South Asian dignitaries in Kashmir for rock performance

May 24th, 2008 - 10:51 pm ICT by admin  


Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) Many prominent members of the South Asian Federation (SAF), including former Sri Lankan president Chandrika Kumaratunga and Indian ambassador to Afghanistan S. Makhdoom Rahim, arrived here for Pakistani rock band Junoon’s performance Sunday. The rock band will perform at the Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre off the Dal Lake in Srinagar.

The SAF members who arrived for the performance also include Afghan Minister of State for Women’s Affairs Husna Bano, assistant director general of Unesco Abdul Waheed, besides a number of other delegates from Bhutan, Nepal and Bangladesh.

Unesco goodwill ambassador Madanjit Singh also arrived in the city for the show.

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