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Denmark supports the indigenous culture of Gilgit-Baltistan

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Pakistan is culturally a very rich country, as it possesses a diversity of cultural goods and services that has a huge potential for being harnessed for economic, social and sustainable development. This was stated by Ambassador of Denmark, H.E Mr. Ole Thonke during his visit to Gilgit-Baltistan, where he met with the Hashoo Foundation (HF), a partner of the Danish ...

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The Magic Touch of Golden Hands – Handicrafts of Kashmir

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Kashmir is the land of art and artisans state and art is passed on from one generation to another. The arts and crafts of Kashmir are not famous only in Asia but all over the world. Right from the Kashmiri Shawls to the earthen pottery, carpets weaving to Namdas, Paper Mache to wooden works, Phoolkari to Crewel work, Pheran to Basketry, the ...

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MUSIC IN HISTORY-MUSIC IS HISTORY

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HARP, LYRE, ZITHER, DRUM, TAMBOURINE, ALL DEVELOPED IN EARLY ARAB CIVILIZATION SUAD KHAN NIAZI In many ways, music is a truly international language. We all respond to it the same way and feel the same emotions: pain, joy, suffering, or love…When listening to Fairuz’ songs-a Lebanese female singer or rather a legend- the emotion shines through…Though the non-Arabic speaking would ...

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Rabia Zakir: Global Affairs’ Ambassador for Art

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Rabia Zakir, a famous Pakistani artist, has become new Ambassador for Art as Global Affairs selected her on her meritorious services for Pakistan in the field of art and painting. She is an iconic and talented painter and artists based Rawalpindi. She was born in a family belonging to Sargodha. She also lived in Chitral, Skardu and Muzaffarabad. She was ...

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EXTREMELY ANCIENT, INCREDIBLY VIGOROUS

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“IT IS CHINA”  SUAD KHAN NIAZI China is in a class of its own, with a population of 1.3 billion and an economy that, even in these difficult times, grew more than 9% in 2009. Roots of its rise to a place of leadership are founded in its mastery of imitative and incremental innovation which released China to become the ...

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Fun City Global Affairs Questionaires Final Draft

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“We have changed the landscape of family entertainment complexes in Islamabad”  An exclusive meet with Babur Butt, MD – Fun City Centaurus Mall by Global Affairs Fun City at the Centaurus Mall, Islamabad is the flagship family amusement center taht aims to continue to be forward-thinking leaders in the family entertainment industry. It is one of the dazzling ideas to ...

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SULTANATE OF OMAN

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A LAND OF ANCIENT LORE, ROMANCE AND MYSTIQUE OF ARABIA SUAD KHAN NIAZI As you traverse the country’s rugged terrain on what at times appeared to be potentially impassable roads, a world unfolded before you, a world unlike any you had previously experienced. Here was an ancient land, poised for a dramatic debut into the modern age-Oman. It is a ...

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