• Roshan Digital Account Webinar
    British Pakistanis' response to Roshan Digital Account is most encouraging: High Commissioner
    (updated: June 10, 2021)

    The British Pakistanis' response to the Roshan Digital Account (RDA) initiative of the Prime Minister of Pakistan has been most encouraging and their remittances are helping Pakistan's economy significantly. This was stated by Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK, Moazzam Ahmad Khan in his keynote address at the Roshan Digital Account webinar jointly organized by Pakistan High Commission, London and Muslim Commercial Bank Ltd....... Read more

  • Webinar on 'Doing Business in Pakistan'
    Pakistan is transitioning towards sustainable growth: Moazzam Ahmad Khan
    Speakers say Pakistan offers huge trade and investment opportunities
    (updated: June 09, 2021)

    As part of its economic outreach efforts, the Pakistan High Commission, London organized a webinar on 'Doing Business in Pakistan' in collaboration with Pakistan-Britain Business Council and British Expertise International on 09 June 2021. The webinar highlighted...... Read more

  • Help in expediting pending court cases
    (updated: June 09, 2021)

    In order to expedite pending cases in Punjab, Pakistan; the High Commission for Pakistan in London has established direct channel of communication with Honourable High Court, Lahore. The diaspora living in the UK whose cases are pending with courts in Punjab can now send their applications through the High Commission which will submit same to the Honourable High Court...... Read more

  • Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK, Moazzam Ahmad Khan hosted luncheon for British Pakistani journalists at the High Commission today; briefed them on measures taken at the High Commission to facilitate Pakistani community, improve service delivery; and held a useful exchange of views on a wide range of issues
    (updated: June 03, 2021)

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  • High Commissioner holds Virtual Khuli Katchehri with the Pakistani community in the UK
    (updated: June 02, 2021)

    High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan held a virtual 'Khuli Katchehry' with the Pakistani community in the UK on 01 June 2021. More than 200 community members from various walks of life attended the virtual event. In accordance with the vision of the Prime Minister Imran Khan, the High Commission regularly reaches out to the community through virtual Khuli Katchehris....... Read more

  • High Commission to Conduct NADRA Surgery in Reading
    (updated: May 27, 2021)

    To ensure effective delivery of Consular Services to the community, the High Commission for Pakistan in London regularly organizes visits of the NADRA Mobile Registration Team (MRT) to the surrounding areas of London. This month, the NADRA MRT will visit Reading to provide NADRA services to the residents of this area, as per the following schedule...... Read more

  • High Commission to Conduct NADRA Surgery in Milton Keynes
    (updated: June 02, 2021)

    To ensure effective delivery of Consular Services to the community, the High Commission for Pakistan in London regularly organizes visits of the NADRA Mobile Registration Team (MRT) to the surrounding areas of London. This month, the NADRA MRT will visit Milton Keynes to provide NADRA services to the residents of this area, as per the following schedule...... Read more

  • Holiday Notice - Spring Bank Holiday
    (updated: May 26, 2021)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain closed on Monday 31st May 2021 on the eve of Spring Bank Holiday....... Read more

  • Webinar on “Roshan Digital Account”
    (updated: May 21, 2021)

    High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan has said that British Pakistanis' response to the Prime Minister's initiative of “Roshan Digital Account” has been very encouraging and the UK has become one of the largest contributors in terms of number of accounts opened so far. The High Commissioner was speaking at a webinar on “Roshan Digital Account” (RDA) organized by Habib Metro Bank on 20 May 2021. Mr. Reza Baqir, Governor, State Bank of Pakistan; Dr. Murtaza Syed, Deputy Governor State Bank of Pakistan; Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, Chairperson Pakistan Stock Exchange; Mr. Ali Jamali CEO Indus Motors; Mr. Mohsin Ali Nathani, CEO Habib Metro Bank; and Shafique Shahzad, Minister Trade at the High Commission addressed the webinar....... Read more

  • High Commission to help community in Property disputes
    (updated: May 21, 2021)

    In order to follow up on the complaints of the community regarding property disputes back in Pakistan, the High Commissioner for Pakistan to the UK, H.E. Moazzam Ahmed Khan has appointed a dedicated officer Mr. Dildar Ali Abro, who will deal property relate cases at the High Commission....... Read more

  • High Commissioner Holds Virtual Khuli Kutchehri
    (updated: May 19, 2021)

    In line with the vision and guidelines of Prime Minister Imran Khan to extend maximum possible facilitation to Overseas Pakistanis, High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan held a Virtual Khuli Kutchehri with representatives of the Pakistani community in the UK at the Pakistan High Commission in London yesterday. Community members from all walks of life availed the opportunity to hold one-on-one interaction with the High Commissioner, apprise...... Read more

  • Eid-ul-Fitr Message from High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan
    (updated: May 13, 2021)

    On the joyous occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, I extend my heartiest Eid Greetings to the Pakistani community in the UK and to all the Muslims across the world. Eid-ul-Fitr is an auspicious occasion and a day of gratitude for all the blessings that Almighty Allah continues to bestow upon us. This occasion also allows us to introspect deeply and resolve to uphold the...... Read more

  • Eid-ul-Fitr Holidays Notice
    (updated: May 10, 2021)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain closed on 12,13 & 14 May 2021 on the occasion of holy festival of Eid-ul-Fitr ....... Read more

  • Moazzam Ahmad Khan, High Commissioner for Pakistan to the UK presenting a shield to Qari Syed Sadaqat
    (updated: May 08, 2021)

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  • Illegal entities providing services on behalf of NADRA
    (updated: May 06, 2021)

    The High Commission has taken notice that some business entities are providing Pakistan National Database and Regulatory Authority (NADRA) services illegally. These service centres and websites charge exorbitant amounts from the applicants and have deployed sophisticated payment mechanisms to receive the processing fees with unauthorized NADRA payment interface to dodge the applicant as if the applicant was paying directly to the Government of Pakistan. These service centres hoodwink innocent applicants by making them pay extra....... Read more

  • High Commission to Conduct NADRA Surgery in Luton
    (updated: May 05, 2021)

    To ensure effective delivery of Consular Services to the community, the High Commission for Pakistan in London regularly organizes visits of the NADRA Mobile Registration Team (MRT) to the surrounding areas of London. This month, the NADRA MRT will visit Luton to provide NADRA services to the residents of this area, as per the following schedule...... Read more

  • High Commissioner Holds Virtual Khuli Kutchehri
    (updated: May 05, 2021)

    In line with the vision and guidelines of Prime Minister Imran Khan to extend maximum possible facilitation to Overseas Pakistanis, High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan held a Virtual Khuli Kutchehri with representatives of the Pakistani community in the UK at the Pakistan High Commission in London yesterday. Community members from all walks of life availed the opportunity to hold one-on-one interaction with the High Commissioner, apprise...... Read more

  • Holiday Notice - Early May Bank Holiday
    (updated: April 29, 2021)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain closed on Monday 03 May 2021 on the occasion of May Day (Early May Bank Holiday)....... Read more

  • Virtual-Khuli Katchehri by Pakistan High Commissioner
    (updated: April 22, 2021)

    The High Commissioner for Pakistan would preside over the next Virtual Khuli Katchehri to be held on Tuesday, 04 May 2021 to listen to the complaints of the community remotely by Zoom. Virtual Khuli Katchehri is an initiative of the Prime Minister of Pakistan to redress the grievances of overseas Pakistanis. In view of COVID-19 restrictions...... Read more

  • Condolence Message from H.E. Moazzam Ahmad Khan
    (updated: April 09, 2021)

    Our deepest condolences to Her Majesty The Queen, the Royal Family and the people of the UK on the sad demise of HRH Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh. The UK has lost a sagacious elder and Pakistan, a sincere friend. His kind patronage of Pakistan Society UK for 68 years was reflective of his affection............ Read more

  • Government introduces “Pass Track App” to curb spread of Covid-19
    (updated: April 16, 2021)

    In order to curb the spread of COVID-19, streamline data submission and tracking of passengers travelling to Pakistan, the Government of Pakistan has introduced a new measure whereby it will be mandatory for all passengers to submit their requisite information/data through Pass Track App. Effective from May 1, 2021, this will be a mandatory requirement and no exception in this regard shall be allowed. ... Read more

  • Simplification of Procedure for Issuance of the Letters of Administration / Succession Certificates
    (updated: April 16, 2021)

    Upon death of any family member, legal heirs languish in courts for years before they are able to obtain Letters of Administration (for immovable properties) and Succession Certificates (for movable properties). Now without going to the Courts, the legal heirs can obtain Letters of Administration or Succession Certificates..... Read more

  • High Commission to conduct NADRA Surgery in High Wycombe
    (updated: April 20, 2021)

    To ensure effective delivery of Consular Services to the community, the High Commission for Pakistan in London regularly organizes visits of the NADRA Mobile Registration Team (MRT) to the surrounding areas of London. This month, the NADRA MRT will visit High Wycombe to provide NADRA services to the residents of this area, as per the following schedule...... Read more

  • High Commission to conduct NADRA Surgery in Southampton
    (updated: April 20, 2021)

    To ensure effective delivery of Consular Services to the community, the High Commission for Pakistan in London regularly organizes visits of the NADRA Mobile Registration Team (MRT) to the surrounding areas of London. This month, the NADRA MRT will visit Southampton to provide NADRA services to the residents of this area, as per the following schedule...... Read more

  • High Commission's Timings during Ramadan 13th April 2021
    (updated: April 12, 2021)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Brimingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will observe the following office timings during the Holy month of Ramadan:- Read more

  • High Commission's virtual 'Khuli Katchehri' with Pakistani community in the UK
    (updated: April 07, 2021)

    High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan held the third virtual 'Khuli Katchehry' with the Pakistani community in the UK on 06 April 2021. Community members from various walks of life attended the virtual event and discussed their issues. The High Commissioner regularly reaches out to the community through virtual Khuli Katchehri in accordance with the guidelines given by the Prime Minister of Pakistan............ Read more

  • COP26 will end in failure without a finance deal : Imran Khan
    RED BOX | IMRAN KHAN : Wednesday March 31 2021, 12.01am, The Times (updated: March 31, 2021)

    Monsoon season in Pakistan is time of hope and fear. Hope because the rains irrigate our farmlands and refresh our cities after the intense summer heat. Fear that the rains will overwhelm us, bursting river banks and unleashing urban flash floods........... Read more

  • Holiday Notice - Good Friday & Ester Monday
    (updated: March 30, 2021)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain closed on the following dates:-.......... Read more

  • Pakistan's flag hoisted on the Westminster Abbey to mark Pakistan Day
    (updated: March 24, 2021)

    To commemorate the Pakistan Day and express its goodwill towards Pakistan and its people, the Westminster Abbey hoisted Pakistan's flag on top of its north tower for the whole day on 23 March 2021. Westminster Abbey is a royal church offering daily services for all and a UNESCO World Heritage Site with over a thousand years of history..... Read more

  • The Times Pakistan Day Supplement
    (updated: March 24, 2021)

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  • The Gurdian Pakistan Day Supplement
    (updated: March 24, 2021)

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  • National Day of Pakistan observed at the High Commission
    High Commissioner appreciates the contributions made by the British Pakistanis (updated: March 23, 2021)

    National Day of Pakistan was marked by a flag hoisting ceremony at the Pakistan High Commission London today. In view of the COVID-19 restrictions on public gatherings, the ceremony was live streamed on Mission's Facebook page which was virtually joined by a large number of Pakistani diaspora and British friends of Pakistan. High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan hoisted the national flag. Messages of the President and the Prime Minister of Pakistan were also read.......... Read more

  • High Commissioner visits COVID-19 Vaccination Centre, urges community to get vaccinated and avoid unnecessary travel
    (updated: March 19, 2021)

    High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan visited the COVID-19 Vaccination Centre established at the Central Mosque of Brent today while observing the social distancing guidelines. He met with the NHS Doctor on duty and local community members. Speaking to the media, the High Commissioner reassured the Pakistani community that the vaccine was safe and effective, and getting vaccinated was the only way to overcome the challenge posed by the.......... Read more

  • Holiday Notice - Pakistan Day 23rd March 2021
    (updated: March 18, 2021)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain closed on Tuesday 23 March 2021 on the occasion of Pakistan Day........... Read more

  • Live Streaming of National Day Indoor Flag Hoisting Ceremony from the High Commission
    (updated: March 17, 2021)

    In view of the restrictions imposed by the UK Government on all kinds of public gatherings, the High Commission for Pakistan in London has made arrangements for Live Streaming of the National Day Flag Hoisting Ceremony on the morning of 23 March 2021, at 10:00am.......... Read more

  • Virtual-Khuli Katchehri by Pakistan High Commissioner
    (updated: March 16, 2021)

    The High Commissioner for Pakistan would preside over the next Virtual Khuli Katchehri to be held on Tuesday, 02 March 2021 to listen to the complaints of the community remotely by Zoom. Virtual Khuli Katchehri is an initiative of the Prime Minister of Pakistan to redress the grievances of overseas Pakistanis. In view of COVID-19 restrictions...... Read more

  • Message from High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan
    (updated: March 10, 2021)

    In confronting the Covid-19 pandemic, we are all passing through exceptionally challenging circumstances. While the disease has already claimed over 2.6 million lives globally, the expeditious roll-out of the vaccine, including here in the United Kingdom, offers a silver lining. ........... Read more

  • High Commission's virtual 'Khuli Katchehri' with Pakistani community in the UK
    (updated: March 03, 2021)

    High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan held the second virtual 'Khuli Katchehry' with the Pakistani community in the UK on 02 March 2021. Community members from various walks of life attended the virtual event and discussed their issues. The interaction was organised in accordance with the guidelines given by the Prime Minister of Pakistan to ensure close contact with the Pakistani diaspora and resolve their issues........... Read more

  • Virtual-Khuli Katchehri by Pakistan High Commissioner
    (updated: February 26, 2021)

    The High Commissioner for Pakistan, Moazzam Ahmad Khan would hold the next Virtual Khuli Katchehri to be held on Tuesday, 02 March 2021 to listen to the suggestions/complaints of the community remotely by Zoom. Virtual Khuli Katchehri is an initiative of the Prime Minister of Pakistan to redress the grievances of overseas Pakistanis. In view of COVID-19 restrictions, the Khuli Katchehri is.......... Read more

  • Phased resumption of in-person Consular Services in the Pakistan High Commission London and Consulate Generals in Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester
    (updated: February 24, 2021)

    To address pressing issues of Pakistani Diaspora in the United Kingdom, the High Commission has decided to resume in-person consular services on a limited scale from 1 March 2021 in London and Consulates in Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester. In the first phase, only limited number of appointments will be entertained for Machine Readable Passport, NADRA and consular services. Due to health and safety guidelines by the British Government........... Read more

  • Virtual-Khuli Katchehri by Pakistan High Commissioner
    (updated: February 19, 2021)

    The High Commissioner for Pakistan would preside over the next Virtual Khuli Katchehri to be held on Tuesday, 02 March 2021 to listen to the complaints of the community remotely by Zoom. Virtual Khuli Katchehri is an initiative of the Prime Minister of Pakistan to redress the grievances of overseas Pakistanis. In view of COVID-19 restrictions, the Khuli Katchehri is being done remotely via Zoom for which the registered applicants would be sent a link by email........... Read more

  • High Commissioner holds a virtual interactive meeting with community members
    (updated: February 18, 2021)

    High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan held a virtual meeting with community members representing various segments of society, and discussed a number of issues related to consular services and general welfare of the Pakistani diaspora in the UK. In his remarks, the High Commissioner commended the role being played by British Pakistanis in the progress and development of the UK as well as Pakistan. He apprised the participants that the economy.......... Read more

  • High Commissioner holds virtual interaction with the Pakistani Community in Birmingham
    (updated: February 16, 2021)

    High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan held a virtual interaction with the Pakistani community in Birmingham on 15 February 2021 and discussed a wide range of issues pertaining to them. The event was organized by the Consulate of Pakistan, Birmingham in line with the vision of the Prime Minister to keep close contact with the Pakistani community abroad. The diaspora members belonging to various walks of life including politics, health, education, business, social service and media attended the meeting......... Read more

  • High Commissioner meets UK Shadow Cabinet Members, discusses bilateral relations
    (updated: February 08, 2021)

    High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan held a virtual meeting with Shadow Foreign Secretary Lisa Nandy MP, and Shadow Minister for Asia and Pacific, Stephen Kinnock MP on 8 February 2021. They discussed the wide-ranging Pakistan-UK bilateral relations, as well as the regional issues of mutual interest. ........ Read more

