1. Pariser Platz in Berlin Welcome to Germany!
  2. 65. Berlinale - Vorbereitung The Berlinale – International Film Festival
  3. VIS - Visa Information System Online Appointment System
Pariser Platz in Berlin

Welcome to Germany!

In Germany, the "Land of Ideas", we place major emphasis on education, science, research and development. This makes Germany one of the most popular countries in which to study, as well as a site for state-of-the art research and patent development. With its high quality of life, good infrastructure and central location in Europe, Germany is one of the world's most attractive bases for business. Its beautiful urban and rural landscapes, combining age-old traditions and experimental modern culture, make a trip to Germany a unique experience. Germany has something for everyone, so why not pay us a visit?

65. Berlinale - Vorbereitung

The Berlinale – International Film Festival

The 65th Berlin International Film Festival is to be held from 5 to 15 February 2015. Berlin’s largest cultural extravaganza attracts 20,000 expert visitors every year for one of the key events in the international film scene. But the public don’t lose out! With more than 325 000 tickets usually sold, the Berlinale is the world’s largest public film festival.

VIS - Visa Information System

Online Appointment System

Appointments for visa, attestations and passports at the Embassy can only be made online. Please use your current passport number only. Any attempt to make more than one appointment with different passport numbers will lead to the rejection of your application. Please also ensure that your passport number, your e-mail address, etc. are filled out correctly, otherwise you will lose your appointment.

Important

Please note that the German Embassy Islamabad will remain closed on 23.+25.03.2015. Visa applicants who booked an appointment on one of these days are requested to come within two weeks from their appointment date during office hours to the visa section.

TVET

Pakistan launches first ever TVET policy

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.

German Ambassador, Dr. Nunn, at Roots Ivy International School Faisalabad

Ambassador Nunn visits Faisalabad and Sialkot to strengthen economic and educational relations

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...

Inauguration of the Wella Academy

Inauguration of Wella Professionals' Academy

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...

Peace Prize

KLF Peace Prize Award Ceremony

On Saturday, February 7, the KLF Peace Prize 2015 was awarded during the Karachi Literature Festival. Jointly initiated by the Consulate General Karachi and the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany Islamabad in 2014, the prize aims to reward authors engaged in the field of peace and harmony between different religions, denominations and ethnic groups through their literary work. The prize is intended to create a broad awareness for these ideals.

Richard von Weizsäcker

On the loss of Richard von Weizsäcker

Germany is mourning the loss of Richard von Weizsäcker – a man, a politician and a statesman who did great things for the way Germany is seen throughout the world.

Vacancy Announcement for a driver

The German Consulate General in Karachi announces a new vacancy for a position as a driver. For more information please see the official vacancy announcement below.

Foreign Minister Steinmeier condemns terrorist attack on a school in Pakistan

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement on the attack by radical Islamic Taliban on a school in northwestern Pakistan that killed over 100 people according to media reports:

PAKISTAN PESHAWAR DISPLACED PEOPLE

Germany provides more than 1 million EUR for the relief of IDPs through WFP

Germany supports the relief activities of the World Food Program (WFP) for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the north-west ...

Launching Ceremony of the Women Empowerment and Protection Policy

Launching Ceremony of Women Empowerment and Protection Policy

Although women play an important role in their society, they are facing many forms of inequalities in their daily lives as well as they are often ...

Participants developing Metaplan about uplift of the schemes during the workshop.

Training on voting

Members of a Community Based Organization (CBO) from Rokhan Khel in the Frontier Region Peshawar participated in a training workshop to learn methods for reaching consensus...

PM Pakistan is addressing the Pak-German Business Forum

PM Sharif stresses importance of TVET

The Prime Minister of Pakistan termed the provision of market-driven technical and vocational education and training (TVET) as one of the major priorities of...

German Ambassador meets Speaker and German Friendship Group  of the National Assembly

German Ambassador meets Speaker and German Friendship Group of the National Assembly

German Ambassador Dr Cyrill Nunn hosted a dinner for the Speaker of the National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and...

Cutting of the ribbon for the official opening of the clinic

Inaguration of the Green Star Afghan Refugee Clinic in Islamabad

The official opening ceremony of an Afghan Refugee Clinic was held middle of October at the outskirts of Islamabad. Deputy Head of ...

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The “Make it in Germany” website welcomes skilled professionals to Germany!

Make it in germany

“Make it in Germany!” Take a look at our website to see how skilled professionals like yourself can come to live and work in Germany. German firms are facing a genuine skills shortage that is expected to continue into the future. The German Government has therefore set up this website to help business and industry find the specialists they need. Welcome to Germany!

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Please find here the daily news from Germany

What is the time in Germany ?

During the summer months, there is a time difference between Pakistan and Germany of 3 hours, i.e. at 12:00 hours in Pakistan, it is 09:00 hours in Germany. During the winter months, there is a time differnce of 4 hours.