Honorary Consulate of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to North Rhine-Westphalia
Honorary Consulateof the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to North Rhine-Westphalia


A very good meeting with Felix Neugart,

the new Managing Director International business, Düsseldorf Chamber of Industry and Commerce. We check the options for a full AHK in Pakistan.


Pakistan Business Day in Düsseldorf 

Let´s do it again in 2020 !

Thanks DW Urdu for this professional video documentation

Group photo taken during a meeting at the 2nd Texpo in Lahore, Pakistan.

(Standing Left to Right): Mr. Muhammad Sualeh Ahmed Faruqui (Secretary, Trade Development Authority of Pakistan), H.E. Mr. Abdul Razak Dawood, (Adviser to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Commerce, Industries, Investment and Textiles), Mr. Matthias Theis, (Honorary Consul of Pakistan for the State of NRW in Germany), and Captain (Retd) Javed Akbar Bhatti, (Additional Secretary, Ministry of Commerce).

Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Pakistan can win global market by participating in Germany

Pakistan can win global market by ensuring participation in trade fairs and exhibitions in Germany. It was stated by the Honorary Consul of Pakistan in Germany Matthias Theis while speaking at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry. LCCI Acting President Khawaja Shahzad Nasir and Vice President Faheem-ur-Rehman Saigal also spoke on the occasion while Jameel A. Naaz, LCCI Executive Committee Members Mian Zahid Javed, Dr. Shahid Raza, Shahzad Aslam and Aqib Asif were also present on the occasion. 




This is the future:



The leading international trade fair for energy storage

Matthias Theis Honorary Consul of Pakistan to NRW
Dr. Clemens Schütte Director of international Business , Messe Düsseldorf
Mr. Khawaja Khurram Naeem Commercial Counsellor , Generalkonsulat Pakistan, Frankfurt
Mr. Usman Jamil, Messe Düsseldorf, Pakistan
Dr. Andreas Moerke, Projectleiter Energy Storage, Messe Düsseldorf


Pakistan lässt indischen Piloten wieder frei.

Der pakistanische Ministerpräsident Imran Khan hat die Übergabe am Donnerstag als "Geste des Friedens" angekündigt.

German Consulate General Karachi with Consul General Eugen Wolfarth

September 2018

Ceremonial Act 

End of stone coal in Germany

June 2018

Lahore :

A new social project for Pakistan Farmers 


searching for a cricket place !  Lord Major of Neuss helps !

May 2018



IFTAR  Invitation by Prime Minister Armin Laschet

Parliamentary Evening Town Hall Düsseldorf

April 2018

10. April 2018 |  Neuss

Verein pflegt die

pakistanische Kultur

Ziad Choudhry (r.), Vorsitzender des Kulturvereins, erklärt Ralf Hörsken (l.)

und Mathias Theis (2.v.l), Honorarkonsul von Pakistan, den Gebetsraum.

FOTO: A. Tinter



February 2018

January 2018

Pakistan Horti Expo 2018 Lahore

International Trade Fair for Home and Contract Textiles

There were 220 exhibitors from Pakistan


New Year`s reception

Chamber of Commerce and Industry Duesseldorf

with Mr. Thomas Geisel, Lord Mayor of Duesseldorf

New Year's reception

November 2017

1st Pakistan Business Conference at Chamber of

Commerce & Industry Düsseldorf

Topic: Energy, Leather and Textiles


Moderation :

Matthias Theis, Honorary Consul of Pakistan for the State of North Rhine Westphalia


Words of welcome :

Dr. Gerhard Eschenbaum, Deputy Executive Director and Director of the International Division, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Düsseldorf

H.E. Jauhar Saleem, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Germany

Joachim Neusser, Supervisor "International, Europe, Direct Investment", Ministry for Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalisation, and Energy of North-Rhine Westphalia


Speakers :

Business opportunities in Pakistan for German enterprises

H.E. Jauhar Saleem, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Germany

Ayaz Thaver, German Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Karachi

Habil Ahmed Khan, Director Operations of Welt Konnect Pvt. , Karachi


Experience-based reports of German enterprises in Pakistan

Arie-Johann Heiertz, Sales Manager Mining, RWE Technology International GmbH

Christian Bander, Managing Director, Contaccto Bander GmbH

Dr. Frank Amend, CEO, BELECTRIC Solar & Battery GmbH

Ingo Bungert, Strategic Procurement, Polo Motorrad und Sportswear GmbH

Dr. Kaiser Chaudhary LL.M. / Patrick Lemcke-Braselmann, Financial Director, Power One for One GmbH

