Special Events

Ambassador Ali J. Siddiqui visited the LA consulate today, 05 October 2018. Besides meeting officers and the staff, he inspected the Consular Section of the consulate. Consul General Mr. Jabbar Memon briefed the Ambassador about various initiatives taken by the consulate to improve the consular services. Ambassador appreciated the hard work and dedication of the consulate staff in rendering the consular services.
New York: Group photograph of Ambassador Ali J.Siddiqui with the delegation of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) in NY. Earlier during the meeting, Ambassador highlighted the initiatives being taken to promote business relations between Pakistan & the US.

Ambassador Ali J. Siddiqui attended screening of "Koi Ashiq Kisi Mehboob Say (Some Lover to Some Beloved)” a movie on the life & works of Faiz Ahmed Faiz, at D.C. South Asian Film Festival today, 08 Sept 2018. Ambassador highlighted the importance of promoting the diversity of Pakistan’s arts & culture in the U.S.

'Defence & Martyrs Day Reception' was held at the Embassy of Pakistan on 06 Sept 2018. On the occasion, Ambassador Ali J. Siddiqui stated that Pakistan has incurred heavy losses in a war on terror but it has emerged victorious against all the odds.
While speaking on 'Defence & Martyrs Day', Defence Attache Brig, Kamal Anwar Chaudhry said that we are commemorating the resolve and commitment of our nation & the armed forces who withstood all the external and internal challenges in defending our homeland.
Chief Guest Mr. Randall Schriver, Assistant Secretary of Defence for Asian & Pacific Security Affairs felicitated the Pakistani nation on the 'Defence & Martyrs Day' reception by paying rich tribute to all those who offered precious sacrifices in defending the country. He further said that the US values relations & partnership with Pakistan.
Ambassador Ali J. Siddiqui met Mr. John C. Wobensmith, Secretary of State of Maryland earlier today, 29 August 2018. They discussed ways to promote trade and investment ties between the State of Maryland and Pakistan.
Ambassador Ali J. Siddiqui, DCM Rizwan Saeed Sheikh, CG Chicago Faisal Tirmizi and team called on the longest serving Secretary of State of Illinois, Secretary Jesse White on August 18, 2018. Planned Pakistan engagement in the Midwest US.
Ambassador Ali J. Siddiqui addressed a large gathering of Pakistani-Americans at 'Pakistan Independence Day Celebration' event held at Bull Run Park, Virginia, on 18 August 2018.
Congresswoman Barbara Comstock, Representative (R-VA 10th District) felicitated Pakistani Americans at 'Independence Day Celebration' event at Bull Run Park, Virginia,18 August 2018.
Ambassador Ali Siddiqui cutting cake to celebrate 71st Independence Anniversary of Pakistan at a community event, Bull Run Park, Virginia, August 18,2018.
Washington: Embassy of Pakistan organized an exclusive Qawali performance by Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan to celebrate the 71st Independence Anniversary of Pakistan on 14 August 2018.
Ambassador Ali J. Siddiqui hoisting National Flag at the 'Flag Hoisting Ceremony' to mark the 71st Independence Anniversary held at the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC today, 14 August 2018.
Washington: Prayers were offered for the martyred as well as those injured in the recent terrorist attacks on election rallies in Pakistan at a "Remembrance Event" held at the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC dated 16 July 2018. Ambassador Ali J. Siddiqui ,officers and officials of the Embassy joined the prayers.
Washington: Flag of Pakistan flying at half mast at Embassy and Pakistan House in Washington DC today 15th July (Sunday), 2018 to mark national mourning for the tragic loss of many innocent lives in terrorist attacks during election rallies.
2018 Presidential Scholar Ibraheem Khan visited the Embassy after receiving his medal! He has been admitted to Yale, Princeton, Stanford and has ultimately selected to go to Harvard on a full scholarship! Many congratulations Ibraheem!
