Pakistan envoy administers oath to Social Club members
April 22, 2018 | 9:55 PM
by Times News Service
The ambassador felicitated the PSC Board of Directors as well as Mian Munir for his third consecutive election as Chairman. Photo-Supplied

Muscat: The ambassador of Pakistan to Oman, Ali Javed, administered the oath of office to the Board of Directors of Pakistan Social Club (PSC) in the presence of His Highness Sayyid Faris Fatik Al Said at a local hotel last evening.

The elections to the board were held recently.

The event was attended by 200 guests, including those from Buraimi, Sohar, Nizwa and Suwaiq. Those present on the occasion were Mariam Zadjali, Chairperson Oman Society for Fine Arts, Sheikh Said Saqlawi, President Omani Society for Writers & Literati, Professor Muqaddam, Department of History SQU, Mahmood Balushi CEO Madina Logistics.

CEO SalamAir Captain Mohamed Ahmed and Professor Michael Jansen (Ph. D – Mohenjo Daro Studies, 1979) was also present on the occasion. Professor Jansen was conferred ‘Star of Distinction’ for his services to Pakistan. Javed Chaudhry, anchor of a private Pakistani TV Channel, currently on a visit to Oman, also participated in the event.

Expressing his delight over the successful organisation of the event, Sayyid Faris Fatik praised the historical links between both the nations.

The ambassador felicitated the Board of Directors as well as Mian Munir for his third consecutive election as Chairman and observed that Social Club had a vital responsibility in serving both the nations.

Highlighting the exchanges between the civil societies, the ambassador underlined embassy’s outreach initiatives including “WhatsApp Broadcast”, e-mail Bank amassing 25,000 subscribers and Youth Empowerment Strategy (YES). He said that WhatsApp for MRP, Labour and Immigration Wings are now being launched to serve the Pakistani community across Oman.

Unveiling ‘Action Plan 2018’ for PSC, the ambassador acknowledged the services and contributions of 272,000 Pakistanis across the Sultanate and praised the visionary leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said.

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