A significant international impact has always been and remains MEDICA and COMPAMED’s trump card - visitors hail from over 130 countries

MEDICAlliance provides a one-stop shop for marketing power, enabling companies to access attractive markets and business in a range of countries

“MEDICA and COMPAMED have always had a high degree of international impact, and this remains their trump card. Top decision makers from around the world come together here and see the huge breadth of what we have on offer, which is the international frontrunner and has yet to be beaten”, Joachim Schäfer, Managing Director of Messe Düsseldorf, said, summing up the four-day run (from 13-16 November 2017) of the world’s biggest medical trade fair and the international leading specialist trade fair for the supplier market for the medical technology industry. Of a total of 123,500 professional visitors, over 60% came from countries outside Germany, from 130 different countries. Among these were visitor groups with members who were the top of their field, from China, Pakistan, Columbia and Nepal, along with visitor groups from the most important markets for medical technology in Europe who have attended for years and years.
There were 69 exhibitors from Pakistan.
ChamneThis year`s tour takes place in the Rhein-Kreis Neuss. Our half-day tour programme provides insights into two
innovative companies, that stand for the Rhein-Kreis Neuss and for the region as a whole: drones service provider
SPECTAIR and multi-technology company 3M Deutschland. A networking dinner will complement the programme.
This year`s tour takes place in the Rhein-Kreis Neuss. Our half-day tour programme provides insights into two
innovative companies, that stand for the Rhein-Kreis Neuss and for the region as a whole: drones service provider
SPECTAIR and multi-technology company 3M Deutschland. A networking dinner will complement the programme.

October 2017




People matter – now more than ever. This is underscored by the huge interest taken by exhibitors in the run-up to A+A 2017, once again allowing the world’s leading trade fair for safety, security and health at work held from 17 to 20 October to post top marks. A total of 1,930 exhibitors from 63 nations and over 67,000 trade visitors came to the world’s largest trade fair for this industry in Düsseldorf.

There were 38 exhibitors from Pakistan, special for gloves, fabrics and ready garments.


Anuga, the clear number one for the global food industry !

The 34th Anuga was the best trade fair in along time for many of the exhibitors.

7.400 companies from 107 countries, a new record, presented products from all over the world and all categories over the course of five days.

Around 165.000 trade visitors from 198 countries.

Pakistani exhibitors with Basmati rice, tea, marmalade and products of the Mango were also very happy and successful !


September 2017

Continuing the celebration of 70th Independence Day of Pakistan.

Special thanks to Abad Arkam, Cricketclub Moers


(6.9.2017) Landtagspräsident André Kuper hat gemeinsam mit Vizepräsidentin Carina Gödecke und Vizepräsident Oliver Keymis das Konsularische Korps aus 30 Nationen im Landesparlament empfangen.

Cologne: spoga horse – have a firm grasp even at full speed!



Whether as a springboard for your start on the racetrack or in continuous gallop through the disciplines interaction, communication and business. Exhibitors and visitors benefit from the leading international trade fair for equestrian sport as an ideal market place for their interests.

The order fair no. 1, which attracts horse enthusiasts from around the world, opens its stall doors exclusively for trade visitors. Get on and be carried away by the graceful and powerful world of equestrian sport at spoga horse 2017.

August 2017

July 2017

Invitation by Ministry of NRW

"Janda Singh Memorial Cricket Tournament"  Neuss

June 2017

The Ambassador , H.E. Mr. Jauhar Saleem visited the opencast mine Hambach on invitation by Mr. Wim Tjerkstra, Managing Director Operations RWE Technology international GmbH.