  • Kashmir Solidarity Day Webinar
    Indian atrocities in IIOJK are unparalleled in modern times: Moazzam Ahmad Khan
    British Parliamentarians stand in solidarity with the Kashmiris
    (updated: February 05, 2021)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London hosted a Parliamentary Webinar on 05 February 2021 to mark Kashmir Solidarity Day. It was participated by a large number of cross-party British MPs from both Houses of the Parliament, eminent scholars, academics, members of the civil society and British friends of Kashmir. High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan........ Read more

  • Message of the Prime Minister on Kashmir Solidarity Day 2021
    (updated: February 05, 2021)

    Today, on this Kashmir Solidarity Day, we reaffirm our resolute support for our Kashmiri brothers and sisters, who continue to be subjected to an inhuman military siege and communications blockade since 5 August 2019. The tragedy of the Kashmiris, however, goes back more than 7 decades as they have faced unabated repression and consistent denial of their fundamental rights by India........ Read more

  • Message of Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi Foreign Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan on Kashmir Solidarity Day, 5 February 2021
    (updated: February 05, 2021)

    This 5th February, we reaffirm our unflinching solidarity with the Kashmiris in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). The entire Pakistani nation stands with them in their valiant struggle to secure their inalienable right to self-determination......... Read more

  • Holiday Announcement on the “occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day”
    (updated: February 04, 2021)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain closed on Friday, 5 February 2021 on the occasion of “Kashmir Solidarity Day”....... Read more

  • Kashmir Solidarity Day Exhibition
    hotos uncover egregious human rights abuses of the Kashmiris by India: Moazzam Ahmad Khan
    (updated: February 04, 2021)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London organized an outdoor Photo Exhibition titled “Kashmir: India's Crimes Against Humanity in Pictures” today. The exhibition was organized in connection with Kashmir Solidarity Day which is observed on 5 February every year...... Read more

  • SOPs Int Pax & Country List 01-28 Feb 21
    (updated: January 04, 2021)

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  • Pakistan's First International Virtual Textile Expo 2021
    Pakistan's export to the UK touch one billion dollar historic mark during six months: Moazzam Ahmad Khan
    (updated: February 04, 2021)

    High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan has noted with appreciation that Pakistan's exports to the UK have increased by 22% touching the historic mark of one billion dollar in six-month period despite the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns. He was delivering his inaugural speech at Pakistan's First International Virtual Textile Expo 2021, 01 February 2021......... Read more

  • High Commission held Virtual Khuli Katchehry with Pakistani Community in the UK
    (updated: February 02, 2021)

    High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan held the first Virtual Khuli Katchehry today and interacted with the diaspora members on a wide range of issues related to the community. The event was organized in line with the vision of the Prime Minister of Pakistan to ensure efficient public service delivery to the Pakistan diaspora abroad. A large number of community members from various walks of life attended the online event........ Read more

  • Message from the High Commissioner for the Pakistani Community regarding the COVID-19 Vaccination:
    (updated: January 29, 2021)

    My dear Brothers and Sisters, Assalam-o-Alaikum, Today, I wish to address you on a matter of utmost concern and urgency. As you all know, CORONA has emerged as the biggest threat we all have faced for decades. It has impacted almost every country and every individual in an unprecedented manner. For many of us, this virus has brought enormous disruption to our lives in the shape of...... Read more

  • Discontinuation of Issuance of Manual Visas by Pakistan Missions Abroad
    (updated: January 26, 2021)

    The Government of Pakistan decided to stop manual processing of visa cases from 1st January 2021. Therefore, all visa applications are required to be processed through online visa portal only at the following web address: ........ Read more

  • Holding of E-Khuli Katchehri by Pakistan High Commission London
    (updated: January 25, 2021)

    In line with the vision of the Prime Minister of Pakistan, it has been decided to hold E-Katchehri by the Pakistan High Commission, London on first Tuesday of every month at 2 pm to address the grievances of Pakistani community. The High Commissioner for Pakistan would preside over the Katchehri and listen to the complaints of the community for their resolution........ Read more

  • Latest revelations further expose India and vindicate Pakistan
    (updated: January 18, 2021)

    In recent months, the world community has been presented with irrefutable evidence of India's state-sponsorship of terrorism against Pakistan and anti-Pakistan disinformation and smear campaign globally. The transcripts included in the Mumbai police charge-sheet against the Republic TV anchor in the TRP case have further exposed India's sinister designs and vindicated Pakistan's long held position. ...... Read more

  • Travel Restrictions For Inbound Travel from UK and South Africa
    (updated: January 04, 2021)

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  • To commemorate Self-Determination Day for Kashmiris, observed every year on 5 Jan, the High Commission for Pakistan
    (updated: January 08, 2021)

    To commemorate Self-Determination Day for Kashmiris, observed every year on 5 Jan, the High Commission for Pakistan, London organised a Photo Exhibition of the Kashmiri victims of Indian brutalities in IIOJK, at its premises today. Heart wrenching photos of innocent Kashmiri victims are an evidence of crimes against humanity being committed by Indian occupation forces for more than seven decades........ Read more

  • Suspension of in-person consular services at the High Commission for Pakistan in London and Consulates in Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester
    (updated: January 05, 2021)

    After the announcement of new public health and safety regulations by the Government of United Kingdom effective today, the High Commission for Pakistan in London and its Consulates in Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester are suspending in-person consular services from Wednesday 6 January 2021 until further notice....... Read more

  • Message from Dr. Arif Alvi President Islamic Republic of Pakistan On the occasion of Kashmiris' Right to Self-Determination Day, 5th January 2021
    (updated: January 04, 2021)

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  • Message from Mr. Imran Khan Prime Minister of Pakistan On the occasion of Kashmiris' Right to Self-Determination Day, 5th January 2021
    (updated: January 04, 2021)

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  • Message from Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi Foreign Minister of Pakistan On the occasion of Kashmiris' Right to Self-Determination Day, 5th January 2021
    (updated: January 04, 2021)

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  • Travel restrictions from inbound travel from UK
    (updated: December 29, 2020)

    The Instructions stipulated in this letters are hereby extended till January 04, 2020, 2359 hours, where applicable. The Competent Forum may review the said stipulations as and when deemed in the form of further extension / revision or otherwise at an appropriate time...... Read more

  • X-mas Message from H.E. Moazzam Ahmad Khan, High Commissioner for Pakistan to the United Kingdom
    “My dear brothers and sisters!
    (updated: December 25, 2020)

    “Assalamo Alaikum and a very good Morning! “On the auspicious occasion of Christmas, I wish to extend my heartiest greetings to the Christian community of Pakistan in the UK and to all Christians the world over. Christmas holds a special place in our hearts as it marks the birth of our beloved Prophet Jesus Christ..... Read more

  • Travel restrictions from UK amid emergency of new Corona Virus
    (updated: December 21, 2020)

    Temporary restrictions is being put in place on inbound travelers from UK (whether direct or inbound) into Pakistan to be effective from midnight 22nd December (i.e 00:00 hours 23rd December, 2020) until midnight 29th December, 2020......... Read more

  • Holidays Notice - Birthday of Quaid-i-Azam/Christmas, Boxing Day, New Year
    (updated: December 18, 2020)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain closed on the following dates:-.......... Read more

  • UPSIGN Annual Symposium: Development challenges and opportunities of Pakistan discussed
    (updated: December 08, 2020)

    UPSIGN Pakistan, a UK based charity, held its annual symposium from 13th November to 3rd December, 2020. During the 4-day virtual symposium, speakers from across the world discussed development challenges and opportunities of Pakistan in greater detail.......... Read more

  • Post Brexit UK's GSP Scheme and Potential for Pak-UK Trade-Webinar
    Pakistan to continue getting GSP Plus facility from UK after Brexit: High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan
    (updated: December 08, 2020)

    Pakistan High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan shared with the business community that Pakistan would continue to benefit from the UK's trade preferences scheme at par with the EU GSP Plus facility after Brexit. He was delivering a key-note address at a Webinar on “Post-Brexit UK's......... Read more

  • Implementation of Amended Standard Operating Procedures For International Passenger / Chartered / Private Aircraft Flights
    (updated: November 05, 2020)

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  • HIGH COMMISSION TO REMAIN OPEN DURING LOCKDOWN
    (updated: November 04, 2020)

    The High Commission for Pakistan in London and its Consulates in Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain open for essential consular services. However, in view of the UK Government's instructions issued with regard to COVID-19 lockdown, the applicants are strongly advised to avail online services for renewal of passports, visas and NADRA cards....... Read more

  • Kashmir Black Day-Parliamentary Webinar
    Kashmiris are living under unending Indian oppression: Moazzam Ahmad Khan
    British Parliamentarians recognize Kashmir as a “cross party” issue in the UK
    (updated: October 28, 2020)

    The Pakistan High Commission, London organized a Parliamentary Webinar in connection with Kashmir Black Day on 27 October 2020. Every year on 27th October, the Kashmiris on both sides of Line of Control and across the globe observe Black Day. On this day in 1947, India forcibly occupied Jammu & Kashmir by landing its forces in Srinagar against the will of the Kashmiri...... Read more

  • Holiday Notice - Eid-Milad-un-Nabi (12th Rabi-ul-Awal)
    (updated: October 28, 2020)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Brimingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain closed on Friday 30th October 2020 on the occasion of Eid-Milad-un-Nabi (12th Rabi-ul-Awal) ...... Read more

  • Kashmir Black Day Photo Exhibition at the High Commission
    Photos of Kashmiri victims depict India's crimes against humanity: Moazzam Ahmad Khan
    (updated: October 27, 2020)

    The High Commission organized a day-long Photo Exhibition today to mark Kashmir Black Day. The photos of the Kashmiri victims of Indian atrocities were displayed in the premises of the Mission. The heart-rending depictions of the human rights violations in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK), as documented and widely reported by the UN Offices, INGOs, volunteers and international media, highlighted the...... Read more

  • Message from Dr. Arif Alvi President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on Kashmir Black Day - 27th October 2020
    (updated: October 27, 2020)

    On this day 73 years ago, Indian Security forces landed in Srinagar to illegally occupy the territory and subjugate people of Jammu and Kashmir in clear violation of international law and humanitarian norms. On 5 August 2019, India moved to alter the disputed status of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) and change its demographic structure. The illegal and unilateral...... Read more

  • Message for the Prime Minister on Kashmir Black Day (27th October 2020)
    (updated: October 27, 2020)

    We are observing this day to condemn Indian illegal occupation and to reiterate our unwavering support to the Kashmiri people. The Kashmir Black Day represents a dark chapter in the human history when, 73 years ago, Indian forces landed in Srinagar to forcibly occupy the territory and subjugate people of Jammu and Kashmir...... Read more

  • Message by the Foreign Minister on Kashmir Black Day (27 October 2020)
    (updated: October 27, 2020)

    On this day 73 years ago, Indian occupation forces entered Jammu & Kashmir in an attempt to subjugate the Kashmiri people. To this day, the brave people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IIOJK) have remained steadfast in their resolve to defy India and stand firm in their quest for the right to self-determination....... Read more

  • High Commissioner meets UK Export Finance and Oxon Global team
    (updated: October 26, 2020)

    High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan held a detailed meeting with the team of UK Export Finance (UKEF) and Oxon Global at the High Commission on 23 October 2020. In a recent announcement, the UK Government has increased the credit financing facility for Pakistan from £ 400 million to £1.5 billion. The facility is available for..... Read more

  • Pakistan condemns systematic Islamophobic campaign under the garb of freedom of expression
    (updated: October 26, 2020)

    Pakistan condemns in the strongest manner the systematic resurgence of blasphemous acts of republication of caricatures of the Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) and desecration of the Holy Quran by certain irresponsible elements in some developed countries. We are further alarmed at highly disturbing statements by certain politicians justifying..... Read more

  • “Roshan Digital Account” webinar held at the High Commission
    The initiative fulfils long-standing demand of the overseas Pakistanis: High Commissioner
    (updated: October 23, 2020)

    The High Commission organized a webinar on the “Roshan Digital Account” (RDA) initiative of the Government of Pakistan, today. It was addressed by Governor State Bank of Pakistan Dr Reza Baqir, High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan and Deputy Governor SBP Dr Murtaza Syed. About 100 participants including British MPs, bankers, CEOs, financial experts, business persons and diaspora members....... Read more

  • Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK, Moazzam Ahmad Khan received the Pace Sticking Team from Pakistan Military Academy at the High Commission on 16 October 2020, and congratulated them on winning the competition at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst on 13 October 2020.
    (updated: October 17, 2020)

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  • Virtual Parliamentary Kashmir Conference
    India has turned Kashmir into a grave humanitarian tragedy: High Commissioner
    (updated: October 15, 2020)

    India has turned Kashmir into a grave humanitarian tragedy through its illegal and unilateral actions since 05 August last year. This was stated by High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan while speaking at the “Virtual Parliamentary Kashmir Conference” organised by Jammu and Kashmir Self-Determination Movement International (JKSDMI) on 14 October 2020...... Read more

  • Pakistan Army Team wins Pace Sticking Competition at Sandhurst
    (updated: October 14, 2020)

    Pakistan Army team won the International Pace Sticking Competition held at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, UK on 13 October 2020. While displaying the highest standards of drill, turnout and discipline, the team from Pakistan Military Academy won this competition for the third consecutive time. This year 9 teams took part in the competition...... Read more

  • High Commissioner confers Civil Award on Rehman Chishti MP
    (updated: October 10, 2020)

    On behalf of the President of Pakistan, High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan conferred the prestigious civil award “Sitara-i-Quaid-i-Azam” on Rehman Chishti MP. The ceremony took place at the High Commission on 08 October 2020. On this occasion, the High Commissioner commended Rehman Chishti's contribution as British Prime Minister's Trade Envoy to Pakistan..... Read more

  • Requirement of some particular Lab for COVID-19 RT-PCR test for travel to Pakistan
    (updated: October 09, 2020)

    We have seen reports about the requirement of some particular Lab for COVID-19 RT-PCR test for travel to Pakistan. This is to clarify that the Government of Pakistan requires all passengers to Pakistan to provide proof of negative RT-PCR test conducted not more than 96 hours from the commencement of travel..... Read more

  • Foreign Minister attends the Virtual Reception of Conservative Friends of Pakistan as Chief Guests
    (updated: October 06, 2020)

    Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi attended the Virtual Reception of Conservative Friends of Pakistan as Chief Guest. Conservative Friends of Pakistan (CFOP), led by Lord Zameer Choudrey CBE SI Pk, seeks to build a stronger, wider and deeper relationship between the Conservative Party, Pakistan and British Pakistani communities in the UK which hosts more than 1.5 million....... Read more

  • Operational SOPs for International Inbound Passenger Flights
    (updated: October 02, 2020)

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  • Humanity at Stake in Indian Occupied Kashmir
    (updated: October 02, 2020)

    To observe the Kashmir Black Day on 27th October, Government of Pakistan is hosting an International Declamation Contest in Islamabad. The theme of the contest is “Humanity at stake (Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir): Impact on world peace”......... Read more

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  • High Commission for Pakistan in London has started a daily appointment system for Consular Services
    (updated: October 01, 2020)

    In order to facilitate Pakistani Community for Consular Services, High Commission for Pakistan in London has started a daily appointment system for Consular Services. The appointments for Consular Services (Passport, NADRA and attestation) can now be requested online from Monday 5th October 1200 hrs - 2400 hrs on a daily basis. The Passport and NADRA renewal facility for online applicants through the websites would remain available........ Read more

  • Virtual Seminar on Pakistan Trade and Tourism
    Pakistan being seen as a top tourist and investment destination: High Commissioner
    (updated: October 01, 2020)

    Pakistan is being seen as a top tourist and investment destination as the optimism about its economic future grows. This was stated by High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan at a webinar organized by All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Britain-Pakistan Trade and Tourism chaired........ Read more

  • High Commissioner confers Civil Award on Lord Qurban Hussain
    (updated: September 30, 2020)

    On behalf of the President of Pakistan, High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan conferred the prestigious civil award “Sitara-i-Quaid-i-Azam” on Lord QurbanHussain. The ceremony took place at the High Commission on 29 September 2020........ Read more

  • High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan got a detailed virtual briefing from Consuls General of Pakistan in Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester on 28 September 2020. Mr Khan asked the Consuls General to put enhanced focus on highlighting Kashmir issue at relevant forums, community facilitation and trade promotion
    (updated: September 30, 2020)

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  • Friendly cricket match between the High Commission and Woking Cricket Club
    (updated: September 27, 2020)

    Pakistan High Commission London's Cricket Team played a T20 friendly match with Woking Cricket Club on 26 September 2020. The match was played at Woking and Horsell Cricket Club......... Read more

