Events and Seminars

Royal Danish Embassy Islamabad, Hosts a Mega event, DKinPK

SDGs highlighted in the event were: SDG 2: Zero Hunger; SDG 3: Good health and well-being; SDG 7: Affordable Clean Energy; SDG 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure, and SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production.

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The Danish Embassy in Islamabad on behalf of Denmark had the honour and pleasure to celebrate 16 November 2019 in Karachi the mega event, DKinPK.

The event was visited by numerous personalities and highlighted the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and put the focus not only why the green transition is necessary for Pakistan and to the benefit of Pakistan’s economy, but also suggest concrete solutions from Denmark to the green transition challenges that we are all facing.

Danish Ambassador to Pakistan – Mr. Rolf Holmboe

The event pointed out the significant economic benefits for Pakistan of green transition, and it will encourage the Government to do more in paving the way for a real green transition of Pakistan.

The event showed how green transition in the private sector can make the best economic sense, and it will encourage Pakistani business companies to adopt sustainable practices in their plants and operations.

The event showed how turning to sustainable living at home and in the everyday sphere can improve the lives of ordinary citizens, and it will inspire Pakistanis all over the country to increase their own efforts in promoting sustainable living in their everyday lives.

Renowned Danish chef Casper Bogeskov is in Karachi and will teach and inspire healthy living and sustainable cooking through training and multiple sessions with Pakistani chefs. Mr. Bogeskov showcased a good number of tasty, but healthy food options to inspire chefs and food-loving Pakistanis in their choice of ingredients and cooking.

Casper Bogeskov

Celebrated Danish band Rocqawali fusions the great Pakistani tradition of Qawali music with modern rock and takes it to amazing heights! This stunning cultural fusion inspires mutual cultural understanding and builds friendships across the world.

Rocqawali Band performance

SDGs highlighted in the event were: SDG 2: Zero Hunger; SDG 3: Good health and well-being; SDG 7: Affordable Clean Energy; SDG 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure, and SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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