High Level Delegation to Visit NATO Headquarters


Islamabad: A ten-member delegation of Spokespersons, Public Relations and Communication Experts headed by the Secretary Information and Broadcasting, Mr. Taimur Azmat Osman will be arriving Brussels on 13 June 2011 to visit NATO Headquarters and SHAPE (Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe) on the invitation from Public Diplomacy Division of NATO, says a press release received here today from Brussels.

The purpose of the visit is to strengthen political dialogue and to create greater awareness among media experts and bureaucrats Government of Pakistan about NATO’s role and engagements in Afghanistan.

The delegation will be meeting a number of high ranking NATO officials including the Head Partnerships Section, Mr. Michael Duray, Colonel Emmanual Chapy, Deputy Head of the Policy Planning Unit, Private office of NATO Secretary General; Mr. Diego Ruiz Palmer, Head Strategic Analysis Capability, Emerging Security Challenges Division; Ms. Oana Lungescu, NATO Spokesperson; Ambassador Jacek Bylica, Head of Weapons of Mass Destruction Centre, Defence Policy and Planning Division; and Ambassador Giampaolo Di Paola, Chairman of the Military Committee.

Besides briefing on, ‘NATO New Strategic Concept’, ‘NATO Partnership Relations with special regards to Pakistan’, and ‘NATO’s Weapons of Mass Destruction and Non- Proliferation Policy’ the delegation will also visit SHAPE (Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe). The delegation will have a meeting with the members of Pakistan Press Club in Brussels.

The other members of the delegation include Maj. General Athar Abbas Director General ISPR; Mr. Babar Yaqoob Fateh Mohammad Additional Secretary, Prime Minister Secretariat; Mr. Munir Ahmed, Director Public Relations, President Secretariat; Mr. Sohail Ali Khan Director Public Relations, Mr. Khurram Agha Prime Minister Secretariat; Mr. Muhammad Tahir Hasan Director M/O Information and Broadcasting and Brig. Attiqur Rehman Deputy Director ISPR.

For more information, contact:
Haji Ahmed Malik
Principal Information Officer
Press Information Department (PID)
Tel: +9251 925 2323 and +9251 925 2324
Fax: +9251 925 2325 and +9251 925 2326
Email: piopid@gmail.com

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