KARACHI: Karachi is becoming a lively city with each passing day with many cultural and social events taking place daily. This city is among the most peaceful among the world. This is why it is an active happening town. These views were expressed by Japanese Consul General, His Excellency Toshikazu Isomura while inaugurating Hotel Mehran’s newly refurbished restaurant, Killay.
The Japanese envoy said foreign diplomats posted in Karachi find it a relaxing city and lively town as numerous social gatherings and cultural events are held regularly.
Mr Isomura said he was striving to enhance people to people contact between Pakistan and Japan, besides facilitating economic and trade activities. He added Killay would provide people with yet another recreational spot. The Japanese envoy said he was fond of biryani and mutton dishes.
The Bangladesh Deputy High Commissioner, Mr Mohammed Atiqur Rahman said Pakistan and Bangladesh were brotherly countries sharing common values and history. He said relations between both countries would reach new levels with the passage of time. He added that he had liked the cuisine at Killay.
Other foreign diplomats present at the inauguration included acting Turkish Consul General Uzay Ozturk besides diplomatic staff from the consulates of Russia and Indonesia.
The Pakistani elite included famous dental surgeon Dr Mohammed Altamash, who said that the quality of food served in Hotel Mehran was second to none and the more than 25 dishes offered in Killay restaurant gave patrons a wide choice. Actress Bin Chaudhri said the desserts offered in Killay restaurant were second to none.
General Manager Hotel Mehran Mr. Rehan Peerzada, said the hotel ensured total comfort of its guests. He said the renovation of Killay restaurant and enhancing its buffet spread is part of their modernizing efforts. He said the hotel is a must visit place on people’s social calendar.
Manager Sales Yasir Ahmed said the hotel ensures the quality of food served in its restaurants is prepared under strict conditions. He added this is why the hotel is popular among diplomats and the residents of Karachi.