Trade Development Authority of Pakistan organises mango show “A taste of Pakistan” at Minsk, Belarus on 11th August 2015

Karachi, August 12, 2015 (PPI-OT):Trade Development Authority of Pakistan has organised mango show “A taste of Pakistan” at Minsk, Belarus on 11th August, 2015 during the recent visit of Prime Minister of Pakistan at Belarus. The event was organised at Stalitsa trade centre, one of the biggest trade centre at Minsk, Belarus. Stalitsa trade centre has many stores of worldwide famous brands and retail chain stores.

Mr. Valentin Chekanov, Minister of Trade, Republic of Belarus and Engineer Khurram Dastagir Khan, Minister of Commerce from Pakistan inaugurated the mango show “A taste of Pakistan”. Business community of Belarus, officers of Ministry of Trade, media personnel and relevant stakeholders were present during the inauguration.

On this occasion Mr. Valentin Chekanov, Minister of Trade, Republic of Belarus appreciated the quality and taste of Pakistani mangoes and informed the media that recent visit of prime Minister of Pakistan will help in further strengthening trade relations between the both countries.

Engineer Khurram Dastagir Khan, Minister of Commerce from Pakistan informed the media that Pakistani mangoes enjoy unique position in the global market due to their exquisite taste, distinct flavour and sweetness. He said that he is overwhelmed with the response received for this mango show.

He further said that the response of people during mango show have provided opportunity to businessmen from both countries to explore the potential of Pakistani mangoes. He said that Pakistan is making best efforts to explore new markets for Pakistani mangoes and several enabling steps have been taken due to which its export has already started to several countries.

The visiting dignitaries appreciated the quality and taste of mangoes. The venue was thematically decorated. Display of mangoes and tasting were hallmark of the event. The mango tasting included Mango Shake, Mango bites, Mango pieces, Mango Lassi, Mango pickle, Mango Chutney and Mango Jam and Mango Ice cream.

The Festival environ was soft and serene topped with light music from the melodious Pakistani folk and national songs which was appreciated by all. The “Taste of Pakistan” pulled a huge crowd and the visitors enjoyed different flavours of mangoes. Ministry of Trade, Republic of Belarus provided all official support for organising this successful event.

For more information, contact:
Mr. Farooque Memon
Director
Information and Communication Division
Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP)
3rd Floor, Block A, Finance and Trade Centre,
P. O. Box No. 1293, Shahrah-e-Faisal,
Karachi 75200, Pakistan
UAN: +92-21-111-444-111
Tel: +92-21-99206487-90, +92-21-99201526
Fax: +92-21-99206461, +92-21-99201526
Email: tdap@tdap.gov.pk, farooque.memon@tdap.gov.pk
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