Nepal's Permanent Mission participates in UN Bazaar
The Permanent Mission of Nepal to the UN participated Tuesday in the 'Annual Bazaar 2012' organised at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, by the United Nations Women's Guild.
The mega event was inaugurated by Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva amidst a colorful function and included stalls of around one-hundred permanent missions in Geneva, according to a statement issued by Permanent Mission of Nepal to the UN and other International Organizations in Geneva, Switzerland.
Participants from different countries showcased their respective indigenous items representing unique culture, art, music, touristic attractions as well as offered their typical food items to visitors.
People in huge number including the high-level officials of the United Nations, its specialized agencies, diplomatic missions and other international organizations and their family members, entrepreneurs, journalists and students visited the day-long event, added the statement.
As in previous years, the Permanent Mission set up two separate stalls - one for country publicity and the other for offering the taste of traditional Nepalese cuisine. The stalls were decorated with artifacts depicting Nepalese art, culture and nature. Nepalese handicraft, herbal products, pashmina products, silver jewelries and organic tea were showcased on the occasion. The Mission family members, the family members of the Nepali officials working in various United Nations bodies, other international organizations and agencies as well as the representatives of the Nepalese community in Geneva were actively involved in the fair on behalf of the Mission. nepalnews.com