Category Archives: Embassies

New Survey Highlights Progress and Challenges for Gender Equity

Islamabad, March 20, 2019 (PPI-OT): Over the last seven years, the number of Pakistani men who think women should have equal rights increased by 15 percent. This was one of the many findings revealed by a recent survey assessing attitudes …

Public Notice on Visa Changes – Reciprocity Fees and Visa Validity

Islamabad, March 06, 2019 (PPI-OT): Effective January 21, 2019, an additional fee will be charged for H (Temporary Work Visa), I (Journalist and Media Visa), L (Intercompany Transfer Visa), and R (Religious Worker Visa) visas ONLY if the visa application …

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa gets first Burns and Trauma Center

Peshawar, March 06, 2019 (PPI-OT): Burn victims in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) can now receive treatment in Peshawar thanks to the newly opened Burns and Trauma Center. While burn victims previously had to travel long distances to other parts of Pakistan …

Inauguration Ceremony of Project for Strengthening of Training Center on Grid System Operations and Maintenance in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Islamabad, February 27, 2019 (PPI-OT): The inauguration ceremony for Project for Strengthening Training Center on Grid System Operations and Maintenance took place between H.E. Mr. Yusuke Shindo, Charge d’ Affaires, Embassy of Japan in Pakistan and H.E. Mr. Omar Ayub …

Japan-Pakistan Foreign Ministers’ Telephone Conversation

Islamabad, February 25, 2019 (PPI-OT): Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, had a telephone conversation at 11:30 a.m. (Japan Time) on Monday, February 25, 2019, with H.E. Mr. Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Foreign Minister of the Islamic …

The State of Qatar condemns explosion in Pakistan’s Quetta

Islamabad, July 25, 2018 (PPI-OT): The State of Qatar strongly condemned and denounced Wednesday the bombing that took place near a polling station in Pakistan’s Quetta and led to many casualties. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs renewed, in a statement …

ICAO Council rejects appeals submitted by the countries of the blockade against Qatar

Montreal, June 28, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has decided to reject the appeals of the embargo countries regarding the non-jurisdiction of the Organization by the complaint of the State of Qatar. This came …

Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan inaugurates Upgraded Japanese Language Department at NUML Islamabad

Islamabad, May 14, 2018 (PPI-OT): H.E. Mr. Takashi Kurai, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, today inaugurated the upgraded department of the Japanese language at the National University of Modern Languages which was funded by the government of Japan. The Government …

American Embassy and PTA Jointly Hold Seminar on financial inclusion and e-commerce

Islamabad, May 08, 2018 (PPI-OT): The U.S. Embassy Islamabad, in conjunction with the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA), hosted a day-long seminar on financial inclusion and e-commerce. In addition to a panel discussion on financial inclusion in Pakistan, representatives from MasterCard …

Partnership between U.S. Embassy Islamabad and the University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir renewedfor another year

Muzaffarabad, April 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): The U.S. Embassy Islamabad and the University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (UAJK) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) renewing their partnership overseeing the Lincoln Corner in Muzaffarabad (LCM) for another year (April 2018 – …