ISLAMABAD: The Nepalese embassy is organising a two-day food festival in the federal capital from Thursday (today) to celebrate its rich diversity of culture.
For this purpose, the embassy is flying in a chef from Kathmandu.
The festival, reflective of the vibrant culture of the mountainous country, will offer a slice of Nepalese cuisine that combines traditional flavours with a unique flair.
Guest Chef Shiva Roka, who has travelled from Nepal to create authentic dishes such as Thukpa, Gorkhali Lamb, Yomari, Chatamari, Nepalese Pizza, Pulao and Dal Bhat.
Further, a Nepalese cultural troupe Kutumba will enthral guests with traditional folk music. After the festival ends in Islamabad, it will travel to Karachi and Lahore.
Nepal’s Ambassador Shiva Lymsal has said that the relations between Nepal and Pakistan were forged back in 1960 and their camaraderie is being transferred to the coming generations.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 4th, 2019.