World News America

Page last updated at 09:01 GMT, Friday, 23 July 2010 10:01 UK

Pakistan battles image problem in New York


In New York, Pakistan's UN ambassador is taking outreach to a whole new level.

The job usually comes with its fair share of conferences and diplomatic dinners but it is not everyday that an outdoor music celebration is in that mix.

Barbara Plett reports from New York where the Pakistani community has been challenging perceptions with a Sufi festival, held to counter the recent bomb scare in Times Square.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific