Consul General Rainer Schmiedchen paid his inaugural visit to the Chief Minister of Sindh, H.E. Syed Qaim Ali Shah recently. Both agreed to further boost up the bilateral relations between Germany and Pakistan and encourage trade activities. The other main issues of the meeting were the human rights situation and planned cultural events of the consulate.
New Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany Ina Lepel presented her credentials to President Hussain on 21 August 2015. Here is some more information about her.
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The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) in cooperation with the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) carried out an event to create change agents amongst students for a better tax culture in Pakistan. The event is part of a campaign called “Banaey Naujawan Behter Pakistan” (The youth will make a better Pakistan).
Starting June 22, 2015, Deutsche Welle will broadcast its new TV-Channel including German-language news program "DW Nachrichten" around the clock. The newly structured TV channels will include among others DW in English, Spanish and Arabic.
DW's new TV programming
On 4 March 2015 the Government of Pakistan launched the first ever National Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) policy document and the National Vocational Qualifications Framework (NVQF) in Pakistan, which will improve the quality of skills’ training in the country.
From 11 until 13 February 2015 the German Ambassador, Dr. Cyrill Nunn, and the Head of the Economic Section of the Embassy, Mr. Kai Müller-Berner, travelled to the commercial centers Sialkot and Faisalabad to visit local companies and institutions of education. In both cities they were received and attended by the Chambers of Commerce and Industry, who expressed great interest in German initiatives in the German programs on vocational training, the Pakistani-German business fora and Germany’s trade fairs...
The first Wella Professionals’ academy in Pakistan was launched on February 12, 2015 in Karachi.
Dr. Tilo Klinner, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany, inaugurated the training cent...
Inauguration of Wella Professionals' Academy