Kadafi returns Norway with a painful heart and wounded body

Kadafi Zaman

Oslo (Bureau Report) The prominent Norwegian Pakistani Journalist Mr Kadafi Zaman who had remained in police detention for four days from 13th July to 16th July 2018, has returned back to Norway Thursday’s evening. An article published on Norway’s TV-2 website reported, Kadafi says, “I will never forget Friday, July 13, 2018, the worst day so far in my life”. He was arrested on 13th July at the time when thousands of workers of Muslims League Nawaz group from Gujrat district wanted to travel to Lahore in order to support their…

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The Norwegian Journalist Kadafi Zaman in detention for third consecutive day in Pakistan

Oslo (Bureau Report) The Norwegian Journalist of Pakistani origin Kadafi Zaman who was arrested on 13 July is still in detention in civil-line police station in Gujrat in Pakistan. He was arrested on Friday during media coverage of a crowd of supporters of Nawaz Sharif, the leader of former ruling party (PML-N) at Chinab bridge in Gujrat city. The former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Marrium Nawaz were held by Pakistani security forces on their arrival in Lahore from London on Friday’s evening. They are accused of exploitation…

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A Norwegian Pakistani Organization to launch a professional training program for disable youth in Pakistan

Sucoon Norway

Oslo (Bureau Report) A Norwegian Pakistani Welfare Organization would launch a professional training program for disable youth in Pakistan. Norwegian Pakistani head of the organization “SCOON” Mr Shahid Jamil while addressing a charity dinner in Oslo, the capital city said, “The disable youth empowerment program will be started in third quarter of  this year.” Prominent Pakistani Film director Syed Noor was chief guest of the gathering which was attended by a number of the Norwegian Pakistani people from different walks of life. Pakistan’s Ambassador to Norway Ms Riffat Masood was…

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Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) setups legal aid committee for issues of Overseas Pakistanis

Oslo (PR) Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA), the largest lawyers’ group in Punjab has setup a legal aid committee handlding problems related to overseas Pakistanis. Mohammad Azmat Farooq  Advocate who advisor of Pakistan Union Norway (PUN), has been nominated as chairman of the committee. Kashif Farooq Advocate and Zeeshan Akhtar Advocate will assist him respectively as co-chairman and member of the bar’s committee. Chairman Pakistan Union Norway (PUN), Chaudhary Qamar Iqbal had appointed Azmat Farooq Advocate as union legal advisor last month in order to provide legal assistance to the…

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Leading Muslim philosopher and Pakistan’s national poet Muhammad Iqbal commemorated in Turkey

ANKARA, 21 April 2018: The 80thdeath anniversary of the national poet of Pakistan and great Muslim philosopher of the twentieth century Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal was commemorated in Ankara. Sebilurreshad magazine and Mehmet Akif Ersoy Thought Association organized a panel discussion in the National Library of Turkey. Welcoming the guests, Chief Editor, Sebilurreshad Mr. Fatih Bayhan, informed that Mehmet Akif Ersoy, who was also the writer of Turkey’s national anthem, founded his magazine in 1908. He said the people of Turkey hold Muhammad Iqbal in high esteem and his magazine…

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Pakistan Union Norway appoints a legal advisor for Overseas Pakistanis

Pakistan union norway

Chairman’s Pakistan Union Norway Chaudhary Qamar Iqbal has appointed a prominent lawyer in Pakistan in order to provide legal assistance to the overseas Pakistanis in Pakistan. According to the notification of Pakistan Union Norway, Chaudhary Muhammad Azmat Farooq Advocate High Court will look after all the legal matters related to the Overseas Pakistani in Pakistan. Azmat Farooq is an expert and a researcher in Civil, Revenue and Muslim personal laws having deep understanding of the legitimate concerns of overseas Pakistanis. A Press Release issued said, keeping in view of problems…

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The eminent Norwegian Pakistani businessman Raja Nasir Hussain praised for pulling Foreign Investment to Pakistan

  Oslo (Bureau Report) The renowned Norwegian Pakistani businessman, Raja Nasir Hussain, was highly appreciated for his significant role in the enhancement of bilateral economic and trade ties specifically in the growth of Norwegian investment in Pakistan. Besides looking after his personal business, the Managing Director of various companies based in Norway, including the international company Endow Invest. Raja has been working for better business ties between Pakistan and Norway for three decades including last seven-year’s services as Honorary Investment Counsellor of Pakistan to Norway. Presenting an exceptional certificate in…

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A Pakistani Organisation presents a special award to a young Norwegian philanthropist for her noteworthy humanitarian work

