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Bosnian culture showcased

By our correspondents
August 23, 2016


Serena Hotels under its Cultural Diplomacy Initiative arranged a Bosnian Cultural Evening featuring musical performances by the Bosnian sibling duo, Jasmina and Dzenana Sehanovic, to raise funds for the construction of the Pak-Bosnian School in Pind Dadan Khan, Jhelum, says a press release.

Before the performance, Ambassador of Bosnia, Dr. Nedim Makarevic gave a presentation on the construction and progress of the school so that the children of the area have access to the best possible education, particularly in this rural area of Pakistan.

CEO of Serena Hotels, Aziz Boolani, presented a cheque of Rs5.6 million that was raised through the event. “Serena Hotels is delighted to be able to support a cause that is pivotally important for us in Pakistan,” he said. “This is a country of young and talented people and we must provide them with the knowledge, skills and opportunities to excel in life. We are grateful to the Ambassador of Bosnia for providing us the opportunity to support and facilitate in this cause.”

The musically talented sisters, Jasmina and Dzenana Sehanovic entertained the audience with their performance of works by Beethoven, Liszt and Chopin, later on performing in fusion with our very own local musicians. Salman Adil (on the flute), Amir Hussain (Tabla), and Arsalan Nizami (sitar).