by: Muhammad Asif Noor
Islamabad,2022: Diplomatic Insight Group organized the 5th GlobalAmbassadors Award Ceremony to acknowledge the services of Ambassadors and diplomats, heads of an international organization, and businessmen for the promotion of people-to-people contact, business, trade and constructive bilateral relations with their respective states.
Apart from Ambassadors, Heads of the UN organizations and different business groups were also given awards. These Awards are given annually on behalf of the people of Pakistan to acknowledge the services of outstanding Foreign Ambassadors, Diplomats served in Pakistan and Pakistani businessmen for their contribution to furthering Pakistan’s trade and economic relations on a global scale. The awards are meant to encourage the momentous and tireless work of awardees for promoting political, economic, cultural, education, people-to-people contacts, and development work.
The awards recognize nominees for outstanding achievements furthering the softer image of Pakistan and vice versa. The winners of this exclusive award have been selected by a committee of distinguished experts from various backgrounds. Senator Muhammad Talha Mahmood, Federal Minister for State and FrontierRegions graced the occasion as Chief Guest and presented Awards to the award winner. While speaking on the occasion, Senator Muhammad Talha Mahmood said that Pakistan is seeking friendly ties with all the countries of the world.
Pakistan is a growing economy and a land of opportunities for the world to invest and collaborate for a peaceful and better world. Farhat Asif, Chairperson of Diplomatic InsightGroup, made welcome remarks while memorizing her journey as the founder of DiplomaticInsight Group spanning more than a decade and efforts go on in close coordination with foreign diplomatic missions. Meanwhile, she thanked participating global ambassadors for accepting appreciatory awards from the people of Pakistan.
During the Awards, Diplomatic Insight Group launched the Global Business Alliance (GBA). The list of the awardees of the Global AmbassadorAwards includes Adam Mulawarman Tugio, Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Pakistan, Seyed Mohammad Ali Hosseini, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Andreas Ferrarese Ambassador of the Republic of Italy, Ibrahim Almadani Ambassador of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, YerzhanKistafin, Ambassador, Republic of Kazakhstan, Al-Sheikh Mohammed Omar Ahmed AlMarhoon Ambassador of Oman, General (Retd) “Ahmed Jawad” A. A. Rabei, Ambassador of the State of Palestine, Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman bin Faisal Al -Thani, Ambassador of Qatar, Yuki Takemoto, Representative of UNAIDS in Pakistan, Chris Kaye, Representative, and Country Director, WFP Pakistan, Ambassador Naghmana Hashmi, Former Ambassador of Pakistan to EU and China, Kanwar Muhammad Tariq, Consular General of Paraguay, and Yasin Joyia, HonoraryConsul General of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in Punjab, Pakistan.
Additionally, the receivers of the awards also included the representatives of business entities Hatim Yaqoob Tabani, the Director of Tarani Group of Companies, Zeeshan Ahmed Siddiqui, and Kabuljon K. Sabirov of, Director of the Centre for Public Diplomacy of shanghai Cooperation Organization in Uzbekistan. Many Ambassadors, diplomats, and other important civil society leaders and personalities attended the ceremony.