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Aga Khan Centre inaugurated in King’s Cross, London

London;27 June 2018 Today marks the official inauguration of a unique building in King’s Cross, at the heart of London’s thriving Knowledge Quarter. Aga Khan Centre (AKC) was opened by The Prince of Wales in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan. Among the guests were the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan and Foreign Office Minister for Human Rights, Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon.

Her Majesty The Queen awards Master Ayub with Commonwealth Points of Light

Islamabad(Staff Reporter)Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has today recognised Muhammad Ayub, representing Pakistan, as the 54th Commonwealth Point of Light in honour of his exceptional voluntary service improving the education and life chances of young people in Islamabad.

New HM Trade Commissioner to lead trade promotion in Pakistan, Afghanistan and the Middle East

Islamabad(Staff Reporter)International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox MP has appointed banker Simon Penney as new HM Trade Commissioner for Pakistan, Afghanistan and the Middle East. He will oversee trade promotion and investment while raising the profile of the region in the UK and building stronger and deeper trading relationships.

UK committed to increasing bilateral trade with Pakistan

Islamabad(Staff Reporter)The UK is committed to increasing its bilateral trade with Pakistan, the British High Commissioner said at a Board of Investment Conference held in Islamabad.

Shahtaj clinch 5th Serena Hotels Polo Cup 2018

Islamabad, April 21, 2018: The final match of the 5thSerena Hotels Polo Cup was held at the Islamabad Club Polo Ground before diplomats, government officials and businesspeople, who gathered to celebrate the Game of Kings.

The 06 days tournament began with preliminary matches between the competing teams. The final match was played betweenShahtaj and Asean.

PM Theresa May’s statement on Russia

Yesterday the UK’s Prime Minister Theresa May delivered a statement to the House of Commons on the March European Union Council meeting.

On Russia, Prime Minister Theresa May said,

Muhiba Ahmed wins the British High Commission’s GREAT Debate competition

Islamabad(Staff Reporter)The British High Commission’s third annual GREAT Debate competition final was held in Islamabad today.

The event was attended by members of the media and civil society, Chevening alumni and senior officials from the British High Commission and British Council. The audience witnessed a high intensity competition between fourteen of the top debaters from across universities in Pakistan who spoke for and against topics on peace, prosperity, democracy and technology.

UK’s top development official visits Pakistan

Islamabad(Staff Reporter)The permanent secretary of the UK’s Department for International Development, Matthew Rycroft, has visited Pakistan to see first-hand how DFID programmes are changing lives.

UK and UNITAR launches innovative platform to cope with disasters

Islamabad(Staff Reporter)Future support to Pakistani people needing humanitarian support will be improved, thanks to a new platform launched by the UK Government and the United Nations in Islamabad.

EU announces 2.5 M Euros for Punjab Forensic Science Agency as part of project with British High Commission

Islamabad(Staff Reporter)The European Union announced 2.5m euros of support as part of a joint project between the Punjab Forensic Science Agency (PFSA) and the British High Commission. This project is aimed at achieving international certification for the PFSA and increasing the use of forensics at provincial level to support better justice outcomes. 

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