In a positive development, MSCI said its Pakistan Index will be reclassified to the Emerging Markets status, coinciding with the May 2017 Semi ¬Annual Index Review.
28th Ambassador Dosty Hockey Tournament will be held on 3rd June 2016 in The Hague.
The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mr. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, attended the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) held at The Hague, The Netherlands on 24-25 March 2014. Leaders from 53 States, as well as heads of United Nations (UN), International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), European Union (EU) and Interpol, attended the Summit, which was presided by Prime Minister Mark Rutte of The Netherlands.
Pakistan Festival held on Sunday, 8th May 2016 in The Hague with traditional enthusiasm.
The Federal Minister for Commerce, Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan visited The Netherlands from 6 to 9 December 2015 to attend a conference on ‘The EU and Global Value Chains (Implementing Sustainable business through aid and trade).
The Wafaqi Mohtasib has appointed Mr. Hafiz Ahsan Ahmed Khokhar, Senior Advisor Law/ Registrar, Federal Ombudsman Secretariat, Islamabad as the Grievance Commissioner for redressal of the problems and issues confronting the overseas Pakistanis.
For resolving instantly the overseas Pakistanis problems/complaints at Pakistanis airports, One Window Facilitation Desks for Overseas Pakistanis have been established at all International Airports of Pakistan.
Pakistan Festival was celebrated on 26 July 2015 in Amsterdam with traditional enthusiasm. Thousands of people turned up for the event despite rain. Pakistan Festival is an annual event which attracts people from all over the Netherlands.