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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Memorial for Asma Jahangir in Norway: Norwegian Pakistanis pay tribute to late human rights lawyer

Oslo Norway: Memorial on Asma Jahangir Death

Oslo, Bureau Report: Norwegian Pakistanis paid glowing tribute to the unique services rendered by prominent Pakistani human rights activist and lawyer late Asma Jahangir. A gathering for condolence of her death was arranged by Norwegian Pakistani Family Network at Furusat library in Oslo, the capital of Norway on Sunday’s evening. Participants offered pray for her and lauded Asma’s services for human rights, democracy, rule of law and constitutionalism in the Pakistan and abroad. A number of Norwegian Pakistani intellectuals and people from all walks of life attended the condolence reference…

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Senator Siraj Ul Haq to address Pakistani Community in Oslo on Sunday

Senator Siraj ul Haq

Report by Mohammad Tariq Chief of Jamaat e Islami, the well known religio-political party of Pakistan Mr Siraj ul Haq is on his way to Norway on weekend. He is invited by Islamic Culture Center Norway to address a public gathering on Sunday (Dec 31, 2017). The topic of lecture of the leading Pakistani conservative figure is “International Scenario and Pakistan”. Senator Siraj ul Haq is an elected chief of Jamaat-e-Islami, the social, religious and political party in Pakistan which aims are to establish Islamic laws in the country. He…

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Spreading soft image of Pakistan through learning “Tie-Dye” in Ukraine

Mrs. Seema Athar, wife of Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Ukraine, Maj. Gen (r) Athar Abbas conducted the master  class of " Tie and Dye" exhibiting various designs and their  techniques.

Kyiv, Ukraine (Bureau Report) Pakistan Embassy in Ukraine has arranged a class for learning traditional techniques of Tie-Dye. It is important to mention that the process of tie-dye typically consists of folding, twisting, pleating, or crumpling fabric or a garment and binding with string or rubber bands, followed by application of dye(s). Mrs. Seema Athar, wife of Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Ukraine, Maj. Gen (r) Athar Abbas conducted the master  class of ” Tie and Dye” exhibiting various designs and their  techniques. The class was attended by large number of ladies…

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Pakistan maintains a position of neutrality in resolving Ukraine Crisis, Says Pak’s Envoy

OT's Diplomatic Correspondent Yasir Aziz with Pakistan Ambassador to Ukraine Athar Abbas

Report by Yasir Aziz Pakistan’s out-going Ambassador to Ukraine has said, Pakistan maintains a position of neutrality in resolving Ukraine Crisis. Overseas Tribune’s (OT) Warsaw-Poland based ‘Diplomatic correspondent’ Mr. Yasir Aziz had an honor to meet with the out-going Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Ukraine, H.E. Maj. Gen. (r) Athar Abbas at his residence in the capital city of Ukraine- Kyiv early this month. The interview was OT’s new series of Program – ‘The diplomatic correspondent’. The interview lasted for over 30 minutes during which the bilateral relations…

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An Inspiring journey, A girl on Wheel chair

Dr Mumtaz Jamal Nederlands

By Dr Muhammad Kamran from Netherlands Ms Mumtaz Jamal was born as a normal child in a remote of area of Orakzai Agency in tribal region of  Pakistan bordering Afghanistan. At the age of one year she got infected by the polio virus which made the lower part of her body completely paralyzed. Her backbone was also affected by the fatal disease. As a result, her life was restricted to a wheelchair. As a very realistic child, she accepted her physical limitations and decided to live with it but her…

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Three in One: A Norwegian Pakistani a physician, a tent pegging player and now Norway’s Weightlifting Champion

Dr Zubair Akram Norway

Oslo (Bureau Report)  It is very difficult to be specialized in more than one fields but there are some people having such God gifted ability of learning every art of life. The 27 years Old Norwegian Pakistan Dr Zubair Akram who is a medical practitioner, is also Norwegian National team player of tent pegging and finally became national weightlifting champion of Norway. By securing a gold medal in a recent powerlifting national championship in Norway, he became first Norwegian Pakistani who won the weightlifting championship in the category of 83-kilo.…

