PESHAWAR: The New Year Eve was celebrate across the world with fireworks, but in Peshawar, along with fireworks, a gorgeous fashion show was organised to mark the occasion.

Eminent singers and models from Pakistan and Afghanistan participated in the fashion show which was attended by a large number of people. On the occasion, the models displayed outfits of different brands and received appreciation from the participants.

Razia Mirza, a participant at the show, said while talking to TNN that it was a fascinating show which she enjoyed a lot. She said it was a lovey beginning to the New Year and wished happiness for everyone.

Famous singer Aini Khan praised the organisers for arranging the event. She said such events should be organised in Peshawar on regular basis keeping in view the interest of people.

Muskan Bangash also expressed happiness over the successful event. She hoped to see more such functions in Peshawar in future. Along with Pakistani outfits, the fashion show also displayed Afghan dresses which were greatly liked by the participants. She said such events will also promote fraternal ties between the people of Pakistan and Afghanistan.

A music programme was also arranged on the occasion in which the singers enthralled the audience with their lovely songs. People who came to attend the function danced with the singers and also performed tradition Attan dance.

People in rest of the country celebrated the New Year Night with prayers that 2019 will usher the country into a new era of prosperity and peace. As the clock struck 12, fireworks lit up the night sky in different parts of the country as people celebrated the onset of another year. A good development was that no untoward incident was reported from any part of the country during the celebrations.

Security measures were beefed up as a large number of revellers took to streets to celebrate this occasion. Families enjoyed food while youth were making merry with bike riding stunts and fireworks on different public places.

Prime Minister Imran Khan, other political leaders and celebrities in social media messages expressed best wishes on the New Year with their followers and country people.