Community Engagements

Ambassador Dr. Asad M. Khan visited Pakistani stall established by the Embassy at the "Winternational 2019- 8th Annual Embassy Showcase', where 61 countries set up their stalls.
Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC proudly showcased the art & craft, travel & tourism of Pakistan at the "Winternational 2019- 8th Annual Embassy Showcase". Pakistani stall attracted a large number of visitors during the event.
Ambassador Dr. Asad M. Khan was the Chief Guest at the Annual Christmas Celebration Dinner hosted by All Neighbors International at Adams Center, Chantilly, Virginia. Ambassador wished Merry Christmas to all. The Ambassador said that all divine religions share a common objective of promoting message of peace, love, harmony and tolerance among all human beings.
Speaking on the occasion, Ambassador Khan said that Pakistan is blessed to be a place where some of the great religions of the world flourished. This is part of our cultural heritage and we are proud of it. Recently, Pakistan has taken an historic initiative to open Kartarpur Corridor which is a most sacred place for Sikhs as Baba Guru Nanak, founder of the Sikh religion spent last 18-20 years of his life there. Pakistan has taken this step to facilitate Sikh pilgrims from throughout the world. This reflects commitment of the Prime Minister Imran Khan and his Government to promote interfaith harmony. The event was joined by Pakistani Americans of all faiths.
On the invitation of the Sindhi Association of North America, (SANA) Washington DC chapter, Ambassador Asad Majeed Khan attended an event to celebrate Sindhi Culture day today.
Ambassador Dr. Asad Majeed Khan was warmly received by Mayors Peggy Dunn of Leawood city, Michael Boehm of Lenexa city, Kansas State representatives Jerry Stogsdill, Jan Kessinger & State Senator John Skubal at breakfast hosted by Greater Kansas City People to People International on 31 Oct 2019.

Ambassador Dr. Asad M. Khan attended the Seventh Hum Award Ceremony in Houston on 05 October 2019. Speaking on the occasion, Ambassador Khan acknowledged the contribution of Hum TV in projecting and promoting Pakistan's soft image abroad and for being a brand ambassador for Pakistan's entertainment industry.

Ambassador Dr. Asad M. Khan had a comprehensive exchange on recent developments in and around Pakistan, including on Indian lockdown in Occupied Jammu & Kashmir at a big event organized by International Relations Council (IRC) in Kansas City on 30 October 2019.
Ambassador Dr. Asad M. Khan attended the Seventh Hum Award Ceremony in Houston on 05 October 2019. Speaking on the occasion, Ambassador Khan acknowledged the contribution of Hum TV in projecting and promoting Pakistan's soft image abroad and for being a brand ambassador for Pakistan's entertainment industry.
Ambassador Dr. Asad M. Khan welcomed a group of Pakistani American community leaders at the Embassy on 21 May 2019 and briefed them on a range of issues covering bilateral relations, regional situation and consular support services of the Embassy.
Ambassador Dr. Asad Majeed Khan addressed a large audience invited by the World Affairs Council (WAC) of Houston. Ambassador Khan shared Government's perspective on "Pakistan Today and its Vital Role in South Asia and Beyond".
Ambassador Dr. Asad M. Khan addressing a large gathering of Pakistani Americans at a 'meet & greet' event organized by the Pakistan Association of Greater Houston (PAGH).
Ambassador Dr. Asad M. Khan with President of Pakistan Association of Greater Houston (PAGH) Mr. Haroon Sheikh and Consul General Houston Ms. Aisha Farooqui.
Group photograph of the Ambassador Dr. Asad M. Khan with prominent members of Pakistan Association of Greater Houston (PAGH) dated 01 May 2019.
Ambassador Asad M. Khan had a wonderful evening with Council of Pakistan American Affairs (COPA) Board Members.
Ambassador Dr. Asad M. Khan was invited at dinner by the Council of Pakistan (COP) Board which was attended by a large number of community notables and members of the consular corps from Los Angeles. Ambassador Khan briefed the participants on developments in Pakistan and the region on the occasion.
Ambassador Asad M. Khan attended The Citizen Foundation (TCF) event in Los Angeles. It had a very impressive turnout.
Ambassador Dr. Asad M. Khan attended Pakistan Day event hosted by Pakistani American community of Maryland in Baltimore on 30th March 2019. Ambassador Khan addressed a large gathering of Pakistani-Americans and shared with the them the Government's human and economic development priorities as well as trade and investment promotion initiatives.
Amb. Asad M. Khan hosted a dinner for Pakistani American community leaders from Tri-State area on 01 March 2019. He briefed them on Pakistan's firm but mature response to the recent aggression by India. There was wide appreciation of Pakistan's leadership's decision to choose peace over belligerence. He also shared with them our desire to strengthen bilateral ties with the U.S. through renewed focus on trade and investment.
Warm welcome extended to Amb. Asad M. Khan by Pakistani American Community in the Tristate area on 24 February 2019. Also joined by Sikhs of America. He briefed the audience on PM Imran Khan's vision for a Naya Pakistan and people centered, development focused and peace oriented agenda & his priority to achieve a peaceful neighborhood. He informed the Pakistani American community leaders that President Trump and Prime Minister Imran Khan were on the same page today in their desire to achieve peace in Afghanistan, and that this convergence was auspicious for the relationship.

