The second edition of Pakistan film festival opened in New York in the presence of some of the biggest stars of the Pakistani film industry.

Speaking on the occasion ambassador Maleeha Lodhi said that the films being screened during the two-day event are to convey the country’s energy and dynamism.

The Pakistani envoy told a large and enthusiastic audience of Asia society that film festival to both acknowledge the remarkable revival of Pakistan’s cinema and to showcase and celebrate it.

Organized by Pakistan’s mission to the UN headed by ambassador Maleeha Lodhi, PFFNY will screen Pakistani films including Na Band Na Baraati, Punjab Nahi Jaongi, Cake, Verna, 7 Din Mohabbat In, Parchi and Lala Begum at the UN for an audience that includes diplomats from 193 countries.

Since assuming charge as Pakistan’s permanent representative to UN, ambassador Lodhi has undertaken several cultural projects and organized a series of events to promote Pakistan’s soft image and highlight its modern and vibrant culture.

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