German Consulate General Karachi

Peace Prize

Peace Prize 2017

The Consulate General is happy to publish the call for nominations for the Karachi Literature Festival Peace Prize 2017.Please find more information here!

Welcome to the website of the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Karachi!

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

German Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry launched in Karachi

On 27 May the German-Pakistani Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GPCCI) was launched in Karachi. It is the first ever joint chamber by a European country in Pakistan.

German Graffiti Artist in Karachi

“I AM KARACHI” is a citywide movement that aims to collectively rebuild the diverse social and cultural fabric of the city. One of its core initiative is “I AM KARACHI WALLS OF PEACE”, which focuses on decorating walls with visual images and messages that illustrate positive values such as peace, tolerance and diversity. The artist’s group “VASL” in cooperation with the Goethe-Institute invited the famous German graffiti artist Sebastian Schmidt to decorate a wall at the Jinnah International Airport.

German premium car maker AUDI starts feasibility study to assemble in Sindh

The Sindh Board of Investment and AUDI AG have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Ingolstadt welcoming AUDI to study the possibility to assemble vehicles in the province of Sindh.

European refugee crisis 2016

#RumoursAboutGermany

#RumoursAboutGermany Beware: Human traffickers are not reliable source of information about living conditions in Europe. They are criminals. Human traffickers deliberately spread rumours and false ...

Inauguration of a new computer lab at St. Gabriel School in Karachi

On April 19, the new computer lab at St. Gabriel School in Korangi, Karachi was inaugurated. 12 computers had been donated to the school by the German Consulate General in order to support the important and amazing work of this institution and the persons behind it. St. Gabriel School does an outstanding job of providing education to underprivileged children and it is heartwarming to see how much effort and personal commitment is put into this institution by the principal and the whole staff. It was an honor for the consulate to contribute to this project!

Achtung

Important information for asylum seekers from Pakistan coming to Europe

Please note that asylum in Germany will, as a rule, not be granted for economic reasons and will result in rejection, deportation and 

– for those who do not leave voluntarily – a ban on re-entering the country.For more detailed information kindly see these flyers:

Portrait von Hans-Dietrich Genscher

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on the death of former Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher

"I have just heard here in Dushanbe about the death of Hans-Dietrich Genscher – news that moves me deeply and fills me with great sadness. ...

Pakistani National Day

Pakistani National Day Celebrations in Berlin

On March 23, the Pakistani Embassy in Berlin celebrated Pakistan Day with a joyful evening gala event.

Guido Westerwelle

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the death of Guido Westerwelle

Foreign Minister Frank‑Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin on the death of his predecessor Guido Westerwelle.

Logo der Asien Pazifik Wochen Berlin

Asia-Pacific-Weeks Berlin 2016

The 11th Asia-Pacific Weeks (APW) will take place in Berlin from 23 May to 3 June 2016. They are dedicated to startups and their ecosystems under the slogan "Asia-Europe Innovation Dialogue". The APW - now an annual event - are Europe`s most important platform for dialogue and cooperation with partners from the Asia-Pacific region. Relevant institutional players from the business, science, cultural and political sectors meet here, for networking and cooperation in practice.

Ambassador Ina Lepel

Ambassador Ina Lepel visited the City of Lights, “Karachi”

German Ambassador Ina Lepel visited Karachi on 10 and 11 February, 2016. Together with Consul-General Rainer Schmiedchen she visited the German Cultural Institute, addressed the business community and inaugurated a research center at ICCBS, Karachi University. Furthermore, Ambassador Lepel along with CG Schmiedchen met the Governor of Sindh. He informed that the security situation in Karachi has improved considerably, compared e.g. to 2011/12. Ambassador Lepel regarded her visit very fruitful and informative and vowed to come back.

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.

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.

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

92-A/7, Block 5, Clifton, Karachi Tel.: (0092 21) 3587 3782 Fax.: (0092 21) 3587 4009 E-Mail: info@karachi.diplo.de

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Consul General Mr. Rainer Schmiedchen

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New version of “Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

Facts about Germany

“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. Focussing on these and many other topics, besides – in no less than 19 languages. On top of which, all the “Facts” (incl. the new book for young adults in 9 languages) can be downloaded as an e-paper.