Pakistan cultural performance captivates Ankara

A Pakistani cultural event has captivated thousands of audience members held in Kecioren, Ankara.

Pakistan cultural performance captivates Ankara
World Bulletin / News Desk

The Pakistani cultural night which featured cultural dances captivated thousands in the audience in an event held at the Kecioren Municipality in Ankara. The event was part of the 6th International Ramadan Cultural Programme as part of the Pakistan night, organised jointly by the Pakistan students residing in Ankara and the Pakistani Embassy.

Burhan Kayaturk, President of the Pakistan-Turkey Friendship Association and MP for Van, Pakistani Ambassador to Turkey sohail Mahmood, Kecioren Councillor Mustafa Ak, Kirsehir Union Federation President Hilmi Gokcinar were present at the function. A variety of books, textiles, traditional handmade products, clothes and samples as well as photographs displaying the Pakistan-Turkey relationship including souvenirs will be on display until July 6th.

In his speech Mr Kayaturk giving reference to the Pakistani national poet Allama Muhammad Iqbal said emphasized the long relationship between the two countries and the love and brotherhood for each other. He also pointed out the aid that the Muslims of the sub-continent gave to the Turkish people in the Turkish War of Independence.
In his speech Councillor Ak said that the events between the two nations were important and strengthened the relationship between the two countries. This is the sixth year of the events and he said that he was very pleased with the Pakistani attendance.
Later, students from Pakistan Embassy School and others studying at various Universities in Ankara presented a cultural show. The performances portrayed the rich and diverse cultures of the four provinces of Pakistan. The audience heartily applauded the outstanding performances rendered by students. A particular attraction at Pakistan Pavilion was the Beetle car, with unique truck art of Pakistan, with which visitors of all ages enthusiastically took photographs. Female visitors also availed themselves of the free henna offered at Pakistan Pavilion.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 06 Temmuz 2015, 11:45