Governor Sindh inaugurates painting, calligraphy exhibition at Sadequain Award ceremony.

KARACHI -- Governor Sindh Kamran Khan Tessori on Wednesday acknowledged the renowned artist and calligrapher Sadequain credentials remarking him an excellent painter, calligrapher and poet at the same time.

He said this while speaking as the chief guest at the Sadequain Award ceremony held at Frere Hall, here.

On this occasion, Administrator Karachi Dr. Syed Saifur Rehman, diplomats of different countries, heads of various departments of KMC, President Arts Council Ahmed Shah, Chief of Staff of Habib Bank Chairman Maya Ismail, Dr Umaira Hussain Khan, and a large number of citizens were present.

Earlier, Governor of Sindh inaugurated a painting and calligraphy exhibition at Frere Hall on the occasion of Sadequain Awards 2023 and distributed prizes to the winning painters and calligraphers in the awards competition.

Governor Sindh said that both the government and private organizations needed to think to increase the splendor of the city. He said that we get a lesson from the life of Sadequain that if a person was determined to do something in his life then no obstacle could prevent it from achieving its destination.

"The KMC deserved to be congratulated for maintaining the tradition of awards attributed to great artists like Sadequain, Karachi is not only the largest city of Pakistan but also an important center of art and culture, fine art is a genre in which many artists become a national identity," he added.

Sadequain is also among the great artists whose art has been appreciated worldwide, he said, that with the establishment of Sadeqain Art Gallery, KMC took a commendable step and launched the Sadeqain Awards here.

32 years have passed since the first Sadequain Awards in 1991, which proved that this ceremony of Awards has become a binding tradition of the city of Karachi and many talented artists have emerged through it. Congratulation to winners of Sadequain Awards and I expect these artists to continue working with the same passion and hard work.

The governor said that KMC was playing its role in...

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