Kashmir, often called paradise, is a rich green mountain region North of Pakistan. The Fertile green lands, mountainous valleys, dazzling rivers, blooming meadows and the picturesque spots make it one of the most heavenly regions of Asian subcontinent. The mountain tops over the valley look like circular and rectangular caps. The panorama is really enchanting.
The valley rivals those of Kaghan and Swat in beauty and boasts of remarkable alpine scenery. Azad Kashmir extends from the plains of Mirpur at the northern edge of the Punjab through the outlying foothills of the Himalayas, to the mountains in the north at 6,000 meters above sea level.
A French lady born in Lahore, Pakistan but raised & studied in France with the Passion & dream of promoting the rich culture of Pakistan in France building strong cultural relationship between two countries. Tabassum Saleem, is the symbol of positive image of Pakistan in France. She believes in courage & vision to achieve her goals in life. As a social & human rights worker, she was honored with the title of ‘Madame Elegant France 2017-2018’ by The organisation Comité Miss Elégante France.
With her Passion to serve the Humanity & to raise the voice against Human Rights Violation. The Secretary-General and Co-founder of International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) Sir Rafal Marcin Wasik appointed and designated Madame Elegant Tabassum Saleem the Ambassador at Large in France.
Her Passion for bridging the culture of two countries France & Pakistan came up with an idea to explore the rich culture, traditions & hidden beauty of AZAD KASHMIR for showing the world positive image of Pakistan & Azad Kashmir as the land of Peace, Love & Harmony.
Tabassum & her passionate team from France with, French lady journalist Morali Tunia, President BDMTV, Ibrahim Saurel, professional boxer Brice Cadent joined hands with non-governmental organization, AlphaPro in Pakistan for making a documentary film on the culture and civilization of Kashmir, which will be presented in France in coming days.
During the visit to Azad Kashmir the whole team met with Honorable President Aza Kashmir. Tabassum Saleem said she is deeply in love with her native country, Pakistan, and wants to eliminate the negative perception about Pakistan. She said that she has brought a delegation with her from France so that they should see it through their own eyes that that the people of Pakistan and Kashmir are loving and have peace-loving mindset.
The idea of making a documentary film on the culture and art of Kashmir is to show the world & European people the real face of Pakistan. President BDMTV, France Ibrahim Sorel Keita said that he is really pleased to come to Pakistan; he met people of Kashmir and said the people here are peace-loving. He said he will show the peace-loving views of Pakistan in front of my people when I go back to France and will also come to Pakistan in future.
Professional boxer Brice Cadenet said that he was very happy when he met the Kashmiri people. They have a beautiful culture and civilization. French lady journalist Muriel Tounia, said that the video made on Kashmir culture would increase Kashmir’s identity and she forgot the whole Europe by seeing the beauty of Kashmir.
The Managing Director, AlphaPro Usman Farooq said that the documentary film will promote cultural relations between Pakistan and France. He is interested in creating a media corridor between Pakistan and France which will have a cultural exchange between the two countries and this is not just the only project they are doing, this will be followed by series of such culturally rich projects.