Sindh Culture Day: US, German CGs wish people peace, prosperity

KARACHI: Amid a countrywide celebration of Sindh Culture Day on Sunday, US Consul General in Karachi Nicole Theriot and German Consul General Dr Rüdiger Lotz put on beautiful Sindhi attire to celebrate the rich and profound heritage of Sindhi people.

While expressing their felicitations on the Sindhi Culture Day, both the dignitaries said that Sindh is a land of rich culture and history.

Taking to official Twitter account of the US Consulate Karachi, Nicole Theriot wrote: “The people of Sindh have created an inclusive and tolerant society. On this Sindh Cultural day being celebrated on December 04, the United States wishes the people of Sindh and Pakistan peace and prosperity.”

Nicole Theriot, with Sindhi Ajrak on her shoulders, also appeared in a video shared on the official Twitter account of the US Consulate in Karachi.

She said in her video message: “Today, we join Pakistanis to celebrate Sindh Cultural Day. We do it with the understanding that many are still recovering from the plight of the devastating floods this year. This day, we commemorate Sindh’s rich history and culture.

“I thank the people of Sindh for your warmth and hospitality as I continue to learn more about Sindhi history, poetry, and culture.

“On behalf of everyone at the US Consulate in Karachi, I wish you a happy Sindh Cultural Day, and remind you that the people and government of the United States stands with the flood-affected people of Sindh and Balochistan in these difficult times.”

The video also featured other officials of the US Consulate in Karachi, clad with traditional Sindhi attires, and extending felicitation on the Sindi Cultural Day in Sindhi language.

“Sindh Jo Saqaafati Dihaarho Mubarak Hujy! The US Consulate in Karachi wishes you all a very Happy Sindhi Cultural Day,” Nicole Theriot concluded.

Meanwhile German Consul General in Karachi Dr Rüdiger Lotz put on beautiful Sindhi attire to celebrate the rich and profound heritage of the Sindhi people.

The German Consulate General released a video on the occasion that showed a proper celebration was held there to mark the day.

In the video, the German Consulate General Rüdiger Lotz said that cultural exchanges and dialogues are an integral part of international relations in the modern world.

He further said that Sindh is a land of peace, love, respect and brotherhood as it has a great culture.

Sindh celebrates culture day

Sindh Culture Day is being celebrated on Sunday with zeal and zest across the province and elsewhere in the country.

The day is celebrated on the first Sunday of every December.

On this occasion, various cultural, government, and non-government organizations organized seminars, rallies and conferences to highlight the centuries-old culture of Sindh valley.

Donning cultural dresses with Sindhi topi and ajrak, the traditional block printed shawls to spotlight the centuries-old rich culture of Sindh.

A large number of people including political workers, leaders, NGOs, students, laborers, villagers, associations, and workers purchased the traditional Topi and Ajrak to mark the day.

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in his message on the occasion of Sindh Culture Day said this day gives us the lesson to respect all traditions and customs without any discrimination.



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