural bilateral cooperation, according to the Italian envoy to Pakistan. […]

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Pakistan’s Ambassador in France believes more visibility of Pak products is vital for more bilateral trade and investment

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Mar 5, 2014. Islamabad – For Ghalib Iqbal, the Ambassador of Pakistan to France, it is a logical conclusion: more visibility of Pakistani companies in the European market will lead to more business opportunities. “The more you are seen, the more […]

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Nigeria-Pakistan have entered an era of economic diplomacy

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Mar 1, 2014. Islamabad – In just the past two years, the bilateral trade volume between Pakistan and Nigeria has increased fivefold, heralding the start of what might be called an age of “economic diplomacy” between the two countries. Much of […]

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UK supports Pakistan in fighting militancy

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Mar 1, 2013. Islamabad – The United Kingdom (UK) is standing “shoulder-to-shoulder” with Pakistan in fighting terrorism and discussions are already under way on ways the British can help with implementation of the internal security policy recently announced by the Pakistani […]

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Cricket with the diplomats – women edition

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on May 26, 2014. Islamabad – At the base of the Margalla Hills on Sunday, cricket was a ladies’ game. The Pakistan national women’s cricket team and women from the foreign diplomatic missions in Islamabad played a friendly cricket match at the […]

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Cricket with the diplomats

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Feb 24, 2014. Islamabad – Pakistan and the “Big Three” appeared to have patched up unofficially on the cricket pitch as the Commonwealth Diplomats’ XI and the Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman’s XI played a goodwill cricket match in the capital on […]

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