Pakistan-German Spring Gala 2016
In collaboration with Annemarie Schimmel-German Cultural Centre, PGBF organized Pakistan-German Spring Gala 2016, on Holztek Farm House, near Raiwind Road Lahore, Pakistan on 16th of April 2016.
Major objectives of holding this unique festival included celebrating colors of German and Pakistani cultures, promoting the regional handicrafts and bringing out the goodwill between people and businesses in Pakistan and Germany, thus providing an excellent opportunity for networking and interaction. Moreover, the event was also arranged with the intention to extend the proceeds of this program to Mission School Dalwal in the province of Punjab and help support the education of underprivileged children.
The Honourable Chief Guest of the event, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, H.E. Ms. Ina Lepel also visited the sponsorship stalls and showed interest in goods and offerings. Addressing the congregation and distinguished guests from German and Pakistani companies, she shared her thoughts on the importance of organizing such interactive events for strengthening cultural and trade ties between the two countries as they play a key role in bringing the business circles together to a much deeper understanding of each other’s creativity, aesthetics and values.
Mr. Muhammad Ashraf Bawany - Chairman PGBF, Mr. Qaseem Hussain Jaffri- Director PGBF and other dignitaries were also present on this occasion. People from all walks of life, businesses, and social circles participated in this program and enjoyed listening to the cultural music and folk dances, being performed by the artists.
The event concluded with the presentation of souvenirs and dinner for participants.