  • Kashmir Webinar on International Day of Peace
    Conflict in Kashmir grave threat to regional peace: High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan
    (updated: September 23, 2020)

    Moazzam Ahmad Khan, High Commissioner for Pakistan to the UK has said the conflict in Kashmir continues to pose grave threat to peace and stability in the region involving two nuclear powers with a history of wars over the dispute. He was speaking at the Kashmir Webinar on International Day of Peace organized by........ Read more

  • Moazzam Ahmad Khan assumes responsibilities as the new High Commissioner for Pakistan to the United Kingdom
    (updated: September 14, 2020)

    Moazzam Ahmad Khan arrived in London today and assumed the charge of the office of High Commissioner for Pakistan to the United Kingdom. Mr Khan's diplomatic career spans over three decades. Prior to his current assignment, he was serving as Special Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs........ Read more

  • “Peter Oborne: The People of Pakistan”
    (updated: September 03, 2020)

    A short film entitled “Peter Oborne: The People of Pakistan” was launched at the Pakistan High Commission London today. The film gives a fascinating account of the people, culture, scenic beauty and cricket of Pakistan. Mr. Peter Oborne, a senior British journalist, came up with the idea of the film during his successful....... Read more

  • Pakistan strongly condemns extra-judicial killing of Kashmiris in fake encounter and imposition of restrictions on religious gatherings and processions in IIOJK
    (updated: August 29, 2020)

    Pakistan strongly condemns extra-judicial killing of four more Kashmiris in staged encounter in Shopian region of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). Equally condemnable are the restrictions imposed on religious processions and gatherings during....... Read more

  • The world is failing the oppressed people of Kashmir
    (updated: August 28, 2020)

    The creation of the United Nations after the Second World War was a landmark in human history. While the world continues to experience wars, destruction and massacres, there is at least the reassurance that international conventions, laws and mechanisms exist under the auspices of the UN to observe and respect human rights....... Read more

  • Holiday Notice - Ashura 9th Moharram and Summer Bank Holiday
    (updated: August 25, 2020)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain closed on Friday, 28th August and Monday 31st August 2020 on the occasion of 9th Moharram and Summer Bank Holiday....... Read more

  • High Commissioner chairs PTEN Roundtable, promotion of Pakistan's tech exports discussed
    (updated: August 26, 2020)

    A distinguished roundtable forum to mark the one year of the launching of London-based PTEN initiative was held at the Pakistan High Commission London on 19 August 2020. The Forum was chaired by High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria. The participants included Baroness Nosheena Mubarik...... Read more

  • Friendly cricket match played between the High Commission and Woking Cricket Club teams
    (updated: August 25, 2020)

    Pakistan High Commission London's Cricket Team played a 25-over friendly match against Woking Cricket Club on 23 August 2020. The T-20 match was played at the Wheatsheaf Recreation Ground Woking. High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria and Hon. Jonathan Lord MP inaugurated the match. Legendary cricketer of Pakistan Zaheer Abbas also graced the occasion with his presence at the invitation........ Read more

  • High Commissioner appreciates British Pakistani business persons for setting up Water Purification Plants in Pakistan
    (updated: August 17, 2020)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria has commended British Pakistani philanthropist from Birmingham Mr Raf Sabir and many other members of the community for setting up Water Purification Plants in Pakistan. As an expression of appreciation for their good work, the High Commissioner gave them a reception at the High Commission........ Read more

  • Independence Day of Pakistan marked by Flag Hoisting at the High Commission
    High Commissioner expresses solidarity with Kashmiris, calls for accountability of crimes against humanity in IIoJK
    (updated: August 14, 2020)

    The 74 th Independence Day of Pakistan was marked by a Flag Hoisting Ceremony at the Pakistan High Commission London today. High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria hoisted the National Flag on the tunes of the National Anthem. The messages of the President and the Prime Minister........ Read more

  • Message from Dr. Arif Alvi President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
    For the Nation on the occasion of 74th Independence Day
    (updated: August 14, 2020)

    My dear Countrymen! I wish to extend heartiest felicitations to my fellow countrymen on 74th Independence Day of Pakistan. This day reminds us of the immense sacrifices rendered by our forefathers, under the dynamic leadership........ Read more

  • MESSAGE FROM THE PRIME MINISTER ON INDEPENDENCE DAY 2020
    (updated: August 14, 2020)

    I congratulate the entire nation on 74th Independence Day. This auspicious occasion is a moment to reaffirm our pledge to continue pursuing the vision of Father of the Nation. The day is an occasion to pay tribute to all those sons of the soil who laid their lives while defending and protecting territorial ....... Read more

  • Amina Ansari pays tribute to the Quaid-i-Azam by drawing his sketch on the occasion of 74th Independence Day of Pakistan
    (updated: August 13, 2020)

    A young British Pakistani artist Amina Ansari has drawn a beautiful sketch of a portrait of Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah to pay tribute to the Father of the Nation on the occasion of 74th Independence Day of Pakistan....... Read more

  • Holiday Notice - Independence Day
    (updated: August 13, 2020)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain closed from Friday, 14th August 2020 on the occasion of Independence Day....... Read more

  • Journey of Pakistan's Flag to the deepest bottom of the Ocean
    (updated: August 13, 2020)

    Pakistan's Flag that was taken to the deepest point in the ocean, Challenger Deep, has reached back to the Pakistan High Commission London. On High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria's suggestion, a distinguished Pakistani British lady Durdana Ansari OBE Hon. Cdr Royal Navy took the flag to the...... Read more

  • High Commission organises National Minorities Day Celebration for the Community
    Young boy Nadub Gill's entry into Guinness World Records Celebrated
    (updated: August 13, 2020)

    The National Minorities Day Celebration for the Community was held on 11 August 2020 at the Pakistan High Commission London. The event was attended by prominent members of Pakistani community of minorities based in the UK, British Parliamentarians, academicians, doctors, journalists and artists.......

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  • Bids for comprehensive insurance of Diplomatic Vehicles owned by the High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-missions (updated: August 11, 2020)

    Bids are invited from reputed companies for the comprehensive insurance for a period of one year, starting from 01 September 2020, for the following Diplomatic vehicles of the High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions in UK as per following details..... Read more

  • Live Streaming of Independence Day Indoor Flag Hoisting Ceremony from the High Commission
    (updated: August 11, 2020)

    The High Commission for Pakistan in London has made arrangements for Live Streaming of the Independence Day Flag Hoisting Ceremony on the morning of 14 August 2020, at 10:00 a.m. Live streaming of the ceremony will be done on the official Facebook Page of the High Commission. The Facebook broadcast can be accessed....... Read more

  • Parliamentary Webinar on Kashmir
    (updated: August 06, 2020)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria has said that the ultimate objective of India is to alter the demography of Indian occupied Jammu & Kashmir, which it has been illegally occupying against the wishes of Kashmiri nation, in contravention of Geneva Convention IV and also UNSC Resolutions on Kashmir. He was speaking at a Virtual Parliamentary........ Read more

  • Message from Dr. Arif Alvi President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan On Youm-e-Istehsal(5th August 2020)
    (updated: August 05, 2020)

    Today marks one year since India undertook illegal and unilateral actions in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IIOJK) in a bid to alter its internationally recognized disputed status and change its demographic structure........ Read more

  • MESSAGE BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF PAKISTAN ON YOUM-E-ISTEHSAL (AUGUST 05, 2020)
    (updated: August 05, 2020)

    Today marks 365 days of the unprecedented, inhuman military siege and communication blockade since India's illegal and unilateral actions of 5 August 2019. It is a crime against humanity that has destroyed lives, crippled livelihoods, and imperiled the very....... Read more

  • Message by the Foreign Minister of Pakistan on Youm-e-Istehsal(August 5, 2020)
    (updated: August 05, 2020)

    One year ago, the Indian Government undertook illegal and unilateral actions to perpetuate its occupation of Indian illegally occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IIOJK) and further disempowe'r and disenfranchise the Kashmiri people. Theillegal Indian actions were....... Read more

  • High Commission holds Photo Exhibition of Kashmiri victims of Indian atrocities in IOK
    (updated: August 04, 2020)

    The High Commission for Pakistan in London organized a day-long Photo Exhibition today to mark one-year of Illegal measure of 05 August 2019 by India and the ensuing Military Siege in Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IOJ&K). The photos of the Kashmiri victims....... Read more

  • UN experts call for urgent action to remedy “alarming” human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir
    (updated: August 04, 2020)

    GENEVA (4 August 2020) - A year after India revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, UN human rights experts today called on India and the international community to take urgent action to address the alarming human rights situation in the territory....... Read more

  • Councillors' Virtual Conference: Covid-19 and Humanitarian Crisis in Jammu & Kashmir
    Participants condemn India for aggravating plight of Kashmiris under siege in IoK during the Pandemic, call for UN intervention and express solidarity with the Kashmiris
    (updated: May 29, 2020)

    A Virtual Conference of Mayors, Deputy Mayors and Councillors was held to deliberate on Covid-19 and the ongoing year long Humanitarian Crisis in Jammu & Kashmir on 28 July 2020....... Read more

  • 95pc licences of pilots serving in seven countries cleared
    (updated: July 24, 2020)

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  • Press Release - Validation of Pakistani License Holders
    (updated: July 24, 2020)

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  • High Commissioner meets with Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust delegation; future collaboration discussed
    (updated: July 23, 2020)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria met with a delegation of the Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust led by its Chief Executive Mr Neil Carr at the High Commission on 22 July 2020. Mr Carr was accompanied by Dr. Abid Khan, Medical Director and Dr. Muhammad Gul, Associate Medical Director. ......... Read more

  • International E-Conference “Promoting Applied Sciences in Pakistan”
    High Commissioner says Pakistan's talented youth to shape the future; urges country's scientists abroad to exploit the opportunities
    (updated: July 22, 2020)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria has said 64 percent of Pakistan's population is less than 30 years of age which provides incredible human resource to shape the future of Pakistan in various fields including applied sciences and research. He has also invited the Pakistani scientists abroad to avail the opportunities in the country and......... Read more

  • Vacancies NOTICE - Pakistan High Commission, London
    (updated: July 14, 2020)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London is looking for suitable candidates to work against the following posts at the High Commission for Pakistan, London......... Read more

  • International Parliamentary Conference on “Kashmir Martyrs' Day“
    Speakers express solidarity with the Kashmiris, demand end to human rights abuses, concrete measures, call India to account
    High Commissioner Zakaria emphasizes on delivery of justice to Kashmiri victims and punitive measures against perpetrators
    (updated: July 14, 2020)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria presided over an International Conference to mark the 89th “Kashmir Martyrs' Day“ on 13 July 2020. Kashmir Martyrs' Day is commemorated on 13 July every year to pay tributes to the 22 Kashmiris who were martyred by........ Read more

  • Kashmir Martyrs' Day - July 13, 1931
    (updated: July 13, 2020)

    13th July day is commemorated to pay rich tributes to the 22 Kashmiris who were shot dead, one after the other, outside the Srinagar Central Jail by the troops of Dogra Maharaja. The victims had gathered in the jail premises to attend the court proceedings against one, Abdul Qadeer, who had asked the Kashmiri........ Read more

  • “New Domicile Law in Indian-Occupied Kashmir“
    (updated: July 08, 2020)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria participated in a Virtual Seminar, entitled “New Domicile Law in Indian-Occupied Kashmir“, organized by Jammu Kashmir Self-Determination Movement International (JKSDMI) and the Daily Kashmir Times, today........ Read more

  • The Telegraph, COVID-19 & PakistanThe Making of Hate Propaganda: Brian Cathcart, 6 July 2020
    (updated: July 07, 2020)

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  • High Commissioner visits the historic Shah Jahan Mosque in Woking, meets Management Committee and local leadership
    (updated: July 05, 2020)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria visited the historic Shah Jahan Mosque in Woking on 4 July 2020 to mark the official re-opening of the Mosque after the easing of Covid-19 lockdown. Member House of Commons Mr. Jonathan Lord, Councillor Melanie Whitehand, Councillor Rashid Muhammad and Councillor.......... Read more

  • “EXPLORING EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES WITH THE UK”
    (updated: July 04, 2020)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria participated in a Virtual Conference on 'Exploring Business Opportunities with the United Kingdom' on 03 July 2020 and apprised the stakeholders of trade and investment opportunities between Pakistan and the UK.......... Read more

  • Terrorist attack on Pakistan Stock Exchange
    (updated: June 30, 2020)

    The law enforcement agencies of Pakistan successfully foiled a terrorist attack, today, targeting Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi. All four terrorists involved in the attempted attack were killed in the encounter. Four of our valiant law enforcement personnel embraced martyrdom......... Read more

  • “Seeking Justice for Kashmiri Victims of Sexual Violence & Physical Torture and Widows” Virtual Seminar hosted by the High Commission
    High Commissioner reiterates Pakistan's unequivocal support for Kashmiris
    Unanimous concern and call for action by Participants over perpetual human tragedy in Indian occupied Kashmir, HR violations must not be allowed to go on
    (updated: June 27, 2020)

    The High Commission organized a Virtual Seminar on the theme of “Seeking Justice for Kashmiri Victims of Sexual Violence & Physical Torture and Widows” on 26 June 2020, to commemorate the UN International Days:........ Read more

  • High Commissioner presents Islamic calligraphy paintings for London Central Mosque Trust & The Islamic Cultural Centre
    (updated: June 20, 2020)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria presented Islamic calligraphy paintings to Dr Ahmad Al Dubayan, Director General of London Central Mosque Trust & The Islamic Cultural Centre. He presented the paintings during his visit to the Mosque, today. On this occasion, the High Commissioner said that Pakistan and its Diaspora in the UK have a historic association with the London Central Mosque........ Read more

  • First Woman to Reach Earth's Highest and Lowest Points Carries Pakistan's Flag
    (updated: June 16, 2020)

    Ms. Vanessa O'Brien has taken Pakistan's Flag to the deepest point in the ocean named Challenger Deep, at 10,925 meters, in the Mariana Trench. If Everest were put in the Mariana Trench, it would still be 2 km under water. During this descent she became the first woman to reach Earth's highest and lowest points, a Guinness World Record, and one........ Read more

  • Apps UK Virtual Work Experience for A-Level Students Who Wish to Pursue a Career in Medicine
    (updated: June 15, 2020)

    The Association of Pakistani Physicians and Surgeons of the United Kingdom (APPS UK) has been guiding A-Level students for the last few years to obtain admission into British Medical Universities. We have also conducted FREE 10 week courses to help students write personal statements and prepare for university interviews with success........ Read more

  • High Commissioner visits Open Kitchen set up by Muslim Hands; announces food for 300 people
    (updated: June 11, 2020)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria visited 'Open Kitchen' set up by Muslim Hands in Hounslow area of London today. Hounslow is home to a large number of Pakistanis. Appreciating the good work of Mr Ehsan Shahid Choudhry of the Muslim Hands and his team of volunteers, Mr Zakaria announced that the High Commission would provide food through this kitchen for 100 people for three days........ Read more

  • Pakistan condemns the extra-judicial killing of 9 more Kashmiri youth by Indian occupation forces in IoJ&K
    (updated: June 07, 2020)

    Pakistan strongly condemns the unabated extra-judicial killings of Kashmiri youth in acts of state-terrorism perpetrated by Indian occupation forces in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJ&K). The Indian occupation forces have martyred 9 more Kashmiri youth during the last 24 hours in “fake” encounters and so-called “cordon-and-search”........ Read more

  • High Commission engages renowned Scottish photographer to promote Pakistan tourism
    (updated: June 06, 2020)

    The High Commission has engaged internationally acclaimed landscape Scottish photographer Colin Prior to publish a coffee table book which highlights tourism treasures of Pakistan. Colin Prior's book entitled ”The Karakoram: Ice Mountains of Pakistan” would highlight the majestic mountains........ Read more

  • Commonwealth Points of Light Award: Her Majesty The Queen Congratulates Pakistani Volunteers
    (updated: June 06, 2020)

    Her Majesty The Queen has honoured two outstanding volunteers with a Commonwealth Points of Light Award during a phone call hosted by British High Commissioner Dr Christian Turner CMG. The award to Huzaifa Ahmad (Co-Founder and CEO Rizq) and Syed Hassaan Irfan (Executive Director, Rizq), recognised their work providing food security to local communities, especially during the........ Read more

  • High Commissioner holds virtual meeting with UK Shadow Foreign Secretary Lisa Nandy
    (updated: June 03, 2020)

