History & Culture

History & Culture
Pakistani architect Yasmeen Lari wins Japan’s Fakuoka Prize
KARACHI:  Renowned Pakistani architect Yasmeen Lari has won the prestigious Japanese Fukuoka Prize in the Arts and Culture category for this year. Lari is the third Pakistani recipient of the Fukuoka Prize with qawwali maestro Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and social scientist Dr Uxi Mufti as the previous winners. Established in 1990, the prize was founded by Fukuoka City of Japan. The awards are presented every year to honour the…
Pakistan, China caravan on CPEC route to showcase rich cultural connectivity Pakistan Shining
History & Culture
Pakistan, China caravan on CPEC route to showcase rich cultural connectivity
Pakistan and China will embark upon Cultural Caravan-a month long voyage, traversing China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) with an objective to showcase soft image, rich culture and trade potential of the region. “The Cultural Caravan will play a key role in promoting regional and cultural connectivity,” Director General Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) Syed Jamal Shah said. Highlighting importance of the Caravan in exploring cultural diversity of the two…