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The Islamabad edition of Coca-Cola Food and Music Festival successfully concludes attracting over 75,000 foodies in 3 days!

The Islamabad edition of Pakistan’s biggest Food and Music Festival successfully concluded on Sunday. The three-day Festival held in Gulberg Greens Islamabad on January 25th, 26th and 27th, attracted a huge number of visitors from all corners of the city and provided families with an opportunity to plan a perfect day out. The festival attracted over 75,000 visitors to sample the city’s culinary delights. Attendees witnessed chefs working their magic through cooking demonstrations and enjoyed live music with performances from renowned musicians like Quadrum, Jawad Ahmed, Goher Mumtaz, Asim Azhar, Bilal Khan, Sahir Ali Bagga, Sahara UK and many more. After the successful completion of Coca-Cola Food and Music Festival in Islamabad, Season 3 will now travel back to Karachi for its second round of festivities.

The Coca-Cola Food and Music Festival will offer a variety of cuisines with flavors and delicacies to cater to a wide array of audience. The festival will offer a diverse panel of culinary talents along with several home based chefs. Coke Fest prides itself in being the platform for the promotion of solopreneurs and providing a boost to the homebased food market. #CokeFest promises to offer all the season’s freshest flavors extending from a diversity of Desi to Continental, Asian (Chinese, Japanese, Thai), Turkish/Lebanese and Italian.

Food from the best combined with music from Pakistan’s biggest music platform, Coke Studio, is bound to give attendees a hard to forget experience. The incredible selection of musicians from Coke Studio will include megastars such as Ali Sethi, Sahir Ali Bagga, Aima Baig, Asim Azhar, Quadrum, Farhan Saeed, Waqar Ehsin, Faraz Butt, Sahara UK and other international artists.

CEO at Activemedia (The Organizer), Saad M. Khan said; “The season 1 of Coca-Cola Food and Music Festival saw the biggest celebration of Pakistani culture with more than 250,000 people enjoying the festival with their loved ones. Season 2 of the Coke Fest is going to be bigger than ever, expanding to five cities with 7 events altogether. We are extremely excited and looking forward to welcome our guests to provide world-class entertainment through quality music and food for everyone.”

Indeed, a diverse panel of culinary talents i.e. local chefs will be offering special festival menus, discounts, and great meal deals during the festival. So put on your shoes, round up the family and explore over 90 leading and burgeoning traditional/contemporary restaurants and 30 caterers, home chefs et al. food stalls at this nonstop ‘Party in the Park’.

Given the prevailing political and security situations in our country, people get only a few opportunities to come together for festivities in a safe public setting. As a brand that focuses on togetherness, Coca-Cola took it upon itself to bring people together for three-day festive events. Last year, The Coca-Cola Food and Music Festival brought together two of the biggest passion points of our nation; Music and Food, to give the people something to celebrate.

Organized by Active Media, the #CokeFest is presented by Coca-Cola Pakistan cosponsored by Jazz alongwith Kashmir cooking oil and Banaspati with Foodies ‘R Us, as the organizing partners. Also, The Festival’s Transport Partner will be Uber, Kids zone partner: Candy land, OOH Partner: Kinetic and Ticketing Partner: Easy tickets. Official media partners for the festival are TV One, News One, FM 91 & Wasaib with Lotus PR as the public relations partners and Foodada as the digital partner.

Tickets for the event are priced at only PKR 450/- and can be purchased in advance from https://www.easytickets.pk/ and will also be available at the venue.

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The Most Majestic Libraries In The World

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Though they are losing ground to the e-book and the audio book, libraries were once central hubs of human intellectual progress. There’s something about them that still attracts people, however – whether it’s their magnificent architecture or the unmistakable smell of books and dust, scholars and dreamers alike still enjoy perusing their hoards of literary treasures.

Because of their critical importance, libraries were often built to be beautiful and built to last. Combined with the sometimes priceless treasures that they hold, their simultaneously enormous and intimate spaces possess a charm that no other type of building can command.

If you know of any other amazing libraries that should be celebrated on this list, then please add them. You can vote for your favorite houses of knowledge as well!

