ISLAMABAD: The Embassy of Pakistan, Brussels, organized the 9th Khuli Katchery in a virtual format with the Pakistani diaspora in Belgium, and Luxembourg, says a press release received here today from Brussels. Ambassador of Pakistan to the European Union, Belgium, and Luxembourg, Mr. Zaheer A Janjua, briefed the participants about the continued efforts of the Mission to provide efficient and seamless services to the community.
Referring to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s address at the UN, the Ambassador underscored that the Prime Minister strongly conveyed Pakistan’s perspective on important global and regional issues, including COVID 19, Climate Change, Islamophobia, Illicit Financial flows, IIOJK and Afghanistan.
The Ambassador also highlighted Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi’s extensive interactions with world leaders including the EU High Representative Mr. Josep Borrell and the Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ms. Sophie Wilmes. Ambassador Janjua also apprised the participants about Government’s recent initiatives to facilitate the Non-Resident Pakistanis (NRPs).
He explained that the State Bank of Pakistan has launched ‘Roshan Apna Ghar’ Scheme for non-resident Pakistanis for acquisition of residential and commercial properties in the country. Recalling participation of the Pakistani Cycling Squad at the UCI World Road Cycling Championships held in Belgium, the Ambassador underscored that the Pakistani men and women cyclists have contributed in projecting positive image of the country. He also lauded Pakistani women cyclists for the first ever participation at any international cycling event.
The monthly interaction with the Pakistani diaspora was organized in accordance with the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan and in line with the Embassy’s efforts to serve the Pakistani diaspora in a befitting manner. The virtual interaction was attended by diaspora members from different walks of life. The community members conveyed their complete satisfaction with the services provided by the Embassy. They particularly praised the easy access to the officials and their forthcoming attitude to resolve the problems faced by the members of the Pakistani community in Belgium and Luxembourg.