ART lovers recently attended a Pakistani exhibition on arts and crafts, including the colourful conventions of the southwestern provinces of Balochistan, Sindh, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkawa.

The exhibition was inaugurated by Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports.

Ahmed Ali Sirohey, the Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan to Brunei Darussalam, gave a speech, thanking Pakistani expatriate women for making the event possible, and assured them that it would continue on an annual basis.

He also called on all artists to prepare for the Pakistani Cultural Week, which will take place on the sidelines of their country’s Independence Day celebrations on August 14, and will be hosted together with Brunei’s Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports.

During the closing ceremony, which was attended by art enthusiasts and members of the Pakistani expatriate community, Ahmed Ali Sirohey presented a letter of appreciation to Rakhshanda Rana, the event organiser.

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