December 21-23, 2015, Islamabad


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-ICT 2015 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-ICT 2015 will be held at National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST), Sector H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Sessions will be held at NUST School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS) - directions and contact details


Rawalpindi and Islamabad (the twin cities) are served by "Benazir International Airport, Islamabad" which is the best option for HONET15 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, Rs. 1300 approx ticket ($13)). NUST Campus is about 15 minutes drive from Daewoo Bus Terminal in Rawalpindi.

Name and Address of Hotel Categories  
Normal Rates Discounted Rates Contact  
Pearl Continental,
The Mall, Rawalpindi
Standard: 13,000 + tax
Executive: 15,000 + tax
11,200 + tax
12,700 + tax (single)
14,200 + tax (double)
Islamabad Marriot Hotel, Agha Khan Road, Shalimar 5, Islamabad Deluxe: 32,000
Executive: 34,000
Hotel Margala Islamabad, M-2, Kashmir Highway, Islamabad Classic: 10,000 + tax (single)
Classic: 12,000 + tax (double)
Executive: 15,000 + tax (single)
Executive: 18,000 + tax (double)
5,000 + tax (single)
6,000 + tax (double)
6,500 + tax (single)
7,500 + tax (double)
Continental House,
94 Nizamuddin Road,
F-8/4, Islamabad
Standard: 5,500 + tax 4,500 + tax 051-2256670-1