QAU & COMSTECH, Islamabad, Pakistan | October 09-12, 2023

travel, venue, and visa


Most international delegates will require a visa to enter Pakistan. Local Pakistan Embassy or Consulate Offices should be contacted for the latest requirements for obtaining Pakistani visa; processing time could be several weeks! The applicants should plan ahead.

Visa Documents: Please contact local Pakistan Embassy/Consular Services Office for visa related inquiries.
Following documents are typically required by Embassies around the world for processing a visa however a complete list must be acquired from the respective Embassy.
1- Original Passport
2- One (or more) recent passport size color photograph with white background.
3- HONET acceptance letter (if presenting a paper/poster/workshop) and/or Proof of Online Registration for attendees and delegates. Accpectance letter can be requested from the conference organizers (and through registration portal) once the paper is accepted and registration is completed.
4- Some embassies also like to see proof of accomodation.


HONET will be held at Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Sessions will be held at QAU Campus - directions and contact details


Rawalpindi and Islamabad (the twin cities) are served by "Benazir International Airport, Islamabad" which is the best option for HONET visitors. However, if you do not get a flight to Islamabad directly, you can take a flight to "Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore" from where you can take a Daewoo Bus to Rawalpindi (4 hrs journey through Motorway). QAU Campus is about 30 minutes drive from Daewoo Bus Terminal in Rawalpindi.