COMSATS (Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South) and Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies Thursday organized a farewell reception in Honor of H.E. Dr. Nedim Makarevic, outgoing Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to Pakistan.
A large number of Ambassadors from the Diplomat Corps of Islamabad were present to bid farewell to their colleague on this occasion.
Speaking on the occasion Dr Junaid Zaidi, Executive Director, COMSATS, while highlighting the services and contributions of the outgoing ambassador paid him rich tributes. Excellency, you have rendered valuable services in strengthening the bilateral ties between Pakistan and Bosnia, he said. While highlighting the objective and mission of COMSATS, said that H.E Dr. Nedim Makarevic is Friend and now will be Ambassador of Pakistan and COMSATS in his country.
He has also shared the vision of increasing the membership of COMSATS so that cooperation in science and technology between south and south may be enhanced. Mrs. Farhat Asif, President, Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies, highlighted the role of the Ambassadors and Challenges they face during their hour of duty in the other country.
Speaking on the occasion, H.E. Dr. Nedim Makarevic said that Pakistan is one of the wonderful countries of the world. During my presence in the country, my aim was to promote and highlight the relationship to much-higher level than before.
Ties between Pakistan and Bosnia are bound to grow and see new heights as the people of Pakistan and Bosnia feel deeply for each other. He was of the view that education was the key to solve all challenges that Pakistan is facing today.
It is important to note that during H.E. Dr. Nedim arranged an agreement of cooperation between NUST for scholarship for students from Bosnia and established Pak-Bosina Education Foundation. During the ceremony, it was also announced by H.E. Mr. Walid Abu Ali, Ambassador of State of Palestine about the recent membership of Palestine in Interpol-an intergovernmental organization facilitating the international police cooperation.