In the name of Allah

Miss Fakhra Salimi,
Nomination for award on Independence Day of Pakistan

Pakistan Union Norway is glad to announce that the union’s advisory board has selected you for our honorary award on Pakistan Independent day’s celebrations for your services for strengthening of bilateral cultural relations between Pakistan and Norway and promotion of Pakistani Culture in Norway. As well as services for the Norwegian Pakistani Community specially for the Norwegian Pakistani Women’s rights.

We especially would like to honor the work you have done ever since you came to Norway in order to promote equality for immigrant and refugee women in Norway and starting up the MiRA-Centre in 1988, thus also giving an incentive to the struggle for women’s rights at large.

This year also, we invited a number of political, social and cultural personalities of Pakistan and Norway as well as to participate in the function arranged in the context of Pakistan National day on August 12, 2007 in Oslo.

It would be a great pleasure for us to confer you the award at the function arranged by the Union according to the below programme. The programme is as under:

Time: 16.30 hours
Date: August 12, 2007
Venue: Radisson SAS Plaza Hotel

Best regards
Qamar Iqbal

Pakistansk Forening Norge (Pakistan Union Norway)
Torggt. 29, 0183 Oslo
Tlf/fax: (0047) 22 11 64 66