The Embassy of Pakistan participated in the Annual Asia-Pacific Festival and Charity Bazaar which was organized by the Asia-Pacific Ladies Friendship Society (ALFS) at a local hotel.
The Embassy set up its stall exhibiting Pakistani items including shawls, carpets, handicrafts of wood and marble to raise funds for welfare and disaster relief in Asian and Pacific Countries. A second Pakistani food stall served traditional cuisine, which was greatly appreciated by hundreds of visitors.
The Bazaar was graced by Her Imperial Highness Princess Hitachi who visited Pakistani stall and bought a shawl. First Lady of Japan Madame Akie Abe also visited Pakistan stall and purchased an onyx vase. Leading Pakistani educationist and philanthropist Ms. Seema Aziz, Chairperson CARE Pakistan was also present.