Lahore: She might have captured the fancy
of Indian media with her precious South Sea pearls, Roberto
Cavalli shades and Birkin bag, but Pakistan`s youngest Foreign
Minister Hina Rabbani Khar is not pleased by her depiction as
a "fashion icon".
Khar, Pakistan`s first woman Foreign Minister who
returned to Pakistan last evening after a visit to India for
talks with her counterpart S M Krishna reacted angrily to
questions pertaining to coverage of her fashion style in
leading Indian dailies.
"You see paparazzi are everywhere. Besides, you
(referring to media) should not do such acts," Khar said,
replying to a question at the Lahore airport on her arrival
So irked was she at the question that she refused to
take any more questions and left for Islamabad.
During her visit to New Delhi, she was the talk of the
town, with the media closely following her fashion
Such was the focus that even The Wall Street Journal
too carried a story on the Indian media`s reporting of Khar`s
"From her blue tunic pants ensemble to her Roberto
Cavalli shades, everything grabbed Indian eyeballs, with media
coverage of her accessories practically overshadowing the
India-Pakistan dialogue...," the Journal said.