The Embassy of Pakistan in Brussels joined the eagerly awaited event on Belgium’s cultural calendar by partnering Urban Brussels to celebrate the 2022 edition. The Heritage day, which took place on September 17-18, coincided with the 75th anniversary of Pakistan’s independence.
Dr. Majeed Khan, the Ambassador of Pakistan to Belgium and Luxembourg, Luxembourg, and the European Union. Asad Majeed Khan opened the activities for the entire day at the Embassy.
The Embassy of Pakistan has arranged a variety of cultural displays that showcase the rich culture, heritage and traditional food of Pakistan.
At various stalls, artifacts, photographs and ornaments as well as top export products, traditional costumes, and other items were displayed to show the country’s rich heritage, cultural diversity and tourism potential.
Many thousands of Belgian visitors, including younger generations, visited the Chancery. They were interested in the many facets of Pakistani culture as reflected in interesting and informative documentaries, books, and cultural displays.
Many people loved the traditional Pakistani street food stalls at this chancery.
On the occasion, a briefing was given about the current situation in the country due to the recent climate change-induced flash flooding. Visitors were also treated to a special video about the destruction caused by floods, and the relief and rescue efforts that followed.
The Heritage Days are one of the most anticipated cultural events in Belgium since 1989. Urban Brussels invited diplomat missions to take part in this year’s event for the first-time. The Pakistan Embassy in Brussels took part in the “Heritage Day” in order to show Pakistan’s culture, heritage, and history to visitors to Brussels, Wallonia, and Flanders.
The Embassy staff extended warmth and hospitality to the visitors, which they deeply appreciated.
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