British Council’s ‘PK-UK Season 2022 New Perspectives’ launched at Pak HC London


LONDON, MAR 4 /DNA/ – To mark the 75th anniversary of independence, coinciding with 75 years of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and the UK, the Pakistan High Commission launched in collaboration with the British Council ‘PK-UK Season 2022 New Perspectives’ programme at the High Commission in London 2 March 2022. The launch took place in tandem with the formal inauguration of the Season in Pakistan. Chairman British Council Stevie Spring graced the occasion as guest of honour.

Addressing the event, High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan highlighted various aspects of the multi-faceted Pakistan-UK ties. He lauded the role of the British Pakistani community in advancing Pakistan-UK relations and making constructive contribution to the progress and development of both countries. He particularly emphasized the significance of youth in shaping the contours of a futuristic relationship. The High Commissioner also appreciated the British Council’s role in promoting cultural relations between the two countries.

Speaking on the occasion, Chairman British Council Stevie Spring said that since 1948, the Council had been endeavoring to bring our two peoples closer, particularly through youth engagement. She said that the PK-UK New Perspectives would encourage young talent and deepen cultural exchanges between the two countries.

The launch of the Season, and the Pakistan High Commission’s collaboration with the British Council on some aspects of the campaign marks the first of a series of initiatives aimed at celebrating 75 years of Pakistan, alongside 75 years of friendship between Pakistan and the United Kingdom.
By promoting collaboration among artists, film makers, and creative talent of the two countries, the Season aims to showcase the promise of Pakistan’s youthful human resource, as well as close relations between Pakistan and the United Kingdom.