MANAMA, Bahrain: Pakistan’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain Javed Malik has launched a special initiative aimed at reaching out and engaging with the Pakistani community in Bahrain, building a positive relationship between them and the Embassy of Pakistan, and collectively working towards promoting a “Positive Pakistan”.
Speaking about the initiative, the ambassador said that “Positive Pakistan” initiative is aimed at further strengthening the bonds and connections between the expatriate Pakistani community and the Embassy by holding regular community interactions and events that giving the community a sense of participation and inclusion.
Javed Malik said that we would also encourage and appreciate talented and prominent Pakistanis in the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Gulf countries by recognizing them for their contributions and achievements”.
He further explained that “by building a positive partnership between the community and the Pakistan Embassy in Bahrain we would work as a team to promote a positive image of Pakistan and protect our national and community interest in the countries and regions where we live”.
He said that “the Embassy of Pakistan in Bahrain is adopted an open door policy and we have made ourselves accessible to the community wherever possible.
Our Community engagement program has already started holding regular interactions with the different segments of the community so that we can exchange ideas and discuss solutions to the issues being faced by you, he said.
The Pakistani envoy said “the government under the leadership of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, attaches a lot of importance to the valuable role being played by the overseas Pakistanis and it remains our priority to facilitate you in every way possible”.
In order to appreciate some Pakistani artists and professionals that had assisted in organizing the Pakistan-Bahrain Friendship Week 2016, Ambassador Javed Malik presented them with “Appreciation Certificates”, and said that “by appreciating our community, we demonstrate that we represent a government that cares about its people”.
Prominent bankers, professionals, businessmen, artists and other talented Pakistanis based in the Kingdom of Bahrain were present on the occasion.