Category: Culture

PM Khan calls for rehabilitation of shrines to boost religious tourism

The PM Khan emphasized the need to restore and conserve shrines across the country to boost religious tourism. During the development and management plan meeting, Imran Khan referred to shrines as part of our heritage. Additionally, restoring and preserving these places is essential to the promotion of religious tourism. The premier was briefed on the restoration and preservation of historical and sacred sites in Lahore.

Five Interesting Facts About Pakistani Culture

The Pakistani culture contrasts starkly with its international image. Due to years of exaggeration and agenda-setting by news media, Pakistanis from all over the world often find it difficult to explain what their culture means. Here, various ethnic groups have distinct cultures regarding their dress, food, and religion, and pre-Islamic practices differ from Islamic ones.

PM Imran aims to preserve historical sites across the country

The government of Pakistan is taking measures to preserve the historical sites of Pakistan. The PM said in a tweet, “Lahore Fort has been restored and preserved for future generations. My government is committed to preserving and restoring all our historic sites”. Moreover, Pakistan is home to several historical sites that represent old civilizations.

Five most significant archaeological sites in Pakistan featuring fascinating history

There are many archaeological sites in Pakistan listed in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Pakistan has been privileged to acquire the remnants of thousands of years of ancient civilization, culture, and living patterns. These five most important archaeological sites in Pakistan, given below, will give you an overview of the world’s archaeological heritage.

Chinese visitors in awe of Pakistan’s culture at Shanghai exhibition

Pakistan’s national costume culture exhibition, “Threads of Pakistan,” is open to celebrate 70 years of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and China in Shanghai. Likewise, Chinese visitors laud the beauty of the Pakistani showpieces. Organizers of the exhibition include the National Institute of Folk & Traditional Heritage – Lok Virsa, Consulate General of Pakistan in Shanghai.

Pakistan ranks 105 among 149 countries in World Happiness Report

Pakistan is happier at 105 in a ranking featuring 149 countries in the World Happiness Report. Finland grabs the top spot as the world’s happiest country and India ranks 139. Afghanistan has been named the least happiest country on the list. Gallup World Poll, which asked people to vote on indicators such as life evaluations, positive and negative emotions, was used in the survey.

World’s most expensive biryani, topped with gold launches in Dubai

The world’s most expensive biryani has been launched in Dubai by an Indian-origin restaurant named the Bombay Borough UA. Dubbed ‘The Royal Gold Biryani’, the world’s most expensive, gold-garnished biryani offered in Dubai has been topped with 23-karat edible gold and contains small potatoes, boiled eggs, mint leaves, roasted cashews, pomegranate seeds, and fried onions.

Punjab government reimposes ban on basant celebrations across province

The Punjab government has reimposed its ban on basant celebrations across the province and initiated action against businesses involved in the purchase and sale of kites. The decision was taken by Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar. He has instructed the police to ensure action against anyone violating the ban and government orders. 

Pakistan’s famous truck art moves from its highways to the skies

Pakistan’s famous truck art will move from its highways to the skies, as a flying academy is painting a two-seater Cessna aircraft with the colourful technique. Imran Aslam Khan, chief operating officer of Sky Wings, a flight training organisation, has decided to show the world that Pakistan is not all about Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and terrorism issues

Sindhi becomes first Pakistani language to be selected for digitization

The Sindhi language has achieved a historic milestone by becoming the first language from Pakistan to be selected for digitization. The Universal Dependencies, a combined project of Stanford University and Google, is an ongoing project working to convert languages into machine-readable formats. It has, to date, selected 100 languages, including Sindhi out of the 6,000 human languages spoken globally.