STAFF REPORT IBD: COMSATS Institute of Information Technology joined hands with the Italian Embassy in Pakistan to celebrate their vivid Italian culture and bring it to life in the grounds of CIIT.
On the day there was a variety of academic and fun activities with a host of Italian guests who had flown in especially for the occasion. Ambassador of Italy Adriano Cianfarani inaugurated the event.
Later, two art exhibitions were unveiled at the COMSATS Art Gallery where the works of contemporary Italian artists were showcased in addition to commemorating the trek Italian expedition to the Karakoram in 1913.
Besides, the Italian industry was also well represented with 15 stalls of Italian companies. A film festival featuring classic Italian films ran throughout the day.
Four seminars were held during the day by Italian academics and experts. Prof Flavio Corradini, the Rector of University of Camerino, Italy, presented a seminar on international education.
The day of celebrations was rounded off by a Gala Dinner held at the campus which was also attended by Ambassadors of Italy, Argentina, Romania and Egpyt.