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Royal Norwegian Embassy in Islamabad will remain closed on Monday and Tuesday

Islamabad, May 11, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Islamabad will remain closed Monday and Tuesday due to the tragic incident on Friday May 8th. For more information, contact: […]

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Norwegian Ambassador visits Jotun in Lahore

Islamabad, February 19, 2015 (PPI-OT): On Tuesday 17 February Norwegian Ambassador Leif Larsen visited Jotun, a Norwegian paint company in Lahore. Jotun is one of the leading manufacturers of decorative […]

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Norwegian Ambassador Larsen visits Gujrat

Islamabad, February 19, 2015 (PPI-OT): On Monday 16 February Ambassador Leif Larsen visited Kharian, Lalamusa and Gujrat. During the visit he met Norwegians with Pakistani roots, Pakistani society, business people […]

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Girls get a chance in Neelum Valley, Kashmir

Islamabad, July 26, 2013 (PPI-OT): A new public high school for girls was inaugurated in Kashmir on 3 July 2013, funded by the Norwegian Embassy. It gives the chance to 500 girls to have a decent education in proper facilities,

Norway provides NOK 240 million to efforts to eradicate polio

Islamabad, June 11, 2013 (PPI-OT): Polio can be eradicated within the space of five to six years. Norway is to increase its level of support for efforts to eradicate polio by NOK 190 million, to NOK 240 million (USD 40

Norway signs deal with United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime aiming at improving law and criminal justice in Punjab

Islamabad, June 11, 2013 (PPI-OT): Norway has signed an agreement with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), aiming at improving law and criminal justice in Punjab. The newly appointed Representative of the United Nations Office on Drugs

A Norwegian-Pakistani fillerye provides jobs, education and a library for thousands

Islamabad, May 07, 2013 (PPI-OT): This is the story of Yawar Bokhari, a Norwegian-Pakistani businessman who created a business which today provides jobs for over 500 people, schooling for 650 students and a prosperous local community for thousands. In April

Royal Norwegian Embassy in Islamabad works to promote participation of women in politics

Islamabad, March 08, 2013 (PPI-OT): Gender equality is important for democratization, development and the economy. One hundred years since Norwegian women gained the right to vote the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Islamabad works to promote the participation of women in

Nobel Peace Prize award to European Union celebrated in Islamabad

Islamabad, December 14, 2012 (PPI-OT): The award ceremony for the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union was held in Oslo on 10 December, with 21 European leaders in [...]

Norway to provide US$ 3.5 million to flood victims in Pakistan

Islamabad, October 18, 2012 (PPI-OT):  Floods in Pakistan are affecting almost five million people. Norway is to provide an additional NOK 20 million (USD 3.5 million) to the flood victims. [...]