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Pakistan Pavilion inaugurated at Dubai International Expo

PESHAWAR: The Pakistan pavilion showcasing a range of potentials in various sectors of the country was inaugurated at the Dubai Expo on Sunday.

Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates Afzal Mahmood opened the pavilion at the mega-exhibition, a press release posted here. Besides a large number of visitors, investors and officials from various departments, the legislator Muhammad Faheem Khan, the director general of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Culture and Tourism Authority (KPCTA) Kamran Ahmad Afridi, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Board of Investment and Trade Chief Executive Officer Hassan Daud, Trade Development of Pakistani Managing Director Rizwan Tariq and others were also present.

The envoy officially opened the flag of Pakistan by cutting the ribbon. He then visited the KP booths showcasing handicrafts, embroidered items, woodworking art, Kalash culture, traditional music and met the artists and artisans.

Speaking on the occasion, Afzal Mahmood said that participating in the Dubai Expo is a great achievement for Pakistan, which will help attract tourists and investors to various sectors of the country.

He said that projects in the sectors of tourism, agriculture, industry, mining and minerals, energy, special economic zones, small and medium-sized enterprises, infrastructure and technologies of the information in four provinces and Azad Kashmir were on display at the global forum.

The envoy said the government has taken a number of measures to provide an enabling environment for investors to invest in tourism, agriculture, industry, mining and minerals, energy, special economic zones ( ZES), small and medium-sized enterprises, infrastructure and information technology. sectors.

KPCTA Director General Kamran Afridi said Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is participating in the Dubai Expo in line with the visions of Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief Minister Mahmood Khan to attract more tourists and investors to the province.

“We will display our sights, cultural heritage sites, indigenous Kalash culture, historical Gandhara civilization, adventure tourism sites in the northern and southern parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and much more to tourists and investors to visit these places. wonderful and investing in the sector, ”he added.

He said that the exhibition of projects in the tourism sector, promotional videos, documentaries, virtual tours of important destinations, scenic spots and cultural heritage sites was also part of the exhibition.

KP-BIT CEO Hassan Daud briefed participants on the potential of KP in agriculture, industry, mining and minerals, energy, SEZs, small and medium enterprises, infrastructure and information technology.