More than 60 art students from twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi had the chance to explore the art of ceramics at an art workshop organized by Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA)
Pakistan has launched its first Model Disability Survey (MDS) that would help estimate the percentage and potential of people with disability – most unheard and uncounted population of the country. The survey can be a valuable document for the policy-makers as it would also help identify challenges faced by disabled Pakistan and define interventions needed…
A cheerful ceremony was arranged by the Ambassador of Brazil, His Excellency Alfredo Leoni, in Islamabad, to celebrate the successful completion of Portuguese language course by 16 Pakistani students
An enchanting exhibition showcasing the traditional Japanese dolls is continuing at the National Art Gallery in Islamabad. The exhibit titled ‘The Dolls of Japan – Shapes of prayer, Embodiments of Love’ displays more than a collection of 70 dolls that have been sent in by the Japan Foundation.
An exhibition showcasing Islamic calligraphy by a renowned Chinese artist is on display at Gallery 6 in Islamabad.
Ambassador of Philippines to Pakistan, Domingo D. Lucenario expressed that Philippines is keen to strengthen business ties with Pakistan in a meeting with Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce & Industry President (RCCI), Syed Asad Mashadi at the Chambers office.
Dazzling flowers at the Autumn Flowers Show in Islamabad not only pleased the flower lovers but also sparked passion for growing, nurturing plants and flowers. The 32nd Chrysanthemum Autumn Flowers Show 2014 organized by Islamabad Horticulture Society, Capital Development Authority (CDA)..
From Rolls Royce and Ferrari and from modern cars to sports and vintage cars, from jeeps to bikes, the Third Islamabad Auto Show 2014 had something for everyone.
The mobile library bus, launched here in Islamabad, offers an exciting and accessible opportunity for children to explore the marvelous world of books, especially for students of schools which do not have established libraries. The Mobile Bus Library Program has been initiated under United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded Pakistan Reading Project to help…
The blooming flower-shaped Pakistan monument is located in the Shakarparian Hills and is spread over a total area of 2.8 hectares – signifying the four provinces and three territories of Pakistan.The four main petals of the monument signify the four provinces (Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa) whereas the three smaller petals represent the three territories (Gilgit-Baltistan, Azad Kashmir and the Federally Administered…
Beautifully placed on the slopes of the breathtaking Margalla Hills, Saidpur Village has footprints of various civilizations, including Gandhara, Greek, Buddhist, Mughal, Ashoka and the colonial periods. After its renovation in 2008, the hundreds of years olf village now serves as a popular recreational spot for both local and foreign visitors offering them glimpses of multicultural heritage flourishing under the Margalla Hills.
There is no other landmark that has honour to be the iconic symbol of Islamabad than Faisal Mosque. Completed in 1986, Faisal Mosque (also known as Shah Faisal Masjid) is one of the largest mosques in the world, located at the foot of Margalla Hills. The exceptionally huge and unique mosque of Islamabad is designed…
When Turkish archaeologist Alper Yurdemi illustrated a history of Ottoman embroideries, chosen from his own collection, the patterns and motifs appeared rather similar to the Pakistani audience. Yurdemi was delivering a lecture on the topic of ‘Ottoman Embroideries, Meeting Point of Ottoman Palace and Popular Culture’ at Lok Virsa.
Walking and Cycling – the two essential components in sustainable transport – were also the focus of the project ‘Better Transport, Let’s Breathe Fresh!’ to improve awareness of sustainable travel options among the youth.