SRI LANKA PARTICIPATES AT THE 11TH ASIA PACIFIC FORUM ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN BANGKOK

Media Release, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Colombo, 1st March 2024; The State Minister of Finance, Shehan Semasinghe, while addressing the 11th Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (AFPSD) at the United Nations Economic and... Read more »

55TH SESSION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL: STATEMENT BY PR/GENEVA

[The country concerned following the Oral Update on Sri Lanka, by the High Commissioner for Human Rights, 01 March 2024] Media Release by Public Diplomacy Division, Foreign Affairs, Sri Lanka Mr. President,... Read more »

VICTORIAN AND NSW PREMIERS CANCEL IFTAR DINNERS IN SOLIDARITY WITH MUSLIM COMMUNITY’S PROTEST

Tribune International (Australia), 1st March 2024; In a significant move, both the Victorian Premier, Jacinta Allan, and the Premier of New South Wales (NSW), Chris Minns have announced the cancellation of their... Read more »

SRI LANKA ICED TEA TASTING AT THE NATIONAL MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL, CANBERRA – 2024

Canberra, Press Release, 28 February 2024: The Sri Lanka High Commission in Canberra participated in the “National Multicultural Festival 2024” in Canberra organised by the ACT government, for the second consecutive year... Read more »

US CONGRESS REPRESENTATIVES ADVOCATE FOR FAIRNESS IN PAKISTANI ELECTIONS

Report by Syed Atiq ul Hassan, 28 Feb 2024 Sydney (Tribune International, Australia): Congressman Greg Casar and Congresswoman Susan Wild have taken a significant step in supporting the people of Pakistan by... Read more »

PAKISTAN: The Elite Who Betrayed the Nation

By Mahboob A. Khawaja, PhD Corrupt Elite is always Self-Deceptive and Fearful Every dictator is a despot in heart and an enemy of himself and the nation. They contribute nothing to build... Read more »

APPEAL TO HALT IMF LOANS TO CORRUPT PAKISTANI GOVERNMENT

To:       Ms. Kristalina Geogieva, Managing Director, IMF Copy:   His Excellency, Neil Hawkins, Australian High Commission, Islamabad, Pakistan  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) must cease providing loans to the fraudulent Pakistani government. Funds from IMF... Read more »

پچاس سال بعد آج پاکستان پھر ۱۹۷۱ کے سیاہ باب کی طرف گامزن ہے

بقلم سید عتیق الحسن، سڈنی آسٹریلیا حکمران مافیا منصوبہ بندی کے تحت  کرپٹ اور نا اہل افراد کو اقتدار میں لا رہی ہے ۸ فروری کے انتخابات میں تحریک انصاف کے نامزد... Read more »

INTERNATIONAL OUTCRY OVER RIGGED PAKISTANI ELECTIONS: Pakistani Australians Appeal to Australian Leadership

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia, Feb 21, 2024 In the wake of the recently held Pakistani elections on February 8, 2024, international observers have denounced the process as heavily rigged.... Read more »

BREAKING NEWS: Video Statement of Assistant Commissioner on Alleged Election Corruption Scandal

Report by Syed Atiq ul Hassan, 20 Feb 2024اسسٹنٹ کمشنرکا ملک سے فرار ہوتے ہوئے ویڈیو بیان  بیان In a developing shocking revelation, a video statement purportedly featuring an Assistant Commissioner has... Read more »

FAFEN PRELIMINARY ELECTION OBSERVATION REPORT OF GENERAL ELECTION 2024

Source: FAFEN’s Preliminary Election Observation Report, Feb 10, 2024 ISLAMABAD, February 10, 2024: Approximately 60 million voters went to the polls in Pakistan on February 8, 2024, to elect their representatives in... Read more »

UPHOLDING DEMOCRACY: Addressing Electoral Rigging and Ground Realities in Pakistan

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia The pillars of governance in Pakistan must acknowledge the nation’s factual mandate and confront ground realities to steer the country away from further turmoil and... Read more »

PAKISTAN: A Quagmire of Strange Democracy at Work

By Mahboob A. Khawaja, PhD. The Nation Lost Time and Opportunities for Political Change Pakistan represents traces of compelling authoritarian  tyranny, stupidity, political sinisterism of rooted insolence of lost wisdom and hopes... Read more »

CONCERNS RAISED BY AUSTRALIA REGARDING PAKISTAN’S ELECTIONS

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan Several prominent democratic nations, including Australia, have voiced their concerns regarding the recent elections in Pakistan, held on February 8. The Australian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued... Read more »

UNVEILING DECEPTION: Tactics Employed to Thwart Imran Khan and PTI in the Electoral Arena

Fraudulence and fudging in the Election Process to Block Imran Khan and his PTI “Concerns Mount as International Observers Question Legitimacy of Pakistani Election Results” By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia... Read more »

PAKISTAN’S NATIONAL FERVOUR SURGED AS IMRAN KHAN’S VICTORY LOOMED JUST HOURS AHEAD

Report by Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Tribune International (Australia) 8 Feb 2024: Nominees from the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) garnered unprecedented support, signalling a potential landslide victory if the election commission and establishment... Read more »

PAKISTAN: The Generals and Judges Who Betrayed the Nation

By Mahboob A. Khawaja, PhD. Would the Generals and Judges Learn from History? Pakistan exhibits a portrait of authoritarian anarchy, political mismanagement, injustice, and degradation in global affairs and an elusive imagination... Read more »

PAKISTAN’S CONTROVERSIAL JUDICIAL VERDICT: UNRAVELLING THE DARK POLITICAL LAYERS

Report by Syed Atiq ul Hassan: Khan and Qureshi Receive 10-Year Jail in US-Linked Cypher Case, through dishonest court proceedings in jail premises Tribune International (Australia), Tuesday, 30 January 2024. In a... Read more »

DEFENDING DEMOCRACY: URGENT APPEAL FOR INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT AMIDST POLITICAL REPRESSION IN PAKISTAN

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia. I wish to draw the world’s attention to a distressing development in Pakistan that demands collective awareness and support for democratic principles in the nation.... Read more »

URGENT CALL TO ACTION: Defend Democratic Values in Pakistan

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia I would like to draw the attention of the world to a concerning development in Pakistan that demands our collective awareness and support for democratic... Read more »

Pakistan Confronts its Future under Betrayal of Generals

Mahboob A. Khawaja, PhD. How We, the People got to Disdained Present? The new, educated and proactive generations of Pakistanis wonder why the country and its systems of governance are dysfunctional, corrupt... Read more »

Pakistan’s Economic Challenges and Socio-Political Concerns

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia In just 25 years since its creation, Pakistan has been marred by injustices, discrimination, undemocratic attitudes, and unbalanced rule, leading to the division that birthed... Read more »

SRI LANKA FOREIGN SERVICE ASSOCIATION CONTRIBUTES TO LADY RIDGEWAY CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL LIFESAVING INITIATIVES

Sri Lanka Foreign Service Association (SLFSA) is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of two fundraising initiatives aimed at supporting the Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children (LRH), for the procurement of life... Read more »

ZULFIQAR ALI BHUTTO: A Controversial Legacy

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia: “Those who don’t learn from history are destined to become part of it.” It’s been 45 years since the demise of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, yet... Read more »