Pakistani cuisine big attraction at DCWA annual bazaar in New Delhi
The rich Pakistani cuisine was a big attraction for the visitors to the annual Charity Bazaar, organized by the Delhi Commonwealth Women Association (DCWA) in New Delhi on Sunday (2 December). Pakistan’s participation in the event was managed by the Ladies Club of the Pakistan High Commission, led by High Commissioner’s spouse Mrs. Mahwish Sohail Mahmood. The Pakistan cooking team spearheaded by Chef Yasir Suleman prepared a wide range of delicious items — especially biryani, chicken tikka, chicken malai boti and chapli kabab. Members of the Delhi-based diplomatic corps and various segments of Delhi’s social circles thronged the Pakistani stall in big numbers and savoured the Pakistani food. Speaking on the occasion, High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood noted that DCWA Bazaar was one of the most awaited events in Delhi´s cultural calendar and the Pakistan High Commission was pleased to showcase Pakistan´s culinary diversity to its participants on the occasion. He added that Pakistani cuisine was highly popular amongst the people of Delhi as well as members of the diplomatic community and it was a privilege to fulfill their culinary desires. Pakistan’s participation in the DCWA Charity Bazaar was part of the High Commission’s public diplomacy efforts as well as support for charitable causes. The purpose is to highlight myriad dimensions of Pakistan’s vibrant culture and promote better understanding through enhanced people-to-people contacts.