Grand cultural extravaganza and reception on the occasion of Eid ul Fitr at Maritim Hotel, Berlin
The Embassy of Pakistan organized a grand cultural extravagnza and reception on the occasion of Eid ul Fitr at Maritim Hotel, Berlin.
The event comprised a Fashion Exhibition, a concert by Mr. Farhan Saeed and a painting exhibition. Speaker of the National Assembly, HE Sardar Ayaz Sadiq was the chief guest. The participants, more than a six hundred in number, included parliamentarians, diplomats, senior officials, prominent businessperson, fashion designers, artists, academicians, universities students , Pakistani diaspora and a large number of German and Pakistani media. Ambassador Jauhar Saleem in his opening remarks welcomed the guests and highlighted Pakistan’s rich history and culture. He also touched upon the dynamism of the youth of Pakistan which was not well understood in the west.
The main attraction of the mega cultural event was showcasing of the haute couture heritage of pakistan. Top designers including Hasan Sheheryar Yasin, Fahad Hussayn, Maheen Khan ( Gulabo ), Maheen Adnan (Eclat) and Kuki Concepts show cased their collection. Super models Mehreen Syed,Fozia Aman, Alyzeh Gabol, Hira Shah, Rachel & Zille Huma starred in the event alongside Urwa Hocane and Mawra Hocane who were the show stoppers. The Embassy appreciates the efforts of Ms Sofia Khan (Fia) who assisted the Embassy in organization of this mega event as Director/choreographer.
The keen interest of the guests was evident from their large attendance and great appreciation of all the three segments of the event. The event was a great success and greatly contributed towards presenting soft image of Pakistan and highlighting its textiles prowess. The guests were served sumptuous Pakistani cusine, which drew great appreciation.