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
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.
KLF Peace Prize
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.
On the loss of Richard von Weizsäcker
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:
Press release 16 December 2014
Germany supports the relief activities of the World Food Program (WFP) for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the north-west ...
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 ...