Ambassador Ali Jehangir Siddiqui chairing an introductory meeting with the officers of the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC today, 29 May 2018.
Washington: Mr. Ali Jehangir Siddiqui assumed charge as the new Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States today, 29 May 2018 at the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC.
Washington: Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry holding a farewell meeting with the officers of the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC today, 29 May 2018.
Washington: Deputy Chief of Mission Mr.Rizwan Sheikh addressed a distinguished gathering at the Iftar Dinner hosted by Pakistani American Press Association(PAPA) and also distributed certificates to senior Pakistani American journalists acknowledging their contribution in the field of journalism.
Washington: While speaking at an Interfaith Iftar Dinner, Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry in his opening remarks underscored that peace, love and tolerance are the essence of all faiths in the world, at the Embassy of Pakistan today, 23 May 2018.
Washington: Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry also emphasized the significance of tolerance and interfaith harmony for a vibrant, tolerant and pluralistic Pakistan at an Interfaith Iftar Dinner hosted by the Embassy of Pakistan.
Washington: On the occasion of an Interfaith Iftar Dinner, Congressman Andre Carson said that Ramadan is a month of introspection, tolerance and restraint, which should guide us in our lives.
Washington: Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, while reflecting on the recent school shooting incident in Santa Fe, Texas emphasized the need for tolerance,charity & peace.She resolved to work on the Hill for further deepening of the linkages between Pakistan and the US through diplomacy and mutual cooperation.
Washington: Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry with Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee at an Interfaith Iftar Dinner hosted by the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC today, 23 May 2018.
Speaking on the occasion of Interfaith Iftar Dinner,eminent representatives of Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist and Sikh religions emphasized the importance of interfaith harmony and tolerance.The leaders of faith prayed in their languages to promote peace and harmony in the world.
Washington: Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry inaugurated remodelled Consular Wing of the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC in an impressive ceremony today, 11 May 2018.
Washington: In his opening remarks, Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry underscored the importance he accorded to consular facilitation from the day he assumed the post of the Ambassador to the US. He recounted different steps taken by the Embassy & four Consulates for improvement of consular services.
Washington: While speaking on the occasion, Ambassador Chaudhry reiterated the high importance of consular services as face of Pakistan's diplomatic effort in the US and implementation of service-oriented vision for public dealing by Pakistan Missions in the United States.
Washington: Towards the end of inaugural ceremony, Ambassador Chaudhry appreciated the positive feedback from the visitors on substantive improvement in consular facilities & services and also commended the spirit of service shown by Embassy's staff & those in four Consulates of Pakistan in the US.
Washington: Embassy of Pakistan hosted an Easter Celebration event organized by ‘All Neighbors’ at the Chancery building today, 27 April 2018. Community leaders from various faiths & communities, including youth and children from Washington DC and the surrounding areas, participated in the event.
Washington: While speaking at Easter Celebration event, Deputy Chief of Mission Mr. Rizwan Saeed Sheikh underscored the importance of harmony, tolerance & understanding among the followers of different faiths in this age of rapid changes and increasing interaction among faiths around the globe.

Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry addressed Pakistani, American & International media representatives highlighting the latest developments in Indian Occupied Kashmir on the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day held at the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC today, 06 April 2018.

Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry called upon international community including USA to take notice of the grave human rights violations in Indian Occupied Kashmir by Indian security forces and urged them to press India to stop these atrocities and allow international human rights organizations an access to the IOK in order to assess the alarming situation over there.

Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry offering opening remarks over lunch at New York City Bar Association @OTR1938.

Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry delivering a talk on Pakistan’s foreign policy and relations with the U.S. at Women’s Foreign Policy Association, New York, March 29,2018.

Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry raised the Pakistan flag at an elegant flag hoisting ceremony held at the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC this morning, 23 March 2018 to commence Pakistan Day celebrations.

Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry congratulated Pakistanis all over the world, particularly in the United States of America on the 78th Pakistan Day at the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC.

Group photograph of the Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry with officers of the US Foreign Service Institute at flag hoisting ceremony on "Pakistan Day" at the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC dated 23 March 2018.

The participants of the Annual Stakeholders Retreat of American Pakistani Public Affairs Committee (APPAC) called on the Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry today, 10 March 2018 at the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC.

While addressing the delegation, the Ambassador Chaudhry welcomed the initiative by APPAC to build synergies among the Pakistani American diaspora. He encouraged them to actively participate in the US political mainstream.

Ambassador Alice Wells hosted a round-table discussion in honour of Ms. Tehmina Janjua, Foreign Secretary of Pakistan to mark the International Women’s Day. A number of prominent Pakistani-American women from various walks of life also attended the event dated 08 March 2018.

While addressing the "International Women Day" event held at the Embassy of Pakistan today, 07 March 2018, Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry lauded the rise of women to important positions in Pakistan and the improved awareness in the country vis-a-vis rights of women.

Ms. Tehmina Janjua, Foreign Secretary was the Guest of Honor on a special event organized by the Embassy of Pakistan to mark International Women Day. In her remarks, Ms. Janjua highlighted the growing contribution of Pakistani women towards national progress and development.

Ms. Tehmina Janjua, Foreign Secretary of Pakistan stated that the Government of Pakistan remained committed to the empowerment of women in the country, particularly through active participation in the political and economic spheres.

An event was held at the Embassy of Pakistan earlier today, 27 February 2018 to launch Amb. Akbar S. Ahmed's book "Journey Into Europe: Islam, Immigration & Identity". The event was chaired by Mr. Rizwan Saeed Sheikh, Charge d'Affaires and was attended by representatives of leading US, International and Pakistani Media.

Group photo of Amb. Akbar S. Ahmed after the launching ceremony of his book "Journey Into Europe: Islam, Immigration & Identity". The Book traces history of Islam across Europe and highlights challenges faced by Muslims in Europe today and suggests what needs to be done to overcome them.

Washington: Paying rich tribute to the sacrifices of thousands of innocent Kashmirs, Federal Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal said that Pakistan would continue to support Kashmirs in their struggle for the right of self-determination at "Kashmir Solidarity Day" event held at the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC.

In his remarks, Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry highlighted that the Jammu & Kashmir dispute remains the most significant issue that must be resolved for achieving durable peace in South Asia #KashmirSolidarityDay.

Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry launched the new website of the Embassy of Pakistan as part of the Embassy's public diplomacy efforts, dated 27 January 2018.

While speaking on the occasion, Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry said that the new website has been made attractive, user-friendly and interactive so that correct information can reach the public in a manner that is easy to comprehend.

Consuls General New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Houston gave presentations on the improvements brought in the consular services and community facilitation during the outgoing year as a result of the decisions taken at the CGs Conference held last year.

Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry underscored the importance of consular services and stressed that the Embassy and the Consulates must ensure timely, efficient and welfare oriented consular services to the community, dated 27 January 2018.

Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry presiding over the Annual Consuls General (CGs) Conference 2018 at the Embassy of Pakistan,Washington DC on 27 January 2018.

The Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC organized a Mehfil-e-Milad to celebrate the birth of Holy Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) on Friday, 08 December 2017.

Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry welcomed President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Sardar Masood Khan and commended him for his efforts in highlighting & projecting Kashmir issue at various international fora while addressing Kashmiri and Pakistani diaspora at the Embassy of Pakistan today, 04 December 2017.

While addressing a distinguished gathering of Pakistani and Kashmiri diaspora, President of Azad Jammu & Kashmir Ambassador Sardar Masood Khan said "Pakistan is incomplete without Kashmir and Kashmir has its identity rooted in Pakistan-the two are inseparable", 04 December 2017.

Embassy Forum event to commemorate 'Iqbal Day' held at the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC – November 9, 2017.

52nd Defence Day of Pakistan was celebrated at the Embassy with a well-attended reception – September 27, 2017.

Ambassador speaking at Kashmir Black Day Event titled “Kashmir the Seventy Years Struggle” - November 5, 2017.

Flag Hoisting Ceremony & Reception – 70th Independence Day of Pakistan, 14 August 2017.

Glimpses of Special Cultural event held at Pakistan Embassy on August 13, 2017 to celebrate 70th Independence Day of Pakistan.

Flag Hoisting Ceremony – Pakistan National Day, 23 March 2017.