March 5, 2019| Muscat Mission Post|
HE Ali Javed, Ambassador of Pakistan to Oman is scheduled to visit Burami (bordering UAE) on March 10, 2019 to launch celebrations of ‘Pakistan Day’. The Ambassador shall conduct a daylong activity including a visit of a recently restored ‘Falaj’, a 1500 years old underground water irrigation system in Oman, followed with a meeting and luncheon with local Omani dignitaries and participation in Community Event which foresees over 500 registered guests.
Separated by a mere 202 nautical miles, Pakistan and Oman are maritime neighbors enjoying brotherly and strategic relations anchored in a unique and established 5,000 years of shared history. There are 242,000 Pakistanis in the Sultanate, accounting for their 3rd highest presence in GCC and 6th worldwide.
Pakistan Day is celebrated by 9mn expatriates with traditional fervor in commemoration of historic ‘Pakistan Resolution’, adopted in Lahore on ‘March 23, 1940’ leading to the establishment of an independent and Sovereign Pakistan on August 14, 1947 which coincided with the magnificent 27th night of Ramadan.
7 Branches of Pakistan School System (6000 students) Beacon House (550) and City School (400), Pakistan Social Club and NESPAK, DESCON, HBL, PIA, Air Blue, Shaheen Air are among corporations in Oman joining celebrations.
Pakistani businesses in Oman partnering in ‘Pakistan Day’ Reception include Khurshid Trading & Contracting, Syed Fayyaz Group, Stars Light, Mohammed Riaz & Partners, AZ Engineers, Al-Amwaj Al-Sabha Trading, Gulf Neon Signs, Al Haseena Jewellery, Naseem Al Batinah Al Watinah, Al Ghazaal, Al Barkah Steel & Engineering, Stones World Int’l, Kalamkaar Furniture and Alpha Events.
Ahead of Ambassador’s visit, Consular Services will be extended to Community in Burami (400kms) by Embassy Officers from 8-9 March at Pakistan School (Principal School: 9303-1845). Similar services in Salalah (1100 kms) shall be organized from March 15-16 at Pakistan School (Principal School: 9913-4032).
The Mission has increased the visits across Oman to ensure efficient services at ‘citizens’ doorstep’ from previous 18 to 27 whereas 3 new cities have been added. 25,000 subscribe to Embassy’s “WhatsApp Broadcast” & E-Bank initiatives.
The esteemed Pakistani community in Burami is cordially invited to participate in the Community Event on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 1300 at ‘Majlis-e-Aman’ Hall facing Falaj Masjid. For details please contact Embassy at (+968-7195 2971)
Pakistan Embassy – Muscat
March 5, 2019.
Last modified: November 24, 2019
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