Zafar Bakhtawari

  • TISLAMABAD - October 23rd marks a historic day in 1956 when millions of Hungarians stood up against the brutal soviet occupation in pursuance of their independence. Hungary will always remember and will pay tribute to the heroes of the revolution who led their life down in Hungary’s struggle ...

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  • TIslamabad-Kyrgyzstan emerged as a sovereign on August 31, 1991 when it got independence from Soviet Union. Since then, the country has been swiftly moving towards development and prosperity. The ambassador of Kyrgyzstan Erik Beishembiev hosted an impressive reception to celebrate 27th ...

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  • TISLAMABAD-After a heroic struggle, the people of China secured a communist republic under the charismatic leadership of Mao Zedong. The People’s Republic of China was founded on 1 October 1949.Notwithstanding, a slow start and a cold reception by most of the world and having been through an ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Ukraine declared its Independence on August 24, 1991, after Ukraine’s border with Russia became an international boundary.  At the Serena Hotel many notables celebrated the 27th anniversary of Ukrainian independence during a reception which was hosted by Ukrainian ambassador ...

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  • TISLAMABAD-The constitution day saw Nepal transform into a Federal Republic from a constitutional monarchy in 2015. The transition was officially consolidated on Sept 20, 2015 which replaced the Interim Constitution 2007. The new constitution is all set to take Nepal to the new heights of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  Today Tajikistan is gracefully heading towards political and economic stability with a rapid pace. Tajikistan emerged as an independent nation on 9 September, 1991 after dissolution of Soviet Union.  The ambassador of Tajikistan Sherali Jononov, to mark the 27th ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Democratic People’s Republic of Korea remains in the headlines due to its proactive foreign policy. It is known as a trend setter in nuclear diplomacy with its aggressive, bold and candid nuclear posture. The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, as the Northern part of the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  The country is located at the heart of Central Asia with a large population, rich natural resources and significant military capabilities which make this country more important in the world map. Uzbekistan is the proud home to a spellbinding arsenal of architecture and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD-Turkish Victory Day is celebrated on 30th August. The day commemorates the victory of Turks in the Battle of Dumlupinar against the Greek forces in 1922. Every year, Turks pay tribute to the architects of this victory, i.e. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and his soldiers. This year to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  Maldives gained independence from British rule on 26 July 1965. After independence, Maldives built its own economy. To celebrate the 53rd Independence Day, the ambassador of Maldives and Ayesha Saleem hosted a grand reception at a local hotel in Islamabad. The event was ...

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  • TIslamabad  - Morocco has been one of the most neutral and moderate states in the entire North African region. Mohammad VI succeeded his father King Hassan II on July 23 and was enthroned in Rabat on 30 July. King Mohammed VI’s rise to power has been one of the most fortunate ...

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  • Tislamabad - 23rd July marks the establishment of the Egyptian republic back in 1952 after a revolution under the leadership of Gamal Abdul Nasser. The Egyptian ambassador Ahmed Fadel Yacoub hosted a very well attended reception to commemorate the national day of his country at a local hotel in ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - “It is in your hands to make the world a better place”, said Nelson Mandela. The great Nelson Mandela, having served 27 years in prison for protesting apartheid, became the country’s first democratically elected president in 1994. On 10 November 2009, the UN ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The French National Day is celebrated on July 14th every year in France. In French it is called 14th Juillet, it is a day to revisit the memories of the French Revolution, following the fall of  a royal  fortress ‘Bastille’ to  French masses  in ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - In the diplomatic community, events are being held for different reasons, but it is never easy to bid farewell to a seasoned diplomat. The Ambassador of Japan, Takashi Kurai, hosted a reception to bid farewell to outgoing Deputy Chief of the Mission, Takashi Harada and to welcome the ...

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  • Tislamabad-The declaration of the Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan in 1918 made Azerbaijan the first democratic Islamic nation in the world when liberation movement won due to the assistance of Turkey. This year has been declared as the year of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic by the President of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Italian national day is celebrated on June 2 every year. It marks the day when the Italians voted to end the monarchy in 1946 and chose to transform their country into a republic. To mark the Italian Republic National day the ambassador of Italy Stefano Pontecorvo and his wife ...

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  • TIslamabad - Every year the 1848 Revolution is celebrated on 15 March in Hungary.  The nation commemorates the Hungarian Revolution of 1848, which led to the war of independence from the Austrian rule. This day is a tribute to the struggle for democracy and freedom of all the Hungarian’s ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Kim Jong IL, the son of celebrated Korean leader Kim IL Sung, and father of Kim Jong-un, the present leader of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, was born on 16th Feburary 1942. To celebrate the 76th Birthday Anniversary of Kim Jong IL, the leader of Korean people, Mr. Kim ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Iranian Revolution in February 1979 marked the beginning of a new era not only in Iran but in the entire region. The dethroning of Iranian Monarch Reza Shah Pahlavi by street power under Imam Khomeini’s leadership is considered a watershed event that had far-reaching impacts in ...

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  • TIslamabad - Sri Lanka gained independence from British rule on 4th February, 1948. On the occasion of 70th anniversary of Independence Day of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, the high commissioner of Sri Lanka Maj.Gen (R) Jayanath Lokuketagodage hosted a colorful event in ...

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  • TIslamabad - The emperors in Japan are featured as a symbol of national unity. Japanese Royal family is the oldest existing ancestry in the world dating back to more than 2000 years since the foundation of the first Emperor Jimmu in 660 B.C. Emperor Akihitowas born in Tokyo on 23rd December ...

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  • TIslamabad - Poland commemorates the National Independence Day on 11 November. The date recalls events of 1918 when Poland regained its independence. After the collapse of communism in 1989, the celebrations of the day were restored. The Armed Forces Day and the parade take place on the anniversary ...

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  • TIslamabad - Every year, the Italian Defence Day is celebrated on 4 November. The nation commemorates Italian victory in the First World War and celebrates the important contribution of the Italian soldiers for independence. The Ambassador of Italy Stefano Pontecorvo, the Italian Defence ...

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  • TIslamabad - The Algerian War of Independence started on 1st November and lasted for seven years. On this historic day, Algeria commemorates the first successfully coordinated attacks in 1954 by the National Liberation Front against the French occupation. The fight continued until March 18, 1962, ...

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  • TIslamabad-On 29 October and marks the day when Turkey was formally recognised as a republic by the Treaty of Lausanne in 1923. The constitution of the Ottoman Empire was replaced and a new republican constitution was adopted on this historic day. The Ambassador of Turkey Sadik Babur Girgin ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - ISLAMABAD - On October 26, the Austrian nation commemorates the anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality. Austria was occupied by the winning allied forces after World War II. In 1955, the Austrian State Treaty was signed and Austria gained its independence. The Austrian Ambassador ...

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  • TIslamabad - 23rd October marks the day of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, which is one of the most significant events of the country’s history. In 1989, Communism ended and Hungary became a parliamentary republic. The Ambassador of Hungary Istvan Szabo hosted a reception at the embassy to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Since the inception of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the country has been a monarchy ruled by the Al Saud family. The 23rd of September is Saudi Arabia’s National Day. In 1932, King Abdulaziz Al Saud reunified the country and named it the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In a historic ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - For the Iranian nation, September 22 is considered one of the most significant and historic days. On this day, Saddam’s troops invaded Iran in 1980 with the support of major Western and regional powers. The commemoration starts on 22nd September and continues for a ...

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