Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Pakistan |

Crash of Pakistan Army helicopter during UN Peacekeeping duties in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the United Nations New York are in constant touch with the UN authorities

A Pakistan Army helicopter deployed on peacekeeping duties with the United Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) crashed during a reconnaissance operation on 29 March. There were 8 UN peacekeepers including 6 Pakistani troops on board, none of whom survived the unfortunate crash. Exact…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Pakistan |

SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar briefs Diplomatic Corps on “Declaration on Establishing a Global Social Protection Knowledge Platform”

Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood highlighted the objectives of the briefing, noting that there was a greater realization today of the need to increase investments in social protection systems

Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection, briefed the Heads of Diplomatic Missions in Islamabad at the Foreign Office today on the “Declaration on Establishing a Global Social Protection Knowledge Platform.” The Declaration is being steered by Pakistan in New York,…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Pakistan |

Current situation in Libya

The Ambassador is in liaison with the community members and other concerned to address any contingencies

We are closely following the evolving situation in Libya. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is in constant contact with our Mission in Tripoli with regard to the safety and security of Pakistani nationals. The Ambassador is in liaison with the community members and other concerned to address any contingencies. All…