Ultimate India fest in Lulu outlets

 30 Jan 2018 - 0:26

Ultimate India fest in Lulu outlets
The Ambassador of India to Qatar, P Kumaran (centre), inaugurates Ultimate India Fest at Al Gharafa branch of Lulu Hypermarket, in the presence of Sheikh Hassan bin Khaled Al Thani (third right), Dr. R. Seetharaman (second left) Group CEO of Doha Bank, Mohamed Althaf (right), Director of Lulu Group and several other VIP guests from companies and Ministries yesterday. Pic: Abdul Basit / The Peninsula

The Peninsula

DOHA: Lulu Group has launched the ‘Ultimate India’ Festival from yesterday to February 4. The festival was inaugurated by. P Kumaran, the Ambassador of India to Qatar, at Lulu Hypermarket, Al Gharafa, in the presence of Sheikh Hassan bin Khaled Al Thani, Dr. R. Seetharaman, Group CEO of Doha Bank, Mohamed Althaf, Director of Lulu Group and a host of dignitaries from Ministry, Banks, retail/FMCG sectors including officials/staff from the Lulu chain and a large gathering of shoppers and well-wishers from different communities.
The week-long festival is dedicated to the Indian culinary and food tradition and will showcase the whole new range of Indian food and cuisines, fresh vegetables and fruits, and exciting offers and promotions in Indian grocery products, sarees and many more product ranges. The festival will also highlight the diverse culture and the spirit that was handed down by generations through centuries, symbolizing one India.
The inaugural ceremony has also featured a few traditional art-forms such as Kathakali, Mohiniyattam and Bharatanatyam etc., with a view to enrich the theme.  As part of the festival, a promotion on Indian Silk and Ethnic Wear was opened by Ritu Kumaran, wife of the Indian Ambassador yesterday. A wide assortment of pure natural and synthetic silk from India including saris, readymade garments and dress material went on display and sale at discounted rates at all Lulu outlets across Qatar. Indian Silk is one of the major categories of India’s exports worldwide. Fair Exports India Pvt. Ltd. - an Export distribution Centre of Lulu Group - has been the winner of the ‘Best Exporter Award’ for Indian Silk Saris and Garments by the Indian Silk Export Promotion Council since 1996 including current year.