Shawls, Chappals of KP Pakistan spotlight of Dubai Expo


Shawls and leather chappals from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Pakistan was the spotlight of Dubai Expo 2020 Dubai.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province set up their stalls at the Pakistan Pavilion to introduce the local culture to the international audience. 

Described as “the event of the century,” the expo kicked off in October, bringing together representatives from more than 190 countries. The exhibition is the largest global gathering since the emergence of the coronavirus pandemic and will run until April 2022. 

Pakistan’s pavilion at the expo has been highlighting investment opportunities, tourism potential and cultural magnificence of the country. In January, its highlight is the northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. 

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Culture and Tourism Authority (KPCTA) director-general Kamran Ahmed Afridi told News the provincial tourism authority and the board of investment were working together as a team at the Pakistan Pavilion.