    High Commissioner Nafees Zakaria held a virtual meeting with British Labour Party politician and UK Shadow Foreign Secretary Lisa Nandy MP today. They exchanged views on ways and means to further strengthen Pakistan-UK bilateral relations in diverse fields. They also discussed the grave human........ Read more

  • DELAY NO MORE , UN MUST ACT NOW , KASHMIR MUST BE GIVEN RIGHT TO SELF DETERMINATION, PRESS STATEMENT
    (updated: May 30, 2020)

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  • Pakistani blue helmets continue to embody country's unwavering commitment to world peace
    (updated: May 29, 2020)

    Pakistan joins the international community in celebrating “International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers”. As a consistent leading troop contributing country, Pakistan is cognizant of the important role played by UN peacekeepers...... Read more

  • Open Letter on the New Domicile Regulations in JK
    (updated: May 25, 2020)

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  • Foreign Minister apprises OIC Secretary General on aggravating situation in IOJ&K
    (updated: May 23, 2020)

    Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a telephonic conversation with OIC Secretary General, Dr. Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen, to update him on the aggravating situation in Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IOJ&K)...... Read more

  • SALE NOTICE FOR DIPLOMATIC VEHICLES
    (updated: May 21, 2020)

    High Commission for Pakistan London announces the sale of following diplomatic vehicles...... Read more

  • Holiday Notice - Eid-Ul_fitr
    (updated: May 21, 2020)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain closed from 25 & 26 May 2020 on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr....... Read more

  • KASHMIR DIGITAL SHUTDOWN BY INDIA IS AGAINST HUMAN RIGHTS
    (updated: May 13, 2020)

    We are registering our deep concern on the current blackout of the internet in the India Occupied Kashmir by the Indian authorities. We call the UN to do more than just a narrative of events on India's shutdown of the internet in the India Occupied Kashmir. It is deplorable to know while the special status of Jammu Kashmir has been revoked , now India wants to isolate Kashmiris from........ Read more

  • STRANDED PAKISTANIS APPRECIATING SUPPORT FROM THE PAKISTAN HIGH COMMISSION LONDON
    (updated: May 11, 2020)

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  • Holiday Notice - Early May Bank Holiday
    (updated: April 30, 2020)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain closed on Friday 08 May 2020 on the occasion of Early May Bank Holiday....... Read more

  • ASEAN COALITION FOR KASHMIR REJECTS UK LABOUR PARTY TURN AROUND POSITION ON KASHMIR
    (updated: May 02, 2020)

    We, representing a coalition of 20 Asean Ngos, express our strong objection to the recent decision by Labour party of the UK under its new leader Keir Starmer to turn around its position on the issue of Kashmir....... Read more

  • Holiday Notice - Labour Day
    (updated: April 30, 2020)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain closed on Friday 01 May 2020 on the occasion of Labour Day....... Read more

  • PRESS RELEASE
    (updated: April 29, 2020)

    The rising wave of state-sanctioned hate crimes and Islamophobia in India has emerged not only as a threat to Indian Muslims but is also a matter of grave concern for the Muslim world at large. As part of his diplomatic outreach, Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi has addressed letters to the OIC Secretary-General and his counterparts in the OIC. Among other things, the Foreign Minister...... Read more

  • Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for the safe management of a Dead body during COVID-19 Outbreak
    (updated: April 24, 2020)

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  • Prime Minister calls for a “Global Initiative on Debt Relief&rdquo
    (updated: April 14, 2020)

    Prime Minister Imran Khan, today, appealed for a “Global Initiative on Debt Relief”. While noting that COVID-19 pandemic has posed unprecedented health and economic challenges, the Prime Minister underlined that a global recession was certain, one worse than the Great Depression..... Read more

  • HIGH COMMISSIONER'S MESSAGE TO THE COMMUNITY
    (PRIME MINISTER'S COVID-19 PANDEMIC RELIEF FUND-2020) (updated: April 13, 2020)

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  • DIPLOMAT MAGAZINE
    “PAKISTAN REPORT”
    (updated: April 08, 2020)

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  • PRIME MINISTER'S COVID - 19 PANDEMIC RELIEF FUND - 2020
    (updated: April 08, 2020)

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  • Good Friday, Easter Monday - Holidays Notice
    (updated: April 06, 2020)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain closed on the following dates:-..... Read more

  • Telephonic conversation between Foreign Minister and British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and First Secretary of State Mr. Dominic Raab
    (updated: March 28, 2020)

    Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a telephonic conversation with the British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, today to discuss matters related to the global outbreak of Coronavirus and prospects of enhanced bilateral cooperation to jointly tackle the pandemic. Read more

  • ADVICE ON VISA ISSUES FROM THE UK GOVERNMENT
    (updated: March 25, 2020)

    If you're in the UK and your leave expires between 24 January 2020 and 31 May 2020 Your visa will be extended to 31 May 2020 if you cannot leave the UK because of travel restrictions or self-isolation related to coronavirus (COVID-19)....... Read more

  • Issues of Pakistani Nationals stranded in the UK being addressed
    (updated: March 25, 2020)

    In the wake of prevailing Coronavirus pandemic, the High Commission for Pakistan, London has been approached by several Pakistanis whose visas have either expired or would expire shortly and are unable to leave the UK for Pakistan due to recent suspension of flights...... Read more

  • National Day of Pakistan observed at the High Commission
    (updated: March 23, 2020)

    Pakistan Day was marked by Flag Hoisting ceremony at the Pakistan High Commission London today. In deference to the instructions of the Government of Pakistan and the UK Government's guidelines, the Flag was hoisted in a simple ceremony live streamed on the Mission's Official Facebook for virtual, not physical..... Read more

  • Message from Dr. Arif Alvi President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan On the Occasion of Pakistan Day 23rd March, 2020
    (updated: March 23, 2020)

    23rd March is an important landmark in the history of our nation. It was on this day in 1940 when the historic Lahore Resolution was passed which united the Muslims of the sub-continent for a greater objective. The Muslims of the subcontinent through their collective will expressed unwavering....... Read more

  • Message from Imran Khan Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan On the Occasion of Pakistan Day 23rd March, 2020
    (updated: March 23, 2020)

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  • Foreign Minister's Message on the Occasion of Pakistan Day (23 March 2020)
    (updated: March 23, 2020)

    23 March is the day of commemorating the valiant struggle of our forefathers for a separate homeland that began with the historic Pakistan Resolution of 1940, and culminated in the attainment of freedom seven years later. Under the visionary leadership of Quad-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, they rendered heroic sacrifices....... Read more

  • Focal Persons for Consular Services and Students Affairs at the High Commission
    (updated: March 22, 2020)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London is keeping close contact with the Pakistani community and the students currently studying in the UK. In order to ensure effective liaison in this regard, High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria has already designated the two officers as Focal Persons for Consular/Community Affairs and Students Affairs to assist during Corona Virus Pandemic............ Read more

  • Government of Pakistan Aviation Division TRAVEL ADVISORY - NOVEL CORONA VIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19)
    (updated: March 21, 2020)

    The WHO has declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Most of the countries have now reported cases of COVID-19. The Government is making all-out efforts to deal with a rapidly evolving situation which is a challenge, not only for Pakistan but the whole world. Proactive, comprehensive..... Read more

  • Live Streaming of National Day Indoor Flag Hoisting Ceremony from the High Commission
    (updated: March 20, 2020)

    The High Commission for Pakistan in London has made arrangements for Live Streaming of the National Day Flag Hoisting Ceremony on the morning of 23 March 2020, at 10:00am. Live streaming of the ceremony will be done on the official Facebook Page of the High Commission. The Facebook broadcast can be..... Read more

  • Important Announcement Regarding National Day Ceremony
    (updated: March 17, 2020)

    The High Commission for Pakistan and its four Consulates in the United Kingdom will hold indoor Flag Hoisting Ceremonies to celebrate the National Day of Pakistan on 23 March 2020. Led by High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, the ceremony..... Read more

  • Public Notice - consular services in High Commission for Pakistan suspended Until further notice
    (updated: March 04, 2020)

    Due to public health and safety concerns, the consular services in Pakistan High Commission, have been suspended Until further notice. General public is advised to get online consular services until further instructions..... Read more

  • Efforts of our international partners in eradication of Polio from Pakistan are commendable: Nafees Zakaria
    President Rotary International appreciates Government of Pakistan's efforts to end polio
    (updated: March 12, 2020)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria has said Pakistan deeply appreciates the support extended by our international partners in fight against Polio including Rotary International; Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization; United Nations Foundation; and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He was addressing at a Reception arranged....... Read more

  • Achievements of Doctors of Pakistani heritage are outstanding: Nafees Zakaria
    High Commissioner announces Bursary for Urdu Studies at the University of Manchester
    (updated: March 09, 2020)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria said doctors and physicians of Pakistani heritage have achieved great successes in their respective fields and made Pakistan proud. He was addressing the Association of Pakistani Physicians of Northern Europe (APPNE) as Chief Guest and Patron of the organization....... Read more

  • High Commissioner provides update on Humanitarian Crisis in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK)
    (updated: March 07, 2020)

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  • Special Economic Zones Roadshow at the High Commission
    Government committed to resolving issues of Overseas Pakistanis: Governor Punjab
    China Pakistan Economic Corridor holds immense economic opportunities: Nafees Zakaria
    (updated: March 05, 2020)

    A Roadshow to introduce the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and related investment opportunities under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was held at the Pakistan High Commission London on 04 March 2020. Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar, Governor Punjab was the Chief Guest whereas a large number..... Read more

  • uptodated infromation about COVID-19 and Guidelines/ Standard Operating Procedures for International Flights inbound to Pakistan
    (updated: March 04, 2020)

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  • WHO protection measures for persons who are in or have recently visited (past 14 days) areas where covid-19 is spreading
    (updated: March 04, 2020)

    Protection measures for everyone Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website and through your national and local public health authority. COVID-19 is still affecting mostly people in China with some outbreaks in other countries. Most people who become.......... Read more

  • Focal person for liaison with regard to issues related to Corona Virus
    (updated: March 04, 2020)

    Mr. Dildar Ali Abro, a First Secretary of Pakistan High Commission, London, will be the focal person for liaison with regard to issues related to Corona Virus. His contact details are as follows:.......... Read more

  • High Commissioner enquires after the victim of London Central Mosque attack
    (updated: March 03, 2020)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria visited the London Central Mosque & the Islamic Cultural Centre last Friday and enquired after the health of Muazzin who was stabbed in the Mosque recently. Condemning the attack, Mr Zakaria sympathised with the victim and his family and prayed for his speedy.......... Read more

  • Research partnership between Pakistan and University of Huddersfield celebrated
    Collaboration to encourage innovation and development in Pakistan: Nafees Zakaria
    (updated: March 01, 2020)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria inaugurated a research network named MaRC (Materials Advanced Research Consortium) at the High Commission on 28 February 2020. The research network is a collaboration between University of Huddersfield, UK and various Pakistani partner institutions. To establish this strategic research.......... Read more

  • Pakistan welcomes signing of the U.S.-Taliban Peace Agreement
    (updated: February 29, 2020)

    In a major development, the U.S. and Taliban signed Peace Agreement in Doha today. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi was present at this occasion, on the invitation of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Qatar. In his remarks to the media after the ceremony, the Foreign Minister welcomed.......... Read more

  • The Health Foundation introduces its work on Hepatitis to Pakistani Diaspora
    Eradication of Hepatitis B/C is a noble cause: Nafees Zakaria
    (updated: February 24, 2020)

    The High Commission hosted The Health Foundation (THF) on 21 February 2020 UK, where it introduced its work on eradication of Hepatitis B/C from Pakistan. The purpose of the event was to create awareness about the prevalence of this viral disease in Pakistan and get the British Pakistanis ...... Read more

  • Attack at The London Central Mosque & The Islamic Cultural Centre
    (updated: February 22, 2020)

    There was an Incident today at London Central Mosque where an unknown individual attacked and stabbed the Muazzin (the person who makes the call to prayer) during Asr Prayer around 3pm. The attacker was apprehended by the worshippers until the Police arrived and arrested him...... Read more

  • Kashmir Under Indian Siege
    High Commissioner gives update on Humanitarian Crisis in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) (updated: February 21, 2020)

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  • High Commission hosts UK Launch of Global Development Workshops
    UPSIGN Network and UKRI Join Forces to Organise Three Global Development Workshops in Islamabad (March 2020)
    (updated: February 18, 2020)

    A UK based charity UPSIGN (UK Pakistan Science Innovation Global Network) has partnered with UK Research & Innovation (UKRI), through the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) to organise three development workshops in Pakistan on 9 -12 th March 2020. Over 140 academics from the UK..... Read more

  • High Commissioner hosts newly elected British Pakistani MPs
    (updated: February 12, 2020)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria hosted a reception last evening to celebrate the victory of the newly elected British MPs with Pakistani heritage in December 2019 election. The event was held at the 'Pakistan House'. Besides newly elected MPs and Lords, a large number of guests..... Read more

  • High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria addressing at the Kashmir Solidarity Day at the Pakistan High Commission London
    (updated: February 07, 2020)

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  • Kashmir Solidarity Day Seminar
    Nothing can deter Pakistan from constantly and steadfastly defending Kashmiris' legitimate cause for self-determination: Nafees Zakaria
    Human Rights violation is an international matter not India's internal, international community must intervene to address it: Speakers
    (updated: February 06, 2020)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London, organized a Seminar on 5 February 2020 to mark Kashmir Solidarity Day, observed by the Government and people of Pakistan across the globe. In a show of solidarity, Members of the British Parliament, Eminent Scholars, and......... Read more

  • Kashmir discussed at the British Parliament
    Crimes against humanity in Indian occupied Kashmir call for immediate intervention of international community: Nafees Zakaria
    (updated: February 05, 2020)

    Indian occupation forces are committing unabated crimes against humanity in occupied Kashmir which calls for immediate intervention of the international community. High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria was addressing the audience at the Kashmir Solidarity Day Seminar held......... Read more

  • Message from H.E Dr. Arif Alvi President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on Kashmir Solidarity Day
    (updated: February 05, 2020)

    Today, we express our solidarity with the brave and resilient people of Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir who have rendered unmatched sacrifices for their legitimate right to self-determination over the course of the past seven decades in an indomitable......... Read more

  • Message from the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Kashmir Solidarity Day
    (updated: February 05, 2020)

    Today, we observe the Kashmir Solidarity Day to reaffirm our unflinching support for our Kashmiri brothers and sisters who have been subjected to an inhuman lockdown and communications blockade for six months now. The unprecedented length of these restrictions has......... Read more

  • Message by the Foreign Minister of Pakistan on Kashmir Solidarity Day
    (updated: February 05, 2020)

    It is imperative to understand that when India undertook its illegal and unilateral actions of 5 August 2019, it not only violated the United Nations Security Council Resolutions on Jammu & Kashmir, international law as well as its own constitution; it......... Read more

  • High Commission to Conduct NADRA Surgery in Forest Gate
    (updated: February 03, 2020)

    To ensure effective delivery of Consular Services to the community, the High Commission for Pakistan in London regularly organizes visits of the NADRA Mobile Registration Team (MRT) to the surrounding areas of London.......... Read more

  • Holiday Notice on the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day
    (updated: February 03, 2020)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Bradford, Manchester, Birmingham and Glasgow will remain closed on Wednesday, 05 February 2020 on the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day............ Read more

  • Pakistan Congratulates Maldives on rejoining the Commonwealth
    (updated: February 01, 2020)

    Pakistan welcomes the readmission of Maldives to the Commonwealth and congratulates the Government and the people of Maldives on rejoining the Commonwealth family. As a founding member of Commonwealth, Pakistan has been a strong supporter of Maldives' readmission and it's role.......... Read more

  • High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria briefing the cross-party Parliamentary Caucus from Pakistan on the UK-Pakistan bilateral relations at the Pakistan High Commission London. The women Parliamentarians visited the UK on the invitation of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK.
    (updated: January 29, 2020)

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  • High Commission to Conduct NADRA Surgery in Forest Gate
    (updated: January 28, 2020)

    To ensure effective delivery of Consular Services to the community, the High Commission for Pakistan in London regularly organizes visits of the NADRA Mobile Registration Team (MRT) to the surrounding areas of London.......... Read more

  • High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria briefing media on improved travel advice of UK for Pakistan; says it will bring our two peoples closer and increase tourism & investment in Pakistan
    (updated: January 25, 2020)

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  • Improving security situation in Pakistan leads to change in UK Travel Advice
    British High Commissioner Dr Christian Turner's statement on updated travel advice for Pakistan
    (updated: January 24, 2020)

    The UK has changed its travel advice today to reflect the improved security situation in Pakistan. Today's announcement is the result of a comprehensive review of UK travel advice for Pakistan, based on a...... Read more

