Islamabad,(Parliament Times): Diplomatic Insight Group organized the 5th GlobalAmbassadors Award Ceremony to acknowledge the services of Ambassadorsand diplomats, heads of an international organization, and businessmen for thepromotion of people to people contact, business, trade and constructivebilateral relations with their respective states. Apart from Ambassadors, Headsof the UN organizations and different business groups were also given awards. These Awards are given annually on behalf of the people of Pakistan toacknowledge the services of outstanding Foreign Ambassadors, Diplomats served inPakistan and Pakistani businessmen for their contribution in furtheringPakistan’s trade and economic relations a global scale. The awards aremeant to encourage the momentous and tireless work of awardees for promotingthe political, economic, cultural, education, people-to-people contacts, anddevelopment works. The awards recognize nominees for outstanding achievementsin furthering the softer image of Pakistan and vice versa. Thewinners of this exclusive award have been selected by a committee ofdistinguished 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 AwardWinner. While speaking on the occasion, Senator Muhammad Talha Mahmood saidthat Pakistan is seeking friendly ties with all thecountries of the world. Pakistan is a growing economy and a land of opportunitiesfor 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 closecoordination with foreign diplomatic missions. Meanwhile, she thankedparticipating global ambassadors for accepting appreciatory awards from thepeople of Pakistan. During the Awards, Diplomatic Insight Group launched theGlobal Business Alliance (GBA). The list of the awardees of the Global AmbassadorAwards includes Adam Mulawarman Tugio, Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesiato Pakistan, Seyed Mohammad Ali Hosseini, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic ofIran, 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 FaisalAl-Thani, Ambassador of Qatar, Yuki Takemoto, Representative of UNAIDS inPakistan, 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 ofTabani Group of Companies, Zeeshan Ahmed Siddiqui, and Kabuljon K. Sabirov, Director of the Centre for Public Diplomacy ofShanghai Cooperation Organization in Uzbekistan. Many Ambassadors,diplomats, and other important civil society leaders and personalities attendedthe ceremony.