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British Foreign Secretary appalled by death of Farzana Parveen who was stoned to death in Lahore

May 30, 2014 | Misc.

Islamabad, May 30, 2014 (PPI-OT): Commenting on the death of a pregnant Pakistani woman who was murdered by her own family outside a court building in Lahore, the Foreign Secretary William Hague said:-

“I am shocked and appalled by the

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United Kingdom, Pakistan hold joint conference to raise awareness of opportunities in Pakistan for British businesses

December 19, 2013 | General Business News

Islamabad, December 19, 2013 (PPI-OT): The second annual UK – Pakistan Trade and Investment Conference was held in London on 17 December. The conference, which fulfils a UK commitment under the UK-Pakistan trade and investment roadmap, was attended by over …

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Baroness Warsi offers her condolences on Peshawar carnage

September 24, 2013 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, September 24, 2013 (PPI-OT): Baroness Warsi said:

I condemn the attacks that took place earlier today in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, which killed and injured so many innocent people. These cowardly attacks are especially sickening as they targeted

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British Foreign Secretary underlines his government’s commitment to deep, lasting relationship with Pakistan

July 19, 2013 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, July 19, 2013 (PPI-OT): During his two-day visit to Pakistan, the Foreign Secretary William Hague met members of the new Pakistani Government, including Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, and Interior …

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British Foreign Secretary’s arrival in Islamabad

July 18, 2013 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, July 18, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Foreign Secretary’s arrival follows the recent two-day visit to Pakistan by the Prime Minister David Cameron, who was the first Foreign Head of Government to visit Pakistan following the formation of the new government.…

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Following elections in Pakistan British Foreign Secretary reiterates United Kingdom’s support for democratic future

May 13, 2013 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, May 13, 2013 (PPI-OT): Foreign Secretary William Hague said:

Some 50 million people in Pakistan went to the ballot box on Saturday. They made a strong statement about the future they want for their country, based on accountable, democratic …

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Pakistanis have much to be proud of as its National Assembly has completed its term: Baroness Warsi

March 26, 2013 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, March 26, 2013 (PPI-OT): Pakistan’s people have much to be proud of: its National Assembly has successfully completed its full term for the first time

Commenting on the appointment of the caretaker Prime Minister in Pakistan today, Baroness Warsi …

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Five Commonwealth countries mark Commonwealth week through cricket

March 18, 2013 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, March 18, 2013 (PPI-OT): Five Commonwealth countries, represented by officials from their respective Foreign Ministries, marked Commonwealth week on Saturday through a cricket tournament hosted by the British High Commission, Islamabad.

Five teams, represented by Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign …

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Pakistan’s leaders must increase tax revenue, provide better services, tackle corruption to rebuild people’s faith in politics

March 18, 2013 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, March 18, 2013 (PPI-OT): An Op-ed by Justine Greening, the UK’s Secretary of State for International Development Recently, I made my first visit to Pakistan as secretary of state for international development. While I was there, I was struck …

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Two illegal workers from Pakistan found at takeaway in Scotland

March 14, 2013 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, March 14, 2013 (PPI-OT): Two men from Pakistan have been found working illegally at a takeaway in Preston pans, east of Edinburgh, Scotland, following a UK Border Agency operation.

Checks on the immigration status of staff revealed that two …

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British High Commission hosts launch of William Dalrymple’s Return of a King

February 27, 2013 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, February 27, 2013 (PPI-OT): The British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Adam Thomson, this evening hosted the launch in Islamabad of British author William Dalrymple’s new book, ‘Return of a King – The Battle for Afghanistan.’

Return of a King’ …

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Pakistan has potential to become a global economic player: Mark Lowcock

February 19, 2013 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, February 19, 2013 (PPI-OT): Mark Lowcock said:“Pakistan has everything it takes to be a successful, thriving, prosperous Islamic democracy.”

Pakistan has potential to become a global economic player. It’s a powerful vision which can be realised if there is …

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