Culture week: IIUI festival to feature 40-plus countries

The exhibition will reflect the cultural diversity of the Muslim world and other countries.


Our Correspondent March 17, 2014
Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony Sardar Muhammad Yousaf will inaugurate the event on Tuesday at the Sector H-9 campus. PHOTO: PID

ISLAMABAD:


Students of International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) from various parts of Pakistan and over 40 other countries will exhibit innovative products and cultures in the 26th cultural week, starting on Tuesday.


Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony Sardar Muhammad Yousaf will inaugurate the event on Tuesday at the Sector H-9 campus.

The exhibition will reflect the cultural diversity of the Muslim world and other countries, with students from over 40 countries participating through demonstrations their cultures, including dress, poetry, paintings, photographs, foods, art and literature.

Saudi Arabia, Iran, UAE, China, Afghanistan, ASEAN and SAARC countries, and all the provinces of Pakistan would set up their stalls. In addition, ambassadors and high commissioners of various countries will also join the grand inauguration of the event.

The cultural week for women will be inaugurated on Thursday at the women’s campus of the university.

Besides, a book fair and flower exhibition will also
be held.

The men’s campus will also hold cultural night on March 19.

The women’s campus will also hold a cultural evening for the students on March 21.

The Closing ceremony will be held at the women’s campus on March 25, and prizes will be given to the winning students of various competitions.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 17th, 2014. 

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