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TURKEY : Pakistan Mango Festival attracts huge gathering in Ankara

















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August 29, 2015 7:06 pm








ANKARA (Online) – A large number of Turks had a first hand experience of the taste, juiciness and aroma of the famous Pakistani mango varieties as they converged at Pakistan House in Ankara on Friday evening to feast on a wide spread of mango delights made out of freshly-arrived mangoes from Pakistan.








While Briefing the guests about the ‘King of Fruits,’ a popular name for Pakistani mangoes, Ambassador Sohail Mahmood said though Pakistani Mangoes are well-known in Turkey, but are not available to mango-lovers on a regular basis. It was our endeavour to popularize the mangoes even more, and to facilitate their easier marketing in Turkey, he added.







“There are over 110 varieties of high quality mangoes in Pakistan and the country is the 5th largest producer and 6th largest exporter in the world,”
according to press statement issued on Saturday.






Chairman of Pakistan-Turkey Cultural Association and Member of the Turkish Grand National Assembly Burhan Kayaturk was the chief guest on the occasion.







Embassy of Pakistan in Ankara in collaboration with the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) and Swissotel Ankara organized the Pakistan Mango Festival. 















http://en.dailypakistan.com.pk/business/pakistan-mango-festival-attracts-huge-gathering-in-ankara-054/




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