Dubai (Agencies): The Pakistan Association Dubai, in collaboration with the Pakistan Business Council and the Consulate General of Pakistan in Dubai, recently organized a grand Mango Festival event. The festival, celebrating the succulent fruit that is deeply rooted in Pakistani culture, drew a large number of guests, including diplomats, dignitaries, and prominent members of the Pakistani community.

The ceremony commenced with the recitation of verses from the Quran, followed by the playing of the National Anthem. Ambassador Faisal Niaz Tirmizi, representing Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates, inaugurated the event alongside Consul General Hussain Muhammad. In his address, Ambassador Tirmizi emphasized the significance of mangoes, which, like citrus fruits, are indigenous to the fertile Indus Valley—a region that constitutes Pakistan.

“This is the most anticipated event of the year,” stated Ambassador Tirmizi. “Mangoes hold a special place in our hearts, and their arrival in summer is eagerly awaited by all.”

Consul General Hussain Muhammad echoed this sentiment, highlighting how Pakistani mangoes symbolize hospitality and tradition. The festival showcased the rich cultural heritage associated with this delectable fruit.

The ceremony concluded with the presentation of mementos by Syed Zulfiqar Ali Shah, Minister for Culture, Tourism, Antiquities, and Archives in the Government of Sindh, Pakistan.

Mango enthusiasts and food lovers alike reveled in the festivities, savoring the sweetness of this beloved fruit. The Mango Festival served as a delightful reminder of the shared cultural bonds between Pakistan and the UAE.

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