Islamabad, March 27, 2017 (PPI-OT): An impressive and colourful ceremony to celebrate International Nowruz Festival was held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris today. The event was co-hosted by Pakistan along with other regional countries from South Asia and Central Asia, says a press release received from Paris here today.
Regional folk performance and cuisines reflecting the rich social and cultural diversity of the Nowruz sharing countries was presented during the event. Nowruz has been inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity and its celebrations promote values of reconciliation, good neighbourliness, cultural diversity and friendship among peoples and different communities.
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