Cross-cultural interaction to promote Pak-US ties: Amb.Masood Khan.

ISLAMABAD -- Ambassador to the United States (US) Masood Khan on Friday said that cross-cultural learning through a people-centric approach can prove helpful in promoting bilateral relations between Pakistan and the US.

In a meeting with a 25-member group of Grade 5 students from Janney Elementary School in Washington, the envoy desired to explore possibilities of having exchanges with counterpart schools in Pakistan, according to a press release received here from Washington.

The students met the ambassador at the Pakistan embassy under the Embassy Adoption Programme (EAP), a joint collaboration between DC Public Schools and Washington Performing Arts. The visit was aimed at imparting skills of students necessary to succeed in an increasingly interconnected and culturally diverse world.

Masood Khan said the Embassy Adoption Programme was an excellent initiative to promote multicultural relations that could have a far-reaching impact.

He appreciated the students for their heartwarming presentation on Pakistan covering areas of art, geography, and sports. Some students opted to learn Urdu, while others concentrated on Pakistani arts and culture, presenting an incredible range of talent.

They developed a 'Jeopardy game' series on Pakistan where quiz questions were based on Pakistani arts, national flowers, animals, and...

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