Envoy inaugurates Taste of Italy Festival at Bahria Town

RAWALPINDI (PR): The Taste of Italy Festival has begun at Greenvalley Lahore and Rawalpindi and will last till the 22nd of October. The ceremony was celebrated at Greenvalley Premium Hypermarket in Bahria Town. The chief guest at the occasion was the Italian Ambassador His Excellency Tommaso Sansone. Accompanying the Ambassador was Ms. Elena Claudia Di Vito, First Secretary and also the Head of Economic, Cultural & Press Office. Cdre (Retd) Ayyaz and Cdre (Retd) Ilyas VCE Bahria Town also graced the occasion. Event was attended by a number of celebrities and socialites from different walks of life.

His Excellency Tommaso Sansone expressed his delight upon seeing the positive response of Italian products from the Pakistani market. He was pleasantly surprised to see scale, logistics and quality of Bahria Town development. He was also impressed with Greenvalley Hypermarket, with its interior and availability of wide range of international products. Chairman Bahria Town Malik Riaz Hussain stated at the occasion that Bahria Town takes the credit for bringing and facilitating hundreds of international brands and will continue bringing the finest international names to Pakistan. He thanked Bahria Town for providing a chance to visit Greenvalley premium hypermarket and terms this as a signal of growth potential for trade between Italy & Pakistan.

The festival includes pastas, pizzas, bakery products, olive oil, perfumes and an exclusive range of apparel from famous Italian brands. There are also fabulous food tasting counters full of fresh, right out of the oven scrumptious delights, delectable Italian specialty breads, cookies and pastries.

The winners of the Taste of Italy Festival Competition on Facebook will be given prizes and shopping vouchers worth thousands.

Hassan Shehryar, a guest at the event, was delighted to see healthy Italian products being acknowledged in Pakistan and highly encouraged the quality of Italian brands included in the festival. Sarah Ali, also present at the occasion expressed her excitement upon seeing her favourite Italian olive oil and perfumes available at the festival.

Hardee’s launches outlet in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI (PR): On 1st of October, Hardee’s unveiled the newest member of its family of outlets, the Hardee’s Rawalpindi outlet at 41 Haider Road (adjacent to Tehzeeb Bakery), Saddar. Having successfully brought the flavour of first-rate fast food, chicken, fish and beef burgers and their juicy thickburgers to Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Multan and Faisalabad, this is Rawalpindi’s first ever outlet and the 10th outlet in the country. Hardee’s specialises in finely prepared charbroiled burgers and is a name that has become synonymous with high quality ingredients, varied flavours and premium products within the quick serve restaurant sector. Present at the inauguration, CEO of Hardee’s Pakistan Sohail Yousuf spoke about the company’s commitment to ensuring that the very same taste, quality and finesse with which Hardee’s has come to be associated will also be served at this latest outlet in Rawalpindi. Furthermore, the CEO promised ambitious upcoming plans to further extend the Hardee’s chain all across Pakistan to both the remaining larger cities and to smaller towns where people are hungry for Hardee’s. A high number of United States Embassy officials were also present at the inauguration including Ms Cheryl Dukelow (Commercial Counselor), Ayan Ali Khan (Commercial Specialist), Rashid Y Raja (Agricultural Specialist) and Anthony Alfonso (Admin Assistant). So, now the food lovers of Rawalpindi have something to smile about and finally have a place where they can truly eat like they mean it!