  • Kashmir Seminar at the House of Lords
    Speakers condemn Indian atrocities in Kashmir, term human rights violations an international issue
    (updated: January 23, 2020)

    As the Indian siege of Occupied Kashmir entered 170 th day, a seminar was held in the House of Lords on 21 January 2020 to discuss human rights abuses of Kashmiris by the Indian occupation forces. Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, Director of the International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute hosted the seminar. Baroness Kennedy............ Read more

  • Kashmir under Indian siege for the last 166 days
    High Commissioner updates on humanitarian crisis in Indian Occupied Kashmir
    (updated: January 17, 2020)

    As the Indian siege of occupied Kashmir enters 166th day, High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria gave an update on the deepening humanitarian crisis in the Kashmir Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu . He was addressing the people from various Muslim countries who gathered at the High Commission to offer Juma............ Read more

  • The National Assembly unanimously condemns the India's Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, a discriminatory law
    (updated: January 13, 2020)

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  • High Commission observes Right to Self-Determination Day for the People of Kashmir
    UNSC Resolutions on Kashmir be implemented to end human tragedy: High Commissioner
    (updated: January 07, 2020)

    The High Commission organised an event to observe the Right to Self-Determination Day for the People of Jammu and Kashmir today. A large number of Pakistani and Kashmiri Diaspora as well as members of civil society organisations and media attended the event. The people expressed solidarity with the Kashmiris and supported......... Read more

  • Message by the President of Pakistan on 5th January 2020
    (updated: January 05, 2020)

    The right to self-determination is a vital component of human dignity. Negation of this right is the negation of human freedom, Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Human Rights Covenants. In the post-colonial era, the realization of this inalienable right paved the way for successful culmination of freedom struggles......... Read more

  • Message by the Prime Minister of Pakistan on 5th January 2020
    (updated: January 05, 2020)

    Every year, the 5th of January reinforces our commitment to uphold the fundamental human rights of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. On this day, in 1949, the United Nations made a commitment for the realization of the right to self-determination of the Kashmiri people through a free and impartial plebiscite under the auspices of the United Nations. This day reminds the international community, especially the United Nations........ Read more

  • Message by the Foreign Minister on 5th January 2020
    (updated: January 05, 2020)

    Today, Kashmiris around the world are observingthe 71st anniversary of the United Nations commitment that the Jammu and Kashmir disputewould be decided through the democratic method of a tree and impartial plebiscite under the UN auspices. Through this resolution. the United Nations affirmed its support tor the realization of the inalienable......... Read more

  • Millions watched “Visit Pakistan” video run at world's biggest street show LNYDP
    (updated: January 03, 2019)

    “Visit Pakistan” video message on “ London's New Year's Day Parade (LNYDP) 2020 was watched by more than half-million street spectators and millions on TV channels across the globe. The High Commission ran the video on Giant Screens installed along the Parade route at Piccadilly Circus, Pall Mall, Trafalgar Square and Big Ben/Houses of Parliament to introduce......... Read more

  • “Visit Pakistan” Video on “London's New Year's Day Parade”
    Giant Screens to Showcase Tourism Opportunities in Pakistan
    Perfect timing to showcase Pakistan to the world travellers: Nafees Zakaria
    (updated: December 31, 2019)

    The High Commission will be running a “Visit Pakistan” video message on “ London's New Year's Day Parade (LNYDP) 2020. The specially produced video, with National Anthem tune played in the background, contains Prime Minister Imran Khan's brief message, some most beautiful photos and scenes of country's breathtaking tourist.......... Read more

  • High Commission to Conduct NADRA Surgery in Harrow
    (updated: December 30, 2019)

    To ensure effective delivery of Consular Services to the community, the High Commission for Pakistan in London regularly organizes visits of the NADRA Mobile Registration Team (MRT) to the surrounding areas of London.......... Read more

  • High Commission to Conduct NADRA Surgery in KENT
    (updated: December 30, 2019)

    To ensure effective delivery of Consular Services to the community, the High Commission for Pakistan in London regularly organizes visits of the NADRA Mobile Registration Team (MRT) to the surrounding areas of London.......... Read more

  • Text of Foreign Minister's letter to President of Security Council and UN Secretary General
    (updated: December 24, 2019)

    In a series of letters in recent months, the Foreign Minister has consistently updated the United Nations Security Council and the UN Secretary General on the grave situation in Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IOJ&K)........ Read more

  • Holidays Notice - Birthday of Quaid-i-Azam/Christmas, Boxing Day, New Year
    (updated: December 24, 2019)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain closed on the following dates:- ...... Read more

  • Rejection of India's false claims about decrease in minority population in Pakistan
    (updated: December 23, 2019)

    Pakistan categorically rejects,once again,the Indian Government and senior BJP leadership's baseless allegations of persecution of minorities in Pakistan and the factually incorrect claims that population of religious minorities in Pakistan has declined from 23% in 1947 to 3.7% in 2011...... Read more

  • Kashmir under Indian siege for the last 138 days
    Apathy of international community emboldens India to continue gross human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir: Nafees Zakaria
    (updated: December 20, 2019)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria has said that apathy and silence of the international community is emboldening India to continue with gross human right violations in Occupied Kashmir. On the continuous siege of over four and a half months in IOK, he was briefing the people from various Muslim countries who gathered at the...... Read more

  • High Commissioner hosts the Pakistani Commonwealth Scholars

    (updated: December 20, 2019)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria hosted Commonwealth Scholars from Pakistan at the High Commission on 19 December 2019. A group of scholars, from a wide range of academic disciplines currently studying at various UK Universities attended the event. The reception was held as a part of the students outreach efforts of the Mission...... Read more

  • “Rafting down the Hunza Valley”

    Talk on Pakistan's adventure tourism by Jonathan Rider and Edmund Le Brun
    (updated: December 19, 2019)

    Jonathan Rider and Edmund Le Brun gave an illustrated talk about their travel to beautiful Hunza Valley of Pakistan at the High Commission on 18 December 2019. On this occasion, a short film entitled “Rafting down the Hunza Valley” was also screened. The talk was organized by The Pakistan Society and hosted by the High Commission. The event was attended...... Read more

  • Pakistan's UK high commissioner hails land of opportunity, Sebastian Shehadi: www.fdiintelligence.com

    Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, Pakistan's UK high commissioner, talks about his country's potential for foreign investors
    (updated: December 19, 2019)

    Q: For those who do not know Pakistan, what are the key areas for investment?.
    A: Our economy has really suffered from the aftermath of September 11. Pakistan's decision to support international efforts to combat terrorism led to reprisal attacks...... Read more

  • High Commissioner Nafees Zakaria hosts Christmas celebration for Pakistani Christians
    Birth Anniversary of the Quaid-i-Azam commemorated
    (updated: December 18, 2019)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria hosted a Christmas event to celebrate the birth of Hazrat Isa (A.S.) or Jesus Christ on 16 December 2019. The birth anniversary of Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah was also commemorated at the event. Lord Tariq Ahmed, FCO Minister represented the British Government at the event. Besides, Rt Reverend Dame Sarah Mullally DBE, Bishop of London; Most Reverend Humphrey Sarfraz....... Read more

  • Beo Zafar and Asma Nabeel launch their book “Beydari” at the High Commission
    Art and literature transform society most effectively, most peacefully: Nafees Zakaria
    (updated: December 15, 2019)

    Beo Zafar and Asma Nabeel launched their book “Beydari” at the High Commission on 13 December 2019. “Beydari” is the Urdu trans-creation by Asma Nabeel of Beo Zafar's English poetry book “The Dreamer Awakes”. A large number of literary figures and lovers of art, culture and literature attended the event including....... Read more

  • 131st Day of continuous siege in Indian Occupied Kashmir
    High Commissioner invites attention of international community to the plight of Kashmiris, briefs on the latest situation
    (updated: December 15, 2019)

    Expressing solidarity with the Kashmiris, High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria invited the attention of the international community towards the plight of Kashmiri people. He said the Kashmiris were under unabated siege for the last 131 days and no news was coming out due to complete communication blockade imposed........ Read more

  • Important Information for Sikh Community
    Commemorative Postage Stamps on 550th Birthday of Sri Guru Nanak Ji (updated: December 12, 2019)

    Pakistan Post has issued the commemorative Postage Stamps on 550 th Birthday Celebrations of Sri Guru Nanak Ji, the founder of Sikh religion. The stamp was unveiled by the Prime Minister of Pakistan on 9 th November, 2019 on the eve of the opening of Kartarpur Sahib Corridor between Pakistan and India.......... Read more

  • Qawwali Night at the High Commission enthrals hundreds of students
    High Commissioner greets students, reminds them of their responsibilities towards both countries (updated: December 11, 2019)

    A Qawwali Night with Ustad Ameer Khan Qawwal and Humnawa enthralled hundreds of Pakistani and British students at the High Commission on 09 December 2019. Students from various British universities got together at the High Commission and enjoyed an inspirational evening of Qawwali and networking with each other. The event was part of High Commissioner's outreach efforts to engage the youth. It was aimed at galvanising their energies to promote cultural heritage of Pakistan........ Read more

  • International Day for Victims of Genocide and International Human Rights Day observed at the High Commission
    Half a Million Kashmiri Muslims eliminated in November 1947 and perpetual genocide continues: Nafees Zakaria (updated: December 10, 2019)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria said half-million Kashmiris were slaughtered by Maharaja Dogra's forces along with Indian occupation forces and RSS (Hindu terrorist outfit of India) and one million Kashmiris were forcibly expelled from Jammu in 1947 that changed the demography. He was speaking at a Seminar........ Read more

  • High Commission to Conduct NADRA Surgery in Reading
    (updated: December 10, 2019)

    To ensure effective delivery of Consular Services to the community, the High Commission for Pakistan in London regularly organizes visits of the NADRA Mobile Registration Team (MRT) to the surrounding areas of London.......... Read more

  • Shaheen Palliative Care Project of Pakistan launched at the High Commission
    High Commissioner appreciates the initiative and terms it a noble cause
    (updated: December 09, 2019)

    Shaheen Palliative Care Project of Pakistan was launched at the High Commission on 07 December 2019. Around 100 medical professionals and philanthropists from the Pakistani Diaspora and the British society attended the launch. Palliative Care is basically end of life care and support for terminally ill people who are in last months or years of their life........... Read more

  • 124th Day-Kashmiris continue to suffer under Indian Siege
    High Commissioner expresses deep concern, calls for world's solidarity with the Kashmiris as the UN Human Rights Day approaches on 10 December
    (updated: December 09, 2019)

    As the UN Human Rights Day approaches on 10 December, High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, who regularly updates on the grave humanitarian crisis IOK, expressed concern and called for international attention to the plight of Kashmiri Muslims of the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), on 6 December 2019. At the High Commission, a collective Dua was also offered for the Kashmiri victims.......... Read more

  • Launch of London Economic Hub at Royal Albert Dock
    High Commissioner makes a strong pitch for Pakistan as a lucrative investment destination
    (updated: December 06, 2019)

    Asian Business Park (ABP), a Chinese Investment Enterprise and Developers, formally opened its £1.7 billion mega project at Royal Albert Dock (RAD) on 5 December 2019 after its ground breaking early last year. RAD had traditionally been a business and trading port since 19th Century. The High Commissioner for Pakistan to the UK, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria was invited.......... Read more

  • High Commissioner launches book on 100 Performing CEOs
    Pakistan best suited country for foreign investment: Nafees Zakaria
    (updated: December 04, 2019)

    Owing to its geo-strategic location and abundant human and natural resources, Pakistan is best suited country for foreign investment and doing business. This was stated by High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria at a book launch at the High Commission on 02 December 2019. The Book entitled “100 Performing CEOs, Leaders & Companies of Pakistan 2019” has been compiled by “CEO Club Pakistan” headed by Mr Ijaz Nisar. It celebrates the achievements of 100 successful CEOs of Pakistan.......... Read more

  • Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) Conference at the High Commission
    Milad-un-Nabi the most festive occasion that binds the Muslims together: Nafees Zakaria
    Scholars shed light on various aspects of Prophet's life and message
    (updated: November 29, 2019)

    The High Commission organised a Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) Conference to celebrate the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) on 28 November 2019. A large number of people including women and children gathered on the occasion to express their love, reverence and adoration for their beloved Prophet (PBUH).... Read more

  • 117th Day-Kashmiris continue to suffer under unabated Indian Siege
    High Commissioner expresses solidarity with the Kashmiris
    (updated: November 29, 2019)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria expressed solidarity with the Kashmiri Muslims of the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) on 29 November 2019. On the occasion of the Juma (Friday) Prayer, collective Dua was offered for the Kashmiri victims of Indian.... Read more

  • Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs addresses 31st International Maritime Organization (IMO) Assembly Session in London
    Minister Quotes from the Holy Quran: “It is Allah Who has subjected the sea to you, that ships may sail through it by His command, that you may seek of his Bounty, and that you may be grateful.” (Surah Al-Jathiyya (45), 12)
    (updated: November 26, 2019)

    Syed Ali Haider Zaidi, Minister for Maritime Affairs (MoMA) addressed the 31 st International Maritime Organization (IMO) Assembly in London, being held from 25 November - 4 December 2019. He made the country statement on behalf of Pakistan Government.... Read more

  • Vacancy notice for the post of Exective Officer
    (updated: November 24, 2019)

    High Commission for Pakistan, London is looking for a suitable candidate to work as an Exective Officer at the High Commission for Pakistan, London. The candidate should:.... Read more

  • Vacancy notice for the post of Consular Assistant
    (updated: November 24, 2019)

    High Commission for Pakistan, London is looking for a suitable candidate to work as Consular Assistant at the High Commission for Pakistan, London. The candidate should:.... Read more

  • Vacancy notice for the post of Driver
    (updated: November 24, 2019)

    High Commission for Pakistan, London is looking for a suitable candidate to work as Driver at the High Commission for Pakistan, London. The candidate should:.... Read more

  • Vacancy notice for the post of Cleaner
    (updated: November 24, 2019)

    High Commission for Pakistan, London is looking for a suitable candidate to work as Cleaner at the High Commission for Pakistan, London. The candidate should:.... Read more

  • 110th Day of Siege in Indian Occupied Kashmir
    High Commissioner expresses Solidarity with the Kashmiris
    (updated: November 23, 2019)

    The High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria expressed solidarity with the Kashmiri Muslims of the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) on 22 November 2019. On the occasion of the Juma (Friday) Prayer, collective Dua was offered for the Kashmiri victims of Indian atrocities in IOK. Addressing the gathering on the occasion, High Commissioner..... Read more

  • Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi hosted at the High Commission
    (updated: November 21, 2019)

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  • Wali Muhammad Trust Scholarships Awarded at the High Commission
    Pakistan is a land of opportunities, the Scholars must avail it: Nafees Zakaria
    (updated: November 20, 2019)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria awarded Edith Evelyn Wali Muhammad Trust Scholarships for 2019 to seven PhD students from Pakistan, currently enrolled in various academic disciplines of S&T at various UK Universities namely, University of Westminster, University......... Read more

  • MRP SERVICES DISRUPTION
    (updated: November 18, 2019)

    Due To Technical Repairs in Pakistan, the MRP Applications Will Not Be Processed On Tuesday, 19-11-2019 at High Commission for Pakistan, London. The Normal Services Will Be Resumed On 20-11-2019 at 1000 am Before, Coming To the High Commission......... Read more

  • Kashmir Black Day Seminar at the High Commission
    Important for the world to know about the human tragedy in IOK: Nafees Zakaria
    Speakers warn international community of slow burning and perpetual genocide in Indian occupied Kashmir
    (updated: November 15, 2019)

    Speakers at the Kashmir Black Day Seminar expressed deep concerns over the siege of 8 million Kashmiris since 05 August 2019 and worsening humanitarian crisis in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK). They warned the international community of slow burning and perpetual genocide......... Read more

  • High Commission to Conduct NADRA Surgery in Greenford
    (updated: November 13, 2019)

    To ensure effective delivery of Consular Services to the community, the High Commission for Pakistan in London regularly organizes visits of the NADRA Mobile Registration Team (MRT) to the surrounding areas of London......... Read more

  • Five destinations to watch - from the Faroe Islands to Pakistan: www.ft.com/
    Festivals and new airline routes put these destinations on the map
    (updated: November 11, 2019)

    Could 2020 be Pakistan's year? A new e-visa scheme was launched in March and British Airways resumed flights to Islamabad in June. Meanwhile visits to the country's cultural sites rose more than threefold between 2014 and 2018. STA travel, the world's largest travel company for students....... Read more

