Germany’s Ambassador to Pakistan, Martin Kobler, has won the hearts of Pakistanis by traveling to different parts of the country and tweeting pictures.
wow the most spectacular sports event I’ve ever seen!! went with @GERinPAK4youth to the #shandur polo festival. beautiful landscapes and an amazing atmosphere. so much touristic potential!! pic.twitter.com/9zDu58npwn— Martin Kobler (@KoblerinPAK) July 9, 2018
From polo festival in beautiful landscapes of the country to roadside tea stalls, and even haircut on the streets of Karachi, Kobler is almost omnipresent. And those who cant spot him can follow him on twitter to get the latest updates.
Kobler is also a sport when it comes to enjoying street food and takes a special liking to biryani. Throughout his outdoor appearances, Kobler takes special interest in meeting common people in the streets.
delicious honey from #chitral! saw a lot of bee-keepers & stopped at one to buy some of the sweet honey. he gave me a mask and we had a look into the boxes. not only a tasty product but also very important for our ecosystem!! great work! pic.twitter.com/B25Vllz02Q— Martin Kobler (@KoblerinPAK) July 10, 2018
His language skills and video messages uploaded on his twitter are also very popular among Pakistanis. Kobler has been praised for his outgoing approach with some Pakistanis even suggesting his should be given nationality for his services and warm approach.
getting a great haircut in the streets of #karachi!! so nice to meet the friendly barber mohammed. he works here everyday to support his wife and 6 children. Hope to see him again on my next trip!! pic.twitter.com/ALmZZlsdYY— Martin Kobler (@KoblerinPAK) July 5, 2018
“Thank you for portraying the positive image of Pakistan,” a follower tweeted back. Kobler often takes to twitter to greet Pakistanis in Urdu, especially on festivals or other such occasions.
Another twitter user wrote: “u will be the most pakistan travelled foreign ambassador ever in the whole universe”. Kobler has even gone to the extent of attending a discussion about holding free and fair elections in Pakistan.