Need to strengthen ties with S Africa stressed
LAHORE: Pakistani High Commissioner to South Africa Zaigham Udddin Azam has said that the future of Pakistan's trade lies in Africa in general and South Africa in particular.
This was stated by him while speaking at the first Pakistan fashion and cultural show arranged by M/S Alyzeh Couture, a leading fashion designer from Pakistan in collaboration with High Commission of Pakistan, Pretoria in Johannesburg South Africa.
The fashion and cultural show was attended by a large number of people from diplomatic community, South African people from different ethnic backgrounds and local expatriate Muslims. H.E. Madam Dr. Feroza Mansoor, wife of Economic Affairs Minister Mr. Ebrahim Patel was chief guest whereas Mr Cllr Khorombi Dau, MMC for Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture was the guest of honor.
The fashion show not only depicted the cultural diversity of Pakistan but also projected Pakistani fabric and Pakistani textile products. The objective of the fashion show was to project the culture of Pakistan in its correct perspective and to explore the commonalities which can lead to synergy between local and Pakistani culture.
An attempt was made by the High Commission to display Pakistani products and Pakistani culture not only to introduce the richness of Pakistani culture but also to explore the niche market for Pakistani textile products.