From Bin Roye to Parwaaz Hai Junoon, eleven Pakistani films will be screened at Dubai Expo 2020. The list also includes hits such as Superstar, Teefa in Trouble, Saawan, Actor in Law, Parey Hut Love, Heer Maan Ja, Parchi, Chhalawa, Load Wedding and Heer Maan Ja.
The Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, while at the Pakistan Pavilion recently shared, “The Pakistan Film Week will kick off at the Dubai Expo. Eleven Pakistani films will be screened at the Pakistan enclosure from January 21 to March 26.”
“وفاقی وزیر اطلاعات چوہدری فواد حسین نے دوبئی ایکسپو 2020 میں پاکستانی فلموں کی نمائش کا افتتاح کر دیا ہے۔ 21 جنوری سے 26 فروری تک 11 پاکستانی فلمیں پاکستانی انکلوژر میں دکھائی جائیں گی”
وفاقی وزیر اطلاعات، چوہدری فواد حسین pic.twitter.com/cq7jw9z4pk
— Government of Pakistan (@GovtofPakistan) January 22, 2022
“UAE is home to 1.6 million Pakistanis. TV and film is important medium that connects [the] expat community to their culture. For [the] expat community and all other communities residing in UAE, Pakistan Pavilion will screen 11 blockbuster films,” said Chaudhry.
The politician further added, “In the 1960s, Pakistan was the 3rd largest filmmaker of the world with largest cinema houses in the country. Now again the film industry is booming and films produced in Pakistan have been blockbusters in many parts of the world.”
وفاقی وزیر اطلاعات چوہدری فواد حسین نے دوبئی ایکسپو 2020ء میں پاکستانی فلموں کی نمائش کا افتتاح کر دیا
وفاقی وزیر اطلاعات چوہدری فواد حسین کا افتتاحی تقریب سے خطاب
ڈرامہ، فلم، ڈیجیٹل میڈیا کے ذریعے اپنی کہانی دنیا تک پہنچائی جا سکتی ہے، چوہدری فواد حسین@fawadchaudhry pic.twitter.com/X5KQAzfwli
— Fawad Chaudhry (Updates) (@FawadPTIUpdates) January 22, 2022
He added that the government fully supports its film industry and has given special tax incentives. “We invite filmmakers of the world for joint productions in Pakistan. Pakistan is bestowed with natural beauty,” Chaudhry asserted.
The Federal Minister had also sung praises of overseas Pakistanis residing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for sending remittances. “This year, overseas Pakistanis have sent remittances amounting to $31 billion to Pakistan,” he said.
“Pakistanis in the UAE were the largest contributors to this $31 billion,” Arab News quoted as Chaudhry saying. “You have contributed the most for Pakistan,” Chaudhry told a charged crowd at the venue. “I also want to tell you that Prime Minister Imran Khan stands with you the way you stand with him.”
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