Dr. Sayyid M. Syeed, President of Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) called on Ambassador Ali J. Siddiqui and briefed him about ISNA’s contributions in fostering intra-faith harmony and promoting understanding between Islam and other religions on 28 November 2018.

Ambassador Ali J. Siddiqui met a cross section of Pakistani American community last night comprising eminent community leaders, professionals and students at a dinner hosted by Consul General of Pakistan in Houston Aisha Farooqui.
Washington: Pakistani-American Community & Youth Convention-2018 has commenced. The theme of the Convention is 'Connecting the Dots'. Convention comprises of segments namely Youth Engagement, Role of Women, Voice in Academia & think tanks, Civic Engagement, Harmony through Arts & Literature & Entrepreneurs. There will also be a presentation by USAID & as well as discussion on Consular Facilitation by Consul Generals.
Washington: During his opening remarks, Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry said that Pakistani American Community & Youth Convention-2018 is being organized for connecting the Pakistani American diaspora from across the US to engage and discuss opportunities for growth as a community at various levels.
Washington: A large number of students and young professionals attended the first segment of the Pakistani-American Community and Youth Convention-2018 titled “What does it mean to be a Pakistani-American Youth?” being held at the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC today, 14 April 2018.
Washington: During the first panel discussion, the panelists identified the challenges & opportunities that are associated to their identity as Pakistani-Americans. They also analyzed that how the young generation of Pakistani-Americans can act like a bridge between Pakistan and the US.
Washington: Embassy of Pakistan held panel discussion on consular facilitation at 'Pakistani-American Community & Youth Convention - 2018' with the participation of Consuls General (CGs) from outposts across the United States.
Washington: Consuls General (CGs) reflected that the Consular services are the face of diplomatic effort in the United States and need to be continuously improved through feedback from the community at Pakistani-American Community & Youth Convention-2018 dated 14 April 2018.
Washington: Group Photo of the Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry with Consuls General (CGs) towards the end of the panel discussion on consular facilitation at 'Pakistani-American Community and Youth Convention-2018'.
Washington: A panel of prominent women leaders from various fields shared their views during the second segment titled: “When Women Lead: Insights & Experiences from Successful Pakistani-American Women” at Pakistani-American Community & Youth Convention - 2018.
Washington: During the second segment, the Panelists highlighted the important role being played by the Pakistani-American women in the US and discussed the future roadmap to mobilize more women to take lead in their respective roles.
Washington: Group Photograph of the Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry with the Panelists & Discussants towards the end of the second segment related to the Role of Women at 'Pakistani-American Community & Youth Convention -2018' today, 14 April 2018.
Washington: Panel discussion on topic ‘Voice in Academia &Think Tanks’ took place during 'Pakistani-American Community & Youth Convention-2018'. Panelists advocated efforts to enhance the existing University to University connections between Pakistan & the US in order to bring them closer to each other.
Washington: It was discussed that Academia and Think Tanks offer avenues for further strengthening Pakistan-US partnership as s haring of knowledge is a win-win proposition. The discussion concluded that Pakistani-American scholars are making noteworthy contributions in the academic fields.
Washington: Ms. Martha Patterson at PAC&YC 2018: Pakistan and the United States have been partners for over 70 years. Building on and improving this historical long-standing partnership is critical to both our nations. She also said that two-way trade reached $6.4 billion in 2017, an all-time high
Washington: Panel Discussion with US Government officials: USAID has been a major development partner in Pakistan. The development work carried out under the auspices of USAID in FATA is a recent success story. Pakistan continues to be the single largest beneficiary country of Fulbright Program.
Washington: Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry appreciated participation of US Government officials at 'Pakistani-American Community and Youth Convention 2018'. He highlighted that Pakistan-US partnership stretches far beyond the security context and must be further strengthened on multiple tracks.
Washington: Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry with US Govt officials at the Pakistani - American Community & Youth Convention- 2018.
Washington: Segment no.4 titled "Civic Engagement" of 'Pakistani-American Community & Youth Convention - 2018': Panelists discussed that Civic Engagement involves a desire and an effort to make a positive difference in the life of the community and the society as a whole.
Washington: Segment no. 4 on the theme 'Civic Engagement' concluded that Civic Engagement is both individually life enriching and is of social benefit to society at large.
Washington: Group Photograph of the Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry with the Panelists & Discussants at the end of the discussion on Civic Engagement at 'Pakistani-American Community & Youth Convention-2018".
Washington: Panelists in segment no. 5 titled "Harmony through Art & Literature" discussed that art is a tool which can communicate and transform the way people think & act. Art has the ability to create a space in which people can heal and reconcile.
Washington: In a sub-theme "Future of Urdu Literature" in segment 05, it was discussed that Urdu Language can serve as a cohesive force in keeping the Pakistani American diaspora together. There is a greater need to educate the second generation Pakistanis about their culture & traditions through Urdu language.
