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Pakistan Doctors in Saudi Arab Group Hosts its 37th Medical Symposium

By • Apr 16th, 2015 • Category: Misc

Pakistan Doctors Group Riyadh aka: PDG-R hosted its 37th Medical Symposium in the Chancery Hall of the Embassy of Pakistan in Riyadh. This year’s theme was “Individualizing Therapy in Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus”. Dr. Atallah Ruhaili – President Saudi Society of Rhinology & Metabolism – was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Ambassador of Pakistan – […]



Pakistani Ladies Group Humnawa Celebrates Pakistan’s National Day

By • Apr 8th, 2015 • Category: Politics

Riyadh – Humnawa – a social association of Pakistani women in Riyadh Saudi Arabia, celebrated Pakistan’s National Day with great fervor. Mme. Nighat Manzoor – wife of the Pakistani Ambassador Manzoor Ul Haq – graced the auspicious occasion as its Chief Guest. Humnawa has maintained an impressive profile by being the only functional ladies forum […]



Bhutto Remembered in Riyadh on His 36th Martyrdom Anniversary

By • Apr 7th, 2015 • Category: Politics

The sympathizers and activists of Pakistan Peoples Party (aka: PPP) gathered in Riyadh on Saturday4th of April to remember and pay homage to Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto on his 36th martyrdom anniversary. Z.A. Bhutto was the first elected Prime Minister of Pakistan. Zia Ul Haq was appointed the Army Chief by Bhutto ahead of at least […]



A Compassionate Pakistani Honored by the Community

By • Apr 2nd, 2015 • Category: Misc

Riyadh (Faiz Al-Najdi): Syed Asif Shah well-known in the Pakistani community as a kind & compassionate person for his philanthropy – was honored by the community leaders. Syed Asif Shah is General Manager of Obaid Specialist Hospital in Riyadh and has been engaged, for years, in extending all kinds of help and assistance to the […]



Our Children are Doing us Proud – Said Pak Envoy

By • Mar 31st, 2015 • Category: Entertainment

Pakistan’s ambassador Excellency Manzoor Ul Haq was upbeat about the recent high achievement by the Pakistani students in the Pakistani Board and IGCSE examinations. “Our children are doing us proud and I am very happy at this, “Ambassador exclaimed while speaking at the 7th commendation ceremony held in Pakistan international School-Nasiriyah in Riyadh aka: PISR-N. […]



Pak Ambassador Feted by Indus Cultural and Social Forum

By • Mar 29th, 2015 • Category: Politics

Ambassador of Pakistan – Excellency Manzoor Ul Haq – was feted in a dinner reception in Riyadh hosted by Indus Cultural and Social Forum aka: ICSF. ICSF is a social forum of Pakistani Sindhi community in Saudi Arabia that provides a congenial platform for pursuing social gathering by Sindhi men and their families. This reception […]



Grand National Day Celebration at Pakistan Embassy in Riyadh

By • Mar 25th, 2015 • Category: Politics

Embassy of Pakistan in Riyadh wore a festive look in celebration of Pakistan’s 75th National Day in the evening of 23rd March. The celebration was led by Pak Ambassador Excellency Manzoor Ul Haq in the chancery hall of the Embassy of Pakistan in the diplomatic quarters. He was accompanied by his wife – Madam Nighat […]



Pakistanis in Riyadh Support Charity

By • Mar 18th, 2015 • Category: Politics

Pakistanis in Riyadh proved that they were prepared to put their weights behind any project meant for the noble cause. This past weekend, they were able to raise SR 250,000 for Pakistan Kidney Center –a dream project of the Jeddah based Pakistan Welfare Society – aka: PWS.  This fund raising event was hosted by PWS […]



Noted Lady Academic and Writer from Pakistan Feted in Riyadh

By • Mar 17th, 2015 • Category: Misc

Mrs. Naushaba Siddiqui – a noted academic and author of several books in Urdu language is on a visit to her son in Riyadh from Pakistan. This past weekend she was honored in a literary sitting arranged and hosted by Shaukat Jamal – a famous poet of droll and satire poetry of Urdu language in […]



New Pakistani Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

By • Mar 10th, 2015 • Category: Misc

A welcome luncheon reception was thrown in the honor of the new Pakistani Ambassador to Saudi Arabia – Excellency Manzur Ul Haq. The hosts were Dr. Mansour Memon and his wife Dr. Erum Qalbani. This luncheon was attended by a large number of diplomats from foreign missions – with their respective spouses – that included: […]