On the invitation of the Sindhi Association of North America, (SANA) Washington DC chapter, Ambassador Asad Majeed Khan attended an event to celebrate Sindhi Culture day on Sunday.
Recalling the important role that the province of Sindh and its people had played in the creation of Pakistan, the Ambassador said that Sindh had the privilege of being the birthplace of the father of the nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Sindhi culture, the Ambassador said, was part of the beautiful mosaic of rich Pakistani cultural heritage.
Ambassador Khan informed the audience about the government’s efforts to promote cultural and other forms of tourism in Pakistan as well as policies to facilitate visa issuance in this regard.
Lauding the role of Pakistani Americans in strengthening Pakistan US bilateral relations, the Ambassador urged the participants to become more actively involved in the economic progress of their land of heritage, Pakistan. Ambassador was presented with traditional Ajrak and Sindhi topi. Other speakers on the occasion highlighted various positive aspects of Pakistani culture.