Berlin, 15 December 2022 (TDI): A ceremony was held today at the Pakistan Embassy in Berlin regarding the official inauguration of the Pakistan-German Friendship Society.

This civil society organization was started by members of the Pakistani community in Berlin to promote Pakistan’s precious heritage and, in particular, the movement of skilled people, through sports, diplomacy, education, business, art, culture, etc.

It is to promote the existing capacities in the abovementioned fields so that efforts can be made to increase cooperation in various fields for the benefit of both countries and their people.

Wahab Awan, the Chairman of the Pak-German Friendship Society told the participants that the purpose of the platform was to develop a special relationship between the two friendly countries.

This would be done through mutual cooperation, especially in the fields of sports, arts, culture, and trade. Participants from the society also addressed the event.

They reiterated their commitment to enhancing bilateral cooperation and people-to-people contacts to promote better understanding between the people of Pakistan and Germany.

While the Ambassador of Pakistan to Germany, Dr. Muhammad Faisal said in his address that Pakistan and Germany have excellent bilateral relations and last year completed 70 years of diplomatic relations.

Pakistan-German Friendship Society launched in Berlin
Pakistan-German Friendship Society launched in Berlin

He pointed out that Germany has always stood with Pakistan as a reliable friend and global partner. He said that the official opening of this forum will further promote the relations between the two countries.

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Furthermore, during the ceremony, the official charter of the society was signed by the founding members, in the presence of the Ambassador of Pakistan and other members of the organization.

The Ambassador of Pakistan also assured full cooperation from the Embassy to implement the efforts in this regard. It is pertinent to note that several members of Pakistani society and local Germans also participated in the event.