Islamabad: Mr. Iftikhar Ali Malik, Vice President SAARC Chamber of Commerce & Industry ( SAARC CCI) inaugurated Maldives Photo Exhibition at Kathmandu. The exhibition was organised by President SAARC CCI Mr. Ismail Asif who is also Vice President of Maldives National Chamber of commerce & Industry at National Art Council Baber Mahal at Kathmandu.
Two days exhibition showcased variety of photos of Maldives, featuring picturesque beaches and corals; trade and business of the island country, and the Maldivian culture.
It incorporated a tropical feel to the photo exhibition – ‘Beautiful Maldives’ – by Maldivian photographer Ali Nishan ‘Millzero- reported by Mr. Iqbal Tabish, Secretary General SAARC CI who is accompanying the delegation, paying courtesy call to Arjun Bahadur Thapa, Secretary General, South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation at SAARC Secretariat Kathmandu.
“The exhibition was a visual treat, especially as it extensively featured life around the Indian ocean-Arabian sea area, and would transport the viewers to a whole different world of endless water, sand and sun.” said President SAARC CCI while talking to local media at Kathmandu and added that it was an effort to introduce culture of Maldives while presenting the scenic beauty my country had to offer,”
Mr. Malik appreciated the idea of marketing a country with an artistic view and hoped the continuation of such exhibition in all South Asian countries to deepen socio-economic and cultural integration in the region,said a statement of the chamber here Thursday.
The Exhibition was also attended by Mr. Ajay Pradhan, Executive Member of SAARC Chamber’s Young Entrepreneurs Council (Nepal), Mr. Subodh Kumar, snr. Program Executive and Ms. Maria from Regional Directorate of FNF, New Delhi and a large number of local artists.
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