First Global Road Safety Week in Pakistan
23-29 April 2007 — Nationwide, Pakistan

A variety of events are being held during the Week: A Road Safety Walk, National convention to identify risky behavior and its causes, particularly among young road users and the Road Safety Gala. Other activities are planned as well: Lectures on road safety in Mosques, articles on risky behavior showing statistical data, campaign at School, Colleges & University levels, articles on Road Safety Program, comparison of crash victim's data at international, national and local level, distribution of posters, National Charity sports events, open days in hospital emergency rooms, free training programs for drivers and motorcyclists, etc.

Contact: Bashir Ahmad, Ministry of Communications
Telephone: +92 9202711

National Conference on Road Safety
24 April 2007 — Karachi, Pakistan

The objective of the conference is to "Create awareness amongst stakeholders, bringing stakeholders on a common platform, discussing and proposing recommendations for improving Road Safety in Pakistan and making Pakistani roads safer."

Contact: Shah M saad Husain, Indus Motor Company Ltd
Telephone: 92-21-4720070, Fax: 92-21-4720056
Web site:

One Day Road Safety Seminar - First UN Global Road Safety Week
25 April 2007 — Pearl Continental Hotel, Lahore, Pakistan

National Highways & Motorway Police (NH&MP) of pakistan has chalked out a comprehensive program under which various activities would be conducted throughout the country. In this regard One Day Seminar on the theme of "Young Road Users" is being conducted on 25th April 2007 at Lahore, Pakistan

Contact: Hameed Akhter, Ministry of Communications
Telephone: +92 519202711, Fax: +92 519202711
Web site:

Road Accidents: Greatest Epidemic of human history
25 April 2007 — NH&MP Complex Airport Road Sukkur, Pakistan

This event is being organised to acquint all stakeholders pertinent to Road Traffic accidents to know the severity of the problem and their role to play in order to mitigate the severity.

Contact: Ajmal Khan Khoso, National Highways & Motorway Police
Telephone: +92 715633106, Fax: +92 715631238

Road Safety Week
25 April 2007 — Islamabad Convention Centre, Pakistan

National Seminar on Road Safety

Contact: Hameed Akhter, Ministry Of Communications, PAK Secreatariat Islamabad
Telephone: +92-51-9202711, Fax: +92-51-9202711

Seminar: Protecting Our Young From Injury On The Roads
23 April 2007 — Karachi, Pakistan

A seminar to be held to increase awareness of the dangers of injury and death to our Young Road Users. Data from the injury surveillance project will be presented and recommendations made to protect the young.

Contact: Prof Rashid Jooma, Road Traffic Injury Research & Prevention Centre, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre
Telephone: +92 21 920 1300, Fax: +92 1 920 5092