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Pakistan’s Embassy in Norway disappoints over a story carried by a Norwegian newspaper

Pakistan Embassy Norway reaction on AftenPosten Story

Pakistan’s Embassy in Norway has expressed its disappointment over a news story carried by a reputable Norwegian newspaper as saying it can create misconception in the society. The report appeared in Daily Aftenposten on 26th November said, thousands of used Pakistani passports, waste and other documents were left behind at the embassy’s previous premises as the embassy moved out to another place in August 2017. Reacting over the report, Pakistan’s Ambassor to Norway Ms Riffat Masood sent a letter the news Editor of the newspaper. The letter said, It is…

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Embassy of Pakistan today to formally announce the dual nationality facility to eligible nationals of Denmark

Copenhagen, Syed Tanveer Naqvi A ceremony was held at the Embassy of Pakistan today to formally announce the dual nationality facility to eligible nationals of Denmark and operational in this regard. A large number of Pakistan community members, office holders of their Associations and representatives of Pakistani media attended the event. In his remarks on the occasion, Ambassador Syed Zulfiqar Gardezi underscored the priority accorded by the government to facilitate the Pakistani community overseas. The MRP services were started in this Mission in June 2014 and with the extension of…

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Art work of a Norwegian Artist “Beauty of Pakistan” attracts masses in Norway

Beauty of Pakistan Impressionism in Norway by Tore Hogstvedt

Report by Overseas Tribune The art exhibition of a Norwegian Artist on Pakistan titled, ““Beauty of Pakistan” which concluded on Sunday in Oslo, the capital of Norway, attracted a number of the people towards appealing nature of Pakistan. The citizen foundation (TCF) Norway arranged the three-day exhibition of the exclusive paintings of the famous Norwegian painter Tore Hogstvedt with collaboration of Pakistan’s Embassy in Oslo. The opening of the exhibition was followed by a colourful evening included the classical Pakistani music “Qawali” performed by Hamza Group. Part of the proceeds…

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PTI Nazriati Norway will participate in inter-party elections

Pti Norway will play its role in making of new Pakistan says Chaudhary Afzaal Nabu

Oslo (Bureau Report) PTI Nazriati chapter Norway made its own panel in order to take part in inter-party elections in the country. It was decided after consultation among the members of the group in a meeting in Oslo, the Norway’s capital. A statement of the group said, PTI Nazriati Norway members got no choice than to go in Election with own panel, because of negative attitudes by other group. The panel would be comprising the President Afzaal Ch Nabo, Vice president Ch Tahir Akram, General Secretary Mohammad Fiaz and Information…

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Court stops expulsion of an allegedly Pakistani gang leader in Denmark

Danish Police

Copenhagen (News Desk) Though the Danish police have tried to expel the allegedly Pakistani gang leader but the court said no. The man namely Shuaib Khan has been accused for terrorising the people by firing shots on the open street and as well threatening the police in Copenhagen. The accused who is a Pakistani national, according to media reports, has been leader of banned “Loyal to Family” gang. He got a prison sentence of three months but court stop police from deporting him to Pakistan. The prosecutor had demanded that…

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Norway’s government will stop parts of its grant for the Islamic Council, Says Minister

Overseas Tribune’s Report Norwegian Media reported that government will suspend some parts of its grant to Islamic Council Norway (IRN). The grants will useful for alternative methods for cultural dialogues for the integration purposes Minister for Culture Norway. Daily Dagbladet reported that Minister of Culture Linda Hofstad Helleland said, “The religious dialogue is too important for government to achievement the objectives”. The government will suspend the operating grant to the Islamic Council Norway, partly because it believes that the Council is unable to fulfil its tasks as a bridge builder,…

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