New Goethe-Institute chief an authority on literature, music

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Karachi: The Consul General of Germany Dr.Tilo Klinner, and his wife Mrs.Luna Klinner, hosted a dinner  to bid farewell to Consul and Deputy Head of Mission Rolf Traut, welcome the new incumbent Hans-Juergen Paschke and introduce the new Director of Goethe-Institute Dr Manuel G. Negwer at their residence. Picture shows host and hostess with guests.

KARACHI: The culture of different regions bonding together help bring harmony in the world and Pakistan definitely has a very fascinating culture. This was said by German Consul General Dr Tilo Klinner at a small reception hosted by him and Mrs Klinner at his residence for artists, educationists, intellectuals and the media last evening.

The occasion was to bid farewell to Consul and Deputy Head of Mission Rolf Traut, welcome the new incumbent Hans-Juergen Paschke and introduce the new Director of Goethe-Institute Dr Manuel G. Negwer Dr Negwer has done his thesis in literature and has a vast knowledge of the literature and music of regions as different as Latin America, the Iberian peninsula and Japan.

Dr Negwer has more than 25 years of experience and served Goethe-Institute in Munich, Bolivia, Brazil and Japan before being posted to Pakistan. He can speak fluent Spanish and Portuguese besides English, Italian and Japanese. Speaking informally to the media, he said he would strive to bring the culture of other parts to Pakistan and show the good, positive side of the land of the Indus to the world. He added that he was learning and discovering amazing new things almost daily in Pakistan and looked forward to his stay here.