Saturday, February 4

Food:(Pakistan Food Festival in Ankara)

Islamabad: As part of the national day celebrations of Pakistan, the Embassy of Pakistan in Ankara is organizing “Pakistan Food Festival” where a variety of dishes of Pakistani cuisine are being presented to guests.

The festival is organized in collaboration with Sheraton Ankara Hotel & Convention Centre from 21-22 March 2018, says a press release received here Wednesday from Ankara.

With its simplicity yet mouthwatering tastes, the popular and tasty Pakistani dishes like Biryani, Mutton Karahi, Chicken Karachi, Chicken Kebab, and snacks like Samosa, Pakora, Dahi Phulkiyaan, etc. as well as desserts like Carrot Halva, Shahi Tukray and Cream Chaat would certainly titillate the taste buds of many Turks and international guests during the festival.

Ambassador of Pakistan to Turkey Mr. Mohammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi in his message at the launch of the Pakistan Food Festival said Pakistan’s rich and delicious cuisine is based on a long historic tradition and cooking excellence and has been evolving and changing since ancient times.

He said the geographical and cultural diversity of Pakistan is also reflected in Pakistani cuisine, adding that Pakistani and Turkish cuisine have many similarities.