Embassy of Pakistan in Kuwait Public Announcements
Embassy of Pakistan: A well attended function was held in Quaid-e-Azam Auditorium of Embassy of Pakistan in Kuwait to express solidarity with Kashmiri people on the occasion of Kashmir Black Day 2016.
The program included screening of documentaries on the struggle of the Kashmiri people and the increased atrocities being perpetrated by the occupying forces.
Messages of the President and the Prime Minister of Pakistan were read out. The Ambassador of Pakistan, H.E. Ghulam Dastgir, in his remarks explained the background of the Kashmir dispute and highlighted the upsurge in recent violence by the Indian occupation forces.
The function concluded with unanimous expression of support to the just cause of the Kashmiri people and prayers for the progress, solidarity and prosperity of Pakistan and success of the valiant people of Kashmir in their struggle for right to self-determination.
A minute of silence was observed in honour of those who lost their lives in the terrorist attack on the Police Training School in Quetta on 25 October 2016. The Ambassador and community members offered Fatiha for the martyrs and expressed their condolences to the bereaved families. Dua was also offered for the early recovery of the injured.
Embassy of Pakistan to Kuwait: They discussed ways and means to enhance bilateral cooperation with special reference to employment of Pakistanis in Kuwait. The Ambassador underlined the need to lift visa restrictions on Pakistan nationals. In this regard, as a first step Minister proposed that a bilateral area specific MoU can be worked out between the Labour Ministries of the two countries whereas professionals like Doctors, Engineers, Managers, Teachers and Lawyers etc., can be hired to work for different companies and projects in Kuwait.
The Ambassador also briefed the Minister on the prevailing situation in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, highlighting gross human rights violations and atrocities being committed by the Indian forces against unarmed peaceful people of Kashmir.
Kuwait, 13 October, 2016.
Embassy of Pakistan in Kuwait: The Ambassador gave detailed briefing to the Speaker on the latest developments in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir and the evolving situation in the region followed by gross Line of Control ceasefire violations by the Indian forces. The Ambassador highlighted gross human rights violations in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The Ambassador also briefed the Speaker on Indian subversive activities and State sponsored terrorism in Pakistan especially in Balochistan and FATA.
The meeting also focused on ways to enhancing bilateral cooperation specially between the two parliaments.
Press Release Embassy of Pakistan to Kuwait
On the auspicious occasion of Eid-Al-Adha and as per the announcement of the Government of Kuwait, this embassy will remain closed from 11-Sep to 15-Sep, 2016 (Sunday to Thursday). The Embassy will reopen with its routine office timings from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on Sunday 18-Sep-2016.
Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman NI (M) Chief of Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force is undertaking an official visit to Kuwait from 3-6 August 2016. He met Kuwaiti dignitaries including H.E. Lieutenant General (Staff) Sheikh Khalid Al Jarrah Al- Sabah, Defense Minister of the State of Kuwait, Chief of General Staff, Kuwait Armed Forces, Lieutenant General (Staff) Mohammad Khaled Al-Khader, Commander of Kuwait Land Forces Major General (Staff) Khalid Al-Saleh Al-Sabah, Commander of Kuwait Naval Forces Major General Khalid Ahmed Abdullah and Commander of Kuwait Air Force Major General (Staff) Abdullah Yaqoob Al-Foudari.
The Air Chief met the retired Pakistan Armed Forces personnel working with Kuwaiti Air Force. He also met Pakistan community members.
The visit is a manifestation of the close and fraternal ties between the two countries and has provided an opportunity to discuss matters of mutual interest and enhance cooperation between the Air Forces' of the two countries and discuss ways to enhance cooperation in the fields of Training and Aviation Industry.