Washington: According to the panel no. 05, Artists in Pakistan have always been very active & creative. The Artist community has always played a significant role in creating political awareness & brought attention to social and community issues in Pakistan.
Washington: Group photograph of the Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry with the Panelists and Discussants of segment titled "Harmony through Art & Literature" at 'Pakistani-American Community & Youth Convention-2018'.
Washington: Segment-6 ‘Building Economic Bridges between Pakistan and the United States’ at Pakistani-American Community and Youth Convention 2018 at the Embassy is underway. Panelists are discussing the role of Pakistani American businessmen in promoting trade ties between Pakistan and US.
Washington: During the discussion the panelists opined that entrepreneurship is the pivot for establishing a strong bilateral relations between Pakistan and the US. Entrepreneurs not only connect the dots but also create new dots and this process keeps the relationship alive and thriving.
Washington: Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry addressing at 9th Annual Fundraising Gala of The Citizens Foundation (TCF) Washington DC Chapter held on 12 May 2018 at Washington DC.
Dallas: Pakistan Society of North Texas, Dallas held its annual event where Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry made a keynote speech on Pak-US relations. Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson also spoke on the occasion.
Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry met Mayor of Frisco Jeff Cheney alongwith members of Pakistani community at City Hall Frisco today morning, 07 May 2018. CG Houston Ms. Aisha Farooqui accompanied Ambassador Chaudhry on the occasion.
Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry delivering a talk on Pakistan-US relations at World Affairs Council, Dallas today-07 May 2018.
Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry had a frank and comprehensive exchange on bilateral, regional and global issues with Editorial Board of The Dallas Morning News.
Global IQ podcast interview of Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry by Jim Falk, President of World Affairs Council, Dallas.
Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry meeting community members at the Residence of Mr. Hafeez Khan, a prominent Pakistani American businessman in Dallas today, 06 May 2018.
Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry had a useful exchange with Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson in Dallas today, 06 May 2018.
Dallas: Pak American Business Forum of Dallas organized the Pak US trade and investment Seminar where Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry gave a comprehensive overview of economic and investment opportunities in Pakistan 05 May 2018.
Ambassasor Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry with Congressman Pete Sessions Chairman House Rules Committee at a dinner hosted by Mr. Amir Rupani, a prominent and proud Pakistani American in Dallas 05 May 2018.
Group Photograph of Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry with the Secretary of State of Texas Mr. Ronaldo Pablo, Congressman Pete Sessions and Consul General Houston Aisha Farooqui in Dallas dated 05 May 2018.
Houston: Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry speaking at an interactive Dialogue with Pakistani community in Houston today, 04 May 2018.
An interactive dialogue between Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry and the community on role of Pakistani American diaspora in strengthening Pakistan-US relations at Houston.
Washington: Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry attended a dinner hosted to celebrate Daniya Hassan, 2018 Recipient of the State Department’s Emerging Young Leaders Award at Mahmood’s residence today, 01 May 2018.
Chicago: While addressing at Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America (APPNA) Spring Meeting -2018, Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry said that 30,000-strong physicians of Pakistani descent can be a durable bridge between the two great countries Pakistan and the US dated 27 April 2018.
Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry said that Physicians of Pakistani descent are the first face of Pakistan in the US. Embassy of Pakistan and its Consulates will work with APPNA to empower the next generation of Pakistani American leaders in the US..
Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry further said that Pakistani physicians have a wide and strong presence all across the US especially in rural areas at APPNA Townhall meeting today, 27 April 2018.
Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry hosted dinner in honor of delegation of Association of Physicians of Pakistani descent of North America (APPNA) dated 25 April 2018. Delegation was in DC for APPNA’s Day on The Hill. Ambassador Chaudhry briefed them on Pakistan-US relations and Embassy’s outreach efforts. He presented a souvenir to APPNA President Dr. Zafar I. Hamid.
Washington: Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry attended a dinner meeting with the Pakistani Americans living in the suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland on April 22, 2018. The Ambassador commended the positive role the community is playing in strengthening relations between the US and Pakistan.
Washington: Ambassador Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry attends Grand Luncheon hosted by United Maryland Muslim Council (UMMC) at Baltimore today, April 22, 2018. In his remarks ,he lauded the contribution of Pakistani Americans in the social and economic progress of Maryland state.
Washington: Ambassador Chaudhry also met a number of dignitaries including Maryland Governor Larry Hogan who was also present at the event as well as Sen. Chris Van Hollen, Congressmen Rep. Andre Carson, Rep. John Sarbanes and Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger among others.