Andrea Hoff Haga Receives Award

Oslo (Bureau Report) A Norway based prestigious Pakistani welfare organisation has presented its annual award to one of the youngest Norwegian philanthropist for her noteworthy humanitarian works for the Syrian refugees in Europe. The 18 year old Ms Andrea Hoff Haga who is currently studying at third year of higher secondary school in Norway, has been involved in the humanitarian work including volunteer services to the Syria refugees in Norway and Greece in the recent years. The distinct award of Islamabad-Rawalpindi Welfare Soceity Norway (IRWS) was handed over to her at a…

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Norwegian Pakistanis say no to a proposed ban on cousin’s marriage in Norway

Ban on Cousin on Marriage in Norway

Oslo (Bureau Report) More than 30 immigrant organizations with Pakistani background held a meeting last week in order to oppose a proposed ban on cousin’s marriage in Norway. The participants discussed the proposal and jointly opposed the ban on marriage between cousins. Early this year, the progress party of Norway (FrP), on of the allied party in the sitting government of Norway proposed the ban on cousin’s marriage in the country. Answering to this proposal, the participants of the gathering expressed their concerns over the proposed ban and said, choice…

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National Day of Pakistan Celebrated in Turkey

ANKARA: 23 March 2018:  The National Day of Pakistan was celebrated in Ankara at an impressive ceremony at Pakistan Embassy in Ankara today. The Ambassador of Pakistan to Turkey, Mr. Muhammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi, raised the Pakistan flag to the tune of the National Anthem in presence of the Pakistani community, Pakistani students studying in Turkish Universities and Embassy officials and their families.  The messages of the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan were read out on the occasion.  Students of Pakistan Embassy School (PEISG) in Ankara presented national songs.…

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Pakistan’s Flag hoisting Ceremony at Pak’s Embassy in Poland

Report by Yasir Aziz A formal ceremony to commemorate ‘Pakistan day’ was held at Pakistan’s Embassy in Warsaw, Poland on Friday. The ceremony was largely attended by Pakistani community living in Warsaw and other cities of Poland. The Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Poland Mr Shafqat Ali Khan welcomed Pakistani community at Embassy premises. The ceremony included flag hoisting, recitation of messages from President and Prime Minister of Pakistan, was followed by a graceful reception with the traditional Pakistani cuisine.                …

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Pakistan Food Festival celebrated in Ankara, Turkey

Pakistan Food Festival Ankara

ANKARA (PR), 21 March 2018: As part of the national day celebrations of Pakistan, the Embassy of Pakistan in Ankara is organizing “Pakistan Food Festival” where a variety of dishes of Pakistani cuisine are being presented to guests.  The festival is organized in collaboration with Sheraton Ankara Hotel & Convention Centre from 21-22 March 2018. With its simplicity yet mouthwatering tastes, the popular and tasty Pakistani dishes like Biryani, Mutton Karahi, Chicken Karachi, Chicken Kebab, and snacks like Samosa, Pakora, Dahi Phulkiyaan, etc. as well as desserts like Carrot Halva,…

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A cultural evening in Poland: A soft attempt for better understanding of Pakistan

Cultural day in Poland

Warsaw (News Report) A graceful “Pakistani Cultural Evening” was organized by a Polish Multicultural Association at Culture House, old town of Warsaw, the capital city of Poland last night. “Jasmin Association” which is an organization of people working for intercultural cooperation, has so far arranged a number of the cultural events of different countries in Poland.  A large number of the polish people from different walks of life and as well as Pakistanis based in Warsaw, attended the Pakistan’s Evening. A Pakistani lady namely Hina Nisar who is associated with…

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Norwegian Pakistanis get Norway’s Tent Pegging qualified for world Cup

Dr Mamoon Gondal Oslo Norway

Overseas Tribune Norwegian Pakistani players got the Norway’s Tent Pegging Team qualified for upcoming World Cup in United Arab Emirates. The matches for Tent Pegging’s World Cups would be held in Abu Dhabi, the UAE’s capital city in September this year. The tournament for world cup qualifying was held recently in Saudi Arabia where Norwegian Tent Pegging Team headed by its captain Dr Mamoon Akram Gondal was successfully qualified for the world cup. Dr Mamoon Akram who inherited the tent pegging from his family, introduced the tent pegging in Norway…

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Pakistan can’t grow without justice, unity and education: Norwegian MP Dr Tina Shagufta

Tina Shagufta Kornmo Interview with Syed Sibtain Shah

Oslo (Bureau Report) Acting Member of Norwegian Parliament Dr Tina Shagufta has said, Pakistan cannot be a prospered state without justice, solidarity and unity among the all segments of the society and as well an equal opportunity of education for all. In an interview, she said, these are three basic and most important aspects and no nation can be developed in absent of these essentials. Justice is most significant and as well as there should be solidarity and unity among all walks of life and high standard of education should…

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