  • Rich and diverse Pakistani culture showcased at The Commonwealth Fair
    High Commissioner reaffirms Pakistan's commitment to the Commonwealth Organisation
    (updated: November 10, 2019)

    Commonwealth Fair, which marked 70 years of its existence, was inaugurated in the presence of High Commissioners of some of the initial signatories of London Declaration of 1949, including Pakistan. Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon and FCO Minister was the Chief Guest while High Commissioner Mohammed Nafees Zakaria....... Read more

  • Tourism Networking Event
    Pakistan has a large pool of talented youth with promising future: Nafees Zakaria
    Kartarpur Song launched at the High Commission
    (updated: November 08, 2019)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria has said Pakistan is an attractive tourism destination with ever increasing interest of international tourists in the country. He was speaking at a tourism networking reception organized in honour of a tourism delegation that participated....... Read more

  • High Commissioner addresses youth at Royal Society of Asian Affairs event
    Pakistan has a large pool of talented youth with promising future: Nafees Zakaria
    (updated: November 08, 2019)

    The High Commission expressed solidarity with the Kashmiri Muslims of the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) today. On the occasion of the Juma (Friday) Prayer, collective Dua was offered for the Kashmiri victims of Indian atrocities in IOK. he High Commission has been regularly observing solidarity with...... Read more

  • High Commissioner addresses youth at Royal Society of Asian Affairs event
    Pakistan has a large pool of talented youth with promising future: Nafees Zakaria
    (updated: November 07, 2019)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria addressed young students at an event organised by the Royal Society of Asian Affairs (RSAA) at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London on 06 November 2019. In a comprehensive lecture, the High Commissioner enlightened the student...... Read more

  • 550th Birth Anniversary (Gurpurab) of Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji
    (updated: November 06, 2019)

    The Sikhs from all over the world would be celebrating 550 th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji, whose birth place is Sri Nankana Sahib in Pakistan. Government of Pakistan has welcomed Sikh pilgrims on the landmark 550 th Anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji.In deference to the religious sentiments of Sikhs...... Read more

  • Response on the U.S. State Department's Country Report on Terrorism 2018
    (updated: November 05, 2019)

    Pakistan is disappointed with assertions made in the U.S. Department of State's Country Report on Terrorism 2018, concerning its counter-terrorism efforts.The report completely overlooks the factual situation on the ground and the tremendous contribution made and sacrifices rendered by Pakistan over...... Read more

  • Pakistan Tourism Pavilion attracts large number of visitors on the second day of World Travel Market (WMT) expo in London
    (updated: November 05, 2019)

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  • Dow Medical Alumni's Annual Welfare Event
    DOGANE's contribution to the British society commendable: Nafees Zakaria
    (updated: November 05, 2019)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria commended the contribution of Dow Graduates Association of Northern Europe (DOGANE) to the British society and health sector of the UK and Pakistan. He was speaking as the Chief Guest and Patron of DOGANE at the annual function of the Association at Nottingham...... Read more

  • Pakistan Tourism Pavilion inaugurated at World Travel Market
    Exponential rise of tourism in Pakistan: Nafees Zakaria
    (updated: November 04, 2019)

    Pakistan Tourism Pavilion representing all federating units of Pakistan was inaugurated at the World Travel Market (WTM) at ExCel London today. High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria along with Governor Gilgit-Baltistan Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon, Senior Minister KP Atif Khan, Minister Tourism Gilgit-Baltistan Fida Khan, Minister...... Read more

  • Kartapur Song
    (updated: November 04, 2019)

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  • Pakistan jumps 28 places in World Bank's “Doing Business 2020” Report
    (updated: November 04, 2019)

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  • Welcome to Homeland Residency Nankana Sahib
    (updated: November 04, 2019)

    Extending our Hospitality Services to the Honorable Yatries on an Auspecious Occassion of 550th Birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Ji Sahib at Nankana Sahib....... Read more

  • Mushtaq Ahmed Yousufi remembered at an 'Evening with Iftikhar Arif'
    Yousufi enriched Urdu language and created sublime humour: Nafees Zakaria
    (updated: November 02, 2019)

    Rich tributes were paid to renowned Urdu humorist Late Mushtaq Ahmed Yousufi at the High Commission on 01 November 2019. To honour the memory of the great Urdu writer, the High Commission and Urdu Markaz London jointly organised an “Evening with Iftikhar Arif”, followed by a Mushaira with the......... Read more

  • 89th Day of Siege-Solidarity with the Kashmiris expressed
    Indian tactics to distract world attention from humanitarian crisis in IOK rebuffed: Nafees Zakaria
    (updated: November 01, 2019)

    World community particularly members of civil society, media, and Parliamentarians have rebuffed the Indian claims of normality in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK). This was stated by High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria while addressing at the Kashmir Solidarity Day which is observed ever......... Read more

  • Pakistan rejects “bifurcation” of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir
    (updated: October 31, 2019)

    Pakistan rejects the “bifurcation” of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories. Changing of status quo in the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir is in complete violation of the UN Security Council Resolutions and Bilateral Agreements between India and Pakistan...... Read more

  • OHCHR Press briefing note on Indian-Administered Kashmir
    (updated: October 31, 2019)

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  • Defence Day observed by Overseas
    Speakers pay rich tributes to the Armed Forces and People of Pakistan, Express grief over plight of Kashmiris in IoK
    (updated: October 28, 2019)

    Pakistani Diaspora Representatives and Community Members commemorated Pakistan Defence Day with zeal and fervour, organised by Overseas Pakistanis Welfare Council (OPWC) on 25 October 2019. The High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, who was the chief guest, paid rich tributes...... Read more

  • High Commissioner opens Lahore Literary Festival at the British Library
    Art and literature bring cultures and communities together: Nafees Zakaria
    (updated: October 28, 2019)

    The High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria opened the fourth edition of the Lahore Literary Festival (LLF) at the British Library in London on 26 October 2019. Razi Ahmed, LLF's Founder and CEO along with his team put together an impressive show featuring some of the finest writers and...... Read more

  • Message by the President of Pakistan on Kashmir Black Day (27 October 2019)
    (updated: October 27, 2019)

    27th October marks one of the darkest chapters of the Jammu & Kashmir history. On this day, seven decades ago, Indian forces landed in Srinagar to occupy, oppress and terrorize the innocent people of Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJ&K) in blatant violation of international...... Read more

  • Message for the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Kashmir Black Day (27th October, 2019)
    (updated: October 27, 2019)

    I do not need to remind my Kashmiri and Muslim brothers and sisters how this Black day is unlike any other. On 27 October, 1947, India illegally occupied Jammu & Kashmir and on 5th August, 2019 it tried to legitimize that illegal occupation. Pakistan, the Kashmiris...... Read more

  • Solidarity with Kashmiris
    82nd Day-Kashmir Under Indian Siege
    Kashmir Black Day on 27 October
    (updated: October 26, 2019)

    Humanity continues to suffer as the Indian siege of the Occupied Kashmir enters 82ndday, the High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria said to the media on the occasion of Juma (Friday) Prayer at the Pakistan High Commission, London today. The High Commission has been regularly...... Read more

  • Catalogue Launch at the Pakistan High Commission: Manora Field Notes
    Beauty of Pakistan attracts from common man to Royals: Nafees Zakaria
    (updated: October 24, 2019)

    The High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria launched the catalogue of the Manora Field Notes-an art exhibition by a Pakistani artist Naiza Khan representing the inaugural Pavilion of Pakistan at the Venice Biennale. The launch ceremony was jointly organised by the High Commission...... Read more

  • Vacancy Notice - General Clerk / Typist
    (updated: October 24, 2019)

    The High Commission for Pakistan (Attache Defence Procurement Office) is looking for a ssuitable candidate to work as a General Clerk / Typist. The Candidate should be a legal resident of the UK and shall meet following criteria for the job:...... Read more

  • High Commissioner inaugurates Pakistani Art Exhibition at the Asia House
    Appreciates Rangoonwala Foundation for promoting art and culture
    (updated: October 23, 2019)

    The High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria inaugurated the art exhibition, “Father Figure: South Asian Art Through the Eyes of Wahab Jaffer” at the Asia House in London on 22 October 2019. Presented by VM Art Gallery and Rangoonwala Foundation, the exhibition brought together...... Read more

  • Sardar Masood Khan, President AJ&K briefing the media about ongoing siege and humanitarian crisis in Indian Occupied Kashmir at Pakistan High Commission in London on 19 October 2019. High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria is sitting beside him.
    (updated: October 21, 2019)

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  • JumpStart Roadshow at the High Commission
    (updated: October 09, 2019)

    With its skilled human resource, strategic geographic location and plentiful economic opportunities, Pakistan is best suited country in the region for profitable entrepreneurship and business ventures. This was stated by High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria while addressing a Road.......... Read more

  • Literary Evening enthralls the audience at the High Commission
    Pakistan rich in cultural diversity and natural beauty: Nafees Zakaria
    Gathering expresses solidarity with Kashmiris, calls for end to bloodshed in IOK
    (updated: October 19, 2019)

    A literary evening with renowned Urdu poets Amjad Islam Amjad and Anwar Masood enthralled the audience at the Pakistan High Commission London on 18 October 2019. A large number of Pakistani Diaspora, particularly youth, enjoyed the evening full of poetry, satire............ Read more

  • Indian Occupied Kashmir--75th Day of Siege
    Kashmir Solidarity Day observed at the High Commission
    (updated: October 18, 2019)

    Today, Kashmir Solidarity Day was observed at the High Commission to remind the world of the plight of the Kashmiris in the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), who are under siege for the last 75 days. A large number of Pakistani Community, friends............ Read more

  • King's College London confers Honorary Degree on Dr Sania Nishtar
    High Commissioner felicitates Dr Nishtar
    (updated: October 17, 2019)

    King's College, London conferred the prestigious Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr. Sania Nishtar on 16 October, 2019. Dr. Sania Nishtar is a King's alumna, and already has a Ph.D. from King's College............ Read more

  • All Parties Kashmir Lobby Conference at the British Parliament
    High Commissioner briefs British Parliamentarians on Humanitarian Crisis in Indian Occupied Kashmir
    Cross-Party Parliamentarians assure full support to Kashmiri victims of Indian atrocities
    (updated: October 16, 2019)

    The High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria briefed the British Parliamentarians on the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) and called for a joint response from the international community, particularly from the UK to end gross human rights abuses........... Read more

  • Pakistani Chevening Scholars hosted at the High Commission
    High Commissioner urges students to make the most of the enriching academic experience in the UK
    (updated: October 14, 2019)

    The High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria hosted Pakistani Chevening scholars over a Dinner Reception at the High Commission on 12 October 2019. As many as 54 Chevening scholars........... Read more

  • 68th Day of Siege in Indian Occupied Kashmir
    Kashmiri Girl Victims remembered on International Day of the Girl Child
    (updated: October 11, 2019)

    The Kashmiri Girl Victims of Indian atrocities were remembered at the High Commission on the International Day of the Girl Child today. On this occasion, solidarity with the Kashmiri people was expressed and a collective Dua was offered........... Read more

  • Julian Hamilton appointed Honorary Consul of Pakistan for the UK
    High Commissioner hosts ceremony, says appointment to enhance bilateral trade and investment
    New Government has done exceptionally well in transparency, economic reforms and ease of doing business: Julian Hamilton
    (updated: October 11, 2019)

    The High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria hosted a ceremony to announce the appointment of Mr. Julian Martin Hamilton Barns as Honorary Consul of Pakistan for the UK on 10 October 2019. The appointment has been made by the President of Pakistan in recognition.......... Read more

  • JumpStart Roadshow at the High Commission
    (updated: October 09, 2019)

    With its skilled human resource, strategic geographic location and plentiful economic opportunities, Pakistan is best suited country in the region for profitable entrepreneurship and business ventures. This was stated by High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria while addressing a Road.......... Read more

  • Zameer Choudrey's appointment to the House of Lords celebrated at the High Commission
    (updated: October 08, 2019)

    The High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria hosted a Dinner Reception at the High Commission last evening to celebrate the appointment of Zameer Choudrey CBE to the House of Lords. The event was attended by Rt Hon James Cleverly, Chairman of the Conservative Party.......... Read more

  • Fringe Event at Conservative Party Conference
    Pakistan is a natural regional economic hub & energy corridor: Nafees Zakaria
    Expresses concern over siege in Kashmir by India, urges international intervention
    (updated: October 02, 2019)

    The High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, said Pakistan by virtue of its unique geographic location is the regional economic hub and energy corridor. The country is rapidly gaining investors' attention and confidence. He was sharing Pakistan's economic outlook.......... Read more

  • Hyderabad Fund Case Judgment
    (updated: October 02, 2019)

    Pakistan has taken note of the judgment by the High Courts of Justice of the UK in the Hyderabad Fund Case, today, after a 2 weeks trial in June 2019. The judgment rejects the longstanding claims of the two major parties and upholds the claims of the heirs of Nizam of Hyderabad.......... Read more

  • Admission of Foreign and Dual Nationality Holder Pakistani Students Under Self Finance Scheme (SFS) for the session 2019-2020
    (updated: October 01, 2019)

    A limited number of seats are available for admission in Public Sectors Universities/Institutions of Pakistan in the disciplines of MBBS/BDS/Pharmacy-D and BSc (Engineering) for the Foreign as well as Pakistan origin dual nationality holders for the Academic Session 2019-2020 under Self Finance......... Read more

  • Defence Day commemorated at the High Commission
    High Commissioner commends professionalism and bravery of Pakistan Armed Forces
    (updated: October 01, 2019)

    The High Commission commemorated the Defence Day of Pakistan at its premises on 30 September 2019. The Reception was attended by Defence Attaches from over 50 countries, mostly accompanied by their spouses, members of the Ministry of Defence, representatives of defence industry......... Read more

  • Humanitarian Crisis in Indian Occupied Kashmir
    Kashmir Under Siege-54th Day
    Kashmir Solidarity Day at the High Commission
    (updated: September 27, 2019)

    Today, the High Commission expressed Solidarity with the Kashmiris to remind the world of the plight of the Kashmiris in IOK, when over a million are under siege for the last 54 days. A large number of Pakistani Community, friends of Pakistan from other communities and media......... Read more

  • High Commissioner calls on Rt. Hon. James Cleverly, Party Chair for Conservative Party
    (updated: September 26, 2019)

    The High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, called on the Rt. Hon. James Cleverly, MP, recently appointed Party Chair for Conservative Party, to review bilateral relations and regional situation, particularly the evolving situation in Jammu & Kashmir under Indian occupation......... Read more

  • Announcement For Emergency Centre
    Earthquake in Areas of Pakistan and Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK)
    (updated: September 25, 2019)

    High Commission for Pakistan, London, has established Emergency Centre to receive inquires from the relatives/friends of Pakistanis and Kashmiris. The earthquake that struck parts of Pakistan and AJK yesterday has resulted in casualties and material losses. We condole the losses of our brethren in Pakistan and Kashmir......... Read more

  • High Commissioner briefs on the economic opportunities in Pakistan, humanitarian crisis in IoK at the Labour Party Conference
    Labour Party Leaders express deep concern over the human rights violations in Kashmir; urge India to end the siege
    (updated: September 25, 2019)

    The High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, said Pakistan is a land of millions of economic opportunities and the UK and Pakistan could both benefit through utilization of available resources and expertise of the two countries......... Read more

  • High Commission to Conduct NADRA Surgery in Reading
    (updated: September 17, 2019)

    To ensure effective delivery of Consular Services to the community, the High Commission for Pakistan in London regularly organizes visits of the NADRA Mobile Registration Team (MRT) to the surrounding areas of London......... Read more

  • High Commission to Conduct NADRA Surgery in MASJID E OWAIS QARNI
    (updated: September 17, 2019)

    To ensure effective delivery of Consular Services to the community, the High Commission for Pakistan in London regularly organizes visits of the NADRA Mobile Registration Team (MRT) to the surrounding areas of London......... Read more

  • Pakistan's geo-economics at play, attracting significant foreign investments: High Commissioner at Lib Dem Party Conference;
    Kashmir under siege by India, International Community should intervene to address humanitarian crisis: HC; Lib Dem Leaders express concern, take note
    (updated: September 15, 2019)

    The High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, made a strong pitch for attracting foreign investments to Pakistan at a Reception hosted by Liberal Democrats Friends of Pakistan at the annual Party Conference in Bournemouth on 14 September 2019......... Read more

  • Pakistan IT Sector poised to become the largest export industry of the country: Nafees Zakaria
    (updated: September 14, 2019)