Washington: Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry met Pakistani-American community notables including professionals from Association of Physicians of Pakistani-Descent of North-America (APPNA)'s Virginia chapter in Richmond today, 16 April 2018.

Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry addressed a community event in Parsippany, New Jersey on 29 March 2018 organized by Pakistani American Business Association of North America (PABANA).

Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry addressing a gathering of Pakistani-American community in Pittsburgh, PA today, 21 February 2018.

In his remarks to the Pakistani-Americans, Ambassador Chaudhry appreciated the important contribution that Pakistani-Americans had made to the progress and prosperity of the US

Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry also appreciated the role of the community in promoting the values of tolerance, harmony and understanding. He also noted Pakistani diaspora’s increasing participation in political life of their adopted homeland.

Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry with prominent members of Pakistani American community in Los Angeles after a luncheon meeting with them on 10 Feb 2018. Consul General LA , Mr. Abdul Jabbar Memon was also present on the occasion.

Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry inaugurated a “Wall Collage” at the Consulate General of Pakistan, Los Angeles earlier this afternoon. The Wall Collage depicts images of landscapes, history, architecture and culture from all provinces of Pakistan.

Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry addressed a gathering of the Pakistani American community at Santa Clarita, California. The event was attended by representatives of the offices of the area’s congressmen,state senators, local government officials, and members of Pakistani American community. Mr. Abdul Jabbar Memon, Consul General of Pakistan, Los Angeles, also attended the event dated 11 Feb 2018.

Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry attended a breakfast meeting with Pakistani American community hosted by Council of Pakistan (COP) at the residence of Mr. Imran Sharief in Los Angeles today, February 11,2018

Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry was the Chief Guest at a community event organized by National Association of Pakistani Americans (NAPA) at Anaheim, California on 10 Feb 2018. Addressing at the event, Ambassador Chaudhry stressed that having strong relations is very important for both Pakistan and the U.S. He expressed satisfaction at the formidable role being played by the Pakistani American community in building bridges between the two countries.

Amb. Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry ,Congressman Andre Carson, and Consul General Raja Ali Ejaz attending American Pakistanis Public Affairs Committee (APPAC) event in NYOctober 28, 2017.

Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry attended SOS Children's Village Gala Dinner in Washington October 15, 2017

Amb. Aizaz Chaudhry addressed a gathering of Pakistani Americans at the 31st Annual Pakistan Festival, at Bull Run Park, Virginia August 27, 2017.

Amb. Aizaz attended the Pakistan Day Parade at Edison, New Jersey August 20, 2017.