Pakistan-Switzerland Friendship Exhibition Takes Off

Karachi, May 29, 2015 (PPI-OT): “This is the first-of-its-kind exhibition which is beneficial for the sponsors, the image of Karachi Airport, and in particular for Pakistan, and Switzerland”, said the Consul General, Mr. Emil Wyss, on the occasion of the inauguration of “Pakistan-Switzerland Friendship Exhibition” organized at the Jinnah International Airport (JIAP), Karachi.

The Swiss Consulate General is organizing this unique event for a period of 100 days inside the airport in collaboration with the Swiss Business Council (SBC) as co-organizer, Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) as Venue Partner and with Badar Expo Solutions as Event Manager.

During the exhibition, a life-size model of Swiss cow painted by team of Phool Patti in traditional Pakistani truck-art will also be put on display to be used as a guest book, which at the end of this over three months activity will be auctioned for charity.

Total twenty-two (22) brands are actively participating in the exhibition, which include Nestlé Pakistan, Al-Karam, Pakistan International Airlines, Mehran Group and Rado as Platinum sponsors. To create awareness, weekly contests will be held in which visiting passengers and people following the Consulate General’s Facebook page – www.facebook.com/SwissConsulateKarachi – can take part and win exciting prizes. Ten (10) student facilitators will interact with visiting passengers and provide them useful information.

Also present at the occasion were Air Marshal (Retd.) Muhammad Yousaf – Director General CAA, Mrs. Yasmin Peer Mohamed – President of SBC and Country Manager of SWISS International Airlines, Mr. Nisar Ahmad Brohi – Airport Manager, JIAP, Mr. Zohair Naseer-Chief Operating Officer, Badar Expo Solutions, eminent personalities, and representatives of all sponsors.

For more information, contact:
Aslam Pervez
Commercial Officer
Consulate General of Switzerland
98, Block 5, Clifton, Karachi 75600
Pakistan
Tel: +92 21 587 39 87
Tel: 031/322 19 76 (from Switzerland)
Fax: +92 21 587 41 04
E-mail: aslam.pervez@eda.admin.ch