Host City, Dynamic Lahore-Pakistan
Lahore is the capital of the province of Punjab, Pakistan, and is the country’s 2nd largest city after Karachi, as well as the 26th largest city in the world. Lahore is generally known as “The Heart of Pakistan. The city is located on the banks of the river Ravi. It is also known as the “Green City” and is home to many gardens and fertile alluvial plains. Lahore features a five-season semi-arid climate: foggy winter to summer with dust, rainstorms with heatwave periods, dry autumn, and rainy monsoon. Lahore is a city with extremely rich food culture. The city offers a vast variety of options when it comes to gastronomy. Much of the food of Lahore is influenced by the local Punjabi and Mughlai cuisine. Therefore Lahore remains a significant tourist destination in Pakistan.