The Ambassador was accompanied by

Mr. Matthias Theis,

Honorary Consul of Pakistan.


production 35-40 mio. t/a

2 power plants with 4.200 MW


RWE in total 18.000 employees and 50.000 Megawatts !

visit of RWE BOA 2/3 Neurath : Latest Power Plant Technology for Lignite Coal



Lectures :


Hybrid Energy Solutions in Mining:

A new approach to a sustainable and cost-efficent energy supply

by Mr. Frank Amend, Managing Director Belectric Solar & Battery GmbH


Project Example Energy Sector and the Potentials of Carbon Capture 

and Storage (CCS) for Pakistan

by Mr. Robert Perkuhn, Mining, Resources and Reservoir Geology,

Fichtner Water & Transportation GmbH (FWT)


special thanks goes to Mr. Peter v. Hartlieb, EnergieAgentur NRW


Initiate the first Pakistan NRW Business Conference                     with IHK Düsseldorf ( Chamber of Commerce & Industry )


Participants :


H.E. Ambassador Jauhar Saleem

Honorary Consul Matthias Theis

Rizwan Tariq, Commercial Counsellor Consulate General Frankfurt

Dr. Gerhard Eschenbaum , Director of International Business Division IHK

Katrin Lange, Executive  International Business Division IHK

April 2017

Neusser CDU zu Besuch im pakistanischen Kulturzentrum

offen und transparent,

präsentierte der

1. Vorsitzende, Herr Ziad Choudry,

die pakistanische Gemeinde

am 22. April in Neuss. 

Der richtige Schritt, für ein

gemeinsames und respektvolles Miteinander.


March 2017

IDS 2017: More exhibitors, more space, more diversity


The International Dental Show (IDS) opened its doors in Cologne from 21 to 25 March 2017. 2,305 exhibitors from 59 countries presented the latest products, developments and trends of the dental industry over the five days of the fair. More than 155,000 international trade visitors attended the International Dental Show (IDS).

Visitors experienced more innovation and a wider product range than ever before on an exhibition surface of 163,000 m² in total. A visit to IDS is a must for dental professionals, dental laboratories, as well as representatives of the dental specialised trade and the dental industry.

December 2016

November 2016



Participants :


H.E. Ambassador Jauhar Saleem

Honorary Consul Matthias Theis

Peter von Hartlieb, Divisional Director Mining EnergieAgentur.NRW

Dr. Eckerhard Büscher, Director Networks Mining EnergieAgentur.NRW

Roland Schiefer, Head of Finance and Contolling NRW.International

Wim T. Tjerkstra, Managing Director RWE Technology int.

Arie Johann Heiertz, Sales Manager Mining  RWE Technology int.

Dr. Wolfgang Moll, Head of Project Portofolio  RWE Technology int.







"RWE Technology International”



RWE Generation is currently one of the leading power generation companies in Europe and is a top performer and centre of competence for conventional power generation within the RWE Group. The company currently has a power generation capacity of over 40,000 Megawatt and a workforce of around

14,000 people at 79 locations. In Germany alone, its power plants currently provide one third of supply. RWE Generation is working to ensure that power is generated in an even more environmentally friendly way in the future, that it continues to be reliably available and remains affordable.

The company is proud to work on this important future task.

They feel strongly committed to the people in the regions in which they
are active.






While in North Rhine-Westphalia, the Ambassador held meeting with

Mr. Oliver Burkhard, Board Member,

Thyssen Krupp AG,

who is responsible for the regions of Europe, Middle East, Africa and South Asia.
The Ambassador was accompanied by

Mr. Matthias Theis,

Honorary Consul of Pakistan.


Link : thyssenkrupp

MEDICA 2016 - World Forum for Medicine

Diplomats Day Medica 2016
On invitation of Federal Foreign Office

and Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs



August 2016


H.E. Mr. Jauhar Saleem, the Ambassador was invited by the Minister-President (Chief Minister) of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) to attend the State Ceremony “70 Years of NRW”. During the visit the Ambassador had meetings with Mr. Thomas Geisel, Lord Mayor of Düsseldorf, Mr. Garrelt Duin, Minister of Economic Affairs, Energy, Industry SMEs and Crafts Industries, Dr. Peter Florenz, Corporate Vice President, Henkel Group, Mr. Jurgen Steinmetz, Executive Director, Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK) of NRW and Mr. Asem Chaudhary, CEO and owner of Tigha (a German-Pakistani Fashion Company). The Ambassador was accompanied by Mr. Matthias Theis, Honorary Consul of Pakistan.

The Ambassador discussed with Government dignitaries and German Businessmen regarding the opportunities for investment and joint ventures in different fields in Pakistan including Energy, SMEs, Fashion/ Textile and Craft Industries.

Karachi Expo Centre 7-10 April 2016

Honorary Consul                    Matthias Theis

phone: +49 211 4407227+49 211 4407227

E-Mail: office@pakistan-nrw.de