Members of New Delhi’s diplomatic corps and others relished the cuisine in large numbers. COURTESY: EXPRESS

Pakistani cuisine proved to be a major attraction for visitorsat the annual Charity Bazaar, organised by the Delhi Commonwealth Women Association (DCWA) in New Delhi on Sunday.

Pakistan’s participation in the event was managed by the Ladies Club of the Pakistan High Commission, led by High Commissioner’s spouse 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 the capital’s social circles thronged the Pakistani stall in big numbers and savoured the food.

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Speaking on the occasion, High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood noted that DCWA Bazaar was one of the most awaited events in Delhi’s cultural calendar.

He expressed that Pakistan High Commission was pleased to showcase Pakistan’s culinary diversity to its participants.

Mahmood 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 serve to them.

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 of the event was to highlight the myriad dimensions of Pakistan’s vibrant culture, and promote better understanding of it through enhanced people-to-people contacts.