LONDON: Pakistani stalls at the Commonwealth Countries League (CCL) annual fair turned out to be a great attraction for visitors at Kensington Town Hall on Saturday.
The stalls showcased Pakistan’s cultural richness and diversity through traditional handicrafts, clothes, souvenirs and exotic cuisine. Pakistani cuisine, including the rice dish ‘Biryani’, was a culinary delight for food lovers.
Pakistan’s Deputy High Commissioner’s wife, Mrs Asifa Ayub, along with other ladies of the High Commission introduced the visitors to beautiful handicrafts made by Pakistani women.
Popular national songs of Pakistan were also played on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Mrs Asifa Ayub said that the CCL fair is held annually and the Pakistan High Commission regularly participates in it so that the proceeds are donated to the Commonwealth Girls Education Fund (CGEF).
“The fund equips disadvantaged girls with education to bring about positive change in the society,” she added.
Deputy High Commissioner Muhammad Ayub also visited the Pakistani stalls and appreciated the efforts of the High Commission’s female members for actively promoting Pakistan’s culture and traditional products through participation in international fairs.