Embassy of Pakistan

Press Section


Paris, 27th March, 2017: An impressive and colourful ceremony to celebrate International Nowrouz Festival was held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris today. The event was co-hosted by Pakistan alongwith other regional countries from South Asia and Central Asia.
Regional folk performance and cuisines reflecting the rich social and cultural diversity of the Nowrouz sharing countries was presented during the event.
Nowrouz has been inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity and its celebrations promote values of reconciliation, good neighborliness, cultural diversity and friendship among peoples and different communities.

Qamar Bashir
Counsellor (Press)
Embassy of Pakistan, Paris
01 45 61 48 98 (office)
01 45 61 10 17 (fax)
E-mail: presssectionparis@gmail.com
Address: 18 Rue Lord Byron
Paris 75008, France


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