    The High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria said Pakistan's IT Sector has a promising future with its talented youth, and is poised to become the largest export industry of the country. The High Commissioner was addressing the Pakistan......... Read more

  • We are proud of our Community - High Commissioner
    (updated: September 12, 2019)

    The High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, praised the Pakistani Community as a strong pillar in bilateral relations, for their contributions to the British economy and society and to the socio-economic development of Pakistan. He said it at a......... Read more

  • High Commissioner Receives Sikh Community Leaders
    (updated: September 07, 2019)

    Sikh Community Leaders met with the High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria today and discussed matters of mutual interest. They exchanged views on the arrangement for the upcoming 550th Birth Anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Sahib in Pakistan.......... Read more

  • 'Kashmir Solidarity Day' observed at the High Commission
    Situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir is catastrophic: Nafees Zakaria
    (updated: September 06, 2019)

    The High Commission for Pakistan in London observed 'Kashmir Solidarity Day' today. A large number of Pakistani Community, friends of Pakistan from other communities and media representatives attended the gathering in an expression of solidarity with......... Read more

  • High Commission invites applications for conducting NADRA surgeries during the months of October, November & December 2019
    (updated: September 06, 2019)

    To ensure effective delivery of Consular Services to the community, the High Commission for Pakistan in London regularly organizes visits of the NADRA Mobile Registration Team (MRT) to the surrounding areas of London.......... Read more

  • Ashura 10th Muharram Holiday 2019
    (updated: September 05, 2019)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain closed from Tuesday 10 September 2019 on the occasion of Ashura ( 10th Muharram)......... Read more

  • High Commissioner briefs British Parliamentarians at the House of Commons on Humanitarian Crisis in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK)
    Continued human rights abuses in IOK are an affront to the conscience of humanity: Nafees Zakaria
    (updated: September 04, 2019)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria held a closed meeting with a large number of UK Parliamentarians facilitated by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Kashmir (APPKG), in the House of Commons, today.......... Read more

  • Kashmir Solidarity Day Observed at the High Commission
    Worsening Human Rights situation in Kashmir needs international attention: Nafees Zakaria
    (updated: August 27, 2019)

    Kashmir Solidarity Day was observed at the High Commission today. A large number of Pakistani Community, friends of Pakistan from other communities in London and media representatives attended the gathering in an expression of solidarity with the oppressed Kashmiri people of Indian......... Read more

  • High Commission to conduct NADRA Surgery in North Watford Jamia Mosque
    (updated: August 27, 2019)

    To ensure effective delivery of Consular Services to the community, the High Commission for Pakistan in London regularly organizes visits of the NADRA Mobile Registration Team (MRT) to the surrounding areas of London......... Read more

  • High Commissioner calls on FCO Minister Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon
    (updated: August 21, 2019)

    The High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, called on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Minister (Minister for the Commonwealth, the UN and South Asia), Prime Minister's Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict and Prime Minister's Special Envoy on Freedom......... Read more

  • Memorial Evening for Jamil Naqsh held at the High Commission
    (updated: August 21, 2019)

    A Memorial Evening for renowned Pakistani painter Jamil Naqsh was held at the Pakistan High Commission London on 20 August 2019. To pay tribute to the great artist who passed away in London this year in May, the Evening was organised by the High Commission in collabo......... Read more

  • Summer Bank Holiday announcement
    (updated: August 20, 2019)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain closed from Monday 26 August 2019 on the occasion of Summer Bank Holiday......... Read more

  • High Commissioner calls on FCO Minister Rt Hon Andrew Murrison
    (updated: August 14, 2019)

    The High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, called on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Minister Thr Rt. Hon. Dr. Andrew Murrison MP today to discuss situation in Indian occupied Kashmir (IOK).......... Read more

  • Pakistani Community in London observes Kashmir Solidarity Day on Pakistan Independence Day
    (updated: August 14, 2019)

    Pakistan's Independence Day was marked by flag hoisting ceremony and expressing solidarity with the Kashmiri people at Pakistan High Commission London today. A large number of people including MEPs, community leaders, members of Pakistani community, FCO .......... Read more

  • Flag Hoisting at the High Commission on 14 August 2019
    High Commissioner invites community to the ceremony (updated: August 09, 2019)

    To mark the Independence Day, a flag hoisting ceremony will be held at the Pakistan High Commission, London on 14 August 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria will hoist the Pakistan's Flag.......... Read more

  • Holiday's announcement on the occasion of Eid ul Adha and Independence Day
    (updated: August 08, 2019)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain closed from Monday 12 August 2019 to Wednesday 14 August 2019 on the occasion of Eid ul Adha and Independence Day.......... Read more

  • Establishment of Help Desk of Sikh Yatrees at High Commission
    (updated: July 30, 2019)

    Joint Announcement for Sikh Yatrees in the United Kingdom by Mr. Zulfi Bukhari, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & HRD and Chairman PTDC & His Excellency Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, High Commissioner for Pakistan......... Read more

  • High Commission to conduct NADRA Surgery in Walthamstow
    (updated: July 29, 2019)

    To ensure effective delivery of Consular Services to the community, the High Commission for Pakistan in London regularly organizes visits of the NADRA Mobile Registration Team (MRT) to the surrounding areas of London......... Read more

  • High Commissioner attends Ceremony of conferment of Benedict Medal to Sister Berchmans
    (updated: July 18, 2019)

    High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, attended the award ceremony for Sister Berchmans in the Westminster Cathedral today. She was awarded Benedict Medal by St. Mary's University London in recognition of her lifetime teaching in Pakistan. Sister Berchmans taught for about 65 years at Convents........ Read more

  • Medical Career Fair held by the High Commission in collaboration with APPNE
    (updated: July 13, 2019)

    A Medical Career Fair was held by the Pakistan High Commission, London, in collaboration with the Association of Pakistani Physicians of Northern Europe (APPNE), on 13 July 2019, at the premises of the High Commission. he objective of the Fair was to give an opportunity to parents and........ Read more

  • Pakistan wins Inter-Parliamentary Cricket World Cup
    (updated: July 13, 2019)

    The Inter Parliamentary Cricket World Cup kicked off on last Tuesday with lawmakers from Pakistan, England, Australia, New Zealand, India, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. Lawmakers of Pakistan won the World Cup by defeating Bangladesh in the Final. The 25 member squad of Pakistani Parliamentarians........ Read more

  • Foreign Minister Leads the Pakistan Delegation at Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers' Meeting
    (updated: July 10, 2019)

    Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi led the Pakistan delegation to the Extraordinary Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers' Meeting (CFAMM), held in London today. The meeting was convened to mark the 70th anniversary of the London Declaration, which marked the creation of the Commonwealth........ Read more

  • PIA SIALKOT- LONDON - SIALKOT OPERATION
    (updated: July 04, 2019)

    In line with Government of Pakistan vision to promote tourism, national carrier Pakistan International Airline is further expanding its wings with launching of new destination Sialkot from London Heathrow Airport terminal 3 effective from 10th Sept 2019. ........ Read more

  • Pakistan High Commissioner hosts the National Cricket Team
    (updated: July 04, 2019)

    High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, hosted a reception in honor of the Pakistan Cricket Team at Pakistan House, London on 3 July 2019. The team is visiting the UK to participate in the World Cup 2019. In his welcome remarks, Nafees Zakaria said that the cricket team enjoys immense........ Read more

  • High Commissioner delivers keynote address at London Sukuk and Fintech Summit 2019
    (updated: July 03, 2019)

    High Commissioner Mr. Mohammad Nafees Zakaria attended the London Sukuk and Fintech Summit 2019 in London on 2 July as a keynote Speaker. Some of the main speakers at the summit included, Mr. John Glen MP, UK Economic Secretary to the Treasury, Mr. Oussama A. Kaissi (CEO, Islamic Corporation for insurance and investment........ Read more

  • Designation of Balochistan Liberation Army by the US Administration as Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT)
    (updated: July 02, 2019)

    We have taken note of the designation by the U.S. Administration of the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) as Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT). BLA remains a proscribed entity in Pakistan since 2006........ Read more

  • High Commissioner hosts Convent Schools children at the High Commission
    (updated: June 29, 2019)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria hosted children from various convent Schools of Punjab with the Bishop and members of Diocese of Lahore and British children from Bury School along with members of Diocese of Church of England......... Read more

  • London Chapter of Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs (OPEN) launched at the High Commission
    (updated: June 26, 2019)

    London chapter of the Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs (OPEN) was launched at the Pakistan High Commission London on 23 June 2019 to become part of Global OPEN. The event was attended by a large number of UK based British-Pakistani Tech......... Read more

  • High Commission to conduct NADRA Surgery in Southhall
    (updated: June 26, 2019)

    To ensure effective delivery of Consular Services to the community, the High Commission for Pakistan in London regularly organizes visits of the NADRA Mobile Registration Team (MRT) to the surrounding areas of London......... Read more

  • High Commissioner presents his Credentials to Her Majesty The Queen
    (updated: June 25, 2019)

    High Commissioner for Pakistan to the UK, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria presented his Credentials to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, at a formal ceremony held at Buckingham Palace today. The High Commissioner and his Spouse were escorted in a state carriage by the Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps from the Pakistan High Commission, London.......... Read more

  • Foreign Minister Qureshi and British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt review Pakistan-UK Enhanced Strategic Dialogue
    (updated: June 20, 2019)

    Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi and British Foreign Secretary Rt. Hon. Jeremy Hunt held 4th review of Pakistan-UK Enhanced Strategic Dialogue (ESD) at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, today. The Dialogue is an institutional mechanism between the two countries to further deepen.......... Read more

  • Foreign Minister Qureshi meets DFID Secretary Rory Stewart
    (updated: June 19, 2019)

    Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi met with the UK's DFID Secretary Rt. Hon. Rory Stewart at the DFID Headquarters in London today. The two Ministers reviewed UK's development assistance to Pakistan in health, education and capacity building.......... Read more

  • Foreign Minister Qureshi meets the leader of the Liberal Democrats Party Sir Vince Cable
    (updated: June 18, 2019)

    Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi met the leader of the Liberal Democrat Party (Lib Dem) Sir Vince Cable at the House of Commons in London, today. The two leaders exchanged views on the state of bilateral relations and the regional and international issues of common interest.......... Read more

  • Foreign Minister Qureshi meets Pakistani community, potential investors and British Pakistani Parliamentarians in London
    (updated: June 18, 2019)

    Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi met with Pakistani community, business persons, potential investors, young entrepreneurs and the British Pakistani Parliamentarians at the Pakistan High Commission London on 17 June 2019. The Foreign Minister is currently in the UK at the......... Read more

  • Foreign Minister of Pakistan speaks to the US Secretary of State
    (updated: June 17, 2019)

    Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, who is on official visit to the UK, had a telephonic call with the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss bilateral relations and regional peace and security. FM Qureshi briefed Secretary Pompeo about the measures......... Read more

  • Honourable Foreign Minister Qureshi meets British Home Secretary Rt. Hon. Sajid Javid
    (updated: June 17, 2019)

    The Honourable Foreign Minister of Pakistan H.E. Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi met with the UK Home Secretary Rt. Hon. Sajid Javid at his office in the House of Commons in London today. Mr. Qureshi and Mr. Javid discussed matters of bilateral interest and reviewed......... Read more

  • High Commission invites applications for conducting NADRA surgeries during the months of July, August and September 2019
    (updated: June 13, 2019)

    To ensure effective delivery of Consular Services to the community, the High Commission for Pakistan in London regularly organizes visits of the NADRA Mobile Registration Team (MRT) to the surrounding areas of London. The High Commission now plans to conduct NADRA......... Read more

  • Tech Pakistan 2019 as part of London Tech Week initiated at Pakistan High Commission
    (updated: June 12, 2019)

    Pakistan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, joined by Seers Digital Group and Retail Direct Group, took initiative to formally become a participant of London Tech Week - an annual feature that attracts 55,000 tech loving people with a social media outreach of 297 million.......... Read more

  • High Commissioner visits London Stock Exchange Office, discusses opportunities for collaboration between Pakistan and UK
    (updated: June 09, 2019)

    The High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, visited the London Stock Exchange Office on their invitation. He discussed opportunities for collaboration between the financial stock exchanges of both countries and tapping potential avenues for strengthening cooperation to enhance......... Read more

  • High Commissioner hosts Eid-ul-Fitr Open House in London
    A large number of British Pakistanis celebrate Eid together (updated: June 05, 2019)

    Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria and his wife hosted Eid-ul-Fitr Open House at their official residence, “Pakistan House” in London on 04 June 2019, to celebrate the auspicious occasion with the Pakistani community......... Read more

  • Holiday Notice - Eid ul Fitr
    (updated: May 30, 2019)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain closed on Tuesday 04 June 2019 and Wednesday 05 June 2019 on the occasion of Eid ul Fitr.......... Read more

  • Eid-ul-Fitr Open House at High Commissioner's Residence From 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    (updated: May 28, 2019)

    To celebrate the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr with the Pakistani community in the UK, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK, and Mrs. High Commissioner are holding an “Open House” at their official residence “Pakistan House” on Eid Day......... Read more

  • High Commissioner meets Chairman, Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Commons
    (updated: May 23, 2019)

    High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, called on the Chairman, Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Commons, Mr. Tom Tugendhat MP, this morning. Discussing various facets of UK-Pakistan bilateral relationship with Mr. Tugendhat, the High Commissioner underscored that Pakistan greatly values its relations......... Read more

  • Holiday Notice - Spring Bank Holiday
    (updated: May 22, 2019)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain closed on Monday 27th May 2019 on the occasion of Spring Bank Holiday.......... Read more

  • World- renowned Artist Jamil Naqsh passes away, High Commissioner condoles with the family

    (updated: May 10, 2019)

    High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, has condoled the demise of legendary artist of Pakistan, Jamil Naqsh, who breathed his last in St Mary's Hospital, London this morning. In his message of condolence and sympathies to Jamil Naqsh's wife, Mrs Najmi Sura......... Read more

  • British Shadow Secretary for Northern Ireland Tony Lloyd MP meets the High Commissioner

    (updated: May 10, 2019)

    Veteran Labour Party MP, Mr. Tony Lloyd, Shadow Secretary for Northern Ireland, accompanied by prominent figures of Pakistani Diaspora met with the High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, at the High Commission on 9 May 2019......... Read more

  • British Parliamentarians and MEP meet the High Commissioner
    (updated: May 09, 2019)

    MEP John Howarth, Labour Party Shadow Treasurer, MP Anneliese Dodds, and MP Matt Rodda, Shadow Education Minister, accompanied by prominent members of Pakistani Community met with the High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, at the Pakistan High Commission........ Read more

  • Urdu Mushaira held at Pakistan High Commission London - An Evening with Iftikhar Arif
    (updated: May 05, 2019)

    Pakistan High Commission London arranged an “Evening with Iftikhar Arif”, a renowned Pakistani poet, in collaboration with Urdu Markaz London on 03 May 2019. The event was held in keeping with the tradition of the High Commission........ Read more

  • High Commissioner receives warm welcome in Birmingham
    (updated: May 04, 2019)

    Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria during his visit to Birmingham held meetings with British-Pakistani community including MP Khalid Mahmood......... Read more

  • Ramadan Timing of the High Commission
    (updated: May 02, 2019)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will observe the following office timings during the month of Ramadan:......... Read more

  • High Commissioner Visits Scotland, calls on the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, meets Trade & Investment Officials, addresses Community
    (updated: May 02, 2019)

    Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, called on Rt. Hon. Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland, at her official residence, Bute House. Appreciating the Scottish Government's Pakistan Engagement Plan......... Read more

  • Holiday Notice - Early May Bank Holiday
    (updated: May 02, 2019)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain closed on Monday 06 May 2019 on the occasion of May Day (Early May Bank Holiday).......... Read more

  • “NADRA Information Centres” are unauthorised entities
    (updated: May 01, 2019)

    It has come to the notice of the Pakistan High Commission, London that some self-styled “NADRA Information Centres” are operating in various parts of the UK. The High Commission clarifies that these “NADRA Information......... Read more

  • High Commission to conduct NADRA Surgery in Luton
    (updated: April 30, 2019)

    To ensure effective delivery of Consular Services to the community, the High Commission for Pakistan in London regularly organizes visits of the NADRA Mobile Registration Team (MRT) to the surrounding areas of London......... Read more

  • Memorial Ceremony: Tribute to Muslim Soldiers, High Commissioner thanks Lady Harling for her dedication
    (updated: April 29, 2019)

    An initiative to promote greater links and economic growth between the UK and Pakistan's tech sectors launched in the UK Parliament on 24 April 2019, in London. The organisers', Tech London Advocates Pakistan (TLA), a collection of tech experts and innovators, brought together thought leaders........ Read more

