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British Foreign Secretary appalled by death of Farzana Parveen who was stoned to death in Lahore

Islamabad, May 30, 2014 (PPI-OT): Commenting on the death of a pregnant Pakistani woman who was murdered by her own family outside a court building in Lahore, the Foreign Secretary […]

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United Kingdom, Pakistan hold joint conference to raise awareness of opportunities in Pakistan for British businesses

Islamabad, December 19, 2013 (PPI-OT): The second annual UK – Pakistan Trade and Investment Conference was held in London on 17 December. The conference, which fulfils a UK commitment under […]

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Baroness Warsi offers her condolences on Peshawar carnage

Islamabad, September 24, 2013 (PPI-OT): Baroness Warsi said: I condemn the attacks that took place earlier today in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, which killed and injured so many innocent […]

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British Foreign Secretary underlines his government’s commitment to deep, lasting relationship with Pakistan

Islamabad, July 19, 2013 (PPI-OT): During his two-day visit to Pakistan, the Foreign Secretary William Hague met members of the new Pakistani Government, including Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, and Interior

British Foreign Secretary’s arrival in Islamabad

Islamabad, July 18, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Foreign Secretary’s arrival follows the recent two-day visit to Pakistan by the Prime Minister David Cameron, who was the first Foreign Head of Government to visit Pakistan following the formation of the new government.

Pakistanis have much to be proud of as its National Assembly has completed its term: Baroness Warsi

Islamabad, March 26, 2013 (PPI-OT): Pakistan’s people have much to be proud of: its National Assembly has successfully completed its full term for the first time Commenting on the appointment of the caretaker Prime Minister in Pakistan today, Baroness Warsi

Five Commonwealth countries mark Commonwealth week through cricket

Islamabad, March 18, 2013 (PPI-OT): Five Commonwealth countries, represented by officials from their respective Foreign Ministries, marked Commonwealth week on Saturday through a cricket tournament hosted by the British High Commission, Islamabad. Five teams, represented by Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign

Pakistan’s leaders must increase tax revenue, provide better services, tackle corruption to rebuild people’s faith in politics

Islamabad, March 18, 2013 (PPI-OT): An Op-ed by Justine Greening, the UK’s Secretary of State for International Development Recently, I made my first visit to Pakistan as secretary of state for international development. While I was there, I was struck

Two illegal workers from Pakistan found at takeaway in Scotland

Islamabad, March 14, 2013 (PPI-OT): Two men from Pakistan have been found working illegally at a takeaway in Preston pans, east of Edinburgh, Scotland, following a UK Border Agency operation. Checks on the immigration status of staff revealed that two

British High Commission hosts launch of William Dalrymple’s Return of a King

Islamabad, February 27, 2013 (PPI-OT): The British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Adam Thomson, this evening hosted the launch in Islamabad of British author William Dalrymple’s new book, ‘Return of a [...]