Dear Community Members
Asalaam-o-Alaikum / Kia Ora
Pakistan Association of New Zealand (PANZ) hosted Defence Advisor (DA) for Pakistan in Australia and New Zealand Brigadier Shoaib Bin Akram, on Tuesday 22 June 2021 in Auckland at a meet and greet event.
Brigadier Akram is based in Canberra, Australia. He was awarded Tamgha E Basalat during his services in Pakistan army.
Brigadier Akram has been on an official visit in New Zealand. He has had engagements with government organisations, Pakistani community, and Pakistan High Commission in Wellington during his current visit to New Zealand.
Brigadier Akram met with PANZ officials and a number of community members during the meet and greet session in Auckland on 22 June 2021. Brigadier Akram commended PANZ work in New Zealand and highlighted its achievements over the past couple of years. He acknowledged that PANZ offers a diverse platform to Pakistan community members to represent Pakistan at various levels and segments of New Zealand societies.
Brigadier Akram presented a memorabilia shield to Mr. Imran Hussain, CEO and owner of Apna TV and Radio network for his organisation’s contributions towards the promotion of Pakistani culture and entertainment content through his network.
The guests had Pakistani food at the end of the meet and greet session.
Shukria / Ngā mihi
Pakistan High Commission New Zealand
Pakistan Association of New Zealand (PANZ)
Radio Apna 990am & Apna Television NZ