Pakistan High Commission London kicks off Pakistan Day celebrations

Pakistan High Commission London kicks off Pakistan Day celebrations

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Day celebrations kicked off at the Pakistan High Commission London with showcasing artistic creations of Pakistani artists.

Renowned designers from Pakistan showcased the specimens of their work to packed to capacity venue comprising spouses of High Commissioners, Ambassadors, diplomats and leading ladies from the diaspora, said a press release issued here.

Naila Noornai, Jewellery Designer and Rana Noman bridal-wear designer put on display their creative work.

More than one hundred guests evinced keen interest in the exquisite cultural heritage of Pakistan. Begum High Commissioner, Mrs Sadaf Abbas organised the event to celebrate the upcoming Pakistan Day as well as the International Women’s Day.

Speaking on the occasion, Sadaf Abbas said, “On the occasion of the Women’s Day, I am happy to say that since our independence 70 years ago women in Pakistan have come a long way.

Women empowerment in Pakistan was pioneered by leading lights like Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah and Begum Raana Liaqat Ali Khan and the journey continues.”

She said we have tried to give a glimpse of rich Pakistani culture by showcasing exquisite bridal-wear and hand crafted traditional jewellery.

Famous violist Sara Sirhandi played melodious viola tunes which added colour to the festive ambience of the show. - APP