ISLAMABAD- Saudi Minister for Information & Culture Dr. Abdul Aziz Bin Mohieddin Khoja alongwith his counterpart Senator Pervez Rashid visited the National Art Gallery of Pakistan .

Guests were welcomed by Mashood Ahmed Mirza, Director General (PNCA).

Saudi minister visited the NAG and appreciated the permanent collections of Pakistan. A beautiful cultural program was presented in his honor, showcasing the rich and diverse culture of Pakistan.

It started with ‘Taxila Odyssey’ a finely choreographed sequence depicting the cultural heritage, which lies at Taxila, a Buddhist learning centre and cradle of the Gandhara Art. Instrumental music was also part of the program. Rubab was exquisitely played by the young maestro Zafar, a celebrated exponent. He played popular melody of the mountains. Colourful Bhangra dance was very much appreciated by the guests. Young dancers with bright smiles and colorful clothes performed the Bhangra and created a beautiful aura all around.

The Saudi Minister warmly appreciated the efforts made by PNCA in his honor.