Ambassador of Pakistan to Oman Mr. Ali Javed was invited as Chief Guest to the impressive launch of travelogue #PakistanAwaits showcasing the glimpses of the adventurous journey to the "Roof of the World", the globally renowned Northern areas of Pakistan, July 15-25. The expedition included Huzaifa Khan (Pakistan), Fahad Al Abri (Oman, affectionately known as "Handstand Man", Ms. Hiyam Al Jabri (Oman, Blogger) and Ms. Dana Al Qadhi (Bahrain, Blogger).
The Ambassador expressed appreciation and gratitude to the volunteer group of Pakistani professionals representing 'Gilgit Baltistan' led by Dr. Asad Rahman & Spouse for generously hosting the evening and for a passionate and tasteful display of Gilgit Baltistan cuisine, fruits, dress, handicrafts, dance and music.
Ms. Mazoon Zadjali, Ambassador Int'l Youth Federation (IYF - Omani Representative) while stating that IYF confers "Invest in Youth" award annually to only 7 individuals worldwide for their outstanding contributions, handed the trophy to Mr. Huzaifa Ubaid.
Ambassador appreciated #PakistanAwaits and welcomed Fahad Al Abri's Handstand in honor of mausoleum Of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Founder of Pakistan, to mark the 71stIndependence Day of Pakistan in Karachi and supported his plans to visit the mausoleum of Allama Iqbal "Dreamer of Pakistan" in Lahore.
Ambassador renewed support to #PakistanAwaits and thanked the Pakistani businessmen Mr. Yasin Bhatti and Haris Ali of 'Star Lights' and 'AZ Engineering', respectively for their partnership. He also thanked 'Muscat Livestock' the third partner organization.
While terming the overall effort as an excellent example of Public-Private Partnership to further peoples exchanges and tourism, he committed to augment the effort in scale and substance in 2019.
Pakistan Embassy - Muscat,
September 6, 2018