German Consulate General Karachi

Joining hands for a Sports Project

Vice Admiral S.A. Hussaini and Consul General Rainer Schmiedchen agreed to join hands on a sports project for underprivileged youngsters.

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Here you can find information on our services, the activities of this consulate, our opening hours and much more.

Germany supports Karachi Literature Festival

The German Consulate General Karachi, the German Embassy Islamabad and the Goethe-Institut are proud to support 7th Karachi Literature Festival (KLF). The German Peace Prize and readings of two German authors will be highligts of KLF 2016.

The logo of the German OSCE Chairmanship in 2016

Germany has assumed the Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in January 2016 for a one year term

The German Government’s motto for the year is “renewing dialogue, rebuilding trust, restoring security”. The Government will thus seek to strengthen OSCE instruments and institutions, promote dialogue among the participating States and thereby rebuild trust in Europe.

Further information is available on the following websites:

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi surprisingly in Pakistan

Statement by a Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson on talks between India and Pakistan

A Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson issued a statement today (7 January) on the ongoing talks between India and Pakistan.

Dr. Ruth Pfau honoured for Humanitarian Work

In recognition of her services in Pakistan Dr. Ruth Pfau from Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre (MALC), was awarded the Staufer Medal in Gold on December 21st  by the Con­sul-General, Mr. Rainer Schmiedchen, on behalf of the Chief Minister of the German State Baden-Württemberg.

German-Pakistani Cooperation in Finance

Delegation of high-ranking Government officials including Senator Saleem Mandviwalla and Finance Minister Sindh, Murad Ali Shah visited Germany from 1-4 December. Main Agenda: Financial relations between provinces and the center.

Students at the Amantech

Cooperative Vocational Training

Skilled blue collar workers are the backbone of the Germany's economic success. Our friends in the picture got a German style vocational training by the AMANTECH.

International Human Rights Day

December 10 is the International Human Rights Day. The team of the German Consulate General Karachi seizes this occasion to pay tribute to the numerous organizations and individual activists who stand up for human rights. Their valuable efforts in making this world a better place for all needs to be highlighted – especially today but also on all other days of the year.

CG Rainer Schmiedchen and Culture Minister Ms. Sharmila Farooqi

Exhibition Opening "Lost & Found – Prehistoric Pottery Treasures from Balochistan"

On November 19, the Consulate General held the opening ceremony of the exhibition „Lost & Found – Prehistoric Pottery Treasures from Balochistan“ in the National Museum.

Consul-General Schmiedchen visited Karachi Stock Exchange

Schmiedchen at Karachi Stock Exchange

Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) is one of the best performing stock exchanges in the world. CG Schmiedchen met the Managing Director of KSE. The Outlook for foreign direct investment in Pakistan seems to be bright.

Helmut Schmidt

Germany mourns death of former chancellor Helmut Schmidt

Former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt died at the age of 96. He will be remembered as brilliant political analyst, crisis manager and as a kind of moral instance well accepted by the German people.

Foundation Wind Energy II

German Wind Power Technology - A Success Story in Pakistan

The German company Nordex successfully installed wind mills in 3 power projects in Pakistan. On Wednesday, October 28 Consul General Schmiedchen visited the Foundation wind energy parks I & II in Gharo, Sindh Province. Both wind parks were designed and installed by Nordex.

CG Schmiedchen with School Children

Inauguration of new school building

The Federal Government, private donors from Germany and Plan International joined hands to build a new school in a flood affected region of the indus valley.

Heike Matthiesen

Heike Matthiesen mesmerized the audience

Heike Matthiesen mesmerized the audience in a guitar concert, held at the German Consulate Karachi.

German Unity Day 2015

Germans in Karachi celebrated German Unity Day

German Consulate General Karachi celebrated 25 years of the German Unity Day on 5th October 2015 at the German Consulate Karachi.

CG Schmiedchen and Dr. Pfau

CG-Team supports Leprosy Project

CG Schmiedchen handed over cheque to Dr. Pfau. The Team of German Consulate General in Karachi supports MA Leprosy Centre with funding of 10 motor bikes to be used for helping patients in remote and mountainous areas of Pakistan.

Consul General Rainer Schmiedchen and Jimmy Engineer

Consul General Rainer Schmiedchen meets Jimmy Engineer

Consul General Rainer Schmiedchen & Pakistani painter-hero Jimmy Engineer who is leaving for his next project to Germany soon.

Consul General Schmiedchen and Chief Minister Sindh, Qaim Ali Shah

Inaugural visit to Chief Minister Sindh

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.

Consulate General KARACHI

Address and Contact

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Consul General Mr. Rainer Schmiedchen

Consul General Rainer Schmiedchen would like to address the visitors of this website.