Danish show in Karachi was a grand success


Salahuddin Haider

THAT Pakistan, after years of bitter experiences, has finally begun to turn corner of economic stability and ultimately moving towards growth and development was proven by the fact that the world has begun to look at its with considerable confidence, an example of which was Exhibition of Danish companies arranged in Karachi Saturday by the Danish ambassador Rolf Homboe at a local hotel in Karachi Saturday.
It attracted a huge crowd, showing growing interest by foreign and Pakistani investors in measures taken by the government to ride over the crisis of the past, and start a new journey towards progress.
This was acknowledged by the Ambassador himself who felt happy at world’s biggest shipping Maersk, Fatima, Sapphire, and several others had put up their stalls. To make it interesting the envoy who had flown especially from Islamabad for the purpose, had earlier attended a select gathering arranged by Dinshaw Avari where a young lad, presented a happy blend of Sufi music, known as Qawwali, with foreign bank comprising drums, and guitar, which kept the audience spell bound for almost an hour.
The Dinshaw dinner was just a trailer of the larger show arranged at the vast lawns of the Beach Luxury Hotel at the week-end. The ambassador said that Pakistan was pursuing the UN sustainable Development Goal as part of international community. He said his country was deeply interested in helping Pakistan look for alternate energy like solar and wind power. Rolf, extremely humble and courteous, was example for others and the fact that Denmark, part of Scandinavia, comprising Norway, Sweden and Finland, had shown interest in Pakistan’s progress, was a happy augury.
The Rock Qawwali, with Western Bank was indeed a delight for the guests, who were also served with special Danish cuisine, prepared by a Danish chef. It was a lovely evening. Prominent among those attended were former minister Irfan Marwat, CEO of Pakistan Observer Faisal Zahid Malik, and several other well known businessmen.

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