1. Trinity College Library, Dublin, Ireland

2. The National Library Of Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

3. Biblioteca Real Gabinete Portugues De Leitura, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

4. St. Florian Monastery, Austria

5. The Admont Library, Admont, Austria

6. George Peabody Library, Baltimore, Maryland, Usa

7. Handelingenkamer Tweede Kamer Der Staten-generaal Den Haag Iii, Netherlands

8. Austrian National Library, Vienna, Austria

9. Biblioteca Joanina, Coimbra, Portugal

10. Bibliothèque Nationale De France, Paris, France

11. The Old Public Library Of Cincinnati, Ohio, Usa

12. The City Library, Stuttgart, Germany

13. Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University, Connecticut, Usa

14. New York Public Library

15. The Iowa State Law Library, Iowa, Usa

16. Bibliothèque Sainte Geneviève, Paris, France

17. Walker Library, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Usa

18. The Oberlausitzische Library Of Science, Gorlitz, Germany

19. The Library Of Congress, Washington, D.c., Usa

20. St John’s College Library, Cambridge, Uk

21. Technical University “gheorghe Asachi” Library, Iasi, Romania

22. Bibliothèque Mazarine, Paris, France

23. Harper Library, Usa

24. Vennesla Library, Vennesla, Norway

25. The National Library Of China, Beijing, China

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Ali Rehman Khan Signs Up with WWF Pakistan as Their Goodwill Ambassador

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Karachi: The most talented actor from the Pakistani drama industry, Ali Rehman Khanfollowing his rise to fame and success, has recently joined hands with WWF Pakistan as their Goodwill Ambassador.

In a meeting with the WWF Pakistan, it was announced that Ali Rehman Khan will be teaming up with them, raising awareness for the growth and preservation of our ever-deteriorating natural environment. WWF Pakistan is a non-profit organization that aims to protect the natural resources, encouraging people to protect and conserve their surroundings, including the natural flora and fauna.

Khan, known for his impeccable acting skills, has reportedly commented: “Pakistan is vulnerable to so many natural disasters and we don’t even realize how the carbon footprint we are leaving on the planet can worsen this current climatic change. It is my pleasure to try and play my part in trying to bring a change and motivate our citizens to conserve energy, reduce waste and raise further awareness for this cause.” Ali Rehman Khan has been on a roll lately, joining local campaigns to raise a voice for the betterment of the society. Previously he also joined the bandwagon of the famous ‘Jahez Khori Band Karo’ movement, against the rampant dowry system in our culture. Khan has not just become the heartthrob of the country with his good looks and flawless acting; he also has taken it upon himself to inspire the public to make an effort to improve their situation. He sure seems to be fast approaching ultimate triumph in the Pakistani entertainment industry. PRESS RELEASE

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Daniel Johns Group launches “Celavi ” in Islamabad

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Islamabad: Global Property Investment Company; owned and managed by Mr. Khalid Iqbal Bhatti(Chairman and group owner); Daniel Johns Group was launched in Islamabad at a grand ceremony held at Serena Hotel. The purpose of the event was to introduce the Daniel Johns Pakistan latest project “Celavi.”

A modern luxury service living, offering Single, Duplex, Triplex apartments, Penthouses and Commercial shops, in Bahria Enclave, Islamabad.

 Daniel Johns is one of the leading property investment companies, which specializes in fully built and tenanted properties. It boasts a collective experience of 15 years, and operates across 7 countries worldwide. Its genuineness is proven by the strong history of its successful clientele, its success rate of selling completed and tenanted projects, and by the examples that it has set of meeting the desires and demands of clients. With 100+ of highly motivated agents, constantly remain geared up to cater  clients’ needs. Clients range from individuals to groups, entrepreneurs to enterprises, landlords to tenants and buyers to seller.

Daniel Johns Group has completed and delivered over 30 projects worth over £250 million in the past 5 years. The properties are fully tenanted and 100% returns have been paid to investors. Daniel Johns Group has many projects in the pipeline with a combined net worth of over £250 to £300 million. Projects are under construction and due to be delivered in 2018/2019. Daniel Johns Group has been operating number of popular and successful food franchise brands as a Master Franchise holders.

It is challenging to earn reverence and prominence in such a hyper active field of real estate market where all the companies claim to be the most successful. However, with its recent introduction in Pakistan, Mr. Khalid (chairman) hopes to provide its clients with a leading asset class, low risk and profitable investment at affordable prices.

A very upscale and grand event was held on Friday 12th of April,2018 to formally launch Daniel John’s group in Pakisfan. The event was personally attended by the group chairman Mr. Khalid Iqbal bhatti along with Mr. Paul van staden (CEO franchising) and Mr. Peter summersgill (Group director) and the rest of the UK team.    The grand Event at Serena Hotel was hosted by Actress/ Model / Hostess Sharmeen Ali and Super Models Nadia Hussain and Cybil Chaudary were conspicuous of their Glamorous presence along with Host Asimyar Tiwana and Models Sabeen, Zaara, Nosheen, Jiya, Amina, Zoya, Sunny and Zainab. The Audience was thoroughly entertained by the whit of Shafaat Ali and the lovely voice of Ammanat Ali . The PR of the Event and Talent Coordination done by Rezz PR and Events.

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