Martin Kobler says will return to Pakistan as a tourist

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Martin Kobler, German ambassador to Pakistan has waved goodbye to Pakistan as he is set to return to Germany after completing his tenure of two years in Pakistan. Kobler was posted in Pakistan in August 2017 and announced his retirement in March this year.

Martin Kobler met various people in its farewell meetings and enjoyed his last moments in the country to the fullest. Before leaving for Germany early this morning, he met President Arif Alvi and discussed the prospects of research and Artificial Intelligence in the country.

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He tweeted, “Honoured to bid farewell to President Arif Alvi lively discussion on how to make #Pakistan fit for the 21st century. His vision of research and artificial intelligence was thought-provoking. Thank you for your hospitality!!!”

He also brought and shared the mean with FC guards and paid tribute to them for protecting the country.

He also arranged a farewell lunch with his colleagues and friends in Pakistan.

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Taking to Twitter, the diplomat shared: “What a memorable farewell brunch with my friends & colleagues!! Thank you all for so much love!! gave my farewell speech with a heavy heart. Was one of the best posting ever!! Only 2 days to go!! Will miss #Pakistan & her people forever.”

In his other post, he appreciated Karishma Ali, a Pakistani female footballer who was recently featured in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list.

Praising her he said, “What an honour!! @karishmaAli22 who is in #ForbesUnder30 came at my farewell brunch. Didn’t know she was also a part of the embassy football team. Lovely meeting her!! She started women sports club in #Chitral for the 1st time!! Fully confident that youth will take this country ahead.”

In his last video message, he said that he will not forget Pakistan but will return to the country as a tourist.

He met his various friends and also said that he will not forget the love and hospitality he has received from Pakistan during his two years stay.


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