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UN International Bazaar exhibits Pakistani products

NEW YORK- On the annual UN International Bazaar held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York exhibited a range of Pakistani products including both food and merchandise for sale.

Despite of severe weather conditions i.e. cold weather and sporadic rain, huge number of people attended the bazaar, which was administered by the UN Women’s Guild (UNGW) in association with various permanent missions of the United Nations.

The event offered cuisine from across the globe and also displayed fine arts and handicrafts. There were two Pakistani stalls there as well, one for food and the other for clothing and handicraft.

UN Secretary General’s wife, Ban Soon-taek who is the patron of this Bazaar, also visited Pakistani stalls displaying dresses and other items.

She was welcomed by Pakistan UN ambassador Maleeha Lodhi. Mrs. Ban admired the quality and sophistication of the Pakistani products.

Meanwhile, the other stall, featuring biryani, chicken tikka and kebabs — attracted big crowds. The food was sold out in no time.

The money raised at the bazaar will be donated to UNHCR for the Syrian Refugees and to United Nations Women’s Guild administered projects to help children and women at different locations.

It is pertinent to mention here that UN International Bazaar is organized annually by the United Nation Women’s Guild.