Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation Chairmen and Minister of State for Tourism Wasi Shah visited the exhibition titled ‘The North’ held at ICD Brookfield Place, Dubai on (Sep 14, 2023).
Imad Mian, curator of The North, briefed the Minister about the concept of the event. North aims to showcase the diverse landscapes of Pakistan as explored by three artists, Louis Sapri, Sarah Knapp and Phoebe Stewart Carter. The artists visited Pakistan under Daastangoi Gallery’s residency program and spent 10 days in September 2022, exploring and photographing the beautiful landscapes of Pakistan. The work of these artists is on display at Brookfield Place until September 2023.
Minister of State Wasi Shah appreciated this unique idea and admired the work of the artists. He added that this work is of both cultural and economic importance for Pakistan and globally, he also said that its a beautiful way to showcase Pakistani beauty through painting. Pakistan’s Ambassador to UAE Faisal Tirmizi was also accompanied by Minister of State Wasi Shah while on this occasion Namira Salim, who made a name for herself in space tourism, was also present.