A video of belly dancers entertaining the participants of an investment summit organised by Pakistan has gone viral triggering jokes and memes on social media. The event to seek investment in Pakistan was organised by Pakistan’s Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Azerbaijan.
In the viral video, several belly dancers are seen performing their art at the investment summit. Titled as Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Investment Opportunities Conference, the summit was held in Baku between 4 and 6 September.
Sharing the video of belly dancers at the investment summit, Pakistani journalist Gul Bukhari wrote, “When General Doctrine Chief Economist tries to lure investors into the Pakistan Investment Promotion Conference in Baku, Azerbaijan with belly dancers….”
When General Doctrine Chief Economist tries to lure investors into the Pakistan Investment Promotion Conference in Baku, Azerbaijan with belly dancers…. pic.twitter.com/OUoV85wmnV
— Gul Bukhari (@GulBukhari) September 7, 2019
The video posted by Bukhari has already received thousands of likes and shares on Twitter with many sarcastically terming it as a sign of new Pakistan. Many Indians also used the opportunity to take a dig at Pakistan.
— chowkidhar (@Manojpraba3) September 9, 2019
After exporting Donkeys & Dogs, Pakistan is now going for Belly dance, then nude dance, then pornographic pictures in the cinema halls, then the legal brothel, all will strengthen the economy of Pakistan, Pakistan will become the world’s biggest international legal brothel.
— ABHAY KUMAR PRADHAN (@abhaykumarprad1) September 9, 2019
When Belly dance attracts Investment in Pakistan. https://t.co/WbA5iCT6t7
— Mayukh Ranjan Ghosh (@mayukhrghosh) September 8, 2019
The video, according to many depicted the sorry state of Pakistan on the economic front. The emergence of the video also coincided with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan completing one year in office.