Gallery of the 37th Specialized Diplomatic Course

January 29, 2018

The Foreign Service Academy held the passing out Ceremony of the 37th Specialized Diplomatic Course marking the completion of the nine-month specialized training of twenty-six probationary officers of the Foreign Service of Pakistan. The Foreign Secretary of Pakistan, Ms. Tehmina Janjua was the Chief Guest. Senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, members of the diplomatic Corps, eminent scholars, educationists as well as the faculty of the Academy attended the event.

December 10, 2017

The participants of the 37th Specialized Diplomatic Course arranged an eventful Cultural Night for the participants of the 25th Junior Diplomatic Course.

October 23-26, 2017

Country study tour of the participants of the 37th Specialized Diplomatic Course to Karachi.

October 21-22, 2017

Country study tour of the participants of the 37th Specialized Diplomatic Course to Gwadar.

October 18, 2017

Participants of the 37th Specialized Diplomatic Course visit the National Assembly of Pakistan.

September 21, 2017

A week of sports activities was organized by the 37th SDC Sports Club. It came to an end as the finalists played for the win. A few glimpses from the nail biting finals.

September 20, 2017

The Foreign Service Academy hosted a farewell/welcome party for the outgoing Director Programme Mr. Sajjad Haider Khan and the incoming Director Mr. Shahbaz M. Malik. Earlier, the probationary officers of 37th SDC hosted a farewell dinner in honour of Director Programme. A few glimpse of the events are here.

September 15, 2017

Sports Activities at Pakistan Sports Board

September 14, 2017

The participants of 37th Specialized Diplomatic Course visited Board of Investment

September 14, 2017

The Debating Club of 37th SDC, organized an Intra Academy Debating Championship. In the first round eight teams of three officers each participated out of which four teams went to the semi final. (more details)

September 13, 2017

The participants of 37th Specialized Diplomatic Course visited the General Headquarters (GHQ) and met Director General Military Operations. (more details)

August 30, 2017

Research Society of International Law organized a day long Seminar on International Law in the context of Contemporary Issues of Pakistan and the region. (more details)

August 29, 2017

As part of academic outreach and institutional collaboration with the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI), probationary officers attended a day long Seminar on “Indus Water Treaty: Issues and Recommendations” held at (more details)

August 28, 2017

Based on the theme of "UN Reforms; expansion of the UNSC", a MUN was organized at the Academy for the probationers of 37th SDC by the following two experts who have had experience of participating in over thirty MUN's all across the globe:- Mr. Moazzam Lodhi Mr. Ehsan Ali The session lasting three hours was quite informative and interactive. A few pictures are here. (more details)

August 24, 2017

The First Study Tour to Gilgit-Baltistan, Naran and AJK was undertaken from 4-10 Aug 2017. To consolidate the experiences and studies of the region, prospects and challenges, the probationary officers were divided in five groups, each focusing a specific area of interest. A short script followed by presentations by these group were held. A few pictures are here.(more details)

August 21, 2017

Workshop on Conflict Resolution

Amb Fauzia Nasreen conducted a Simulation Exercise / workshop on Conflict Resolution. (more details)

August 10 - 13, 2017

During the last leg of tour, the probationers received a briefing by WAPDA officials on Diamer-Basha Dam at Babusar Pass, visit to Lake Saif-ul-Mulook in Naran Valley, interaction with the Speaker of AJK Assembly, briefing by Secretary Planning & Development AJK govt and filed visit to the(more details)

August 07 - 10, 2017

After visiting Baltistan Division, the participants of the 37th Specialized Diplomatic Course visited Gilgit Division from 7-10 Aug. In Gilgit, meetings with the Home Secretary GB Govt, Secretary Tourism and the Commander of Force Command Northern Areas were held. Important (more details)

August 04 - 07, 2017

The probationary officers of 37th Specialized Diplomatic Course commenced their First Study Tour on 4 Aug 2017. The group arrived Skardu by Air, where they held useful meetings with the Deputy Commissioner Skardu and Regional Programme manager AKRSP besides visiting (more details)

July 18, 2017

H.E. Mr. Sherif Shaheen, Ambassador of Egypt to Pakistan, held an interactive session with the probationary officers under training at FSA on the “Role of Egypt in Middle East Crisis", also covering Pakistan-Egypt Relations”.

July 17, 2017

Series of lectures by Ambassador Khalid Aziz Babar, Course Coordinator of recently introduced subject "Human Resource Development", which primarily aims at training the young officers in practical/job oriented topics including Secretariat Instructions, Rules of Business, Esta Code, Diplomatic Correspondence, Administrative and Financial Maters in Mission's Abroad etc.

July 13, 2017

The Academy in collaboration with the Hanns Seidel Foundation, Pakistan Office held a Seminar on ""Refugee Crises - Lessons from Pakistan and Beyond". Participants pf the 37th (more details)

July 11, 2017
H.E. Ms. Jeannette Seppen, guest speaker at the Foreign Service Academy talking to the officers of the 37th Specialized Diplomatic Course shared her thoughts in an interesting interactive session entitled “Pakistan and the Netherlands- so close, yet so far, so far, yet so close”. (more details)
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