Pakistani stall at Commonwealth fair attracts people

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ISLAMABAD, Nov 14 (APP): With its traditional handicrafts, clothes and exotic cuisine, the spectacular Pakistani stall has turned out to be a huge attraction for the visitors at the Commonwealth Fair 2016.
The stall presented a beautiful mosaic of the cultural richness and diversity of Pakistan by showcasing a variety of hand embroidered shawls, bags, cushion covers, throws, bangles, henna, caps and silk coats.
The Annual Commonwealth Fair was organized by Commonwealth Countries League (CCL), to raise funds for the Commonwealth Girls Education Fund (CGEF), and was held at Kensington Town Hall, London.
Pakistani cuisine, especially, the rice dish ‘Biryani’, with its exquisite taste, aroma and presentation, was a culinary delight for the food lovers, a message received here from London Monday said.
The occasion provided the visitors with a great experience of Pakistani culture from food to craft and from clothing to much more.
High Commissioner for Pakistan to the UK Syed Ibne Abbas commended the efforts of the ladies for actively promoting Pakistan’s culture and traditional products through participation in local community events.
Wife of Pakistan High Commissioner Sadaf Abbas along with other ladies from Commission introduced the visitors to the beautiful handicrafts made by Pakistani women.
She also presented a traditional shawl to Elizabeth Rutherford, Mayor of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, who visited the Pakistani stall.
The mayor appreciated the beauty and diversity of the stall.