  • Pakistan-UK Tech Initiative Launched in the UK
    (updated: April 25, 2019)

    An initiative to promote greater links and economic growth between the UK and Pakistan's tech sectors launched in the UK Parliament on 24 April 2019, in London. The organisers', Tech London Advocates Pakistan (TLA), a collection of tech experts and innovators, brought together thought leaders........ Read more

  • National Defence University delegation visits the High Commission
    (updated: April 24, 2019)

    A group comprising faculty members and course participants of the National Defence University (NDU), Islamabad, led by Major General Asif Ali, HI (M), DG ISSRA visited the Pakistan High Commission London on 23 April 2019. The thirty-four member delegation comprised the officers........ Read more

  • High Commission to conduct NADRA Surgery in High Wycombe
    (updated: April 23, 2019)

    To ensure effective delivery of Consular Services to the community, the High Commission for Pakistan in London regularly organizes visits of the NADRA Mobile Registration Team (MRT) to the surrounding areas of London......... Read more

  • High Sheriff of Greater Manchester Dr Robina Shah's statue unveiled at the High Commission
    Dr Robina Shah is a role model for youth: Nefees Zakaria
    (updated: April 19, 2019)

    High Sheriff of Greater Manchester, Dr Robina Shah's statue was unveiled at the Pakistan High Commission London on 18 April 2019. A prominent organization 'non zero one' prepared the statue of Dr Shah to acknowledge her achievement and valuable contribution to society. In his remarks on the occasion, High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria........ Read more

  • High Commissioner gives send off to legendary footballer Ian Rush for his Pakistan trip
    (updated: April 17, 2019)

    High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria warmly received the legendary footballer, Ian Rush MBE, who called on him prior to his trip to Pakistan this week. Ian Rush, Liverpool FC Global Ambassador will be promoting grassroots football in Pakistan. He will also be supporting aspiring young footballers so that they can achieve their full potential.......... Read more

  • A PERFECT TIME TO INVEST IN PAKISTAN
    (updated: April 17, 2019)

    Pakistan is rapidly gaining investors' attention for a variety of reasons. The country has successfully managed to overcome many security challenges, the infrastructure has significantly improved, connectivity with Western China is in the final stages, a new deep-sea port is being developed and the.......... Read more

  • Holidays Notice - Good Friday, Easter Monday
    (updated: April 16, 2019)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain closed on the following dates:-.......... Read more

  • Applications invited for membership of Overseas Pakistanis Youth Council (OPYC)
    (updated: April 12, 2019)

    The Government of Pakistan is in the process of launching the Overseas Pakistanis Youth Council (OPYC) under the Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF). The purpose is to engage with the young Pakistanis settled abroad, and familiarize them with their culture and heritage.......... Read more

  • Mayor of London receives the High Commissioner
    (updated: April 11, 2019)

    Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, called on Mayor of London, Mr. Sadiq Khan at his office on 10 April 2019. The High Commissioner briefed the Mayor on business opportunities, promotion of bilateral trade and identified areas for investment in Pakistan........ Read more

  • Chair of APPG on CPEC and BRI, Faisal Rashid MP calls on the High Commissioner
    (updated: April 10, 2019)

    Chair of All Party Parliamentary Group on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) at the British Parliament and Member of Parliament Mr. Faisal Rashid called on High Commissioner for Pakistan, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria at the High Commission....... Read more

  • High Commissioner hosts the British Missionaries, Educationists and Philanthropists, appreciates their services and stresses interfaith harmony
    (updated: April 06, 2019)

    The Pakistan High Commission, London organized a Reception on 5 April 2019, in honour of the British Missionaries, Educationists and Philanthropists who had lived and served in Pakistan. The event entitled, “The Journey of Love” was part of High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria's....... Read more

  • Coverage of Pakistan National Day in the Guardian
    (updated: March 28, 2019)

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  • Deputy Chief Executive, London Chambers of Commerce calls on the High Commissioner
    (updated: March 29, 2018)

    Deputy Chief Executive of London Chambers of Commerce and Industries (LCCI) and Chairman of the ICC World Chambers Federation International Certificates of Origin Council, Mr. Peter Bishop, called on the High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, today........ Read more

  • Sikh delegation calls on the High Commissioner, commends arrangements for 550th Birth Anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak by Pakistan
    (updated: March 28, 2018)

    The High Commissioner of Pakistan Mohammad Nafees Zakaria received delegation of Kar Sewa Committee Sikh Gurdham (UK) led by Joga Singh, General Secretary. The delegation paid a visit in order to convey their gratitude to the people and Government........ Read more

  • High Commissioner hosts Annual Meeting of Quetta Association
    (updated: March 28, 2018)

    The Annual meeting of Quetta Association, a body of British alumni of Command and Staff College Quetta, was held at High Commission for Pakistan, London on 27 March 2019. High Commissioner, Mohammmad Nafees Zakaria, hosted the gathering which was attended by Maj Gen (Retired)........ Read more

  • Coverage of Pakistan National Day in the Guardian
    (updated: March 28, 2019)

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  • High Commission to conduct NADRA Surgery in Slough
    (updated: March 26, 2018)

    To ensure effective delivery of Consular Services to the community, the High Commission for Pakistan in London regularly organizes visits of the NADRA Mobile Registration Team (MRT) to the surrounding areas of London......... Read more

  • Pakistani Community celebrates Pakistan Day with zeal & fervour, attends Flag hoisting ceremony at the High Commission
    Pakistan is destined to a glorious future: Nafees Zakaria
    (updated: March 23, 2019)

    The Pakistan Day was marked by flag hoisting ceremony at the Pakistan High Commission London today. A large number of people including Mayors, Councillors, community leaders, members of Pakistani diaspora, British friends of Pakistan and representatives of media attended the ceremony......... Read more

  • British Citizens start to avail E-visa facility
    (updated: March 23, 2019)

    Pakistan High Commission has successfully started E-visa services with effect from 22nd March 2019. The Prime Minister of Pakistan had inaugurated the launch of E-VISA Services on 14 March, 2019 for the United Kingdom's citizens among 05 countries........ Read more

  • Message from Dr. Arif Alvi President of the Islamic Republic for Pakistan On the Occasion of Pakistan Day 23rd March, 2019
    (updated: March 23, 2019)

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  • Message of Prime Minister Imran Khan for 23rd March 2019
    (updated: March 23, 2019)

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  • Pakistan Day Special Memorial Service held at the Westminster Abbey
    Pakistan flag flown on the Abbe
    (updated: March 22, 2019)

    The Westminster Abbey, which was founded in 960 AD, organized a special Evensong in connection with the National Day of Pakistan, as per tradition. The special Memorial Service was held on the eve of 23 March 2019. High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, represented Pakistan at the Special........ Read more

  • Present Government Brings Turnaround in Pakistan - James Shera, SP, MBE
    (updated: March 22, 2019)

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  • National Day Reception held at Pakistan House
    Pakistan poised to make impact as a sought-after economy: Nafees Zakaria
    (updated: March 21, 2019)

    Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria hosted a Reception at his official residence, “Pakistan House” last evening to celebrate 79th National Day of Pakistan. A large number of dignitaries including British Parliamentarians, High Commissioner/ Ambassadors...... Read more

  • Pakistan Day to be observed at the Westminster Abbey
    (updated: March 21, 2019)

    In order to observe the National Day of Pakistan, the Westminster Abbey has invited the High Commissioner and the officials of the Pakistan High Commission, London to the Evensong on 22 March 2019 at 5.00 p.m. Special prayers for the progress and prosperity of Pakistan and strengthening...... Read more

  • Dua for martyrs of terrorist attack in New Zealand offered at the Pakistan High Commission London
    (updated: March 19, 2019)

    Today, Dua for the martyrs of recent terrorist attack in New Zealand was offered and solidarity with the affected families was expressed at the Pakistan High Commission London. A large number of British Pakistanis and members of the media gathered at the High Commission on the occasion....... Read more

  • Shadow Foreign Secretary meets the High Commissioner
    (updated: March 19, 2019)

    The Shadow Foreign Secretary, Hon. Emily Thornberry MP, visited Pakistan High Commission to meet with the High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria. They discussed regional situation, recent developments in Pakistan and the United Kingdom, and prospects of promoting bilateral cooperation,....... Read more

  • Launch of E-Visa Initiative by PM Imran Khan welcomed by British Pakistanis
    High Commissioner invites foreign investment in tourism sector of Pakistan
    (updated: March 16, 2019)

    Pakistani Diaspora as well as the British nationals have welcomed the E-Visa launched by Prime Minister Imran Khan, yesterday. British - Pakistani Businessmen, Entrepreneurs, prominent Community Members and media persons attended the Live Telecast launch at Pakistan High Commission...... Read more

  • Imran Hussain MP called on Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK Mohammad Nafees Zakaria at the Pakistan High Commission London today and discussed issues of common interest.
    (updated: March 14, 2019)

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  • High Commissioner commends the work of Indus Health Network in Pakistan
    (updated: March 07, 2019)

    High Commissioner commends the work of Indus Health Network in Pakistan Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria commended the excellent work of Indus Health Network (IHN) in the healthcare sector of Pakistan. Delivering a keynote...... Read more

  • Telephonic Conversation between Prime Minister Imran Khan and UK Prime Minister Theresa May
    (updated: March 04, 2019)

    Prime Minister Imran Khan had a telephone conversation with UK's Prime Minister Theresa May today. Prime Minister Imran Khan apprised the UK Prime Minister of Pakistan's perspective on the developments since the Pulwama incident...... Read more

  • OIC reaffirms its unwavering support to the Kashmiri people
    (updated: March 02, 2019)

    The OIC Ministerial meeting that concluded today in Abu Dhabi reaffirmed its unwavering support for the Kashmiri people in their just cause. In a resolution adopted by the 46th session of the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM), the OIC member states reiterated that Jammu and Kashmir remains the core dispute between...... Read more

  • High Commissioner briefs FCO Minister Mark Field on regional situation
    (updated: Feburary 28, 2019)

    The High Commissioner, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, yesterday briefed the FCO Minister, Hon. Mark Field, on the prevailing situation in the region in the wake of Pulwama attack in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) and Indian act of aggression...... Read more

  • High Commissioner participates in Seminar on Global Britain and Multilateral Relations with the Stans at the British Parliament
    (updated: Feburary 27, 2019)

    Mr. Andrew Bridgen MP, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Uzbekistan hosted an event that was jointly chaired by Mr. Rehman Chishti MP, Chairman of Conservative Foreign and Commonwealth Council (CFCC) and Bota Hopkinson, Chair of Conservative Friends..... Read more

  • Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria chairing the Consuls General meeting at the Pakistan High Commission London on 21 February 2019. Matters related to community, consular services and trade promotion between Pakistan and the UK were discussed.
    (updated: Feburary 21, 2019)

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  • High Commissioner meets the FCO Minister of State for Asia & Pacific
    (updated: Feburary 15, 2019)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria met with Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific, The Rt Hon Mark Field MP, accompanied by members of the Pakistan Team from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). Welcoming the High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, the Minister........ Read more

  • High Commissioner calls on the Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the UN, Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon
    (updated: Feburary 15, 2019)

    High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, called on the Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the UN, Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO), London. The High Commissioner discussed the priority areas of our Government with a focus on strengthening economic relations, boosting trade and investment and........ Read more

  • Cleaner Vacancy Notice
    (updated: February 14, 2018)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, Chancery Division, is looking for a suitable candidate to work as a Cleaner. The Candidate should be a legal resident of the UK and meet the following criteria for the job....... Read more

  • Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi inaugurates Exhibition to mark Kashmir Solidarity Day in London
    (updated: Feburary 06, 2019)

    Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, inaugurated an Exhibition on Kashmir marking the observance of Kashmir Solidarity Day in London, today. British Member Parliament Imran Hussain, and Chairperson of World Congress of Overseas Pakistanis (WCOP)........ Read more

  • Message of The President of Pakistan on 05 Feb, 2019 “ Kashmir Day” (updated: Feburary 05, 2019)

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  • Message of The Prime Minister of Pakistan on 05 Feb, 2019 “ Kashmir Day” (updated: Feburary 05, 2019)

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  • Former Prime Minister of Norway calls on the Foreign Minister
    (updated: Feburary 04, 2019)

    The Former Norwegian Prime Minister, Mr. Kjell Magne Bondevick called on the Foreign Minister, Mr. Shah Mahmood Qureshi today who is in London to attend the International Conference condemning human rights atrocities in Jammu and Kashmir........ Read more

  • International Conference on Jammu and Kashmir in the British Parliament
    Participants express concern over atrocities in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir
    (updated: Feburary 04, 2019)

    An International Conference on Jammu and Kashmir was held at the British Parliament on 04th February 2019. Mr. Rehman Chishti MP and Chairperson All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Pakistan, hosted the Conference. The Foreign Minister of Pakistan........ Read more

  • Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi arrives in London to attend International Conference on Kashmir at the British Parliament on 4 February 2019. High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria received the Foreign Minister at the airport.
    (updated: Feburary 03, 2019)

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  • British Parliamentarians at a Reception hosted by Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, High Commissioner for Pakistan to the UK at Pakistan High Commission London on 30-1-2019.
    (updated: January 31, 2019)

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  • Kashmir Day Holiday Announcement
    (updated: January 30, 2019)

    The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Bradford, Manchester, Birmingham and Glasgow will remain closed on Tuesday, 5 February 2019 on the occasion of Kashmir Day...... Read more

  • High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria interacting with the UK-based Pakistani media in London on 29-1-2019. (updated: January 29, 2019)

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  • Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK Mohammad Nafees Zakaria (right) shaking hand with Sajjad Karim MEP (left) after their meeting at the Pakistan High Commission in London on 28-1-2019
    (updated: January 28, 2019)

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  • Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK Mohammad Nafees Zakaria (right) shaking hand with Afzal Khan MP (left) after their meeting at the Pakistan High Commission in London on 28-1-2019
    (updated: January 28, 2019)

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  • Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK Mohammad Nafees Zakaria (left) shaking hand with Imran Hussain MP (right) after their meeting at the Pakistan High Commission in London on 24-1-2019.
    (updated: January 25, 2019)

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  • Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood visits the High Commission
    (updated: January 25, 2019)

    Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood who is currently in London to participate in the Education World Forum (EWF), visited the High Commission along with his delegation on 24 January 2019. He was accompanied by the provincial and....... Read more

  • Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK Mohammad Nafees Zakaria (left) shaking hand with Rehman Chishti MP (right) after their meeting at the Pakistan High Commission in London on 22-1-2019
    (updated: January 24, 2019)

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  • Federal Minister for Education Mr Shafqat Mahmood visited the British Parliament today and met with British Lords and MPs.
    (updated: January 23, 2019)

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  • Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK shaking hand with Neil Holland, Vice-Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps after their meeting at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in London on 22-1-2019.
    (updated: January 22, 2019)

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  • Federal Minister Shafqat Mahmood meets FCO Minister Alistair Burt in London; leads Pakistan delegation to Education World Forum (EWF)
    (updated: January 22, 2019)

    Honourable Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Mr. Shafqat Mahmood met the FCO Minister of State for International Development and the Middle East Rt. Hon. Alistair Burt in London on 21 January 2019. He was accompanied by provincial..... Read more

  • Mohammad Nafees Zakaria assumes responsibilities as the new High Commissioner for Pakistan to the United Kingdom
    (updated: January 21, 2019)

    Mohammad Nafees Zakaria arrived in London today and assumed the charge of the office of High Commissioner for Pakistan to the United Kingdom. Nafees Zakaria's diplomatic career spans over three decades. Prior to his current assignment..... Read more

  • High Commission to conduct NADRA Surgery in Woking
    (updated: January 21, 2018)

    To ensure effective delivery of Consular Services to the community, the High Commission for Pakistan in London regularly organizes visits of the NADRA Mobile Registration Team (MRT) to the surrounding areas of London......... Read more

  • Governor Punjab visits the High Commission
    (updated: January 09, 2019)

    Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar visited the Pakistan High Commission London today. On his arrival at the High Commission, the Governor was received by Acting High Commissioner, Mr Muhammad Ayub. The Acting High Commissioner briefed the Governor..... Read more

  • Prime Minister committed to making Pakistan a modern welfare state: Speaker Asad Qaiser
    Invites diaspora to invest in Pakistan
    (updated: January 06, 2019)

    Mr Asad Qaiser, Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan has said Prime Minister Imran Khan is committed to making Pakistan a modern welfare state where all citizens have equal rights and equal opportunities. The Speaker was addressing the Pakistani community at the Pakistan High..... Read more