Fashion Week 2020 postponed amid coronavirus spread
KARACHI: Pakistan Fashion Week (PFW) 2020 has been postponed due to the increased outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) until further notice.
According to a statement issued by the Fashion Pakistan Council (FPC), the decision to postpone PFC 2020 has been made due to the outbreak of coronavirus in the country.
The three-day event was scheduled to be held in Karachi from April 9 to April 11.
Fashion Pakistan Council (FPC) chairperson Maheen Khan says, “At this time of a global pandemic, we will assess the situation later during the year, with regards to the rescheduling of FPC 2020.”
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“We’ve informed our designers and sponsors who agree with our decision and together we’ll reassess later in the year,” she added.
It may be recalled that yesterday, Dr. Zafar Mirza, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health, said that the number of coronavirus patients in Pakistan has increased to 28.
The coronavirus is believed to have spread to 147 countries with around 146,322 reported cases worldwide. The number of deaths from the virus has increased to 5,443.
FPC is a national body of designers that hosts the biannual events of Fashion Pakistan Week Spring/Summer and Fashion Pakistan Week Winter Festive.