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    Honorary Consulates In Karachi Pakistan

  • Security beefed up at Iranian, Afghan consulates

    QUETTA: Security has been beefed up at the Iranian and Afghan consulates in Quetta, besides other important places here, in the wake of an armed attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi...

    A senior police officer told Dawn that an order for high security had been issued after the Karachi incident...

  • Staff at three consulates in Afghanistan reduced

    ISLAMABAD: Due to the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan, Pakistan has decided to reduce its staff at its three consulates in Afghanistan and temporarily suspended some of their operations...

    The consulates in Mazar-i-Sharif, Kandahar and Herat will, however, continue to process online visa applications and function with a minimum strength of staff...

  • Staff at three consulates in Afghanistan reduced

    ISLAMABAD: Due to the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan, Pakistan has decided to reduce its staff at its three consulates in Afghanistan and temporarily suspended some of their operations...

    The consulates in Mazar-i-Sharif, Kandahar and Herat will, however, continue to process online visa applications and function with a minimum strength of staff...

  • Afghan embassy, consulates in US shut their doors

    WASHINGTON: The Afghan embassy and their consulates in the United States have ceased operations and transferred custodial responsibility of their properties to the US State Department...

    Sanctions imposed after Taliban takeover caused many diplomats, staffers to go unpaid for monthsLast week, the Afghan embassy sent a letter to the State Department, saying that from March 16, 2022, the embassy and Afghanistan’s consulates in the...

  • Honorary consulate of Somalia ransacked in Karachi

    The Honorary Consulate of Somalia, which is situated in the offices of a private pharmaceutical firm in Karachi's Clifton area, was robbed late Friday night, police said...

    The African nation's honorary consulate was inaugurated last month on March 16, to celebrate 57 years of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Somalia...

  • Sarfraz appointed Test captain at honorary reception for Pakistan team

    Sarfraz Ahmed, Pakistan's ODI and T20 captain who led the team to victory in the 2017 Champions Trophy, will now also captain Pakistan's Test team, Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Sheheryar Khan announced on Tuesday...

    Addressing a ceremony celebrating Pakistan's Champions Trophy 2017 victory at the Prime Minister's House, Khan congratulated Ahmed and the team before making the announcement...

  • Suu Kyi to be stripped of Oxford honorary title for response to Rohingya crisis

    Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to be stripped of the Freedom of Oxford honorary title by the city's council for her response to the Rohingya crisis, CNN reported on Thursday...

    Suu Kyi, who has been strongly criticised by the international community for failing to speak up publicly for the stateless Rohingya or to urge restraint on the military, was bestowed with the honorary title in 1997 in recognition of her long...

  • Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif conferred with an honorary PhD by Swiss University

    Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif was conferred with an honorary doctorate degree by the Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations (GSD) on Tuesday, the Foreign Office (FO) said in a statement...

    Asif was awarded an honorary PhD in International Relations "for his dedication and commitment, as a veteran politician and lawmaker, to the true betterment of Pakistan both at home and abroad," the GSD website said...

  • Malala becomes honorary Canadian citizen

    OTTAWA: Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai on Wednesday became the sixth person to receive honorary Canadian citizenship, and the youngest person to address a joint session of Canadian members of parliament and senators...

    Ms Yousafzai is the youngest person to have received an honorary Canadian citizenship — a privilege previously granted to Nelson Mandela, the Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso), religious leader Karim Aga Khan IV,...

  • Misbah made Honorary Lifetime Member by MCC

    Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has awarded former Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq with Honorary Life Membership for his services to the game...

    Cricketers, including Azhar Ali, took to Twitter to congratulate the former captain who led Pakistan to the Test mace glory...

  • Misbah made honorary member by MCC

    KARACHI: Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has awarded former Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq with Honorary Life Membership for his services to the game...

    Cricketers, including Azhar Ali, took to Twitter to congratulate the former captain who led Pakistan to the Test mace glory...

  • Malala Yousafzai awarded honorary Canadian citizenship

    Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai received honorary citizenship in Canada and became the youngest person to address the country's Parliament...

    Yousafzai was originally scheduled to receive her honorary citizenship in 2014 but the Canadian Parliament was stormed by an armed terrorist that day...

  • Belarus University crowns Nawaz 'honorary professor'

    After being the beaming recipient of an honorary doctorate degree, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday has now also been made an honorary professor by the Belarus State University...

    He is one of the few Pakistanis, including Malala Yousufzai, Imran Khan, and squash legend Jahangir Khan, to have been bestowed with an honorary post outside the country...

  • Syedna Saifuddin awarded honorary DLitt degree

    KARACHI: Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, spiritual leader of the Dawoodi Bohra community, was awarded an honorary DLitt (Doctor of Letters) degree by the University of Karachi at Governor House on Tuesday...

    Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad, who is chancellor of public sector universities in the province, awarded the degree to Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, who thanked the governor and the University of Karachi for awarding him the degree...

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