Ministry of Foreign Affairs organizes Training Session on Digital Diplomacy

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with the Digital Media Wing of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting organized a ‘Twitter for Diplomacy’ Training Session virtually.


As many as 130 Pakistani diplomats spread over 100 Pakistan Missions abroad participated in the Training Session conducted by the General Manager Imran Ghazali and the Director Communications at Digital Media Wing Altaf Khan.

This training session was in continuation of a series of capacity building trainings that aim to familiarize Pakistan’s diplomats with emerging digital media landscape as a modern and strategic communication tool.

The session aimed at imparting training to Missions Abroad for effective engagement through “Twitter” and increasing outreach to global audiences.

The training focused on acquainting participants with tools for proactive ‘twiplomacy’ to project Pakistan’s cultural/public diplomacy, effectively communicate Pakistan’s stance on various issues and enhance the digital outreach of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Training also included a simulation exercise. The Digital Diplomacy today is necessary for advancing foreign policy goals through proper organization of digital assets and active engagement.

It also aligns with Vision F.O. articulated by the Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi.

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