Chinese food and cultural festival attracts
ISLAMABAD – As part of initiatives to further strengthen bilateral relations between China and Pakistan, a food and culture festival was held at the Maison du Pakistan in Beijing.
The event brought together a large number of Chinese guests from different backgrounds, diplomats, members of the Pakistani community and media representatives.
On this occasion, Pakistani Ambassador to China Moin ul Haque told CEN that it is a very special day because everyone is celebrating the beautiful color of autumn in Beijing and “we are celebrating the art of Pakistan and the friendship of China and Pakistan “.
âTraditional Pakistani foods are famous not only in Pakistan but also in China,â he said.
Asif Jalil, the owner of Little Lahore – a very famous Pakistani cuisine in Beijing – said that traditional dishes are now very famous in China and the Chinese are developing the taste of Pakistani food.
âOne could experience the flavors of Pakistan with the promotion of Pakistani food and culture here,â he said.
The event was organized to showcase the culture of Pakistan through its delicious cuisine, colorful crafts, folk music and warm hospitality, and music by Pakistani artists played in the background. In addition, books were presented to highlight the notable achievements of Pakistanis throughout the history of the event.
The event coincided with 70 years of establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Pakistan. It aimed to promote people-to-people contacts and cultural understanding between the two countries.
The Pakistani Embassy has taken an excellent initiative to present a delicious and comprehensive variety of Pakistani dishes to Chinese and foreign guests.